The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. This is one of the places I teach. It's a great center and wonderful to be part of the community there. It's part of Open Book in downtown Minneapolis - come check it out!
Barrio 47 has now joined the West Village's hip restaurant circuit. Designed by bluarch architecture + interiors + lighting, the restaurant's hand-painted murals were chosen to remain in the new design, while the opposite south-facing wall within.