Alondra Cano endorsed in the 9th Ward

BY DAVID TILSEN I decided to help Alondra Cano in her re-election campaign this year because she stepped up when I asked her to help with trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. I tend to be in solidarity with people who are in solidarity with me, and Council Member Cano…

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Ventura Village never gives up

BY GAIL RAJALA HAYDEN I’ve been attending the Ventura Village Neighborhood Community monthly meetings in the Phillips neighborhood off and on for nearly 20 years. At the most recent meeting, on May 10, some of the same people were present, serving as volunteer leaders, just as they had been in…

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QUEEN OF CUISINE: Talk of the town

BY CARLA WALDEMAR Town Talk 2707 E. Lake St. 612-353-5398 towntalkmpls.com Farm to fork. Old news, right? These days, that credo has become table stakes (thank goodness) in restaurant kitchens. Freezers are for ice cream, not broccoli or fish. Yet it’s embraced at Town Talk, the rejuvenated East Lake Street…

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Pirate on Patrol

BY C J SPARROW Editor’s Note:  Southside Pride has been concerned about safety on Lake Street.  We feel there is a need for some kind of foot patrol to talk to people who walk and work on the Street and who live in the neighborhood and find out what’s happening. …

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Political Travelogue: Reflections on France

BY ADAM MICHAEL SCHENCK Much truth lies in overheard speech, depending on one’s interpretation. “We are lucky,” I heard a woman say, “because here in America we have freedom.” I recently had the good fortune to visit France on vacation for 10 days. My spouse and writing partner had longed…

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