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I drive into Manhattan all the time and almost always park for free. Best neighborhoods I've found are the West Village, West Soho/Tribeca and East Village, but even Soho ain't too bad. Just keep an eye out for the parking limits (listed on signs). At worst, you'll have to periodically move your car. Assuming your hotel is Midtown, you can take a cab or subway up. Easy-peasy. If you don't want that, try this for comparison pricing:...
Quote: Originally Posted by TintoTerra Last question - can anyone suggest any good thrift shops? Again, my knowledge is somewhat dated, but if by "thrift stores" you include "vintage" than there are several in the Twin Cities, as it is more of a vintage clothes kind of place than a new clothes kind of place... Via's Vintage between Uptown and Downtown Mpls: http://viasvintage.com/ Rewind Vintage in Nord'East:...
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Quote: Originally Posted by TintoTerra I am in my 30s will be staying north of the twin cities with the girlfriends parents on a 'hobby farm' for the summer, so I will not be paying rent. I'd be into taking her to some interesting restaurants or venues while we're there, but nothing massively expensive. I don't drink or smoke anymore so probably no late nights. Well you just need some basics, then like weekend activities, etc. The main...
My knowledge is somewhat old but... In Toto/Get Dressed in Uptown Mpls: http://www.intotogetdressed.com/ Hubert White in Downtown Mpls.: http://www.hubertwhite.com/index.php Heime's Haberdashery in Downtown St. Paul: http://heimies.com/ The epicenter of "seeing bands" in the TC is the legendary First Avenue: http://www.first-avenue.com/ But it's a healthy independent music center, so there are a lot of venues. Stuff to do? Yes, especially in summer....
What does "Base S" mean?
Quote: Originally Posted by DukesofStratosphear This article is from the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail is a right-leaning British newspaper infamous for printing its 'Britain is a s**thole and is going down the tubes etc. Vote Conservative to end this Labour madness!!' General election round the corner perhaps? Yup. Doesn't sound like the sort of publication that would tout France out of bias.
Keep in mind that well-known clothing "designer brands" became popular in the 70s. Prior to that, people bought at stores, and the brands or designers were far less well known. Stores had buyers who either purchased directly from factories they knew and trusted to the store's specifications, or designers went from store-to-store (i.e., the trunk show) and the store bought from the designers and slapped store labels on things. That's why when you see vintage stuff,...
I'm eyeing the cross-over Volvo XC60, which gets great reviews.
You are missing something. All suits 40R.
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