Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cycling at Shoreham

A non-profit bicycling organization, the Minnesota Cycling Center, has proposed building a $20-25 million complex that would include a velodrome (bicycle racing track) on the eastern edge of the Shoreham Yards area (just off Central Avenue). Minneapolis City Council member … Continue reading

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Cutting (and Spraying) Along the Railroad

City Council member Kevin Reich is following up on residents’ concerns about the environmental impact and potential health risks related to application of herbicide along the Canadian Pacific / Soo Line Railroad tracks (a story that first appeared here in … Continue reading

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Passing of the Ash Grove

Victims of the region-wide infestation of ash trees by the emerald ash borer, the grove that stood on a knoll at Columbia Parkway and Valley Street recently fell to the saws of the Minneapolis Park Board. It is a sad … Continue reading

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Buzz Cut Along the Parkway

A tree- and brush-cutting crew–working for Xcel Energy?–recently worked beneath the high-tension power lines that follow a stretch of Columbia Parkway. Here’s the new look:

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