Extreme makeover: Twin Cities edition

This contest is closed. See winner and honorable mentions below.

The newly-repainted cherry will be transported from Hugo to Minneapolis on Friday, reuniting with its spoon at the Walker Art Center’s sculpture garden around noon. The 21-year-old “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture was in desparate need of a spit and polish.

MinnPost followers on Twitter, your job is to describe in 140 characters or less who or what else in the Twin Cities is in need of an upgrade, a polish, a fix, or a complete makeover. Winners and honorable mentions will be posted on Friday afternoon.

This week’s winner:

cursedthing The TPT Almanac opening theme is in need of a SERIOUS update!


Honorable mentions:

quick13 Mpls Farmers Market needs extreme makeover to accommodate double wide strollers, traffic, renewed interest in local market shopping #mp140

andygifford Bring back the idea of doming Nicollet Mall, and get rid of the buses. #mp140

anemilie Hennepin Ave @ Lowry Hill. fund repair with all the lost wallets, loose change and other objects surely in the potholes… #mp140


Friday’s entry:

heraldo What can be done with the old Multifoods (?) Tower? Maybe wrap it in reflective plastic. http://twitpic.com/4c126 #mp140

Thursday’s entries:

Anokaflash “”tweet who/what in MN is due for a polish, fix, or makeover.”” –> The MNGOP

cursedthing The TPT Almanac opening theme is in need of a SERIOUS update!

anemilie Hennepin Ave @ Lowry Hill. fund repair with all the lost wallets, loose change and other objects surely in the potholes… #mp140

MHMorgan Barbara flanagan I buy the Strib cuz papers /important and every once in a while there is BABS! (which is her new make over name)

cmnsensepolicy Riverside Plaza must go, do we really want visitors traveling 35W and 94 to think we embrace faded technicolor structures? #mp140

brownielake responding to “#mp140″@minnpost.com : roads, sidewalks, potholes, potholes, highways, between lanes on highways, did I mention roads?

quick13 Mpls Farmers Market needs extreme makeover to accommodate double wide strollers, traffic, renewed interest in local market shopping #mp140 
 
andygifford Bring back the idea of doming Nicollet Mall, and get rid of the buses. #mp140
 
riclinsk Minnpost contest #mp140 – Love my neighborhood’s Grandview & Highland theaters, but they could use some spiffing up
  
timothyroman Target Center: taken away, polished, given to Fargo. #mp140

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