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Envisioning the Central Corridor

Community members discuss future of LRT between Minneapolis and St. Paul

More than 50 years after the dismantling of the streetcar line that once looped between Minneapolis and St. Paul, discussions are underway among stakeholders from both cities about the Central Corridor, the 11-mile light-rail transit (LRT) line that ...

Community forums on update of Comprehensive Plan begin Saturday, April 28

The City of Minneapolis is seeking public input on its revision of the Comprehensive Plan — also known as the Minneapolis Plan — the document that guides the long-term vision for the city.

The Comprehensive Plan guides the growth and physical ...

Spilling Optional

Spill the Wine comes to Downtown East

As the last days of March went out like a lamb, Katie Milburn and her fiancé Karl Greeman were putting the final touches on their new restaurant and wine bar, Spill the Wine, in the 124-year-old Day Block building at 1101 Washington Ave. S.

The ...

Why we stay in the Minneapolis public schools


Minneapolis residents seem to know the dark side of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) by heart. What you may not know so well is why so many of us deliberately choose public schools in Minneapolis as the best option for our children’s ...

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‘Ej Blot Til Lyst’: Not for fun only

Free Bedlam walkabout performance will explore Dania Hall's history on April 25

Ej Blot Til Lyst (Danish for “not for fun only”) was painted across the main curtain of the stage in Dania Hall. Built in 1886, Dania Hall was a cultural center for the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood’s then-dominant population of Scandinavians. ...