Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry
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Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry

Overlooking Los Angeles’ Echo Park is the statue “The Queen of Angels,” which became the inspiration for Lydia Ainsworth’s new record, Darling of the Afterglow. Ainsworth, a Torontonian electro-pop singer, released her album on March 31. She recorded the album in the same Toronto studio where she made her 2014 debut album, Right from Real….

Copenhagenize the Twin Cities
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Copenhagenize the Twin Cities

It’s time for the Twin Cities to take a good hard look at its bicycle infrastructure and ask: “What type of bicycle city do we want to be?” Since having returned from a semester in Copenhagen, I have continued to explore the Twin Cities by bike and have found that our cities lack key features….

Photo Story: Reclaim the Grate
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Photo Story: Reclaim the Grate

On Nov. 13, The Spark and Mac Bike co-hosted an event called Plant the Seeds: Reclaim the Grate in response to the recent whitewashing of the Grate. The Grate is the space located outside the door to the Mac Bike workshop on the west side of Doty. It is traditionally a place for Mac students…