Steve Brandt

Reporter | Minneapolis schools
Phone: 612-673-4438
Steve Brandt covers Minneapolis schools and city issues.

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Minneapolis' upper riverfront redevelopment lags

Riverfront redevelopment above St. Anthony Falls has trailed city’s ambitions plans.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 09:00 AM

Obscure law helps transform a Minneapolis regional park

The 24 added words has kept money flowing to North Mississippi Park ahead of other metro parks for almost 30 years.

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 11:16 PM

City weighs traffic-calming options for Uptown's W. 29th Street

Residents want to keep parking, but like one-way and traffic calming options for W. 29th.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 07:59 PM

Fate of Lowry Hill treehouse in Minneapolis city board's hands

Structure too high, too close to a neighbor’s home, Minneapolis says as it orders it torn down.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 11:15 PM

Aug. 9: Mayor names lawyer in Flowers arrest probe

Investigator gave money to Mayor Hodges’ campaign, but Flowers supporters say they have confidence in him.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 05:04 PM

W. River Parkway in Minneapolis to remain closed until 2015

Repairs can’t be made until after winter on key section of West River Pkwy., closed by mudslide.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 05:56 AM

550 houses in Minneapolis sit vacant despite city's efforts

Despite city efforts to get owners to do rehab work, 550 houses sit empty or boarded, often because of hardship.

Updated: September 01, 2014, - 10:37 PM

Park Board says it doesn't want Vikings stadium park

Minneapolis city officials now are scrambling to figure out how to run and finance a massive downtown park after the Park Board pulled out of the project.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 10:09 AM

Minneapolis lags in protected bike lanes, but mayor wants to add more

While other cities have built multiple lanes to protect cyclists, Minneapolis’ lack thereof has prompted change.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 09:51 PM

City seeks feds' help to improve North Siders' lives

“Promise zone” status would boost efforts to ease racial disparities.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 10:39 PM

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