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Calhoun - Isles
Cedar - Riverside/West Bank
Greater East Side
Macalester - Groveland
Payne - Phalen
Saint Anthony Park
Summit - University
Summit Hill and Crocus Hill
Thomas - Dale/Frogtown
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Photo: Bill Kelley
Photo: Bill Kelley
Art Car Parade Around Lake Harriett
Southwest is a residential area rich in neighborhood feel and neighborhood consciousness. People here walk and bike to comfortable coffee shops and bars and discuss city, state, and national politics with passion, and they have plenty of Minneapolis' signature urban outdoor amenities to enjoy: Lakes Harriet and Calhoun, Minnehaha Creek with its walking and hiking trails, and a plenitude of parks. Within Southwest, Linden Hills is a tidy, compact community with its own pocket-size business district rich in cafes, small restaurants, and other stylish urban amenities.
Twin Cities Parks 3.0: Bold New Initiatives Coming to Our Green Spaces
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Get ready for some changes in our already-stellar park system that will expand your ideas about recreation, ecology, and economic development.
The Line's Great Twin Cities Croissant Taste-Off
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Croissant-loving editor compares four of the finest products of local artisanship.
Garages For Art's Sake
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
For artist/gallerist Pete Driessen and the theater artists of Off-Leash Area, turning their garages into art spaces provided opportunities for innovation, experimentation, and freedom, very close to home. And the neighbors don't mind a bit.
Farmers' Market confidential
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The debut of a new market in Minneapolis' Linden Hills neighborhood underlines the exciting upsides--and a few lesser-known downsides--of the farmers' market boom.
A Line or Two: Tell Us About Your Microneighborhood
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
In A Line or Two, I share some of my discoveries and enthusiasms as I make my way around the Twin Cities--call it an editor's-note-as-blog-entry. This week: Do you live in, or know about, a great microneighborhood in Minneapolis or Saint Paul? A block, an alley, a corner where people come together regularly to have fun and share their lives? Tell us about it.
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