Through the Fire: Cinematographer Mychal Fisher rebuilds after Northside blaze

It has been said that "fire both destroys and purifies." The devastating blaze that ripped through the 900 block of Broadway in North Minneapolis not only affected local businesses, but also


The importance of knowing your neighbors

Saint Paul's high bridge.

Excuse the blurry photo but I was on the bridge taking some photos of the dog park below the bridge.


Community, businesses, residents still searching for answers following West Broadway fire

Mike Rumppe, fire inspector with the Minneapolis Fire Department, addresses concerned citizens affected by the April 15 West Broadway fire.

Just a little more than a week after the devastating fire that changed the landscape of West Broadway, the community, affected businesses and residents are still without answers. 


Minneapolis Urban League in trouble

Two weeks ago we wrote about the confusion regarding those who say the Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) is now close to death’s door (see our blog entries of April 1 and April 6), just as the St.


Green Line Businesses bounce back

Patrons enjoy drinks on Stub and Herb’s outdoor patio as a Green Line light rail train passes on Washington Avenue on April 14, 2015. Businesses along the transit line that faced low sales and slow foot traffic during its construction are now bouncing back.

For some businesses along the Green Line light rail, the nearly two years of transit construction proved to be too much to keep operations steady.
The light rail’s cons

Fire devastates West Broadway businesses, upstairs housing units

A Wednesday (April 15) early morning fire roared through a row of businesses and residences leaving many homeless and one high profile community organization in search of new operating facili


Fire Destroys Neighborhoods Organizing For Change Office

Activist group Neighborhoods Organizing For Change is homeless for the moment but still active.


Getting There — Being There, MayDay

 April has sprouted two unique participatory events over the years.

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