Car free day cookies

Dispatch from Car-Free MSP Day

My 5am chariot awaits! @MoveMpls @MplsChamber @jweinhagen #carfreemsp pic.twitter.com/2BmLkctI64 — Andrea Carver (@AMCarver72) September 19, 2019 Andrea Carver, of Becker, started her car-free journey at 4:46 a.m. when she took the Northstar Commuter Rail to Minneapolis. At 6:10 a.m., she took the Blue Line light-rail train from Target Field Station to Nicollet, then walked on […]

streets.mn bracket final two

streets.m(ad)n(ess) Championship – (1) Green Line vs. (2) Thrive MSP 2040

Hello and welcome back to the last and final and sixth round of streets.m(ad)n(ess), where you, the streets.mn reader, get to vote on your very favorite happenings in the world of Twin Cities urbanism. We’re here in the home stretch of our tournament, which has seen highs, lows, cats, and the controversial update of a […]

Young Authors Speak Out on Climate Justice

The creators and sustainers of 826 MSP center BIPOC youth voices and leadership. They believe what young people write matters and they work to amplify youth voices to effect change — in this case, to reverse climate change.

Mpls Hardware Store

Walking All the Streets of Northeast Lynnhurst

A month after walking the northwest corner of Lynnhurst, I returned for the northeast. I again stayed north of 50th Street, a busy through-road one doesn’t lightly cross. This time I wound my way from Fremont Avenue to the neighborhood’s eastern boundary at Lyndale Avenue, then returned with a perpendicularly-oriented serpentine. Already from the prior day’s […]

Stop Sign In The Snow

Walking All the Streets of Southern Lind-Bohanon

Early 20th-century industrial buildings, a convivial neighborhood bar, creekside trails, and a West-Indian grocery were some of the highlights when I returned to the Lind-Bohanon neighborhood for the third and final segment. As on my second visit, I was fortunate enough to catch one of those gloriously blue-skied days that happen with some regularity in winter; […]