Author Archive | Julie Kosbab

pedestrians on Energy Park Drive

Safe Streets: Narratives of Pedestrian Advocacy

On February 8, streets.mn, in partnership with Nexus Community Partners’ Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute, is hosting a free event — Safe Streets: Narratives of Pedestrian Advocacy. This is an evening of education, and sharing experiences of being a pedestrian. Come hear examples from local advocates and government about how we have or could incorporate the voices and […]

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Minnesota Sunset, Winter

2017: By The Numbers

For fun, we thought we’d share some highlights from the year that has been on streets.mn. Audience Facts: We had more than 250,000 unique visitors to the site. They read, on average, 2.38 pages. We served up more than 1 million pages of content! 35% of our visitors were between ages 25 and 34, with […]

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a bollard

A streets.mn Festivus

Tomorrow is Festivus! In the spirit of the celebration, we thought we’d start a round of Streets Festivus. Play along with us! The Festivus Pole We shall start the observance with a pole. While the traditional Festivus pole is aluminum, we feel that a proper streets Festivus pole for 2017 is a bollard. A bollard, […]

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Minneapolis By Night

A Festive Thanks For the streets.mn Winter Fundraiser!

Tuesday night, we held our Fourth Annual Winter Fundraiser & Festivity, and it was a fabulous night. This year’s edition was held at the A Mill Artist Lofts in the 7th floor party room, which featured an excellent view of downtown and the river. Inside, our special guests Frederick Melo of the Pioneer Press and […]

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Other Ways to Give to @streetsmn

So, like every other worthy non-profit in Minnesota, we’ve had our hand stretched out, with a plea for your dollars today. We’ve reminded you of all the great content we publish. We’ve even made references to bollards on Twitter. But maybe you find all this begging for cash a little distasteful, even though you love […]

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Five Reasons to Give to the Max: The Posts You Read to the Max

Happy Give to the Max Day! We’ve already given you a glimpse into what your financial donation means to us at streets.mn — a wholly volunteer-led, volunteer-edited and volunteer-written web site. But, when it comes to it, you’re here because we publish such great content. Think about the posts you’ve read this year. Any of […]

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Give to the Max Day 2017 – What Your Donation Means to streets.mn

Give to the Max Day is both a really great day and a really irritating one. It’s great because the outpouring of generosity from Minnesotans to causes they cherish is inspiring. It’s irritating because every single cause is asking for that donation. You’re here reading this. We’re asking for you to support streets.mn this #GTMD2017. […]

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I Voted

Hooray, Hooray, it’s Election Day

Today, November 7, 2017 is election day throughout the state. The Minneapolis and St. Paul elections are notable because they include mayoral races and a variety of other posts, such as city council and parks board in Minneapolis. You can review the streets.mn election coverage for the city elections at this handy link: https://streets.mn/category/2017-voter-guide/ You can […]

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Kitten Reading Internet Comments

We Read the Bike Lane Article Comments So You Don’t Have To

When controversy happens….when tempers flare….we read the comments, so you don’t have to. Well, actually, I was on vacation. I was hugging trees and canoeing and stuff, so I missed out on this weekend’s comment-bait Star Tribune article, “Spread of bike lanes in Minneapolis and St. Paul prompts both excitement and ire” until I came home […]

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Top Twin Cities Urbanist Halloween Costumes for 2017!

Halloween! It’s the most urbanist holiday of them all. Sidewalks full of small ghouls and rainbow unicorn ponies and teenagers with pillowcases. Minivans driving around and parking at the ends of cul de sacs hoping for full-size candy bars, but sometimes being greeted by the neighbor who gives all the kids cans of Mountain Dew, […]

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