A cyber tour of Minneapolis’s 81 neighborhoods

Perhaps you’re already in the know about the Minneapolis 81 blog, be it via social media or simply word of mouth. Blogger Janelle Nivens, who resides in Armatage, is making a buzz with her lofty endeavor to explore and cyberly document each of the 81 neighborhoods in the “Minneapple,” a fact she learned about the city last winter. “Right then I made it a challenge to myself to walk through them all,” she says. Nivens began her trek this last spring.Nivens makes a point of never touring alone, however, and seeks out guides to give her the inside scoop. She has toured with all sorts of folks, from the founder and CEO of Bedtime Bones LLC (an organic chamomile dog treat designed for your dogs bedtime) and food blogger Angharad Guy to Twin Cities Daily Planet’s own Jay Gabler on a tour of the Stevens Square/Loring Heights neighborhood. Continue Reading