Thursday, November 29, 2012
H&M to open in Calhoun Square on Dec. 14.
Local fans of skinny jeans, Swedish-style, can rejoice: discout fashion retailer H&M has announced they will open their newest Twin Cities store in Uptown's Calhoun Square shopping mall on Dec. 14. According to Finance & Commerce, the Stockholm-based company is likely to do well despite having several other stores in suburban malls around the metro area: “I think it will be a good location for them,” said Ned Rukavina, senior director with Bloomington-based Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq, adding that the Uptown market has tightened up. “People want to be there. Density is really important and that’s a great, dense market,” Rukavina said. “I think there’s retailers that want to be there and it’s a struggle finding the space.” Are you looking…
Sunday, August 26, 2012
City mulling "cycle track."
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Sanna
Sunday, August 26, 2012
CARAG and East Harriet residents could find biking to Lake Calhoun a lot easier if an idea City of Minneapolis planners are toying with comes to fruition. According to OurUptown.com, a stretch of West 36th Street between the lake and Dupont Avenue/King's Highway is in the running for either bike lanes or a "cycle track" akin to the protected bike lanes on 1st Avenue North in downtown or 1st Avenue South in Kingfield. The site has also posted proposed alignments for the lanes/tracks. The road is targeted for bike lanes in the Minneapolis Bicycle Master Plan, approved in Sept. 2011. The plan suggests shared lane markings, like those on Bryant Avenue South, ought to be put on the rest of 36th Street. Currently, the bike lane project is in its…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Mohamed Sharif Abdulkadir faces up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
A St. Paul man has been charged with stealing barber equipment and clothing out of a car in Southwest Minneapolis, then refusing to “snitch” on his friends, whom police say were also involved in the theft. Mohamed Sharif Abdulkadir, 33, is charged with felony theft, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the criminal complaint, signed by Minneapolis Police Sgt. Michael Heyer, police were called to the 3500 block of Holmes Avenue South just before 2 a.m. Aug. 15 on a theft report. The victim and a friend told officers that they heard noises coming from the victim’s car, which was parked on the street. They looked outside and saw several people rummaging through the car. The victim’s friend …