James Lileks

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7858
James Lileks writes a metro column and is an anchor/producer for NewsBreak, the webcast on startribune.com. He also blogs under The Blog O'Things.

Recent content from James Lileks

Lileks: This winter is too much too soon

Last week on a Caribbean cruise, the same question kept coming up at dinner. Minnesota? How can you live there?...

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 07:52 PM

Streetscapes: Yet another new look for the old Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis

As the first Federal Reserve Bank gets yet another face-lift, just remember: Cass Gilbert is in there somewhere.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 12:52 PM

Lileks: It's a Bundtiful day in the neighborhood

The neighborhood coffee shop has a bulletin board. Once upon a time it had offerings from neighborhood kids to mow...

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 08:16 PM

Lileks on the campaign trail: The incredible power of yard signs

Got a call the other day urging me to vote for Candidate X, who is working for the people, not...

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 03:59 PM

Mpls. Federal Reserve Bank gets face-lift

As the first Federal Reserve Bank gets yet another face-lift, just remember: Cass Gilbert is in there somewhere.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 11:11 AM

Lileks: Sugar is BAD! Here, kids, have some sugar

This being Halloween, you’d think this column would attempt to be timely for once, and address the issues that face...

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 11:02 PM

Lileks: Who doesn't give flu shots these days?

Time for the annual jab. The nurse loaded up the needle with anti-flu juice and asked: Which arm do you...

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 03:52 PM

Lileks: Survey says, er, hard to tell

In college I had a temp job as a survey taker, calling people at random and bothering them with questions....

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 11:53 PM

Lileks: The smelly curbside Bin of Virtue

Minneapolis’ experiment with organic recycling will go wider next year, and hurrah, I guess. As long as it’s not “recycling”...

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 03:08 PM

How history shaped the IDS tower in Minneapolis

A Minneapolis landmark for more than 40 years, the IDS is at once a bold stroke and a product of 20th-century architectural history.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 06:16 AM

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