Subject:

Jim Niland

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    R.T. Rybak's ups and downs profiled by "Governing" magazine

    Under the headline "Radical Renewal," it says Rybak is "a bundle of contradictions."

  • News

    July 21, 2004
  • News

    November 13, 2002

    Wasn't That a Party

    At DFL headquarters, election night turned into another wake

  • Books

    January 23, 2002

    Disloyal Opposition

    Minnesota's DFL Courts The Greens--Sort Of

  • Books

    November 14, 2001
  • News

    October 31, 2001

    The Education of Sharon Sayles Belton

    No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?

  • Books

    September 12, 2001

    Décor Wars

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

  • News

    August 15, 2001

    Give me an R! Give me a T!

    Happy to be compared to St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman, R.T. Rybak wants to use Minneapolis's top office to sell the city

  • Books

    June 13, 2001

    Party Crashers

    The DFL in disarray, three mayoral candidates make a play for the Green Party endorsement

  • Books

    May 23, 2001

    Rainbow Coalition

    In Minneapolis this year's election features a bumper crop of gay candidates

  • News

    January 17, 2001
  • Books

    January 10, 2001

    Try, Try Again

    Minneapolis files a second set of charges against protesters who picketed last year's animal-genetics conference

  • News

    October 11, 2000
  • News

    September 27, 2000
  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Candidate

    When did U.S. Senate hopeful Rebecca Yanisch get the idea to make affordable housing a top priority? It sure wasn't while she was running the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    Off Beat

    A Good Bet, and If the Shubert Doesn't Fit...

  • Books

    June 21, 2000

    Know Your Enemy

    The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
    a crime

  • News

    March 1, 2000

    The Belle of the Block

    Tame the wilds of Park Avenue? There's the right way, the wrong way, and the Donna Ellringer way

  • Books

    January 19, 2000

    Mann Over Board?

    City number-crunchers say the plan to renovate another old theater is a money pit

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    Artists of the Year

    Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999

  • Music

    December 15, 1999

    Where the Trash Picks You Up

    With their first album of originals, Lee's house band heads for fresh country

  • News

    November 10, 1999
  • News

    July 28, 1999

    Bringing Down the House

    Taxpayers spent $65,000 to demolish the old Victorian at 1816 15th Ave. S. A buyer wanted to invest at least that much to fix it up. Make sense? You bet, says the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  • Books

    July 14, 1999

    Bump and Grind

    An urban design trend rattles tempers and suspensions

  • Music

    June 23, 1999
  • News

    September 16, 1998
  • Books

    September 16, 1998

    Political Theater

    The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama

  • Books

    September 2, 1998

    Ready for LEGO Day?

    You name it, the mayor's proclaimed it

  • 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

    July 15, 1998

    The Music of Chance

    An artist of the accidental, Jim Ruiz croons a lounge music of personal loss.

  • Feature

    July 1, 1998
  • Books

    June 24, 1998

    Three-Time Losers

    Does Minneapolis's war on "bad buildings" throw tenants out on the street? Yes, officials say--and that's just tough.

  • News

    May 27, 1998

    Who Are These Guys?

    Welcome to local cable access, home to couch humpers, hemp zealots, part-time paranoiacs--and some of the best TV you'll ever see.

  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Draft Dodger

    U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug is playing hard to get, but DFL insiders say he's in the race for attorney general

  • News

    December 17, 1997
  • News

    November 26, 1997
  • News

    October 29, 1997

    Two for the Road, part 1

    Lisa McDonald says opponents are distorting her positions; perhaps that's because she has so many.

  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Cat Fight

    A shelter loses its funding, its low-cost rental space, and even some cats, which have reportedly been put down at other shelters. But the biggest problem facing Miss Kitty's Cat House is Minneapolis's zoning code.

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    The Bar at the Edge of the World

    Four years ago Lee's Liquor Lounge was just another dying neighborhood bar. Then this guy Nate calls the owner, Louie, and the place turns into--well, no one is quite sure what. But there's nowhere else like it.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    Tape Drive

    If a new stadium goes where Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton wants it, the City will pay--again--to move Precision Tapes.

  • News

    July 2, 1997

    Anatomy of a Sellout

    Teachers' unions lose a big one as DFL lawmakers find reasons to support the governor's education tax break

  • News

    May 28, 1997

    Who Watches the Watchmen?

    Council member Steve Minn hopes to fold the Civilian Police Review Authority into another city department.

  • News

    April 23, 1997

    Lee's Last Call

    Historic juke jointed slated to become city garage.

  • News

    March 19, 1997
  • News

    March 12, 1997
  • News

    December 11, 1996
  • News

    October 23, 1996
  • News

    January 10, 1996
  • News

    December 20, 1995
  • News

    November 1, 1995
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