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Join streets.mn on the A Line Sunday, April 15!

Want to ride the newest form of bus transportation available in the Twin Cities? Want to see a rail validation on your Go-To card transaction history from a bus stop? Want to hear more about #carbucks? Want to hear from Katie Roth, manager of aBRT for Metro Transit, about bus rapid transit? Then streets.mn has […]

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Come to the Annual Writers’ Workshop this Saturday!

If you’ve ever gotten an itch to write for streets.mn, or have a few ideas you’d like to “workshop” with other interested folks, then mark your calendar for this Saturday, March 24th! We’re hosting our 4th annual writers’ workshop  at the Downtown Minneapolis (Hennepin County) Central Library and you’re invited! Just bring yourself and some […]

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streets.mn Seeks Proposals for a Volunteer Support Consultant

The streets.mn board is committed to supporting our volunteer writers. We’ve fundraised toward that goal for a couple years, and we’re excited to post an RFP inviting people to say, “Pick me! Pick me!” We’re excited to hear from writers past, present, and potential to learn what motivates writers and how we can support the […]

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Welcome Five New Board Members to streets.mn

Today, we’re sharing some behind-the-scenes info from streets.mn. I’m pleased to announce that in December, the streets.mn Board of Directors unanimously voted to welcome five new members to the board. They are: David Zeller, the marketing manager for HourCar. He has experience with business partnership development with non-profits, membership development, event planning, fundraising, and volunteer coordination. […]

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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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Buy Your Ticket Today for the streets.mn Winter Fundraiser Party!

In one week, streets.mn is throwing a fun party that you won’t want to miss. That’s right, it’s the Annual Streets Winter Fundraiser Festivity! There are lots of reasons why you should buy a ticket right now. For example, here are six (6!) unbeatable reasons. #1. Your ticket helps support streets.mn! Proceeds go to support […]

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Join the streets.mn Board to Keep Moving the Conversation Forward

As Bill Lindeke noted a couple of weeks ago, the streets.mn board needs you to apply to join us! I have served on the board for the last year, after several years of reading, commenting, and contributing. It has been an amazing opportunity to help shape and support an organization I love, and to use […]

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We Want You to Join the streets.mn Board!

The other day on Twitter, a reader made me happy with the following salute: @StreetsMN is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise stagnant room. — Vincent Night 🌙 (@vincentgnight) October 16, 2017 Vincent (whom I do not know, by the way) was reacting to Ethan Fawley’s recent and wonderful post about the 26th […]

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Introducing the streets.mn Comment Policy and a Call for Moderators (CFM)

At the recent meeting, the streets.mn Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt a new comment policy that will help clarify the kinds of comment and discussions we value on the site. One main outcome of the new policy will be a clearer picture of why and how comments get moderated, and hopefully this will […]

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A Little Media History for streets.mn Readers

I recently watched an amazing 29-minute, on-line documentary film about the last day of lead type at the New York Times. It’s called “Farewell Etaoin Shrdlu” and I recommend everyone watch it.  The date is July 2, 1978 and, for around a hundred years prior to that date, this was how newspapers were put together– […]

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