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1. Dinkytown: On the north end of U of M's East Bank campus, Dinkytown is home to many a rowdy college student and is often jokin...  
2. Drinkytown: A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.  
3. Wedge, The: "The Wedge" is also the name of the local natural foods co-op.  
4. Cedar-Riverside: AKA "The West Bank"; bounded by the Mississippi to the north and to the east.  
5. North Minneapolis: The area north of Glenwood Avenue, and between the Mississippi River and Theodore Wirth Parkway.  
6. Stadium Village: A shopping and dining area east of the University of Minnesota's East Bank campus.  
7. Tangletown: (noun) South Minneapolis neighborhood known for its curvy streets (hence the name) bordered by I-35W, 46th Street, ...  
8. Bat Watching: The intersection of Lake of the Isles Pkwy and Euclid is a great place to watch swarms of bats fly in circles above...  
9. Gingko Trees: On 27th St. between Hennepin Ave. and Lake of the Isles grows dozens of large Ginkgo trees.  
10. Powderhorn: The Minneapolis neighborhood surrounding Powderhorn Park.  
11. Downtown West: In the heart of Minneapolis commercial district; the area where Nicollet Mall and the Central Library are located.  
12. Cooper: The Minneapolis neighborhood famous for being the area where former Governor Jesse Ventura grew up.  
13. Elliot Park: A neighborhood just east of downtown Minneapolis and one of the oldest neighborhoods, notable for its brownstone ro...  
14. ECCO: East Calhoun  
15. U, The: "The U" is how Minneapolitans (and most Minnesotans) refer to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. One of the ...  
 
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