Combined Suggestions: "Uptown: a little bit of everything" Top 5 Page for this destination Minneapolis Shopping Tip by goodfish

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Young, hip, energetic and lifestyle-diverse, Uptown's heart is at the intersection of Lake Street and Hennepin Ave, and the surrounding blocks/streets in either direction encompass fun restaurants, coffeehouses and shops. A lot of the stores - both chains and indies - will appeal to Gen X, Y and younger but there are enough bookshops, galleries, kitchenware and other specialty offerings to make a fun little walkabout for everyone.

Nice day? Haul yourself and your bags up to Stella's Fish Cafe or Skybar's sunny rooftop patios for after-shopping cocktails and/or dinner. The biking/blading/walking paths of Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles are also just a few blocks away.

Besides the shops I've pictured, here are a few others:

Colombia Sportswear
North Face Sportswear
Urban Outfitters: clothing and home: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com
Francesca's: women's apparel: http://www.francescas.com
H&M: all family clothing: http://www.hm.com/us/
Atmosfere men's clothing: http://atmosferempls.com
Ragstock: new and recycled funky clothing: http://ragstock.com
Tibet Store: http://www.tibetstorempls.com
Ragstock: http://ragstock.com
Design Within Reach: home furnishings: http://www.dwr.com
Penzey's Spices: http://www.penzeys.com
Golden Leaf Ltd. cigars/pipes: http://www.goldenleafsmokeshop.com
Magers and Quinn Booksellers: http://www.magersandquinn.com
Paper Source specialty paper/art supplies/gifts: http://www.paper-source.com
The Kitchen Window: http://www.kitchenwindow.com
Bay Street Shoes: http://www.baystreetshoes.com

The website below has a nice interactive map for looking over what's in the area: reference the Uptown/LynLake inset.

Address: Intersection of Hennepin Ave and Lake Street
Theme: Other
Website: http://www.minnehahamedia.com/gw/uptown/interactive.html

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