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Insights 2012: Aaron Draplin’s “100 Things I Love About Minneapolis”

  “100 Things I Love About Minneapolis” by Aaron Draplin 01. Ideal Diner on Central Ave. 02. Axman. 03. Gardens of Salonica. 04. Washington Avenue Warehouse District. 05. MCAD. 06. Cheapo Records. 07. Treehouse Records. 08. Hennepin Avenue. 09. Charles Spencer Anderson Design Co. 10. Burlesque North America. 11. Ryno, that hunk of shit. 12. […]

 

“100 Things I Love About Minneapolis” by Aaron Draplin

01. Ideal Diner on Central Ave.
02. Axman.
03. Gardens of Salonica.
04. Washington Avenue Warehouse District.
05. MCAD.
06. Cheapo Records.
07. Treehouse Records.
08. Hennepin Avenue.
09. Charles Spencer Anderson Design Co.
10. Burlesque North America.
11. Ryno, that hunk of shit.
12. Todd Trainer.
13. Hüsker Dü.
14. Turf Club.
15. 400 Bar.
16. First Avenue.
17. 7th Street Entry.
18. Skyways downtown.
19. Mickey’s Diner in St. Paul.
20. Matthew Rezac.
21. Aesthethic Apparatus.
22. Todd Piper-Hauswirth logos, icons and vector mastery.
23. Lee’s Liquor Lounge.
24. “Fargo” references.
25. Jon Baugh.
26. Jason Miller.
27. The Evening Rig.
28. Compound Gallery.
29. Garrison Keillor’s sleepy drawl.
30. Lake Calhoun.
31. Ice-cold Grain Belt beer.
32. The “Urinal of the Gods” at Stasiu’s.
33. That big Grain Belt sign.
34. Grant Hart.
35. The Jayhawks.
36. Gay Witch Abortion.
37. Michael Gaughan.
38. Hammerhead.
39. AmRep records.
40. Juicey Lucy.
41. Sub-zero temperatures.
42. Hot dish.
43. Dick Stuck.
44. Cal Surf Scott.
45. Walker Art Center.
46. The Twins.
47. Minnehaha Creek.
48. Mississippi River.
49. Prince, that little nugget.
50. Electric Fetus.
51. Extreme Noise.
52. Hamburger Help Me.
53. The bullseye.
54. Those Replacements.
55. Paul Westerberg anything and everything.
56. Dillinger Four.
57. Grumpy’s.
58. Terminal Bar.
59. Nye’s Polanaise Room.
60. Atmosphere.
61. Rifle Sport.
62. Savers.
63. White Bear Lake. “Go Bears!”
64. Derek Schille’s links.
65. Mike Davis.
66. Aaron Horkey art.
67. Process Type Foundry.
68. Studio On Fire.
69. Wink.
70. Chank.
71. Junkin’ in Hopkins.
72. Jerry Allan.
73. Jan Jancourt.
74. Laurie DeMartino Design.
75. Lifter Puller.
76. Hold Steady references.
77. Willie’s American Guitars.
78. Encore Music Shop.
79. Rainbow Foods.
80. Little Tijuana.
81. Geoff Schley.
82. Erik T. Johnson illustration.
83. Beer Helmut.
84. Fleetwood Big Mac.
85. Lagoon Cinema.
86. Coon Rapids.
87. Mason Jennings’ first record.
88. Big Brain Comics.
89. That Minneapolis skyline.
90. Totino’s Frozen Pizza.
91. Foshay Towers.
92. Tonka Toys.
93. Kirby Puckett.
94. Pizza Luce.
95. The Coen Brothers.
96. The Minneapolis flag.
97. The Alt.
98. Buck Hill
99. Charles Schultz.
100. Louie Anderson.