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by Anondson
May 18th, 2018, 2:56 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Star Tribune
Replies: 210
Views: 13704

Re: Star Tribune

That’s too bad. If an app is a poorer option than the standard website what possibly is the incentive?

I wish some effort was made to make the website work better with Apple News.
by Anondson
May 18th, 2018, 9:09 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4191
Views: 350315

Re: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)

My question: why do Hennepin County Board members tolerate a process designed to have abundant opportunities to drag out every step so that costs will rise?
by Anondson
May 18th, 2018, 8:04 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Subsidized and/or Affordable Housing
Replies: 305
Views: 19926

Re: Subsidized and/or Affordable Housing

Renters displaced from affordable apartments in Richfield now being forced out again in Bloomington.

http://www.startribune.com/once-displac ... 482953701/
by Anondson
May 15th, 2018, 7:26 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Housing Market/Economics - General Topics
Replies: 210
Views: 13381

Re: Housing Market/Economics - General Topics

Wall Street investors might get in on house flipping.

https://slate.com/business/2018/05/wall ... worry.html

What could go wrong?
by Anondson
May 15th, 2018, 7:01 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Twin Cities' National and Global Image
Replies: 878
Views: 70690

Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Minneapolis ranked a very close 2nd for most fit city in the US, behind Arlington, VA. (Minneapolis once took top in 2014, 2015, and 2016)

St. Paul tied with Denver at 7th/8th

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/201 ... 591610002/
by Anondson
May 15th, 2018, 6:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Bicycle Infrastructure
Replies: 1454
Views: 122693

Re: Bicycle Infrastructure

The tweet link looks broken...
by Anondson
May 15th, 2018, 2:16 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Hopkins - General Topics
Replies: 148
Views: 17341

Re: Hopkins - General Topics

by Anondson
May 14th, 2018, 9:39 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Southdale Area Development - Edina
Replies: 655
Views: 75049

Re: Southdale Area Development - Edina

Monday May 21st Hennepin Library Staff and architects will be at a community meeting about the Southdale Library’s future redesign.

https://www.edinamn.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=296

There is an online survey up until June 1st. Take it!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/southdalelibrary
by Anondson
May 14th, 2018, 7:46 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Regional Water Resources (Aquifers, Rivers, Lakes)
Replies: 19
Views: 1691

Re: Regional Water Resources (Aquifers, Rivers, Lakes)

The judge’s ruling regarding White Bear Lake pumping could affect hundreds of thousands of home owners in the St. Paul system because a handful of pumps are within 5 miles of White Bear Lake.

http://www.startribune.com/bill-would-h ... 482595781/
by Anondson
May 14th, 2018, 11:00 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Twin Cities' National and Global Image
Replies: 878
Views: 70690

Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

MinnPost on the possibility of landing the army’s Futures Command.

https://www.minnpost.com/politics-polic ... ures-comma
by Anondson
May 14th, 2018, 10:51 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Fantasy maps
Replies: 144
Views: 16479

Re: Fantasy maps

Getting there! There is the bike trail on the former street car route, along 3rd St S/2nd St SE behind SuperValu out to Blake Rd. (I’m the volunteer that picks garbage for it.) ;) The city’s pedestrian and bike plan has a proposed bike boulevard from Blake Rd to Meadowbrook on Goodrich. When Japs Ol...
by Anondson
May 13th, 2018, 12:42 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts
Replies: 12
Views: 1172

Re: Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts

Fred Melo on a couple ways to make TIF better.

https://www.twincities.com/2018/05/12/h ... d-chicago/
by Anondson
May 11th, 2018, 4:56 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: United Properties / Four Seasons "Gateway" Project (Nicollet Hotel Block)
Replies: 1588
Views: 167445

Re: United Properties / Four Seasons "Gateway" Project (Nicollet Hotel Block)

Condo-level view video of a screen recorded Flyover view. I tried doing a voiceover. Just mute if my voice is annoying. Maybe someday I’ll have interesting things to say.

https://flic.kr/p/25G26SP
by Anondson
May 11th, 2018, 1:53 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Washington Avenue (reconstruction, restriping, etc.)
Replies: 253
Views: 46887

Re: Washington Avenue (reconstruction, restriping, etc.)

Lileks looks back at “Old Man Viaduct”. The deadly railroad bridge over Washington Avenue.

http://www.startribune.com/streetscapes ... 482395592/
by Anondson
May 11th, 2018, 12:28 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Wooddale Station Area / PLACE Proposal - St. Louis Park
Replies: 121
Views: 13313

Re: Wooddale Station Area / PLACE Proposal - St. Louis Park

The traffic on the regional trail? It will go through a tunnel under Wooddale, that is a separate project.
by Anondson
May 11th, 2018, 12:27 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Southdale Area Development - Edina
Replies: 655
Views: 75049

Re: Southdale Area Development - Edina

I favor the Southdale moniker because of its more metrowide familiarity, yet narrowed geography. “Edina” seems to invite citywide NIMBYs from the far western neighborhoods nearer to 169 to get outraged when something is proposed taller than 3 stories in the southeast areas of Edina. (Me living in Ho...
by Anondson
May 11th, 2018, 10:34 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MN Highway 7
Replies: 44
Views: 7057

Re: MN Highway 7

Resurfacing, between Louisiana and Baker Rd., begins May 14. Runs to September.

http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projec ... etonkaslp/
by Anondson
May 10th, 2018, 8:25 pm
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Saint Paul - General Topics
Replies: 421
Views: 73810

Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Planning Commission voted to approve conditional use permit for St. Clair and Snelling.

https://twitter.com/FrederickMelo/statu ... 3571162113

Probably could use its own thread for everything at this intersection...
by Anondson
May 10th, 2018, 4:21 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Southdale Area Development - Edina
Replies: 655
Views: 75049

Southdale Area Development - Edina

A half block west of Centennial Lakes, 80+ units of affordable housing.

4100 76th St. W.

https://finance-commerce.com/2018/05/ae ... partments/
by Anondson
May 10th, 2018, 9:16 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Bloomington - General Topics
Replies: 252
Views: 19610

Re: Bloomington - General Topics

Out at the west edge of the 76th/77th/78th corridor, on the Bloomington side of the border, at the edge of the industrial area, 180+ senior housing units proposed.

https://finance-commerce.com/2018/05/op ... oomington/

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