Washington Avenue is going to suck less -- especially if you're a pedestrian or biker. That's because Hennepin County approved plans this week to widen areas for walkers and add protected bike lanes to connect downtown to the Mississippi River and U of M. SEE ALSO: U of M cops writing $98 ticket ... More >>
Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future
Chuck Lutz shouldn't go printing new business cards
No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?
After a century of empty promises, Minneapolis officials are finally poised to spruce up the polluted waterway that meanders through the city's north side. What changed? The buying power of the people who will live there.
The city says it won't try to bulldoze Hi-Lake for months, if at all. Shopping Center tenants aren't impressed.
The old Sears complex isn't filling up with new tenants, but there's more than enough rancor to go around
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.
Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.
With all the noise about Block E, one minor detail hasn't gotten much attention: The numbers
If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?
South Minneapolis's best-kept secret serves its last breakfast
The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.
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.
Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.
A nonprofit developer sends poor tenants packing--to make room for other poor tenants
"Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.