A native of Scarsdale, N.Y., Shiffer previously worked at The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Back in the days when Minneapolis had a Skid Row, John Bacich was its king. Bacich owned the Victor Hotel, Rex Liquors and the freewheeling Sourdough Bar, home of the 10 cent beer. Those institutions, like the rest of the Gateway District downtown, were swept away by urban renewal in the early 1960s.
Updated: December 01, 2012, - 04:41 PM
On Thursday morning, Reuven Rahamim bubbled over with enthusiasm about the future of his company, Accent Signage Systems.
Updated: September 28, 2012, - 11:06 AM
After demonstrating in front of U.S. Bank’s headquarters on Nicollet Mall, anti-Wall Street protesters marched down Nicollet Mall, trailed by...
Updated: July 26, 2012, - 09:15 PM
Grassy dunes, quiet beaches, and a dip in Lake Superior await at Park Point, on the far side of the Lift Bridge.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 09:57 AM
In a part of Minneapolis where neighbors often feel buffeted from all directions, Sunday's tornado was one thing they didn't think they had to worry about.
Updated: May 22, 2012, - 10:41 AM
Updated: May 21, 2012, - 08:44 AM
Spiros Zorbalas lost appeal for 3 properties, could lose 35 more.
Updated: March 07, 2012, - 08:16 PM
Early Thursday morning Minneapolis police made arrests at the new Occupy Mpls encampment in front of Mpls City Hall.
Updated: February 15, 2012, - 01:56 AM
A video camera worn by a police officer captures a struggle between a 28-year-old man and Minneapolis police subsequently raising...
Updated: February 14, 2012, - 04:59 PM