Neighborhood Development Center

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Big Daddy's BBQ: Twin Cities' barbecue tour

    rob barrettBig Daddy's​We like to complain about our tax money at work, or not at work, depending on how you spin it. So often it seems like our hard-earned cash ends up in some sieve of a social or defense program that we disagree with. But every once in a while we see our government do somet ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2006

    Something New Under the Sun

    Midtown Global Market tries to forge new rules for ethnic markets and eateries

  • News

    August 2, 2006

    Eat Locally, Eat Globally

    In which a widely anticipated boondoggle turns out to be a boon for Minneapolis's urban fabric

  • Restaurants

    June 18, 2003

    117 Is The Magic Number

    St. Paul cheesecake baker Muddy Paws aims for world supremacy, one flavor at a time

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    Arrested Development

    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.