Local Perspectives

Unique thoughts and insight on the historical progress and growth of the Twin Cities.

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Wed, Dec 10, 2014

What $2 Million Will Get You in ... by Andy Asbury

According to the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal, a condo which belonged to late Aveda founder Horst Rechelbacher has sold for $2.2 million.   Rechelbacher, who passed in 2012, owned a total of three units at the acclaimed Phoenix on...

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Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Velo: Open for Business (And Bic... by Andy Asbury

The North Loop’s Velo apartments are open for business, folks. Billing itself as “balanced, urban living,” Velo (French for bicycle) brings 101 luxury urban homes in studio, 1 and 2-bedroom layouts to the booming North Loop. Six stories tall and ...

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Thu, Aug 07, 2014

Filmed in Minneapolis: Dragonfly by Andy Asbury

If there’s one thing we love more than good movies, its good movies that were made in Minneapolis. That’s why we were so delighted to hear about Dragonfly. Calling itself “a love letter to (the) city of Minneapolis,” Dragonfly features countless lo...

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Tue, Aug 05, 2014

Spotlighting Loring Park’s LPM A... by Andy Asbury

Spotlighting Loring Park’s LPM Apartments It has begun! That sleek, sophisticated and modern tower rising into the skyline on Loring Park’s southern edge has seen its first tenants take occupancy. But residents of this classic neighborhood needn’t...

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Tue, Jun 24, 2014

Northeast Living at the Jackson ... by Andy Asbury

Like many similar projects, Northeast Minneapolis' Jackson Flats progress was rocked by the recession. Originally slated to be a condo development, this collection of 35 urban apartments was able to weather the storm, and opened to the public just th...

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Wed, Jun 18, 2014

Gold Medal Day for Gold Medal Pa... by Andy Asbury

The last 24 hours have been phenomenal for Gold Medal Park. Not only was the park’s status secured for another 50 years, but the announcement of a brand new apartment building to be built nearby means that more people than ever will be able to enjoy ...

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Tue, Jun 17, 2014

The Green Line Opens by Andy Asbury

The Twin Cities' newest transportation option, the Green Line, is being hailed as a success. Last weekend saw service open to the public, and an estimated 45,000 riders took advantage of the free rides between downtown Minneapolis and downtown Sain...

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Tue, May 20, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Minneapolis to Ho... by Andy Asbury

According to the National Football League itself, the 2018 Superbowl will be held in none other than Minneapolis' new Vikings Stadium. Superbowl LII will be played in the winter months - February to be exact - but that will be of little concern. Th...

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