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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The intersection of SE 13th Ave. and SE Como Ave. on Thursday, July 23.

Minneapolis Planning Commission approves a parking requirement change that may impact future developments near UMN

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published April 22, 2021
Minneapolis is removing parking minimums and reducing parking maximums to make the city more walkable.
Megan Caswell, former Surly bartender, poses for a portrait at Sheridan Memorial Park on Saturday, April 17.

Surly to reopen after failed union effort

by Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
Published April 22, 2021
The destination beer hall has been mired in criticism since announcing its closure two days after employees declared an intent to unionize last year.
Co-owner Kelvin Kuria pets Suki, the store pup, at Water Wave TV on Friday, April 2. In addition to the vintage shop that opened last November, Water Wave TV also has a podcast and recording studio.

‘Ride the wave or drown in it’ at Water Wave TV

by Jarrett George-Ballard, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
Published April 16, 2021
What started out as an idea in college has transformed into a local arts phenomenon.
UMN community presses for change after court rules “voluntarily intoxicated” rape victims are not “incapacitated”

UMN community presses for change after court rules “voluntarily intoxicated” rape victims are not “incapacitated”

by Ava Thompson and Kyra Barbot
Published April 15, 2021
Students have organized in protest and many have signed an MSA bill that voices support for changing the language of the statute that defines the “mental incapacitation."
A rendering of Africa Village, a cultural mall plan including retail and affordable housing in Cedar-Riverside.

Africa Village seeks developer designation to move forward

by Lydia Morrell
Published April 3, 2021
Cedar-Riverside’s Africa Village project stalled due to COVID. But under a new City Council member, the project is still moving forward.
Madison Romain and Sage Brinton pose for a portrait outside of Carlson School of Management on Monday, March 29. Romain and Brinton are volunteers for the East Philipps Neighborhood Institute, which is advocating for an old Roof Depot building in the East Phillips neighborhood to be turned into an urban farm.

East Phillips seeks City Council support

by Lydia Morrell
Published March 31, 2021
A decision is going to the City Council on April 20 about whether to demolish the Roof Depot building and replace it with a public works hub.
The University Lutheran Church of Hope on 13th Avenue Southeast on Monday, March 22. The Dinkytown unsheltered neighbors group is helping unsheltered people in the area.

The ‘magic street’ of Dinkytown: Neighbors work to help the unhoused

by Jasmine Snow
Published March 26, 2021
Dinkytown residents have ramped up efforts to provide resources to those in the area who need them.
A bike rack made by Minneapolis Artist Mr. Lucky in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, March 22. Allen Christian, also known as Mr. Lucky, made five bike racks found around the University of Minnesotas West Bank.

New bike racks re-define public art on the West Bank

by Nina Raemont
Published March 24, 2021
The five new bike racks/public art pieces all over the West Bank offer locals creative street-side sculptures that operate as functional art.
Maria and Miguel Cisneros pose in front of their home in Golden Valley, Minnesota with their dogs on Sunday, March 21. The City of Minneapolis signed onto the Just Deeds project, which provides a pathway for homeowners to remove racial covenants from their deeds. Maria proposed this project to the Golden Valley City Council and has removed a covenant on her own deed.

Minneapolis homeowners can now reject racial covenants on their deed

by Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
Published March 22, 2021
With the help of the University of Minnesota’s Mapping Prejudice, the Just Deeds initiative helps homeowners to remove racially exclusionary language from their property contracts.
Nurse Carol Gilbert administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Rep. Ilhan Omars Deputy District Director Ali Isse at the Brian Coyle Center on Friday, March 12. The Brian Coyle Center has started offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Community leaders promote COVID-19 vaccines in Cedar-Riverside

by Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
Published March 19, 2021
The Brian Coyle Center has begun hosting vaccine clinics every Friday.