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by cnelson
February 16th, 2017, 8:53 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1533
Views: 161540

Re: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News

How long has the art in the windows been there? About a week maybe, though I only really noticed once the paper was taken off the windows. It looked like they were drawn on the inside of the window and there was a website written on one of the windows (can't remember the name, but it was some kind ...
by cnelson
January 18th, 2017, 4:21 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Breweries and Taprooms
Replies: 58
Views: 1916

Re: Southside - General Topics

This is the basic structure in Minnesota Brewpub: Can produce beer onsite (but only one site. All of the new Town hall locations get their beer from the main location) Can sell packaged beer directly to customers in 64oz and 750ml containers (incl Sunday) Can sell other company's alcoholic beverages...
by cnelson
January 6th, 2017, 9:03 am
Forum: Local Politics and Governance
Topic: 2017-18 MN Legislative Session & Budget - Battle for the Senate Majority?
Replies: 61
Views: 4452

Re: 2017-18 MN Legislative Session & Budget (Djayton Unchained)

They want the vetoes. They'll be the centerpiece of their ad campaign for the 2018 governor's race.
by cnelson
November 3rd, 2016, 9:34 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News / Current Events (MN only)
Replies: 2316
Views: 231913

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

Credit card/Paypal processing fees are probably the reason for the all day rush hour rate and the $4.50 minimum.

Also, from the google play page linked in the strib article - "Pay a single fare or multiple fares for a group of riders, and store multiple tickets on your phone for future use."
by cnelson
October 27th, 2016, 12:48 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: 18 West 15th Street - CPM development
Replies: 45
Views: 6510

Re: 18 West 15th Street - CPM development

I don't think there's anything in the plan that doesn't meet the PO guidelines. from the latest project doc - "The site is currently zoned OR3 Institutional Office Residence District and C1 Neighborhood Commercial District and is located in the DP Downtown Parking Overlay District and the PO Pedestr...
by cnelson
June 2nd, 2016, 8:26 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Hopkins - General Topics
Replies: 256
Views: 34224

Re: Hopkins - General Topics

The lawyer involved in most of these cases is currently going through a very contentious bankruptcy because of all the sanctions he's racked up related to the porn copyright trolling cases he was filing prior to moving on to the ADA scam. Also being investigated by the FBI
by cnelson
May 19th, 2016, 2:40 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Spectrum Apartments & Townhomes - 8th St SE & 9th Ave SE
Replies: 10
Views: 2622

Re: Northeast (and Southeast) - General Topics

Not a subscriber, but there's a map at the bottom of the story. (It's below all the "Subscribe to get the full story" stuff.)

Corner of 8th Street SE and SE 9th Avenue
by cnelson
May 12th, 2016, 3:05 pm
Forum: Local Politics and Governance
Topic: Sunday Liquor Sales and other Beer/Liquor Legislation
Replies: 231
Views: 17485

Re: Sunday Liquor Sales and other Beer/Liquor Legislation

The union thing is a red herring. The claim last time around was that one (unnamed) employer told the Teamsters that Sunday sales would (maybe) allow them to ask for a reopener. Presumably, Sunday sales might lead to Sunday deliveries and the current contract doesn't account for that given the curre...
by cnelson
April 30th, 2016, 6:17 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Public schools, School Districts, and Education
Replies: 27
Views: 1287

Re: Renting vs. Owning | Apartments vs. Condos

That may be changing - http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state ... sing-rules

(Though they seem to be focused on groups renting from landlords rather than the group owning the property directly.)
by cnelson
April 4th, 2016, 7:33 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Theories
Replies: 65
Views: 3290

Re: Nicollet Hotel Block

Study the facts and evidence grant1simons2. Both the Wells Fargo tower and Cappella tower were suppose to be near 1000 feet. (Capella 1100' WF 947') The city wouldn't allow neither to surpass the IDS. That's why Cleveland has the 947 foot keys tower. In mid to late 90s Target wanted to build a towe...
by cnelson
April 1st, 2016, 8:07 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Urban vs. Suburban Lifestyle
Replies: 146
Views: 17113

Re: Urban/Suburban Lifestyle

You're only going to get those prices on newish construction, which there's a bit less of in the suburbs, but they do exist - http://www.apartmentguide.com/apartments/Minnesota/Edina/71-France/100025749/ https://www.padmapper.com/listings/14680892.-1-bedroom-1-bathroom-Apartment-at-6800-York-Ave-S-E...
by cnelson
March 8th, 2016, 12:58 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1533
Views: 161540

Re: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News

it opened yesterday.
by cnelson
March 2nd, 2016, 1:53 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Apartments vs. Condos | Renting vs. Owning
Replies: 172
Views: 20632

Re: Renting vs. Owning | Apartments vs. Condos

I bought in downtown in 2006 and sold in 2014 for about $6k more than what I paid in 2006. (so a decent profit given 8 years of equity) If I waited another year I probably could've raised the asking price 7-10%. Most everything downtown and the newer (2004+) buildings in Northeast and Calhoun/Uptown...
by cnelson
March 1st, 2016, 8:42 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Theories
Replies: 65
Views: 3290

Re: 365 Nicollet - (Opus Ritz block)

obvious troll is obvious Except for the Wells Fargo tower 30 years ago, is there any evidence whatsoever that developers are clamoring to build taller buildings here but are being shot down by City Hall? (Note: Duval was shot down based on not having any discernable financials, not because his propo...
by cnelson
February 8th, 2016, 9:12 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Zoning in Minneapolis
Replies: 277
Views: 28378

Re: Zoning in Minneapolis

In Minnesota, a brewery can only fill growlers of their own beer. In Oregon a "growler refill station" is a third party retailer selling beer from multiple breweries.
by cnelson
February 5th, 2014, 12:49 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: The Eclipse
Replies: 461
Views: 43775

Re: The Eclipse

I'm not saying parking stalls don't have value but *presumably*, your unit was advertised as having x stalls included in the price. Correct? Incorrect. For the most part, parking spaces in these buildings are treated as separate pieces of property, with their own purchase price, proptery tax and HO...

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