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.

8. Load up with some sweets from Candy Babel

It’s a Willy Wonka Paradise here, where kids can scoop their own from old-fashioned glass jars. Selections include vegan and gluten free.

Find It: 1219 NE Alberta St.


Did we miss one of your fam’s fave spots? Let us know!

— Cathie Ericson

all photos taken by the writer unless otherwise noted.