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  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Check out this super racist Minneapolis map from 1935 [IMAGE]

    -- 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Keith Ellison on Chris Fields: "He should be ashamed of himself" [INTERVIEW PART 1]

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Nice Ride rolling out North Minneapolis bike rental stations first

    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 >>

  • News

    August 4, 2004

    Surprise! Heritage Park Is Not Hell on Earth

    A tour of Minneapolis's newest and most rigorously engineered neighborhood

  • News

    May 28, 2003

    Something for the Little People

    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?

  • News

    June 12, 2002
  • Books

    July 25, 2001

    Help Wanted

    There's new controversy surrounding the Hollman project: Who's getting the jobs?

  • Books

    April 4, 2001

    Academic Misconduct

    Despite promises, Minneapolis plans to displace a north-side training center

  • News

    October 4, 2000
  • Books

    July 19, 2000

    Off the Map

    Will the shiny new near north side need social-service agencies?

  • News

    April 19, 2000

    Station Break

    Can the Cities' oldest black radio station survive a date with the bulldozer?

  • 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.