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by KML_1981
August 22nd, 2019, 9:47 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Rex 26 - 2601 Lyndale Ave S
Replies: 224
Views: 33644

Re: Rex 26 - 2601 Lyndale Ave S

I think the Aldi might be successful at this location lol:

https://twitter.com/WedgeLIVE/status/11 ... 95552?s=20
by KML_1981
August 22nd, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Twin Cities' National and Global Image
Replies: 948
Views: 84404

Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

another pointless list, but hey whatevs. MN #1 baby!:

https://bigseventravel.com/2019/08/the- ... n-america/

I actually agree with most of this list from my travel experience, especially the top 10. TX, SC, and TN all seemed incredibly friendly from my experience.
by KML_1981
August 21st, 2019, 8:37 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Hotel News
Replies: 233
Views: 58084

Re: Downtown Hotel News

Here is some data from Meet Minneapolis: http://s3.amazonaws.com/meet-minneapolis/craft/cms/Meet-Minneapolis-Visitor-Counts-Spending-2010-2017.pdf?mtime=20180503112329 There were 33.3 million visitors in 2017 to the Twin Cities metro. Of those, 24.2 million were "leisure" travelers. That's about 73%...
by KML_1981
August 7th, 2019, 8:42 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown (and LynLake) Development & General Topics
Replies: 1057
Views: 140125

Re: Uptown (and LynLake) Development & General Topics

Looks like there will be a webcam for 410 W. Lake:

https://app.oxblue.com/open/Frana

A reminder on the project:

https://www.southwestjournal.com/new...-lake-harriet/

The webcam at the moment is definitely not this area, but image is probably a place holder for now?
by KML_1981
August 6th, 2019, 8:14 am
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Des Moines
Replies: 63
Views: 7423

Re: Des Moines

Interesting CityLab article on Des Moines taking an opposite approach to Minneapolis: https://www.citylab.com/equity/2019/08/des-moines-iowa-zoning-code-new-home-construction-costs/595315/ Also something interesting I didn't realize was happening in some redder states, state legislatures banning cit...
by KML_1981
July 18th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 40 stories / 442'
Replies: 67
Views: 8005

Re: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 36 stories / ~400'(?)

Here is the image of the whole tower from the Strib. What the the thoughts? I wonder if it will be skyway connected through the ramp? I don't see how with the row of buildings (Public Storage, old Azul night club, etc.) not being demolished. It would need to be some sort of L-shaped skyway over the...
by KML_1981
July 15th, 2019, 3:07 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Office Market
Replies: 986
Views: 154573

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Office Market

"U.S. Bank wants more of U.S. Bank Plaza to itself, so tenants are looking elsewhere" LOCKED: https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2019/07/15/u-s-bank-wants-more-of-u-s-bank-plaza-to-itself-so.html Sounds like good news to me. US Bank consolidating suburban workers DT, needs the space. Other ...
by KML_1981
May 22nd, 2019, 12:56 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Twin Cities' National and Global Image
Replies: 948
Views: 84404

Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Park Rankings. DC now #1, Mpls moves to #3. St. Paul stays at #2: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/05/22/minneapolis-park-system-drops-to-third-best-in-nation-st-paul-remains-no-2 "Officials with the trust say movement in the top spots shows that cities, including Washington, D.C., have been stepp...
by KML_1981
December 17th, 2018, 2:52 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map
Replies: 1730
Views: 280760

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

New webcam for "East Town Apartments". Sorry if this had it's own thread, but couldn't find it with a quick search.

https://app.oxblue.com/open/Frana
by KML_1981
December 11th, 2018, 3:27 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News
Replies: 1012
Views: 152794

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News

Huh.. I had no idea this was happening at this location. Devil's Advocate moving into old Masa space. Opened last weekend!

https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/ ... ollet.html

edit: also open til 2am every night! That's great!
by KML_1981
December 6th, 2018, 7:09 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Unique Facades/Materials
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Unique Facades/Materials

Anyone ever watch "Impossible Builds" on PBS? It's on right now on TPT and they are building the scorpion building in miami!
by KML_1981
October 10th, 2018, 9:17 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: The Walkway - (1312 West Lake Street)
Replies: 467
Views: 74916

Re: The Walkway - (1312 West Lake Street)

Must be the outrageous maintenance bills for the hot tub
by KML_1981
September 18th, 2018, 11:11 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Holiday shopping ideas for the Minnesota urbanists you know
Replies: 7
Views: 938

Re: Holiday shopping ideas for the Minnesota urbanists you know

awesome! Thanks for sharing!
by KML_1981
July 17th, 2018, 8:55 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Twin Cities' National and Global Image
Replies: 948
Views: 84404

Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

I watched this last night at 9pm. It was a great episode! See if it is streaming on TPT if you didn't catch it.

http://www.startribune.com/pbs-series-g ... 488134911/
by KML_1981
July 9th, 2018, 12:33 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown (and LynLake) Development & General Topics
Replies: 1057
Views: 140125

Re: Uptown General Topics & Development Map

This sounds promising: "Young Joni owners opening Mexican restaurant in former Lucia's in Uptown" http://www.startribune.com/young-joni-owners-opening-mexican-restaurant-in-former-lucia-s-in-uptown/487677951/ "The four storefronts that once comprised Lucia’s various incarnations — the two dining roo...
by KML_1981
June 14th, 2018, 9:03 am
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Wabasha Center (Former Macy's) - Downtown St. Paul
Replies: 210
Views: 36253

Re: Wabasha Center (Former Macy's) - Downtown St. Paul

What's really frustrating about this project is that it could have been so much better by just having the damn street-level windows NOT black/opaque!! One small change would have made a real difference. Boo to the city and this developer.
by KML_1981
May 1st, 2018, 3:30 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street, Road and Highway Projects
Replies: 955
Views: 113601

Re: Street, Road and Highway Projects

MnDOT Corridors of Commerce program money for 2018 announced this morning.

$204 million for one interchange:

http://www.startribune.com/state-awards ... 481405051/
by KML_1981
April 26th, 2018, 1:21 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Southside - General Topics
Replies: 945
Views: 125879

Re: Southside - General Topics

Anyone know what's going on with the Burger King at Nicollet and 34th? It's been closed for a week now. There's a sign on the door that says it will re-open, but I'm started to think something more might be going on. I haven't seen anyone onsite doing repairs/remodeling (I live nearby). Maybe they ...
by KML_1981
April 13th, 2018, 12:30 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown (and LynLake) Development & General Topics
Replies: 1057
Views: 140125

Re: Uptown General Topics & Development Map

This is awesome news! Korean fried chicken and other deliciousness. Also opening in Dinkytown!

https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/ ... lling.html

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