Skyway Systems Could Halt Urban Growth In Several CitiesIn a city where cranes and construction barriers mark a surge in new downtown apartments, hotels and offices, the sidewalks in Des Moines' core can be strangely quiet.
The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For BirdsThe effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.
St. Paul Posts New Anti-Loitering Signs In SkywaysPeople who walk through the downtown St. Paul skyway system are noticing some new signs posted on the walls.
Suspect Held In St. Paul Skyway AssaultA man is now in custody in connection with a brutal attack inside a St. Paul skyway last week. St. Paul police arrested 28-year-old Michael J. Jackson in connection with the assaults. Victim Tom Klein says he was walking with friends through the Bremer Tower skyway when his 59-year-old friend and co-worker jumped on his back as a joke.
2 Men Injured In St. Paul Skyway AssaultA St. Paul man says he and a friend were attacked as they walked through the downtown St. Paul skyway last week. Tom Klein's tooth punctured his cheek in the attack, and his 59-year-old friend and co-worker -- who uses a cane -- suffered a broken wrist.
Mpls. Police: Downtown Car Break-Ins Up 30%inneapolis Police officers found an entertaining way to address a serious problem. The department made a video meant to warn people of the dangers of not securing valuables when shopping and parking downtown. "With it being Christmas, I mean they're always expecting more gifts, more items to be in the car, so they're out searching more," said Officer Chad Nelson.
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Man Shares The Power Of 'Good Morning' DowntownSome days starting your morning can just be tough. Even the walk from your car to the office can be stressful. But for several years now, one man has taken it upon himself to try and lift people's spirits every day.
A Look At Holidazzle History Before Final Season Starts'Tis the season to bundle up and head to the Holidazzle. This Friday marks the final season of the dazzling display of lights.
A Look At St. Paul Skyway ArtIt would be an exaggeration to say that St. Paul’s skyway is like a real life M.C. Escher image, but some pedestrians just may think of this artist’s particularly mind-bending architectural images when walking down a hallway that just ends; St. Paul skyway explorers will inevitably find themselves being forced to retrace their steps back to the main tributary to try other paths.
Art On The Skyways: Part 2Last month, we featured a guide to some of our favorite works of art displayed in Minneapolis' skyway system,</a> but there's more art to explore. We take a look at four more inspiring pieces.
A Guide To Art On The SkywaysIt's true that Minnesota has a reputation for being a perfect place to explore the great outdoors, but only to a point. Sub-zero degree windchills in the winter and overbearing heat and humidity in the summer tend to make many locals second-guess living here.