“Minneapolis-St. Paul is among the 15 biggest cities in the U.S. Yet in my opinion, this market is incredibly underdeveloped for small, specialty coffee roasters and retailers. It could be an exciting time here.”
Poet and top-fiver on any list of noted Minneapolis literary figures John Berryman once referred to Lake Street as the place “where the used cars live.” East Lake Street is second only to University as the car-craziest part of the cities. From the river to the lakes, it’s home to dozens of body shops, garages, used car dealers, car washes, auto painting businesses, parking lots, drive-in restaurants and liquor stores, and an absolutely absurd amount of auto-parts places.
The polls have been open across Minnesota for about seven hours now. Early reports from the Twin Cities indicate strong voter turnout.
Photos by Karl Pearson-Cater, Craig Lassig, Corey Anderson and Joel Kramer
With an October 25, 1987 game seven win over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Minnesota Twins brought the Twin Cities their first major sports championship and turned the cities into a one big, crazy, happy family.
Read more in Peter Schilling’s ‘In ’87 the Twins turned the towns upside down’.
Image courtesy of the Minnesota Twins
Mapping the Twin Cities’ most dangerous intersections
Using five-year data from MnDOT, MinnPost mapped the intersections deemed to be the Twin Cities’ most dangerous. The ranking includes fatalities, injuries and accident rates.
Click the image to explore the interactive map, or read more in Marlys’s story: Where are Minnesota’s most crash-prone intersections?
Forget Rock the Garden and River’s Edge. Never mind Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw at Target Field. Summer’s biggest event may turn out to be an hour’s worth of cat videos on the Walker’s Open Field.
Between now and July 30, you can nominate your favorite cat videos for consideration.
The “laughing waters” tumble 53 feet as Minnehaha Creek nears the end of its journey from Lake Minnetonka to the Mississippi River.
Photos by Steve Date