Birds in Particular: It is a Leap Year

February 29 is activated for the quadrennial celebration of Leap Year. The earth’s rotation around the sun is 365 years, 5 hours,...

A Choice of Weapons, Honor and Dignity: The Visions of Gordon Parks, Jamel Shabazz

Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) is presenting A Choice of Weapons, Honor and Dignity: The Visions of Gordon Parks and...

’Til Death: A Marriage Musical Returns for Sixth Year

’Til Death: A Marriage Musical at Art House North in St. Paul drew many plaudits last year, including topping the @visitsaintpaul list...

Phi Chay Thai Cuisine comes to West Seventh

by Jerry RothsteinChong Ku is definitely an “older brother” (Phi Chay) in the restaurant business. After being displaced by war from Laos,...

There’s a lot of common ground around gun sense

By Marit BrockThe debate around the role of guns in our culture often happens right in our...

Who are the people in your neighborhood, in your neighborhood…?

By Deb Padgett Overheard at a local café. “He bought me a 9mm for the living room, a...

Ways of Knowing Minnesota Compass Provides Data that Matters

By Jerry RothsteinWhat do we know about our city, our neighborhood, our...

Building a Non-racist Community Racism: A Hidden History

by Tim Johnson, Retired pastor of Cherokee Park United ChurchWe never really learned the story of my father’s uncle David. If his...