A look at some big grand projects that never quite turned out the way they hoped.
Updated: December 26, 2014, - 05:07 PM
The architect gave Minnesotans churches and libraries in which to become their better selves. One structure in particular made him feel proud: the Lake Harriet Band Shell.
Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:48 PM
The State Fair blares with noise and color. You could say that WeeZee Miner’s costumes and persona competed with the fair. Or, you could say the fair was just trying to top WeeZee.
Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:47 PM
“Happy Boxing Day!” say all the people who like English things. It’s a special post-Christmas holiday when you put on...
Updated: December 25, 2014, - 08:39 PM
About 10 years ago I bought an ornament on sale. A Dog with a halo. In truth such a halo...
Updated: December 20, 2014, - 04:46 PM
The school superintendent has resigned, and will be replaced by the school district’s CEO. In other news: The school system...
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 08:33 PM
Minneapolis’ new $1.2 billion budget includes money for the city’s Zero Waste initiative, which will ensure that no zeros are...
Updated: December 13, 2014, - 11:08 PM
I suppose I could kvetch about the NFL asking for another tax exemption — this time on tickets for events...
Updated: December 11, 2014, - 07:17 PM
The restaurant where I worked in the ’80s had three tables in Non-Smoking, a few feet from Smoking. It was...
Updated: December 06, 2014, - 02:06 PM