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Cityscape focuses on urban life in our metro area. Topics range from urban design and architecture to transportation, highways, traffic, transit, walking and biking. Cityscape also examines important urban issues — such as real estate development, education, crime, poverty and family life — as well as the arts, sports and entertainment in our community.

St. Paul’s mundane nickname holds both a history mystery and grammarian intrigue

The motto mystery leads to a fascinating look at St. Paul's early projections of its image.