Comment on St. Paul bike plans, tour Cedar Lake and Lake of the Isles, learn about active transportation planning and more!
This week: walking is good for kids’ brains, apartment-phobia and its discontents, and what to say to people who think windows should come at a premium.
The sixth story in our Little Free Library series describes the joy that having a front-yard library has brought to the writer’s family, and to her neighborhood, in St. Paul.
Margaret Turvey runs through some responses to the Neighbors for More Neighbors “What’s in Your Complete Neighborhood?” survey.
Streets.mn contributor Pine Salica has a fresh zeal and appreciation for benches, and a pitch for streets that make space for more of them.
In our very first book club episode, Elissa Schufman and Carolyn Szczpanski discuss How to Walk by Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s a short, approachable book about the practice of mindful walking.
Streets.mn’s carefully curated, highly partisan collection of both serious and fun-loving events, community meetings and opportunities for engagement that we think will interest our readers.
Despite the challenges, I see more and more people getting out of their cars and seeing firsthand both the benefits and the drawbacks of commuting on foot.
The history of a neighborhood can be gleaned by walking; its culture is often discernible through a leisurely tour of its Little Free Libraries. So it is with the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul.
Join us at Open Streets Franklin this year on Sunday, July 10! This year’s event spans East Franklin Avenue from Portland Avenue to 26th Avenue. Mingle in motion with us, starting at the west end and meandering east to reconvene on the west end in Seward. From there, we’ll venture off Franklin for a little stroll down Milwaukee Avenue, a biker- and ped-friendly mall and Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.