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(Photo credit: Alan Wilfarht)
MayDay 2014 is coming, and the parade is getting started earlier this year.
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/blog/alan-wilfahrt/mayday-2014-starting-joy-early

(Photo credit: Alan Wilfarht)

MayDay 2014 is coming, and the parade is getting started earlier this year.

http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/blog/alan-wilfahrt/mayday-2014-starting-joy-early

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psychedelicway:

John Sloan - 1900 Illustration for 26 August Philadelphia Press

psychedelicway:

John Sloan - 1900 Illustration for 26 August Philadelphia Press

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Photo: Fre’s nephew, Neyat Tafer (left) and Shegitu Kebede (right)
In July 2010, six months after fulfilling their dream and opening Flamingo Restaurant (located at the intersection of Syndicate Street and University Avenue in St. Paul), Shegitu Kebede and Frewoini Haile faced a huge and unexpected challenge, one that they feared might shut them down.
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/2014/02/28/flamingo-restaurant-we-feel-we-re-home

Photo: Fre’s nephew, Neyat Tafer (left) and Shegitu Kebede (right)

In July 2010, six months after fulfilling their dream and opening Flamingo Restaurant (located at the intersection of Syndicate Street and University Avenue in St. Paul), Shegitu Kebede and Frewoini Haile faced a huge and unexpected challenge, one that they feared might shut them down.

http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/2014/02/28/flamingo-restaurant-we-feel-we-re-home

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mplsco:

Meet Roger of the Bryant-Lake Bowl

Meet Roger Enmark, a man who’s worked at Bryant-Lake Bowl for more than three decades. Enmark shares his lifelong love of the game of bowling in just under three minutes in this mini-doc.

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(Gregory Yang and Song Kim. Photo credit Scott Pakudaitis.) 

We Theater’s The Shadow War focuses on the years leading up to, during, and after the Vietnam War, when the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. Army Special Forces developed a secret army made up of Hmong and Lao fighters to combat the spread of communism in Southeast Asia. Keep reading at the link below.
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/arts/2014/04/17/we-theater-shadow-war-american-history

(Gregory Yang and Song Kim. Photo credit Scott Pakudaitis.) 

We Theater’s The Shadow War focuses on the years leading up to, during, and after the Vietnam War, when the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. Army Special Forces developed a secret army made up of Hmong and Lao fighters to combat the spread of communism in Southeast Asia. Keep reading at the link below.

http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/arts/2014/04/17/we-theater-shadow-war-american-history

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 EYES ON EDUCATION | I am middle class, my kids test well, and I opt out by Sarah Lahm • The other day, my twelve year old asked me if the state MCA test was used to place students in math and English classes for high school. I said yes, maybe it was, but that it shouldn’t be. She said, “Yeah, that’s what I thought. My friend was telling me that she couldn’t opt out of the test because then teachers wouldn’t know which high school classes to put her in. But I told her that it was okay to opt out because then teachers would have to look at all of her work and test scores over the whole year, and that that would be a better way to figure out which classes she should be in next.”

EYES ON EDUCATION | I am middle class, my kids test well, and I opt out by Sarah Lahm • The other day, my twelve year old asked me if the state MCA test was used to place students in math and English classes for high school. I said yes, maybe it was, but that it shouldn’t be. She said, “Yeah, that’s what I thought. My friend was telling me that she couldn’t opt out of the test because then teachers wouldn’t know which high school classes to put her in. But I told her that it was okay to opt out because then teachers would have to look at all of her work and test scores over the whole year, and that that would be a better way to figure out which classes she should be in next.”

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chainsawpunk:

wow she really can play any role

chainsawpunk:

wow she really can play any role

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From Minnesota Daily: Officials warn ‘zero tolerance’ after rowdy post-game Dinkytown crowd, law enforcement preparations underway for NCAA final Saturday
by Dane Mizutani and Jessica Lee, The Minnesota Daily A last-second goal from the Gophers men’s hockey team Thursday night sent Dinkytown into a three-hour frenzy as hundreds of rowdy people flooded the streets following the semifinal win. Riot-gear clad Minneapolis and University of Minnesota police and National Guard were there to meet them, lining up and starting to clear the streets soon after it started.

From Minnesota Daily: Officials warn ‘zero tolerance’ after rowdy post-game Dinkytown crowd, law enforcement preparations underway for NCAA final Saturday

by Dane Mizutani and Jessica Lee, The Minnesota Daily A last-second goal from the Gophers men’s hockey team Thursday night sent Dinkytown into a three-hour frenzy as hundreds of rowdy people flooded the streets following the semifinal win. Riot-gear clad Minneapolis and University of Minnesota police and National Guard were there to meet them, lining up and starting to clear the streets soon after it started.

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stuffaboutminneapolis:

Taco Cat Opens In Minneapolis
We are Taco Cat, a bike-only taco delivery service in Minneapolis, MN.Call 612-270-8007 to place an order. We take cash, credit, or barter.
I need to find some southsiders to hang out with and order some of these. Oh, and I love the FAQ’s part of their website…
Q: I’m drunk and what is this? A: Taco Cat is a late-night, bike-only, taco delivery service in Minneapolis, MN.
Q: Why is Taco Cat delivery only? A: It’s easier and cheaper for us to operate this way.
Q: Can I pick up my order instead? A: No.
Q: Do you only deliver on bike? A: Yes. We should make up some bullshit about sustainability or something, but we just like to bike.
Q: How did Taco Cat start? A: No one delivered tacos. We stepped up.
Q: Where can I get a Taco Cat shirt/merch? A: You can add one to your order or pick one up at The Alt bike shop.
Q: Is it Tacocat or Taco Cat? A: We don’t really know. It’s both.
Q: Did you know that Taco Cat is a palindrome? A: Yes.
Q: Are your tacos made from cats? A: No and you aren’t funny.
Q: Are you hiring? A: Probably not.
Q: Are you a legally licensed business? A: Who the fuck are you? You want tacos or what?
http://www.tacocatmn.com/

stuffaboutminneapolis:

Taco Cat Opens In Minneapolis

We are Taco Cat, a bike-only taco delivery service in Minneapolis, MN.
Call 612-270-8007 to place an order. We take cash, credit, or barter.

I need to find some southsiders to hang out with and order some of these. Oh, and I love the FAQ’s part of their website…

Q: I’m drunk and what is this?
A: Taco Cat is a late-night, bike-only, taco delivery service in Minneapolis, MN.

Q: Why is Taco Cat delivery only?
A: It’s easier and cheaper for us to operate this way.

Q: Can I pick up my order instead?
A: No.

Q: Do you only deliver on bike?
A: Yes. We should make up some bullshit about sustainability or something, but we just like to bike.

Q: How did Taco Cat start?
A: No one delivered tacos. We stepped up.

Q: Where can I get a Taco Cat shirt/merch?
A: You can add one to your order or pick one up at The Alt bike shop.

Q: Is it Tacocat or Taco Cat?
A: We don’t really know. It’s both.

Q: Did you know that Taco Cat is a palindrome?
A: Yes.

Q: Are your tacos made from cats?
A: No and you aren’t funny.

Q: Are you hiring?
A: Probably not.

Q: Are you a legally licensed business?
A: Who the fuck are you? You want tacos or what?

http://www.tacocatmn.com/

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