fresh.mn is ceasing publication.
Effective immediately, fresh.mn will cease publication. This project and it’s place in my life have reached a natural conclusion. I will let the fresh.mn domain expire. That will happen mid-July. The fresh.mn tumblr and Twitter - which have 460+ and 2550+ followers respectively - will hang out for a while as they are not hosted on this domain. Get at me if you’re interested in these...
2011 Budget/Shutdown Crisis | Minnesota Council of... →
Minneapolis - The Movie →
So, this exists.
The WARM | Women's Art Registry of Minnesota →
The Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota is located in the Minneapolis/St.Paul area in Minnesota. We are a women’s art organization that serves Midwest women artists through a variety of programming. Includes mentoring, networking, an online registry, a listserv, exhibition opportunities, and the community itself.
Vegan- & GF-Friendly Eats in Minneapolis →
robosheep: fauxmoqadems: I’ve spent the evening creating this list (that is still growing) of places where I know I can eat at least one thing. After last night’s no-delivery meltdown, I decided to take charge and be proactive about eating out. Under each place is a list of dishes I know I can eat if I’ve been there before, or special menus they’ve listed online for my cause. Never again shall...
I’ll be honest, though. I have been a big doubter of the WNBA. I was one...– The Best Professional Sports Team in Minnesota - Canis Hoopus
Who's Paying for the Marriage Amendment Campaign? →
Careless Smoking Triggered St. Louis Park Condo... →
I used to live in this building. A friend and I rented a condo from one of her co-workers who was out of town for grad school. There are a fair number of senior citizens living there. I’m glad everyone is okay. As I noted in Patch’s comments, I assume the homeowners association will be filing an insurance claim post-haste. I’m very curious as to how the careless smoker plays in...
National Award for 3 Neighborhood Newspapers
midtownmpls: Congrats to 3 Minneapolis neighborhood organizations for receiving national recognition for their community newspapers. Lyndale, Corcoran and Standish-Ericsson neighborhood orgs all publish top-notch papers, mostly written and edited by volunteers. This community journalism plays a huge role in creating an informed and involved citizenry. Here’s my brief story at Twin Cities Daily...
Project 515 →
They re-launched their website today! This is the product of The Nerdery’s Overnight Website Challenge. Congratulations to Project 515 and the Fullcourt Wordpress team. (My picture might be on the front page.)
The Differences Between the Daily Planet and...
Just got this by email. ********** Many thanks to all of you who responded to my recent message asking you to support the Twin Cities Daily Planet by making a membership contribution. We really need the support, and many of you responded generously. But I received one response that really caught my attention: “Would totally make a donation once you start paying your...
U.S. Senators who pledge support for the Respect... →
Yay, Al and Amy!
Local Rapper’s Burned Body Discovered In St. Paul... →
The Criminalization of Poverty →
mylowercase: Florida’s governor recently signed a bill that will require welfare recipients to submit to drug tests. In case, like me, you missed it, Republicans in Minnesota filed a similar bill in February: Eligibility; drug screening. (a) To be eligible for MFIP, [The Minnesota Family Investment Program is the state’s welfare reform program for low-income families with children.] an...
MNSpeak moving back to it's old domain, but on a... →
WHOA. So MNSpeak is gone. But it’s back? mnspeak: _taylor_ posted a press release to Secrets of the City announcing big news for Secrets and for MNSpeak: Ladies and gentlemen, we have an exciting announcement: Secrets of the City and I are in the process of taking up residence at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and, as a part of the move, MNSpeak will be transitioning to its own domain — and to...
Twin Cities Daily Planet: Class: Finding your... →
artsorbit: A free two-hour class presented by our parent nonprofit, the Twin Cities Media Alliance; taught by Jay Gabler and Becky Lang. Check out the original post for details on place/time/registration. tcdailyplanet: So you’re online: you have a blog, or a website. Now how do you find your audience? Whether you’re looking for like-minded souls to read your writing or share recipe tips or...
Sports Subsidies Don't Add Up For Taxpayers. An... →
(via The Deets)
tcdailyplanet: This is the brand-new Tumblr of the Twin Cities Daily Planet, a leading local news source since 2005. Stay posted for story posts, hot links, and other content relevant to our vibrant, changing community. For our arts coverage, see artsorbit.tumblr.com. Yay!
Highlights from Northern Spark
shuttabugg: Biker outside St. Anthony Main park St. Anthony Main park—installation/performance/audience participation piece Walker Art Center—one of my favorite pieces in the Walker Walker Backyard Loring Park—Paint fight, Holi style Loring Park—Glowing person
Five things we can do to keep the Twin Cities'... →
stuffaboutminneapolis: In the early morning hours of June 4, a crowd gathered around a van parked in a downtown Minneapolis parking lot for a spontaneous performance by some of the Twin Cities’ top MCs—including Astronautalis, a longtime Seattle resident who’s just moved to Minnesota, drawn by our strong indie hip-hop scene. Astronautalis’s move is a coup for the Twin Cities, and on Saturday...
I’m very angry that many hardworking employees will face financial ruin because...– Jill, a state employee bracing for a government shutdown in Minnesota who shared her thoughts with The Intelligencer. Read more at The Waiting game: How state employees are preparing at home for a government shutdown. (via minnpost) I have to serve as a pawn in a political stand-off. Yep,...