Disgraced Minneapolis power broker Al Garcia is in trouble with his probation officer for violating the terms of his supervised release. Garcia pled guilty to a federal charge of aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in 2010 and beat the rap on charges that he rap ... More >>
Known as the "second mayor," she controls downtown development
It was ahead of its time, but now the nonprofit has a looming debt problem
With her gaudy campaign chest and indelicate manners, Lisa Goodman acts like she runs City Hall. Maybe she does.
Without Ventura, the Independence Party may come of age
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
Divining the future of a city one mural at a time
Laying down the law on campaign signs
Happy to be compared to St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman, R.T. Rybak wants to use Minneapolis's top office to sell the city
In Minneapolis this year's election features a bumper crop of gay candidates
Mark Stenglein climbed out of a Dickensian childhood to become a business success and one of Hennepin County's most powerful politicians. Now he thinks he's ready to be mayor of Minneapolis.
For decades Minneapolis has paid the same company to haul trash. Is it a good deal? No one has asked.
Two buildings, one loan: A tragedy in three acts
Minneapolis police said they raided a natural-foods charity in search of drugs. The people they routed say the cops' real fear was their politics.
A Good Bet, and If the Shubert Doesn't Fit...
If it's summer in Minneapolis, it must be sidewalk inspection time
Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.
City number-crunchers say the plan to renovate another old theater is a money pit
What's a city to do when the checks--and balances--go bad?
An urban design trend rattles tempers and suspensions
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.
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
The City appears headed toward another lawsuit over property on Nicollet Mall
The Wearing of the Greenway