Phillips/Powderhorn


A sample ballot for November 4

BY ED FELIEN United States Senator—Al Franken I wish there was someone running to the left of Al.  He’s a good man and generally progressive, but he’s voted to drop bombs on anyone Obama says is our enemy of the week. United States Representa-tive—Keith Ellison Keith was one of six…

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Andy Dawkins supported the Emergency Picket Line at the Minneapolis Federal Building Tuesday, Sept. 23 sponsored by Women Against Military Madness to protest the bombing of Syria.

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Buster’s is back where it belongs

BY JASON BITTNER Buster’s on 28th was established in 2007 on the corner of 42nd Street and 28th Avenue South in Minneapolis’ South Side. It was opened by three family men that wanted to bring the neighborhood a much needed upscaled beer bar focusing on craft brews and great food.…

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We report firsthand from the streets of NYC

BY AMY BLUMENSHINE We were there!  Southsiders turned out in disproportionate numbers to the massive People’s Climate March in New York City, Sunday, Sept.21, demanding action on climate change.  At least 225 locals journeyed on chartered buses, four from the Midtown Farmers’ Market parking area, and others got across the…

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Powderhorn Birdwatch “Buffalo Alert”

BY JOHN KARRIGAN I don’t have any good excuses for not writing a column for September.  My main excuse was that I was depressed by too many people killing people—locally, nationally and worldwide.  Maybe that is an OK excuse. I could go back and cover some things from August.  OK,…

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Trust but verify

BY TONY BOUZA Woody Allen and Pedro Almodovar are, to me, cinema’s biggest stars.  Woody perplexed me with his personal life and forced me to consider the artist and the man—did the latter’s behavior affect the artistic standing?  Ultimately he led me to conclude the artist is a prophet, and…

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Seward Cafe at 40

BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE The Seward Café, which turns 40 years old some time this year, is a study in contradictions. Although it’s known for its longevity, laying claim to being both the oldest collectively-managed business in the Twin Cities and the oldest collectively-managed restaurant/-café in the U.S., its actual…

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From ‘Historic St. Paul’: early history

Since 1840, St. Paul has taken on different identities: frontier hamlet, steamboat burg, provincial capital, railroad boomtown, city in stagnation, city in decline, city in revival. These transformations have left their marks all over town. Nowhere can one see them better than on Selby Avenue. Follow Selby Avenue from where…

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