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Running from the Mississippi River to Lake of the Isles, Lake Street is a complex, colorful thoroughfare that showcases the city's immigrant/ethnic soul. Here Schatzlein's, a venerable horse-tackle store and Ingebretsen's, one of Minneapolis' only remaining Scandinavian grocery and gift shops, share the sidewalk with taquerias, panaderias, Latin record stores, and Somali souqas (markets). Near Patrick's Cabaret, a home for edgy performance art, there's fine Indian and Japanese fare at Gandhi Mahal and Midori's Floating World, and farther west two of the city's most ambitious marketplaces, the multicultural Midtown Global Market and the very Latin American Mercado Central, add their energy to the street.
Eat Up! 7 Transit-Friendly Farmers Markets in MSP
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Looking to sample the region’s freshest produce without braving traffic? In celebration of the Green Line’s first full farmers market season, here are seven MSP markets within walking distance of a major transit line (in many cases, the Green Line itself).
MSP's Big Picture Housing Needs: The McKnight Foundation Weighs In
Interview by Christopher Hudson
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
McKnight Foundation president Kate Wolford and program officer Eric Muschler at Clare Midtown talk about the foundation's affordable housing initiatives and how well-designed affordable housing is a community asset with long-term benefits.
Takin' It To the Streets: New Food Trucks Coming to a Corner Near You
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Birds are chirping, patios are open and soon food truck season begins in earnest. These new additions to our burgeoning mobile foodie scene show off MSP’s evolving restaurant culture, stimulate street life and generate community.
10 Independent Bookstores To Get Cozy With This Winter
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Searching for a book to get lost in? Ditch your computer and mobile devices, and plan a day trip exploring these distinct and community-minded local bookstores, many of which are celebrating decade birthdays in 2015.
10 Development Projects That Will Transform MSP in 2015
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Enjoy this roundup of 10 exciting architectural and development additions to Minneapolis and St. Paul that promise to transform neighborhoods, enrich our quality of life and add to the roster of “must see” attractions for out-of-town guests.
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Sioux Chef brings indigenous cuisine to Minneapolis
Minneapolis-based chef and Oglala Lakota member Sean Sherman is about to open the
, a first-of-its-kind restaurant that will serve locally sourced “pre-colonization” cuisine. Sherman is in the final stages of selecting a space, ...
Urban Forage seeking to start Midwest's first urban winery
Lake Street utility boxes to be turned into works of art
Benefit raises $10,000-plus for the preservation of historic Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery
$150,000 historic project turns Lake Street into a walk-able museum
Volunteers are up for the count of bicycles and pedestrians
Uptown's Walker Library to come up for air with $7 million rebuild
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Prohibition Kombucha: Hippie elixir to haute mixer
The latest craft brew to come out of Minneapolis-St. Paul isn’t made from barley and hops. It’s
, a fermented beverage made from high-quality teas and fruit or floral flavorings.
The tasty product of a partnership ...
Rail~volution showcases MSP's transit-oriented development
Film in the City connects at-risk youth with creative potential
One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
Zero-waste Bread and Pickle latest of Kim Bartmann's new restaurant endeavors
Engine hopes to drive better engagement between nonprofits, young professionals
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Minneapolis dancer featured in the New York Times
A recent New York Times
gives a shout-out to Minneapolis dancer, Aparna Ramaswamy, who recently performed to critical acclaim in New York City, saying she "lit up Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts.
The dance ...
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