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Radon Inspection

Radon Inspection

Over the last several years radon has become a well known and well publicized real estate related issue. As a result of this trend, testing for radon in homes has become a much more prevalent occurrence. You can include a provision for this test as a part of your overall home inspection. Some home inspectors…Continue Reading

Minnesota Opera Winner!!

Minnesota Opera has done it again! John Patrick Shanley’s  play, DOUBT, is a brilliant, thought provoking work exploring a possible abusive relationship between a priest and a minority child in a Catholic church and school in the Bronx, NY in the mid-60’s. The opera of the same name, commissioned by Minnesota Opera, with music by Douglas…Continue Reading

Greening Your Business Conference

  On Thursday, April 14, 2011 the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce will present the Greening Your Business Conference at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis.  This business to business conference, which last year drew an audience of more than 900, presents a tremendous opportunity to reach business decision makers interested in learning about sustainable…Continue Reading

The “Puck” Gets Iced…

On April 18, 2011 the Walker Art Center will replace Wolfgang Puck’s 20.21 restaurant with a new restaurant called Gather under the auspices of Richard D’Amico’s popular local restaurant group.  The new restaurant will be open for lunches only, except for a Thursday evening dinner menu designed by a rotating cast of guest chefs. D’Amico…Continue Reading

Before You Pan Panhandling…

Most of us have been approached by “street people” looking for a handout and wonder what to do in this situation. Do I give?….Is there a real need?….Is this a con job?…  It’s impossible to know the answer to these questions, but one thing is clear, panhandling is a degrading and humiliating experience for all…Continue Reading

St. Louis Park Snow & Parking Logistics Update

St. Louis Park has advised residents of a voluntary parking program designed to permit emergency vehicles clear passage through narrowed residential streets. These “voluntary restrictions” are in addition to the mandatory 3” snowfall parking rule in effect in St. Louis Park,  and include asking residents to park on the odd numbered side of the street…Continue Reading

Cab Fares Fair in Minneapolis???

If you are in the habit of taking taxi cabs from place to place in Minneapolis, you may be interested in the new higher rates for your travel.  The new charge per mile has been increased 15 cents to $ 2.50/mile.  This rate adjustment does not need City Council approval, and cab companies can implement…Continue Reading

More Mobile Food in Minneapolis

If you have been one of the many consumers who have enjoyed grabbing a tasty bite to eat at one of the several mobile food vendors, you may be in for an additional treat.  Support for these vendors is gaining ground at City Hall to permit an increase in the number of vendor licenses granted…Continue Reading

New, Distinctive Brew in Minneapolis…

If a glass of Belgian-style India Pale Ale (IPA) sound good to you, you may be able to enjoy this brew shortly in Twin Cities bars and restaurants.  On January 3, 2011,  the city of Minneapolis held a public hearing regarding a microbrewing license for Jason Sowards, a Linden Hills resident, and owner of the…Continue Reading