• Longfellow Community Council community input meeting

    The Longfellow Community Council will host a community input meeting on the proposed 46th Street/Snelling Avenue development on Thursday, Feb. 23, at Hiawatha Park Rec. Center (4301 E. 42nd St.) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with representatives from the developer, city planning and the park board present to answer questions. There will be facilitated discussion groups with each representative. Everyone […]

    Longfellow Community Council community input meeting
  • A proposal for a municipal program

    BY ED FELIEN Here is a radical but practical program for the City of Minneapolis that would allow us to evaluate candidates for mayor and City Council. The City of Minneapolis should: 1. Conduct a full public investigation of the police conduct surrounding the deaths of Terrance Franklin and Jamar Clark; 2. Subject complaints of police misconduct to review by […]

    A proposal for a municipal program
  • Fidel and me

    BY TONY BOUZA Reader’s Digest used to have a feature called “The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met.”  Set me to thinking. Malcolm X ranks high, but my No. 1 choice would be Fidel Castro. I first met him in 1959 when he attended the U.N. session in the fall and, again, in a reprise in 1960. I was born in […]

    Fidel and me
  • The battle inside the DFL

    BY ED FELIEN Precinct caucuses are coming up Tuesday night, April 4.  On that night, the DFL starts all over again. The goddess Aphrodite (Venus, in the Roman pantheon) was extravagant in her affections, but every night she would return to her father, Poseidon, the god of the sea, and he would wash her clean, and she would have no […]

    The battle inside the DFL

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