Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

Recent content from Gail Rosenblum

Rosenblum: Midtown Farmers Market deserves some permanency

The Midtown Farmers Market was its usual robust self on Saturday, with lively music, hula-hooping kids, tantalizing scones, naturally raised...

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 10:28 PM

Duets: Betsy Peak and Lisa Marie Borchert

Betsy Peak’s husband of 47 years died six years ago, just as Lisa Marie Borchert was planning a vacation to...

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 07:54 AM

Rosenblum: Who needs a cake? This couple’s got Pronto Pups

Jenna Cesolini and Thomas Bahrke considered many options for their upcoming nuptials. Maybe they’d keep it “super-small.” Maybe they’d elope....

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 09:14 PM

Rosenblum: Mayan daykeeper a Minnesota treasure

The dreams returned about 20 years ago. In them, the old man told her she needed to follow her destiny.But...

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 11:44 PM

Rosenblum: Public defender crisis deserves our attention

Rosalie Wahl’s death on July 22 left Minnesota with immense shoes to fill. The 88-year-old pioneer was a public defender,...

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 08:15 PM

Rosenblum: MIA show by at-risk kids looks under the hoodie for art

In the summer of the Trayvon verdict, it’s hard to feel anything but queasy when imagining an entire art exhibit...

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 08:46 PM

Rosenblum: 35W bridge survivor sees art as healing tool for youth

Larry Whiten wandered into the new youth center in south Minneapolis a few months ago, intrigued by its open-door policy,...

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 10:24 PM

Duets: Beekeeping Jim and his grandson Gus

Jim Berger, 68, usually is working a crossword puzzle or playing Sudoku on his three-season porch when the soft-spoken reminder comes.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 09:22 PM

Rosenblum: Hmong leader ‘always felt better’ when others felt better

The long-awaited hot summer days are here, but Mee Moua finds far less pleasure in them than she once did.“He...

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 09:31 PM

Rosenblum: International student-senior exchange a win-win

Many residents of Kenwood Retirement Community in Minneapolis once traveled the world. Now that they no longer can, that exhilarating...

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 10:03 PM

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