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Jackie Cherryhomes

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Captain Jack Sparrow officially running for Minneapolis mayor [PHOTO]

    Not sold on Mark Andrew or Betsy Hodges as possible R.T. successors? Here's another option -- Captain Jack Sparrow (Yes, that's his real name).SEE ALSO: Jackie Cherryhomes "Viral Ad" fails hard [VIDEO] The man formerly known as David Viebahn is probably the most colorful of the 30 or so people who h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Jackie Cherryhomes "Viral Ad" fails hard [VIDEO]

    With Mark Andrew and Betsy Hodges emerging at the leading candidates to replace R.T. Rybak as Minneapolis mayor, the Jackie Cherryhomes campaign decided to try and raise her profile with a viral ad.SEE ALSO: Minnesota for Marriage's Hinckley rally was also full of fail [VIDEO] Problem is, they viola ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Endorsement scorecard: Ranking Minneapolis's wannabe mayors by support

    The race is on for outgoing Mayor R.T. Rybak's office. Facing a crowded field of candidates, the six leading mayoral contenders are relying on a key measure to help them stand out from the pack: Who they can get to endorse them. See Also: - Who's in the race? A guide to the six candidates for Minne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Who's in the race? A guide to the six candidates for Minneapolis mayor

    In the three months since R.T. Rybak announced he wouldn't seek a fourth term as mayor of Minneapolis, a full cast of characters has emerged to vie for his seat in City Hall. There are the three City Council Members with their history of competition and split votes. There's the sole non-DFL candidat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Al Garcia back in court on meth distribution charges

    Former Minneapolis City Hall power-broker Al Garcia was in federal court Tuesday on charges that he distributed meth for six years.

  • News

    July 4, 2007

    Inconvenient Youths

    The city says it wants to stop drug dealers by closing convenience stores. But owners see an underhanded form of eminent domain..

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2005

    Election day fun facts and deep thoughts

    What's the most predictable part of the citywide Minneapolis elections this year? It's not that the FBI will be snooping around at least one Minneapolis council member even after the election, though that's a good guess.

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Black on Black Grime

    The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory

  • News

    February 12, 2003

    State of the City

    Minneapolis pols draw lines, choose sides

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Habitat for Humbuggery

    Why is the city of Minneapolis dragging its feet on affordable housing?

  • News

    October 9, 2002
  • Books

    July 24, 2002

    Table for Thirteen

    The Mckinsey Report: Curtailing the power of the Minneapolis City Council

  • News

    March 20, 2002

    Fear Factor

    Jackie Cherryhomes is scary

  • Books

    March 6, 2002

    Curtains?

    The Shubert Theater takes one for the (new) team

  • Books

    March 6, 2002

    Cherry-Pickin'

    What happened to the files of former Minneapolis City Council president Jackie Cherryhomes?

  • News

    November 14, 2001
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    November 14, 2001
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    November 7, 2001

    Drugs, Dogs and Documents

    The problems that plague Minneapolis

  • News

    October 31, 2001
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    October 10, 2001

    Left Field

    Joan Campbell's surprising loss leaves two candidates fighting for the Second Ward's liberal base

  • Music

    October 3, 2001

    Good Times

    The Hard Times Cafe gets a break--and a benefit album

  • News

    September 26, 2001

    Erector Set

    The Hollman redevelopment project is finally under way on Minneapolis's near north side. Now it's time to follow the money.

  • Books

    September 12, 2001

    Décor Wars

    Confronted with elections, an extortion scandal, and financial fiascoes, Minneapolis's leadership redecorates

  • News

    September 5, 2001
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    September 5, 2001

    Poor's Standard

    Laying down the law on campaign signs

  • Books

    August 15, 2001

    Spin City

    The mayor talks herself into a hole

  • Books

    July 25, 2001

    Who Knew?

    What happened in the hours before Brian Herron announced his resignation? Key players can't seem to get their stories straight.

  • Books

    April 18, 2001

    An Unlikely Challenger

    A self-employed community activist takes on a Minneapolis political powerhouse

  • Books

    April 4, 2001

    Academic Misconduct

    Despite promises, Minneapolis plans to displace a north-side training center

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    Watchdog Training

    City council members vow to pay closer attention to the Hollman project

  • Books

    July 19, 2000

    Off the Map

    Will the shiny new near north side need social-service agencies?

  • News

    June 21, 2000

    Dim Bulb

    For years the Salvation Army's Harbor Light homeless shelter has been plagued by inept management, insufficient security, and unspeakable acts. And Hennepin County taxpayers are footing the bill.

  • News

    May 24, 2000

    Money Pit

    Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.

  • News

    April 19, 2000

    Station Break

    Can the Cities' oldest black radio station survive a date with the bulldozer?

  • News

    March 15, 2000

    Hell on Wheels

    From small-town Lois Lane to south Minneapolis waitress to city-hall power broker: Lisa McDonald has come a long way. Now is she ready to go full throttle?

  • News

    March 8, 2000
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    February 23, 2000

    Theater of the Absurd

    When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.

  • News

    February 16, 2000
  • Books

    March 24, 1999

    Putting Green

    Developers want to turn downtown Minneapolis into a golf paradise. Now all they need is a site--and some cash from the city.

  • Books

    September 2, 1998

    Greenbacks or Green Space?

    Brookfield's Block E plan is headed for the dumpster, but a new movement is afoot to turn downtown's saddest parking lot into a park

  • News

    November 19, 1997

    Know When to Say When

    Charges of gerrymandering continue to plague north Minneapolis'S fifth ward.

  • News

    October 29, 1997

    Taking the Fifth

    With two African American candidates teaming up against City Council President Jackie Cherryhomes, the campaign in North Minneapolis has developed unexpected zing.

  • News

    September 24, 1997

    Trail of Fear

    Bryn Mawr neighborhood association president Chris Bacon says the public-input process for a proposed bikeway has turned into "a major pain in the ass." City officials think they've found a cure: closed-door, invitation-only meetings.

  • News

    April 23, 1997

    Lee's Last Call

    Historic juke jointed slated to become city garage.

  • News

    December 11, 1996

    Trash Talk

    THE TAXPAYERS OF HENNEPIN COUNTY ARE SUING...

  • News

    September 25, 1996
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    September 4, 1996

    A Changing of the Guard?

    Retiring pols and a shifting could change the of politics on Minneapolis's long-entrenched north side.

  • News

    May 15, 1996
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    November 22, 1995
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    October 25, 1995
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