Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

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

Bees keep Minneapolis City Hall buzzing

Three hives of bees thrive in a courtyard rain garden as Minneapolis models sustainability and conservation efforts.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 05:46 AM

Mayor names lawyer in Flowers arrest probe

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

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Minneapolis LRT bike trail to be lit

Minneapolis City Council is expected to OK safety enhancement this month.

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 11:01 PM

Lake Street landmark Roberts Shoes to close after 77 years

Roberts Shoes gained its reputation by adhering to its trademark slogan: “Hardly a foot we can’t fit.” Despite numerous adaptations to its business plan, Simon said business has plateaued as it faced increased pressure from Internet sales and mall retailers. He said he is closing when he can do it on his own terms.

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 08:13 AM

A 19th-century boneshaker? There's a Mpls. bike museum for that

Dozens of bicycles collected across 3 decades are on brief exhibit in a new museum.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 04:55 PM

Minneapolis pool faces uncertain future

Push to reopen the Minneapolis facility aims at boosting swim teams and lowering minority drowning rates.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 10:42 PM

Site of racial showdown in Mpls. is heading to National Register

A modest white craftsman house at 46th and Columbus in south Minneapolis, the former home of Arthur and Edith Lee, had a largely forgotten history as a flash point in a remarkable racial showdown eight decades ago.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 01:41 PM

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