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Cedar - Riverside/West Bank
A hundred years ago, the many theaters in Cedar-Riverside rang with the violin-and-accordion notes of Scandinavian vaudeville. In the late 60s the neighborhood became the city's major hippie haven, anchored by feisty independent bookstores, a pioneering food co-op, and legendary blues and rock clubs. Today a vibrant immigrant community dominated by East Africans rubs shoulders with youthful native-born fun-seekers patronizing the rich mix of bars, restaurants and performance venues that keep the Bank's entertainment heritage alive.
Forget Midwest. We Are North: Repositioning MSP's National Identity for the 21st Century
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
According to a recent panel discussion, we need to own our cold climate and our ingenuity in order to attract new talent, continue fueling the innovation at the heart of our economy, and create a new and authentic national identity. Shall we call ourselves the North?
Cycling in the Cities: Seven New Local Inventions for Bike Enthusiasts Here and Around the Globe
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Twin Cities is a leader in bicycle use and a major innovator in bicycle design and technology. The seven inventions profiled here have, or will have, an impact on the local and global cycling industry. And the pace of innovation shows no sign of slowing down.
Q+A: Shawn Combs Walding, MnDOT's Transit Advantages Coordinator
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
We recently sat down with Shawn Combs Walding, MnDOT’s Transit Advantages Coordinator for the Twin Cities Metro District to discuss alternative transportation in the Twin Cities, what local entities can do to promote transit use, and how easy it really is to be car-free.
Equity, Empowerment: How Community-Driven TOD is Transforming Green Line Neighborhoods
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Four neighborhood initiatives along the Green Line demonstrate how the Central Corridor is becoming a local and national model for equitable and empowering community-driven transit-oriented development (TOD).
How Being "Car Ownership Free" Led to Healthy Living, Community Organizing and Embracing Transit
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Two years ago, Lars Christiansen and Nancy Fischer sold their car and plunged into the Twin Cities’ rich network of public and alternative modes of transportation, which led to a healthier lifestyle and innovating the Friendly Streets Initiative.
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Architect innovates design service for accessory dwellings
They’re known as granny flats, mother-in-law apartments, even Fonzie suites for those who remember the Fonz’s digs above the Cunninghams' garage in the tv show “Happy Days.” For years, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have ...
Greening the Green Line with POPS
CREATE: The artful meal and "food system intervention"
C4ward opens doors to cultural districts along Green Line
Field guide explores Green Line's natural history
$45 million Currie Park Lofts to bring affordable housing units to Cedar-Riverside
$315,000 goes to new community soccer field for Cedar-Riverside neighborhood
Riverside Plaza's $132 million rehab set to begin next month
Making meaningful connections in the University District
Google updates its Street View images in the Twin Cities
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Dino bike rack, Hmong fashion: Knight Arts Challenge winners
The Knight Foundation recently announced 42 winners of its first-ever
St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge
. The challenge tasked applicants with answering this question: “What’s your best idea for the arts in St. Paul?” The grants, ...
ARENA DANCES collaborates with TC photographers on "Main St. Project"
Southern Theater launches innovative ARTshare program
Corridors 2 Careers strengthens workforce development
One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
West Bank Arts Foundry: Connecting artists and businesses
Innovative program gives low-income residents more spending power at farmers markets
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MSP top metro for innovatively solving urban issues
Minneapolis-St. Paul was recently named one of the top 10 innovative cities in the U.S. by
"From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability," the article stated, the cities included are "leading the ...
Republic and Happy Gnome on list of 100 best beer bars
Town Hall Brewery picks up several awards at prestigious beer festival
Source: City Pages
Washington Post profiles local Somali youth activist
Source: Washington Post
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