Category: Events

You’re Invited — 2021 streets.mn Annual Picnic at Minnehaha Park, 9/11, 12:30-2

It’s been way too long since we had a streets.mn picnic! You’re invited to Minnehaha Park (Wabun Picnic Area E, under the big oaks) on Saturday 9/11 for a picnic.  Come to discuss the matters of the day: the election, public space, COVID, climate change, the end of parking minimums, new housing and development around […]

Happy Hour streets.mn get together — Venn Brewing, 5pm, July 22nd

Well it’s been way way too long since we had a streets.mn Happy Hour hangout. Let’s get together at Venn Brewing, conveniently located at the junction of the Blue Line and the A Line, in the heart of the new-housing-rich 48th and Minnehaha area of Minneapolis. You throw a rock these days, you’ll hit a […]

North 1st Street looking south toward 4th Avenue North in 1920

Historic Paving Tour of the Minneapolis Warehouse District – Sunday, May 16th

Minneapolis has oft been accused of not having done enough to preserve its historic structures, particularly in reference to the loss of the Gateway District, and especially when contrasted with successful efforts to save ornamentally clad buildings in Saint Paul. The jeers have endured decades of evolution or devolution in the Twin Cities, depending upon […]

Streets.mn Virtual Happy Hour: Rethinking Duluth’s Core

Have you ever driven, ridden or walked around in Duluth and noticed how Interstate 35 cuts through the city almost impenetrably?  Perhaps you have noticed the sheer scale of the freeway and overpasses and their seeming lack of relation to the context of the human-scaled surroundings? Maybe you wish there were more natural spaces, softer […]

In Case You Missed It – streets.mn visits Tony Hawk’s late 90s Minneapolis

During the pandemic, tourism has to adapt and change to fit the times. That’s why a while back streets.mn used Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater to visit Minneapolis, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and other late 90s skater meccas. If you missed it when it happened, check out the Twitch stream here. Thanks to Phil Schwartz for being […]

streets.mn Virtual Happy Hour: Upper Harbor Terminal with Rep. Fue Lee — March 2, 7:00pm

Mark your calendars to join the streets.mn crew at our upcoming Virtual Happy Hour on Tuesday, March 2nd (7-8:30 pm) with our Special Guest, State Representative Fue Lee of Minnesota’s House District 59A! We’ll be live on Zoom – read on for logon info. Our focus for the evening will be the Upper Harbor Terminal […]

Bicycle Film Festival 20th Anniversary

20th Annual Bicycle Film Festival Seeks to Diversify Cycling Culture in Minnesota

The Bicycle Film Festival, a virtual event for 2021, is running at places around the USA now. The local edition for Minnesota is Feb 26 – March 7, 2021 and is being promoted by Bike Alliance of Minnesota and Our Streets Minneapolis. The program features short films and a panel discussion dedicated to folks in […]

Morning Coffee with streets.mn this Sunday

Imagine yourself waking up on a Sunday morning, pouring yourself a cup of hot coffee and snuggling under a blanket on your favorite chair, your four-legged friend curled up sleeping by your feet. Outside your window is a collage of fall colors: maroon, gold and green hues, and you’re vaguely aware of the hum of […]