A new study finds that the Twin Cities is among a minority of major American metros where the urban core grew faster than the suburbs between 2012 and 2013.The metro as a whole grew by 1.10 percent during that timeframe. But most of the growth occurred in Minneapolis and St. Paul, where the growth r ... More >>
Most folks are aware that Lyft and Uber are already up and running in Minneapolis. But did you realize the smartphone-based "next-gen taxi" services are essentially operating illegally right now?To rectify that situation, City Council Member Jacob Frey is working on an ordinance that would regulate ... More >>
News of Erin Henderson's arrest means we now know of (at least) three Vikings who have been arrested so far this month alone. (the since-released A.J. Jefferson and Jerome Simpson being the other two.)A BIT DATED NOW, BUT STILL: Meet the Minnesota Vikings All-Arrested team In other words, the Viking ... More >>
Don't like tie games? Well, readers of the New York Times were treated yesterday to a regional battle of another kind -- one of ideas, courtesy of Lawrence R. Jacobs, a political science professor at the U of M. His op-ed for the Gray Lady, entitled "Right vs. Left in the Midwest," looks at the due ... More >>
Yesterday, the Minneapolis City Council's Transportation & Public Works Committee recommended approval of a plan that would install a roughly $200 million, 3.4 mile streetcar line from Northeast to South Minneapolis.SEE ALSO: Green Line test trains now running down University Avenue [IMAGES] Tha ... More >>
Selling antiquated products in an antiquated building next to a multi-floor, mixed-use redevelopment project that's still under construction, the presence of an "Available" sign on the exterior of Cheapo's Uptown location prompted some to believe the iconic record store wasn't long for its rapidly g ... More >>
First the Birchwood announced an addition. Now Seward Cafe, another neighborhood institution, is pursuing its own expansion plans.The 38-year-old cafe isn't looking to add onto its spacious corner lot, but instead to revamp the menu, extend its current breakfast and lunch business into dinner, start ... More >>
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See Also:Birchwood Cafe's cobbler: 100 Favorite DishesBest Farm to Table Restaurant 2012: Birchwood CafeFor decades, Birchwood Cafe has been a favorite neighborhood cafe, especially for vegans and vegetarians. They were also one of the first to promote the farm-to-table movement and demonstrate thei ... More >>
The so-called "right to work" bill was approved by the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee earlier today, but it's unclear whether the measure has enough support to be approved by both the House and Senate.Today's committee vote was 7-6, with Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, joining ... More >>
Suddenly loving federal cash.Yesterday, Gov. Tim Pawlenty was loving federal spending. Not the kind to help all Minnesotans with their health care costs, however. Just the kind to help southern Minnesota recover from floods. The former isn't a priority, he says. He won't even allow state a ... More >>
Ellison was detained for about three hours before being released on $100 bail after the planned arrest.
Saddled with debt and failed development deals, the Northside Residents Redevelopment Council struggles to survive
The city of Minneapolis, citing budget woes, puts For Sale signs on eight municipal parking ramps
Jerry Trooien has already spent millions promoting The Bridges, the $1.5 billion St. Paul riverfront development that city government keeps on spurning. No matter: He knows they'll come around someday.
Here is the final hour--save for a brief gap while the videotape was being replaced--of the Minnesota House testimony on the Twins stadium bill, after all the amendments had been considered.
There's a mailer circulating to certain Minneapolis residents this week touting The Nicollet on the Mall, the condo project that will purportedly become the tallest residential building in the city. Trouble is, the entire project is behind schedule.
A closer look at Joe Duffy's probe into Minneapolis corruption
The city says it won't try to bulldoze Hi-Lake for months, if at all. Shopping Center tenants aren't impressed.
City council members vow to pay closer attention to the Hollman project
City officials say the head of the Frogtown Action Alliance is dodging them. Two former employees say he sexually harassed them. Leaders in the struggling St. Paul neighborhood fear Shem Shakir's bad karma is contagious.
A Good Bet, and If the Shubert Doesn't Fit...
From its South Minneapolis headquarters, the American Refugee Committee sorts out the logistics of relief
The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama
Pig's Eye Parrant bootlegged here 150 years ago. Then came the robber barons, the great wars, the spaghetti junctions, and the exodus to the suburbs. Its glory days gone, St. Paul's Brewery District tries upscaling--and evicting renters who don't belong.
When Eisenhower-era civic leaders drunk on urban renewal laid waste to the Gateway district, they forever altered the topography of this town's hard-luck hotels and shot-and-a-beer saloons.
After years of gathering dust on drugstore shelves, the female condom may finally be on its way to finding acceptance among gay men and Third World women.
Since its plan to tear down up to 100 Phillips rentals is privately funded, Honeywell won't have to pay tenants' relocation costs. Once the low-income families are out, however, the city of Minneapolis stands ready to kick in tax dollars for the company's
A nonprofit group called Urban Ventures is making moves along the long-depressed Lake Street corridor--and polarizing some of the people who live there in the process.
The likely demolition of over 700 public housing units in north Minneapolis will scatter people who live there and open up 73 acres of prime real estate at downtown's edge. Is it a matter of civic renewal or a land grab?