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   since 1971, next to the bank at the corner of Cedar and Riverside, 
   between downtown Minneapolis and the U of M west bank campus,
   3 blocks south of the old seven corners (now only 4 corners).


DRIVING DIRECTIONS ARE BELOW

PARKING:   1-FREE,   2-VALIDATED,   3-METERS

 ENTER PARKING LOT FROM RIVERSIDE AVENUE BETWEEN
      HARD TIMES CAFE
(GREEN!) AND DILLA (BRICK) RESTAURANT

1.  adjoining the store in back (FREE).
  Enter the U shaped lot
      drive past awning, take a right and a right to arrive behind the
       the store.     depth of field parking  is signed.

      
  [except southernmost spot reserved for Restaurant next door]

   if free parking spaces are temporarily unavailable there are

2.  validated parking
         PAY METER IS UNDER THE BRIGHT YELLOW AWNING
    **Press button for $2  2-hour parking  WEEKDAYS
    **PAY $2   ($1-bills, coins or credit card)   
NO CHANGE GIVEN
             Get $2.00 REFUND off purchase
 of $3.00 or more.
                SATURDAY and SUNDAY
, pay $3 for all day
    
 note:  spaces marked BANK PARKING are not available for
      general parking Saturday 9am-noon and weekdays 7am-6pm

     **WAIT FOR 1 RECEIPT
     **TEAR OFF VALIDATION PORTION to bring to us

     **PUT LARGER PORTION ON YOUR DASH
FOR  'THEM'
     **Bring smaller validation copy to the yarnstore and 
         and receive   $2
or $3 refund off your purchase
     and
3.  street meters are free only after 6pm every day and
     on federal holidays.

LIGHT RAIL STATIONS:
    BLUE LINE  -  CEDAR RIVERSIDE STATION 
16th Ave & 6th Street
    GREEN LINE  -  WEST BANK STATION 
Washington Avenue @
                                   UofM campus 19th Ave

DIRECTIONS - by BUS from downtown minneapolis
    check www.metrotransit.org for schedules, maps

 
  #7  NIcollet Mall & 4th Street  to WEST BANK STOPS:  3rd Street & Cedar 
                                                                                    19th Ave & Riverside
   #22  along 8th Street & 5th Avenue to WEST BANK STOP:  3rd Street & Cedar

DIRECTIONS - how to get here by CAR
1.  from the south on 35W  Take 35W north to exit 17C (UofM & 3rd St), stay on the
"west bank" ramp, take a right onto Washington Avenue.  Curve right (south) at
Theater in the Round (becomes Cedar Avenue) proceed 3 lights to Riverside. 
[Associated Bank is kiddy corner to your left.  We are next to the bank on Cedar]
Turn left onto Riverside, and turn right into the lot behind our store and the bank.
look for the  sign on the door in back!


2. 
from the north on 35W:
take 35W south toward downtown, take exit 17C, turn left over the bridge, curve right (south) at Theater in the Round (becomes Cedar Avenue) proceed 3 lights to Riverside.  turn left onto Riverside and right into the lot behind the store.

3.  from the west on 94 go east, to left exit for 35W north 1 mile after
the Lowry Hill/Walker tunnel and follow direction #1. 

4.  from the east (from St Paul) on 94  west on 94 to RIVERSIDE exit, turn right on
Riverside to just beyond 19th AVE, turn left between Hard Times Cafe and DILLA
Restaurant.  In lot, make a right and right again to arrive behind store.


     OR  west on 94 to Cedar Avenue exit, turn right onto Cedar, proceed 4 lights
to Riverside, turn right at light, right again into lot behind store.

(or find a vigorously regulated parking meter on Cedar before turning onto
Riverside - meters only free after 6pm every day and federal holidays).