Archive | October, 2019

Saint Paul Ward 1 Candidate Questionnaire: Anika Bowie

For many years streets.mn has published questionnaires for candidates for local office in the Twin Cities so that our many interested readers can make better informed decisions when they participate in local political races. This year I am focusing on the Saint Paul Ward 1 Council race.  The questions were compiled from community member inquiries in my […]

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Riding the Bus with ADHD

  I have Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. It is an invisible brain-based disability that affects my attention span. I have a hard time directing my focus, and maintaining that focus on things that are routine or boring. I also have the superpower of being able to ignore (not being able to remember) needing to eat […]

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Podcast #127: Saint Paul’s 6th Ward with Nelsie Yang

I am happy to bring you a conversation with Nelsie Yang, who is a candidate for City Council in Saint Paul’s Sixth Ward, which covers the large northern part of the East Side. Yang is a community organizer who is advocating for economic sustainability, affordable housing, and better public safety on the East Side. We […]

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National Links: Sprawling Suburbs and Oligopolies

Every day at The Overhead Wire we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list.  At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the D.C. region. […]

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Neighbors for More Neighbors St. Paul City Council Candidate Questionnaire

The people of St. Paul are getting ready for a big local election on Tuesday, November 5th. All seven seats on the St. Paul City Council are up for election, with a whopping 28 candidates running.  This election could be a defining moment for St. Paul, especially when it comes to land use policies and […]

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Sunday Summary – October 27, 2019

There is still time to Join the streets.mn Board for Better Places in Minnesota; the deadline to apply is November 16.  Click through for more information about what’s involved.  And you can Join us for a C-Line Ride November 9! to Brooklyn Center, too.  And it’s Halloween coming up this week; this is the sidewalk […]

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Saint Paul Ward 1 Candidate Questionnaire: Liz De La Torre

For many years streets.mn has published questionnaires for candidates for local office in the Twin Cities so that our many interested readers can make better informed decisions when they participate in local political races. This year I am focusing on the Saint Paul Ward 1 Council race.  The questions were compiled from community member inquiries […]

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C Line Bus

Join us for a C Line Ride November 9!

Join the streets.mn event team on Saturday, November 9 for a ride on the newest METRO line, the METRO C-Line! While it’s looking like there won’t be electric buses back on the route yet, we’ll still be able to see the new line, its route, and enjoy time with fellow transit enthusiasts! We’ll meet at […]

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Pedestrian Hit by Car. Driver OK, Say Authorities

Last weekend, a car driver ran over a man trying to do what should have been the simplest of tasks: crossing the street. On Wednesday, the victim, Theodore J. Ferrara, died from his injuries. Ferrara is far from the first pedestrian seriously injured on Lyndale. The street is designed to accommodate cars to the detriment […]

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Goodness

“I think it’s brave, you living this social experiment with your family,” an acquaintance once told me. It wasn’t the first time someone from the outside had woven a conclusion about our life in North Minneapolis, and it wouldn’t be our last. “I see what you’re doing,” another well-meaning soul said. “Raising your girls on […]

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