And they're not even calling it Thunder Road. After a weekend toiling away for the causes of Hurricane Sandy and Barack Obama and finally reaching a detente with New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Bruce Springsteen is touching down for a weekend here in the Twin Cities.In conjunction with performan ... More >>
They came, they saw, they slurped, and often, they stood in line. Meritage hosted its second-annual Oysterfest with sold-out crowds. The restaurant was all hands on deck, with everyone taking a shucking station, including chef-owner Russell Klein and the celebrity chefs who came to compete in the sh ... More >>
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Federal funds grease the rails.So it turns out the $478 million check really was in the mail.
We were a little leery last week when St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman used his State of the City address to declare federal funding had been approved to cover half the cost of the Central Corridor ligh ... More >>
The feds agree to help fund the Central Corridor line.The 11-mile Central Corridor light rail project has taken a major step forward. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman says the check is in the mail for the $460 million federal grant the project was banking on.
The Federal Transit Administration OK'd ... More >>
Mayor Coleman hits neighborhood hauntsSt. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is gearing up for his city to host one of the most food-tastic events in the state: the newly revamped Taste of Minnesota. While you may find the mayor lurking near the Barrio taco truck this weekend, the rest of the year he ... More >>
Rybak says Arizona's a dangerous place for city employeesMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has joined a growing chorus of critics -- including St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman -- chastising Arizona's new and controversial anti-immigrant law, and is urging city employees to rethink travel plans to the ... More >>
Calling Arizona's new hardline anti-immigrant law "a dangerous example for the rest of the country," St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said today he's ordering a boycott of all city-paid travel to the state.
Signed into law by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, the legislation "will create a culture whe ... More >>
Offering a mutual DFL hand across the river, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman endorsed Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak for governor today. The party's nominating convention is April 24.
"R.T. has been a partner and a friend, and I am endorsing him for governor because of his executive experience: h ... More >>
St. Paul declared war on pigeons long ago and now those nasty flying rats have effectively won the battle. Those freaks will never die, even when they have Mayor Chris Coleman after them stuffing birth control down their throats.
In Ward 3, home to one of St. Paul's two hotly contested City Council campaigns, the race parallels the mayoral contest. Incumbent Mike Harris has been drawing fire from his challenger, DFL endorsee Randy Schubring, for defending "the special interests of