#UberApproved: This week in MSP!

Looking to get your Uber on this week, but need some inspiration? Don’t worry – we’ve got your back! Browse our picks for #UberApproved happenings around the Twin Cities and check ’em out in Uber-style. Ride with Uber at least twice this week before Friday, May 3rd at 2pm, and you’ll earn yourself a FREE Uber ride for the weekend, up to $35 off!

Have more suggestions of events to hit this week? Tweet me @Uber_MSP with deets and we’ll add ’em to the list!

Happy Uber-ing 🙂 — Janel, Uber MSP



The first day back on the work grind is always hard – ease yourself into the week with some of the best breakfast in town at Sun Street Breads. Nom on one of their biscuit sandwiches or choose from a selection ever-changing pastries. Couple that with a cup of joe while sitting out on their now open patio, and we dare you to not to start your week in the best mood ever! Want to network with fellow Twin Citians? The Lake Street Council is hosting their monthly Lake Street Social 4:30-6:30pm at Gandhi Mahal. Register here and head over to learn more about the Lake Street ‘hood, drink, dine, and have the chance to grab some awesome door prizes. For those looking to kick off the week with a few good laughs, look no further than Open Mic Night at Acme Comedy Co.! It’s free to get in, but be sure to get there when doors open at 7:30pm. Once the place is packed, it’s one in – one out… and you don’t want to miss the chance to see the next great comedian of our time, do ya?!

Sun Street Breads – 4600 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Gandhi Mahal – 3009 27th Ave S, Minneapolis

Acme Comedy Co. – 708 N 1st St, Minneapolis


Your lunch hour doesn’t have to consist of just getting your grub on. Feed your internal starving artist and stop by Franklin Art Works to check out local artist Pao Houa Her‘s first solo exhibition before it ends this weekend! Post-work, ditch the normal happy hour and grab your fav coworker to hit this month’s St. Paul Tweetup event 5:30pm at Chatterbox Pub (register here). Tweeting updates with newly met friends mandatory! And honor the coming of spring (finally!) by celebrating Valborgsmässoafton at the American Swedish Institute’s Cocktails at the Castle party. Doors open at 7pm for a night full of music, live art performance, and bonfires. Trust us, this one’s a can’t miss!

Franklin Art Works – 1021 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis

Chatterbox Pub – 800 Cleveland Ave S, St. Paul

American Swedish Institute – 2600 Park Ave S, Minneapolis


Stuck on what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? Luckily, Simply Jane kicks off their Paint a Lily for Mom event today! Uber over for open paint hours (starting at 12pm) and make the gift any mom couldn’t help but love. Later in the day, stop by The Happy Gnome for What’s Up? with Stanford Thompson – the first in a series of What’s Up? Pop-up events – to hear Stanford share his experiences with music and starting Play on Philly! to help develop kids through the study of music. And for the foodies out there, From Farm to Fabulous Table at Bachman’s may be more up your alley! Wander the floral designs while enjoying apps and drinks, and catch a seminar on eating locally by Susie Bachman and Melinda Nelson from Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine.

Simply Jane Studio – 5411 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

The Happy Gnome – 498 Selby Ave, St. Paul

Bachman’s – 6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis


Final stretch of the week! You’ve made it past hump day, but it’s still not Friday…this calls for a #TreatYourself Thursday with Uber. Get out of the office for an extended lunch today at one of these spots: hit Gust-o Blow Dry Bar for a midday blow out that will transition perfectly for after-work drinks, enjoy the lunch special at Lotus Restaurant (an Uber fav!), or pop over to Calhoun Square for some window shopping – and purchasing! Hey, the weekend’s almost here, why not start it off right with a new fit?

Gust-o – 3054 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis

Lotus Restaurant – 113 W Grant St, Minneapolis

Calhoun Square – 3001 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis


Today at 2pm marks the last day to Uber around and earn your FREE ride for the weekend, so everything’s #UberApproved! Uber to work, Uber for coffee – whatever it is, just get your Uber on!

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