Nicollet Mall’s Pavers Pose Problems for Women

Sometimes, we fail to notice the subtle ways in which we’re privileged. So it was for me last week when I wondered aloud to a friend about why¬†Nicollet Mall’s attractive granite¬†pavers are going to be torn out as part of the just-underway redesign of downtown Minneapolis’s signature pedestrian/bus/taxi corridor. Read also: Why This Mpls Resident […]

Why This Mpls Resident is Happy to Pay for Parks

One lovely summer afternoon in 2008, I walked westbound over the crest of an Uptown-area hill and felt a bit like a New World explorer as I came down the other side. In front of me was a body of water of significant size I hadn’t laid eyes on previously. Folks were running along a […]