Council Member Steve Fletcher said there is broad consensus on the council that Minneapolis needs to update its regulations, even if they haven’t nailed down specifics.
Vying for the best cat names in Minneapolis? Ted Meowsby, Jazzpurr and Winslowe Ladybird Neetenbeek.
Escalators are an ongoing headache for property owners says Mike Salmen, managing principal of the Twin Cities office of Transwestern. “They’re frequently out of commission,” he says. On the other hand, “stairs don’t usually break.”
Minneapolis police inspector Eddie Frizell and Metro Transit interim chief A.J. Olson are vying for the position.
Boomers tended to show a preference for suburbs as they approached their 30s. Not so for subsequent generations.
“They have emergency situations, or a family member passes away,” said one renter, and soon people in crisis risk eviction and future denials of housing. Proposals are being developed to address these and other tenant issues, drawing pushback from some landlords.
Cycling gender gaps are attributed, variously, to notions that women don’t feel as safe biking in traffic or being exposed on the street as men; are expected to adhere to a higher standard of put-togetherness at work; or are more often responsible for shuttling kids around, which makes biking more difficult.
The 2019 state budget deal omits any money for new transit, which means Saturday’s celebration of the opening of the C Line BRT could be the last party of its kind for some time.
Twin Cities officials are already anticipating the reappearance of homeless encampments this summer.
For all the buzz generated by the plan’s call to eliminate single-family zoning, less attention has been paid to the notion of if, or to what extent, the change will alter housing affordability in Minneapolis.
Council member Phillipe Cunningham is confident any replacement for Thor will meet the city and community’s expectations, especially around including people of color.
A grocery bag fee probably would reduce their use — but that has some side effects.
Several BRT projects are currently on regional leaders’ funding wishlist, but much of what happens with those priorities will depend on what happens at the Legislature.
Tom Basting’s interest local politics was activated by the fight over Minneapolis 2040. But now he’s focused on something bigger: altering the very way the city chooses its leaders.
Jillia Pessenda had just turned 35 when she got the phone call from the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.
Four years after allowing the structures, Minneapolis has permitted 137 ADUs.
Can MayDay and Grand Old Day find a way to march toward a sustainable future?
The latest on Southwest LRT and what we know now about the construction schedule for the 14.5-mile, Minneapolis-to-Eden Prairie route.
Frey’s second State of the City address focused on police training, housing problems and economic growth.
Anchor institutions — including colleges, universities, nonprofits and health care organizations — join with neighbors to boost inner-city communities.