-- Update at bottom -- Last week, Council Member Jacob Frey posted a really racist Minneapolis "Planning Area Designation" map to his Facebook page. (But as Minneapolis historian Kirsten Delegard tells us on Twitter, the map is descriptive, not prescriptive, so it's not correct to call it a "plann ... More >>
Yesterday, City Pages connected with U.S. Representative Keith Ellison for a long conversation.The interview touched upon everything from what it's like for Keith to buy cereal at the North Side Cub Foods to the relationship between free speech and "incitement." SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields' first TV ad ... More >>
The squeaky wheel gets the grease.The snow is melting, and potholes are multiplying faster than bunnies, so it's time for Nice Ride's lime green cruiser bikes to hit the streets again. And this spring, stations are being opened in North Minneapolis for the first time, after activists in neigh ... More >>
A tour of Minneapolis's newest and most rigorously engineered neighborhood
The Twin Cities-based Northwest Area Foundation has a $450 million endowment to use on charitable programs. So why has it been nearly invisible for years?
There's new controversy surrounding the Hollman project: Who's getting the jobs?
Despite promises, Minneapolis plans to displace a north-side training center
Will the shiny new near north side need social-service agencies?
Can the Cities' oldest black radio station survive a date with the bulldozer?
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.