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by widin007
May 14th, 2013, 8:56 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line / Central Corridor construction thread (archive)
Replies: 1598
Views: 289317

Re: Green Line (Central)

http://www.startribune.com/local/stpaul/207243531.html

There is a picture of the idiot who drove on the tracks. Why do people just have no regard for anything? I bet that saved him 5 minutes though! ugh
by widin007
May 2nd, 2013, 1:33 pm
Forum: 2013 Minneapolis Municipal Election
Topic: Ward 10
Replies: 77
Views: 12011

Re: Ward 10

Can't she just go away? I've had enough of those glasses
by widin007
April 28th, 2013, 9:50 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Red 20 - 20 6th Street NE
Replies: 199
Views: 44101

Re: Red 20 - (519 Central Ave NE, former Totino's site)

Wait, can any person just appeal anything? What the hell is going on?!
by widin007
April 26th, 2013, 9:18 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Bicycle Infrastructure
Replies: 1559
Views: 150938

Re: Bicycle Infrastructure

http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/204957031.html This is great, but some of these quotes from this guy from Eden Prairie, wow. “I bet most people in the state don’t even realize what a bike lane is,” said Sen. David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, during a recent legislative session. He called a ...
by widin007
April 21st, 2013, 12:06 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1537
Views: 165359

Re: Uptown Restaurant News

http://finance-commerce.com/2013/04/cal ... n-way-out/

Wow, what a train wreck, but this conceptualized how extraordinary rent is in that spot
by widin007
April 19th, 2013, 11:46 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: The Bridges - (950 University Avenue SE)
Replies: 242
Views: 39755

Re: The Bridges - (950 University Avenue SE)

Yeah they used to use it for parking for the Knoll workers, but they were all cleared a few days ago, looks like they are getting ready to break ground.
by widin007
April 15th, 2013, 10:51 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Longfellow Station - (3801 Hiawatha Avenue)
Replies: 88
Views: 27017

Re: Longfellow Station - (3801 Hiawatha Avenue)

Aren't the grain silos north of 38th still in operation though?
by widin007
April 10th, 2013, 3:18 pm
Forum: Greater Minnesota
Topic: Mayo Expansion Proposal - Rochester
Replies: 130
Views: 27398

Re: Mayo Expansion Proposal - Rochester

If they are threatening to expand out of state, why couldn't they just expand in Minneapolis? Since it probably has everything they are asking out of Rochester. But I suppose they couldn't siphon more money out of the state if that were the case.
by widin007
April 3rd, 2013, 10:30 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1537
Views: 165359

Re: Uptown Restaurant News

just odd a chicago based chain can't make a go of it at that corner. business must have been just really slow. rent cant be higher in calhoun square vs a chicago location. guess it's all in the concept, food, ambience. Well a bland chain with so-so food and with no concept that I could discern othe...
by widin007
April 2nd, 2013, 11:16 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: East End / Thresher Square / Trader Joes - 713 Washington Ave S
Replies: 407
Views: 73960

Re: Sherman Apartments/Hotel - (700 Washington Avenue)

Anyway, I like this development. It's great to see Mill District style market rate housing jump Washington, fill in a surface lot, and provide additional retail to add more continuity along Washington. Maybe someday, Washington from the West Bank through the North Loop will be a pleasant walk, with...
by widin007
April 1st, 2013, 6:19 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: East End / Thresher Square / Trader Joes - 713 Washington Ave S
Replies: 407
Views: 73960

Re: Sherman Apartments/Hotel - (700 Washington Avenue)

http://www.journalmpls.com/news-feed/sherman-associates-moving-ahead-with-two-developments "Preliminary plans call for 9,000 square feet of retail, a 7,000-square-foot restaurant space and a five-story apartment building with 160 apartments, Kuechle said. They are also exploring the possibility of a...
by widin007
March 1st, 2013, 12:22 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: The 700 on Washington - (700 Washington Avenue Southeast)
Replies: 151
Views: 28117

Re: 301 Walnut (Sally's Building)

I've been boycotting Sally's for four years, because of their (racist) dress code. I'll be drinking champagne the day the wrecking ball hits that smelly frat-boy magnet... Is Sally's any more of a frat magnet than Library or Blarney? I wasn't aware of a dress code? No plain white tee shirts, i know...
by widin007
February 14th, 2013, 11:43 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: University of Minnesota - General Topics
Replies: 554
Views: 93139

Re: University of Minnesota

As a student who works with FM, I make 10 and hour doing the exact same job full timers do who get paid at least twice what I do and get benefits. It is a bit wonky
by widin007
January 12th, 2013, 2:10 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Dight Ave
Replies: 25
Views: 2810

Re: Dight Ave

Me thinks there might be a few areas where public works could better spend the money ($5k+?) required to make such a change. I like Longfellow Avenue but that's already in use. Maybe Calhoun Avenue to erk the do gooders in SW and mess with suburbanites who plug Calhoun into their GPS. well Calhoun ...
by widin007
January 3rd, 2013, 6:53 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Physics and Nanotechnology Building
Replies: 54
Views: 9316

Re: Physics and Nanotechnology Building

I guess I don't actually know how expensive it is, but I figure it's not cheap if it's getting stolen all the time. Copper is somewhat expensive, yes, but the thefts have more to do with the relative ease in which to "aquire" and sell it. Rough estimate (local retail prices): One of those panels in...
by widin007
November 30th, 2012, 6:29 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: America's Favorite Cities
Replies: 22
Views: 3339

Re: America's Favorite Cities

Agreed many of my friends ALWAYS talk shit about Minneapolis yet most have never lived anywhere else, while those who have lived other places, me included, know exactly how great our little midwest town is
by widin007
November 20th, 2012, 4:08 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Retail News
Replies: 1199
Views: 169851

Re: Downtown Retail News

Sub-topic: Reducing total retail space downtown What are some retail/restaurant spaces that could or should be converted to something else? I feel that no matter how high the downtown population climbs, there will always be a surplus of retail space in the core. This will be exacerbated as old peop...
by widin007
November 13th, 2012, 3:04 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Union Restaurant - (733 Hennepin Avenue)
Replies: 107
Views: 14427

Re: Union Restaurant - (733 Hennepin Avenue)

Maybe its the artist(s)? Tea bagging the old met, showing their glee at its destruction? All jokes aside, that is... art I guess
by widin007
November 12th, 2012, 4:04 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Old IDS 2 Proposal from the Early 90s
Replies: 16
Views: 5427

Re: Old IDS 2 Proposal picture from early 90s..

Do you know why these never materialized? Just not enough demand?
by widin007
November 11th, 2012, 3:36 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: The Bridges - (950 University Avenue SE)
Replies: 242
Views: 39755

Re: The Bridges - (950 University Avenue SE)

Well I know as a former prospective student that the U had the least amount of on campus or near campus housing in the big ten, soo its more of a catch up game. there are 50,000 students and all

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