City of MinneapolisThe Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved R.T. Rybak's nomination of Velma Korbel for the city's new Civil Rights director this morning. Korbel is currently the Commissioner of the Minneapolis Minnesota Department of Human Rights. She is slated to start the new g ... More >>
The only late-night eatery in the area has come under criticism from pissed off neighbors who are fed up with the noise at all hours of the night.
Looks like proposed legislation to ban trans-fats in the cities won't pass this year. Guess we'll all just get to stay chubby as we shovel in ice cream to soothe our woes about the economy.
The sun is shining, the temperature is on the rise. And now that Minneapolis has rejected a proposed ban on outdoor couches, it's time to lug that nasty living room couch straight to your porch or backyard for some lounging in the sun.
It was ahead of its time, but now the nonprofit has a looming debt problem
In less than a year, Michael Jordan has dismantled the city agency responsible for upholding civil rights
An ordinance recently introduced by Minneapolis City Council members Ralph Remington and Cam Gordon would prohibit using wild animals in performances.
John Delmonico defends those who serve and protect. Whether they deserve it or not.
After the controversy over the size of its tallest building was resolved in a compromise last summer (reduced from 13 stories to ten, at 112-feet high), not much has been heard about the grand Mozaic project that will significantly change the face of Uptown.
The recently confirmed chief of the MPD now must get down to the business of running a police force.
In the month since he was named by Mayor R.T. Rybak to be chief of the Minneapolis Police Department, Dolan has withstood what is likely more public scrutiny than any police chief candidate before him.
More than a week after Mayor R.T. Rybak announced his choice of Tim Dolan to lead the MPD, one Minneapolis City Council member is still raising questions.
Some city leaders are unhappy with the process that led to Tim Dolan being selected to head the MPD.
Minneapolis has settled its lawsuits with Time Warner Cable. But the city may still be out to gut local cable-access programming.
Last Thursday, lifelong Minneapolis resident (and my sister-in-law) Kim Walsh was watching Fox 9 News, which reported that the Minneapolis City Council was preparing to vote on a "car allowance" for council members. The report told viewers that the $400 monthly maximum stipend is the largest stipend ... More >>
Some highlights from the city elections that time (and voters) forgot
Revisiting the AIDS crisis with Angels in America; remembering Anne Frank as a universal optimist
A gloomy Tartuffe celebrates the end of sincerity; A Streetcar Named Desire sets off for the other side of the tracks
Thirty-four years ago, LeRoi Jones's Dutchman sent American race relations careening on a New York subway. Where's the end of the line?
Dancing in the Street: A rarely produced play by Lorraine Hansberry shows the small man behind the most principled activist in the world.
Love Makes You Twisted: The giddy cast of Lanford Wilson's Burn This.
Eyes Wide Shut: Post-feminist women Quimby Lombardozzi and Noël Raymond blink into the gender abyss in John Patrick Shanley's Women of Manhattan.