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Love Thy Neighborhood: Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’s Slight of Female Chefs

March 13, 2015

The much anticipated March Issue of Mpls. St. Paul Magazine - The Best Restaurants 2015 issue landed on store shelves with shock and awe. On the cover were 15 chefs from the 12 best restaurants Mpls. St. Paul Magazine named. Al...

The “North” Movement

February 6, 2015

Over the past few months, the “North” movement has gained much attention both within Minnesota and around the country. Pioneered by Andrew and Eric Dayton, Governor Dayton’s sons, the North movement is pushing the idea of...

Love Thy Neighborhood: Lessons from St. Louis

December 5, 2014

This week I am publishing a more personal narrative than I typically do with this column. This piece is part of my comprehensive reflective portfolio as part of my Urban Studies Colloquium class this fall. For our portfolios we...

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November 7, 2014

Love Thy Neighborhood: Twin Cities, just a click away!

September 26, 2014

A friend the other day asked me, What are the best Twin Cities blogs? And who is truly capturing the marvelous food, arts, design and fashion culture in Minneapolis-St. Paul right now? The first thought that came to mind was ...

Love Thy Neighborhood: What you missed this summer

September 19, 2014

Last week, Love Thy Neighborhood returned for a second year. In the past, this column has pretty much solely focused on urban development and transportation projects in the Twin Cities. After conversations with people over th...

LOVE THY NEIGHBORHOOD: Crash Course to Twin Cities Transit

September 12, 2014

Macalester is one of the few small liberal arts colleges located in a thriving urban neighborhood. This coupled with easy access to mass transit allows us to explore many of the great neighborhoods found within the cities. Whether you are a...

Love Thy Neighborhood: Another year of love

May 2, 2014

It’s hard to believe but another school year is almost over. I thought it would be fitting to reflect on my past three years here, how my knowledge of the Twin Cities has grown, as well as how my perspectives have changed. Thinking back towa...

[You Better] Love Thy Neighborhood: Part 2

April 25, 2014

Last week I discussed the importance of Macalester’s urban setting in our ability to host academic programs that otherwise would not be offered if we were to be in a different setting. This week I continue this discussion with a...

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