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by Anondson
April 29th, 2017, 8:03 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Tunnels!
Replies: 33
Views: 2787

Re: Tunnels!

It feels like Elon Musk is edging closer and closer to rediscovering subways.

https://electrek.co/2017/04/28/elon-mus ... ept-video/

His Boring Company concept video shows cars driving on to platforms that zoom drivers through tunnels underground at very fast speeds.
by Anondson
April 28th, 2017, 11:28 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street, Road and Highway Projects
Replies: 775
Views: 68817

Re: Street, Road and Highway Projects

Two options for realigning the busy Superior and Wayzata Blvd intersection in Wayzata.

http://sailor.mnsun.com/2017/04/28/wayz ... ersection/
by Anondson
April 28th, 2017, 8:47 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: U.S. Highway 169
Replies: 74
Views: 7344

Re: U.S. Highway 169

The 169 Nine Mile Creek saga has taken a heck of a turn in Hopkins, some group has come out with a recall effort to remove the major Molly Cummings and the entire city council of Hopkins. http://www.startribune.com/traffic-issues-prompt-group-to-launch-effort-to-recall-mayor-in-hopkins/420680503/ Th...
by Anondson
April 27th, 2017, 7:48 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Replies: 390
Views: 33613

Re: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

There was the recent award for the best Dutch building of the year given to a parking garage under ocean side sand dunes. https://www.fastcodesign.com/3061106/the-netherlands-voted-a-garage-its-best-building-of-the-year-heres-why I'd love to see of that inspire this parking. For instance, what if t...
by Anondson
April 27th, 2017, 1:15 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Wooddale Station Area / PLACE Proposal - St. Louis Park
Replies: 78
Views: 8666

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

A significant profile on the P.L.A.C.E. Wooddale station proposal. http://finance-commerce.com/2017/04/place-project-enters-home-stretch-in-st-louis-park/ The article restates some previously stated plans. Some things have been dropped. Currently. $123 Million complex Mixed income, Mixed use 200 bel...
by Anondson
April 27th, 2017, 7:53 am
Forum: Local Politics and Governance
Topic: Suburban City Councils, shenanigans
Replies: 40
Views: 3741

Re: Suburban City Councils, shenanigans

Saint Louis Park considering dumping primary elections and going to ranked choice elections.

http://sailor.mnsun.com/2017/04/26/prim ... ouis-park/
by Anondson
April 26th, 2017, 8:20 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Regional Water Resources (Aquifers, Rivers, Lakes)
Replies: 13
Views: 970

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

The city of Blaine had water service disruptions recently. An outside firm was hired and discovered they were using obsolete insecure software to run the city water infrastructure. http://www.startribune.com/blaine-s-water-woes-caused-by-outdated-infrastructure/420549063/ I've heard that some of the...
by Anondson
April 26th, 2017, 5:59 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Southdale Area Development - Edina
Replies: 448
Views: 51672

Re: Southdale Area Development - Edina

An old office building across France Ave from Galleria sold to the developer that just completed Aurora, the senior rentals at 65th and France.

http://finance-commerce.com/2017/04/aur ... ria-edina/
by Anondson
April 25th, 2017, 8:46 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Grandview District Redevelopment - Edina
Replies: 40
Views: 4714

Grandview District Redevelopment - Edina

Screen shots from the TrammellCrow, High Street Residential, ESG documents submitted to the city Planning Commission for the School Bus Garage Site in the Grandview District. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4171/34274217545_28b2daff37_c.jpg Proposal for former Edina School Bus site. by Eric Anondson ,...
by Anondson
April 25th, 2017, 3:32 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Grandview District Redevelopment - Edina
Replies: 40
Views: 4714

Re: Grandview District Redevelopment - Edina

Is the proposal for the former bus garage too big for Grandview?

http://finance-commerce.com/2017/04/is- ... dina-site/
by Anondson
April 22nd, 2017, 10:41 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: San Francisco
Replies: 32
Views: 6310

Re: San Francisco

Washington Post of the Caltrain electrification upgrade delays by the new administration. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/though-shovels-are-ready-trump-officials-delay-grant-for-caltrain-upgrade/2017/04/22/013ee458-160c-11e7-ada0-1489b735b3a3_story.html?hpid=hp_rhp-top-table-main_trumptrain...
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 10:17 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1359
Views: 119560

Re: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News

That makes ... so much sense. Thanks for explaining it to an outsider.
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 7:49 pm
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Cossetta's Alimentari
Replies: 36
Views: 7539

Cossetta's Alimentari

I'm adding it here because it's Cossetta's. Cossetta's event center expansion on a city-owned parking lot (which would be sold to Cossetta's for $500,000) on Exchange fell apart a decade ago. There were contracts and agreements, but everything that needed to be done didn't get done. Cossetta's resta...
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 6:27 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1359
Views: 119560

Re: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News

Maybe Wayzata fits their target?
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 5:12 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Brooklyn Park - General Topics
Replies: 6
Views: 1416

Re: Brooklyn Park - General Topics

Undeveloped land proposed to have 98 residential units built as row houses and something called "Flex and Grow" homes. Near 93rd and Regent Avenue. http://post.mnsun.com/2017/04/19/housing-development-proposed-at-93rd-and-regent-in-brooklyn-park/ Neighbors upset about density and traffic. City counc...
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 2:59 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Riverfront - Mill Ruins Park - Waterworks
Replies: 158
Views: 11308

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Riverfront - Mill Ruins Park - Waterworks

I'm in favor of rapids all the way through. Historic aerial photos of the area, pre-Ford Dam show the Mississippi River filled with river islands on the St. Paul side of the border, we'd get those back too.
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 2:47 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News
Replies: 827
Views: 109151

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News

The Strib on the "eatertainery" coming to North Loop's 515 Washington Ave N.

http://www.startribune.com/new-restaura ... 419979613/
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 2:42 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: St. Louis Park - General Topics
Replies: 380
Views: 34441

Re: St. Louis Park - General Topics

The city put up a post on the fate of the former Roger's gas station at Minnetonka Blvd and TH 100. https://www.stlouispark.org/news-updates/update-on-the-former-rogers-holiday-site-at-hwy-100-minnetonka-blvd.html Short story, it'll likely stay vacant for a few more years until MNDOT decides it is e...
by Anondson
April 21st, 2017, 1:30 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Southwest - General Topics (Linden Hills, Fulton, et al)
Replies: 85
Views: 3964

Southwest - General Topics (Linden Hills, Fulton, et al)

United Properties purchased the building that held a small few retail stores along France Ave, on the sliver triangle block shared with another building across the street from Linden Hills Co-op near 44th and France, for over $1.2 million. With a tax-assessed value under $600,000. http://finance-com...

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