A proposal to build a casino in downtown Minneapolis has locals and lawmakers wondering if it's a good deal for the city. The governor wants more than the suggested 25% take of revenues, but others say even that is not worthwhile.
May 6, 2011 Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune
Skyways in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been a major part of the two cities downtowns for years, but are also blamed for killing their streetlife. A new video competition challenged filmmakers to explore that dichotomy.
Apr 7, 2011 MinnPost
The city of lakes ironically gets a redesigned riverfront, as was unveiled by the city's Park and Recreation Board. Click for more and the video of the winning design.
Mar 9, 2011 THE DIRT
Areas once thought to be virtually immune to the downturn in the housing market are starting to see signs of decline.
Feb 14, 2011 The New York Times
With a downtown largely devoid of trees, Minneapolis is considering a new plan that would add more green life and greenspace to the city's center.
Jan 26, 2011 MinnPost
Brendan Patrick Hughes examines what other cities can learn from the recently constructed Target Field.
Dec 1, 2010 Next American City
Bike-sharing can't seem to shake its reputation for being a crime magnet, as in Paris. But here in the United States, theft and vandalism simply haven't emerged as problems, says Noah Kazis.
Nov 29, 2010 Streetsblog
Officials in the Twin Cities are looking to shift away from major road expansion projects and focus more on creating managed lanes that are intended to put a price on avoiding traffic within the two cities.
Sep 29, 2010 Minneapolis-St.Paul Star Tribune
This column from <em>MinnPost</em> praises the year-old Downtown Improvement District in Minneapolis for helping to revive the city's downtown core and give people a reason to walk.
Aug 12, 2010 MinnPost
The city of Portland is in a state of shock after being de-throned as America's most bike-friendly city.
Apr 8, 2010 The Oregonian