Category: Riverside

March against racism

BY DAVID TILSEN On Thursday evening, Nov. 7, the Vikings will be hosting Washington at the Mall of America Field. People will be gathering in the Ancient Traders Post parking lot, 1113 E. Franklin Ave., near Maria’s Café, at 4:30 p.m.to peacefully march to the stadium and ask sports announcers and stadium officials to not use the racist and illegal […]

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How we got burned

BY LARA NORKUS-CRAMPTON, RN It is interesting to revisit Minneapolis history, 25 years ago, when the Burner was being heatedly debated. Garbage incineration was very controversial then as now and there were many concerns about the health impacts of the predicted emissions and the toxins in the ash. Leslie Davis, founder of Earth Protector and an early opponent of HERC, […]

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Charley’s Garden “The hungry insurgent is looking for food entrepreneurs”

BY CHARLEY UNDERWOOD In order to make our food systems more local and more resilient, we can take one of two different approaches. We can work with governments and committees, attacking the restrictions on local food production and providing broad incentives. Along these lines, we can support City Council candidates who want to diminish obstacles to raising chickens or selling […]

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Queen of Cuisine “World Champs”

BY CARLA WALDEMAR World Street Kitchen 2743 Lyndale Ave. S. 612-424-8855 www.eatwsk.com World Street Kitchen is a playground for the Wadi brothers, owners of the esteemed, James Beard Award-nominated Saffron in the Warehouse District. There the intriguing Mediterranean menu (with emphasis on the swell eats of Palestine, where the bros grew up) is served in sit-down restaurant style. Lovely. But […]

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Tony’s latest for the holidays

BY JEROME A. HOCHBERG Tony Bouza’s latest book, “Expert Witness—Breaking the Policemen’s Blue Code of Silence,” should be required reading for all police officers in command positions. It should also be a required textbook for police training programs. For the layperson, this book is an eye-opener into the serious problem of the extent and nature of the misconduct of our […]

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Raina’s Wellness “Paleo and gluten-free, debunked”

BY RAINA GOLDSTEIN BUNNAG There are always new diets popping up that claim to cure health conditions and promote weight loss. Wading through hundreds of blogs and “expert” advice to find legitimate information is a great undertaking. I’m here to help provide some truth to the overwhelming world of eating well and being healthy. Gluten-free diet: Gluten-free has been one […]

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The Church Lady goes out to eat

BY ELAINE KLAASSEN We are social beings, we long to be with others, don’t we? I suddenly had the desire to mingle in gatherings of people, to talk to people randomly and for no particular reason. I think I got the idea to do this after my trip to California last July when old, dear friends bought me a first […]

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