Want to take a walk on the arty side? The NE Alberta Arts neighborhood, best known for “Last Thursday” festival during the summer months, isn’t just a hipster’s paradise. Flip through the photo gallery to discover where to shop, eat and soak up the general coolness of this neighborhood.

2. Hop on Over to Grasshopper

Grasshopper is your place for non-toxic, imaginative toys, easy-to-wear organic or American-made clothes, and high-quality books. The store’s kid-friendly vibe makes it fun to browse and buy.

Find It: 1816 N.E. Alberta St.

photo credit: Yelp


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— Cathie Ericson

all photos taken by the writer unless otherwise noted.