Subject:

Jim Niland

  • Music

    January 16, 2002

    Ballad of the Sad Café

    With a Change in Management and Clientele, an Underground Dance-Music Mecca Enters a New Age

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    Street Fighting Man

    neighborhood prophet or capitalist pariah. basim sabri doesn't care what people think of him--as long as they stay out of his way.

  • Books

    March 14, 2001

    Jungle Boogie

    Two buildings, one loan: A tragedy in three acts

  • Books

    February 14, 2001

    The Employer of Choice

    The St. Paul City Council wants to keep Dayton's downtown. But at what price?

  • Books

    June 28, 2000

    No Phoning Home

    The public telephone goes the way of the rotary dial

  • Books

    March 29, 2000

    Ciao, Belle

    Donna Ellringer threatens to decamp from Phillips before the hell she's predicting breaks loose

  • News

    January 26, 2000

    Rank Discord

    The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?

  • News

    December 29, 1999

    A Power of Ten

    Slug's love bug, Kat Bjelland's exorcism, Dave Pirner's throbbing shins: Ten years of local music served on ten great platters.

  • News

    November 4, 1998

    The Life of Brian Herron

    Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.

  • Books

    June 10, 1998

    Party Animus

    With the outcome all but determined on the first ballot, last weekend's DFL convention in St. Cloud was about as civilized as a war could get

  • News

    June 3, 1998

    Goodbye Golden Boy

    Baby Boomers and Block E. Preservation and parks. Urban history and virtual reality. Outgoing city planning director Paul Farmer on the politics and passions that got him fired.

  • Feature

    June 1, 1998

    Out With Clout

    In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.

  • News

    October 22, 1997

    Four More Years in Minneapolis?

    Race discrimination in the fire department has cost Minneapolis millions, infuriated the courts, and divided the force. Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton's response? Zilch.

  • News

    April 2, 1997

    Home Field Advantage

    Why the Star Tribune is cheerleading for a taxpayer-financed ballpark

  • News

    April 2, 1997

    Riverfront Double Play

    Developer and Sports Facilities Commissioner Peggy Lucas pursues both a new ballpark and upscale condos

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