Subject:

Steve Cramer

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Washington Avenue to get protected bike lanes

    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 >>

  • News

    July 14, 2010

    Twin Cities Thinkers

    Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future

  • Books

    February 13, 2002

    Holding the Fort

    Chuck Lutz shouldn't go printing new business cards

  • News

    October 31, 2001

    The Education of Sharon Sayles Belton

    No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?

  • News

    November 29, 2000

    Crippled Creek

    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.

  • News

    September 27, 2000
  • Books

    September 27, 2000

    Mall Rats

    The city says it won't try to bulldoze Hi-Lake for months, if at all. Shopping Center tenants aren't impressed.

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    Shell Game

    The old Sears complex isn't filling up with new tenants, but there's more than enough rancor to go around

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Candidate

    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.

  • News

    May 24, 2000

    Money Pit

    Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.

  • Books

    March 1, 2000

    Pass the Block

    With all the noise about Block E, one minor detail hasn't gotten much attention: The numbers

  • News

    January 5, 2000

    When you wish upon a city

    If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?

  • Books

    December 15, 1999

    Over Uneasy

    South Minneapolis's best-kept secret serves its last breakfast

  • News

    October 20, 1999

    Reading, Writing, and Revenue

    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.

  • News

    July 28, 1999

    Bringing Down the House

    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.

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Folding Chair

    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.

  • News

    December 16, 1998
  • Books

    November 25, 1998

    Musical Chairs

    A nonprofit developer sends poor tenants packing--to make room for other poor tenants

  • News

    November 1, 1995

    Separate But Equal

    "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.

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