Unformatted text preview: across the Mississippi River, Minneapolis is younger and trendier, and contains more of the Cities' art scene. Despite the differences, the Cities do function as one metropolitan area. Also, Minneapolis and St. Paul have some of the largest Hmong and Somali populations in the United States, but you never seem to see those on TV. Despite the Twin Cities' reputation for dowdy Midwesternness, it is the 12th largest media market, they also have the second-most theatre seats per capita of any metro area in the country, and the metro area ranks eighth on the list of metropolitan areas with the largest percentage of GLB residents (with Minneapolis itself in fourth on the list of top cities, by percent), but, again, not something you'd hear every day. North Minneapolis is considered a Place Worse Than Death . Not to be confused with Nordeast, which is much cleaner and nicer....
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- Winter '09
- Mississippi River, Minneapolis – Saint Paul, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Hiawatha Line