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Atmosphere is finally getting huge

By • Oct 6th, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis, Music, Radio

The new album, You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having, is the 5th Atmosphere release (I think). I have pretty eclectic taste in music, …

Where All the StreetCars Went

By • Oct 3rd, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis, Transport

One of my fellow Metrobloggers was talking about how we could use a better metro subway or rail transit system here in the Twin Cities. …

OBEY Sightings

By • Sep 23rd, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis

Giant @ Lake and Lyndale Shepard Fairey was in town for the opening of his show at OX-OP on Washington Ave. and coincidentally a number of OBEY pieces popped up around town. I was thrilled that one of the larger ones happens to be in a nice spot up the street from my house. It should stay intact for quite some time.

Midtown Greenway Streetcar?

By • Sep 22nd, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis, Transport

The Midtown Greenway itself is simply a repurposed train corridor that was decommissioned a number of years ago. It’s essentially a big trench that runs …

Rock ’em Sock ’em Roller Derby : The Minnesota RollerGirls

By • Apr 5th, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis

In my little world, I won’t shut up about the Minnesota RollerGirls. Their next bout is coming up Sunday, April 24th and tickets tend to …

The Martha G. Ripley Maternity Hospital

By • Mar 18th, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis

I’ve been taking a different route to work the past couple of weeks and I pass by an old, boarded-up (read: slightly-creepy) building in North …

Minneapolis Metro Blog Coming Soon…

By • Oct 9th, 2004 • Category: Minneapolis, Notable Web Stuff

UPDATE(10/11/2004): Minneapolis Metroblog is online.
We just got word that the Minneapolis Metroblog (minneapolis.metblogs.com) will be coming online very soon.
I’ll be one of the bastards inflicting …

Fab Grrls On Wheels Will Kick Yer Ass

By • Sep 28th, 2004 • Category: Minneapolis

Some of the badass babes of the Roller Girls

Joy. The MN Rollergirls is a brand spankin’ new, all-girl, rock ’em sock ’em roller derby league.
I …

10th Annual Minnesota Art Car Parade

By • Jul 24th, 2004 • Category: Minneapolis, Transport

Grand Marshalls, Viva & Jerry

Photo of Tiny Tim’s Tulip Car courtesy of Chris Gregerson,
Phototour of Minneapolis

More photos of Shawn Allison’s Karma Kameleon are …