Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Everything is Closed Today

Happy Thanksgiving, (nearly) everything is closed today:

POST OFFICES: Closed, except for the 24-hour office at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Express Mail will be delivered in the metro area.

BANKS: In-store and traditional branches of Bremer, TCF, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank are closed.

GROCERIES: Major supermarkets are closed.

MALLS: Major malls are closed. At the Mall of America, stores are closed but the theater is open. Nickelodeon Universe is open 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Underwater Adventure is open; call for hours.

MASS TRANSIT: Metro Transit buses and trains will follow Sunday/holiday schedules. For route information, call 612-373-3333 or go to www.metrotransit.org. Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Maple Grove Transit, Plymouth Metrolink, SouthWest Metro Transit will have no service. Metro Mobility will follow reduced service.

PARKING METERS: Not enforced in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the University of Minnesota. Minneapolis parks will enforce meters unless noted on the meter.

SCHOOLS: Public schools and the University of Minnesota are closed.

PUBLIC AGENCIES: Local, state and federal offices are closed.

LIBRARIES: Closed.

RECREATION CENTERS: Most are closed. Edina-Edinborough Park is open; call for hours.

Those Who Are About To Dine Salute You

Thanksgiving is coming soon, and many of us may be off visiting family and friends.  A couple years ago, sultry hipster Alexis clued me to the fact that the night before Thanksgiving is one of the biggest nights for bars all year (and not just in Michigan).  So, Minneapolis Metbloggers, where is the best place in town to lift a few the night before you face the bird — and your family?

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