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Minneapolis Plans to Cover 35W

Can you imagine an entire stretch of 35W being covered completely by earth, or a lid as it is called. Major cities around the country are covering up busy highway areas that cause commotion with traffic and noise.

But these caps not only block out noise, but add a stretch of land that can be utilized as a natural space like a park or even a useful residential or commercial space. This idea of a cap also bridges the divide of two areas that comes with massive freeways cutting through downtown spaces. 

Planners of this project have their sights set on a portion of 35W that separates the Cedar-Riverside neighborhoods and Downtown East. If this area were to be "capped," this would create 17 new acres of green space. (Planners are saying the land will be used for "green" purposes...

Mall of America Will Almost Double in Size by 2018 Super Bowl

Get ready Twin Cities. The Super Bowl is coming to Minnesota. Of course, many of us have known this for a very long time now. In light of that news, the Mall of America has has decided to "get ready" by almost doubling in size by the time of 2018 kickoff. 

The MOA expansion had really been in the works long before the NFL chose Minneapolis as the 2018 host of the Super Bowl. I'm sure the MOA growth influenced the NFL's decision to bring the biggest single sporting event to the North Star State. 

The huge MOA additions will come in phases, with phase one set to more retail and dining space, another huge atrium, underground parking, an office building and even another hotel. 

The light rail will be a direct line from the airport, to MOA, to the site of the Super...

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse: A Classy Steak Dinner

By Matthew Deery - Writer
Source: Minneapolis Real Estate Advisor
Posted: Jan. 04, 2013

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse: A Classy Steak DinnerIf you are looking for the premier steakhouse in the Minneapolis area, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is the spot you would want to be. This upscale, very fancy spot is best known for its excellent steaks, other delicious menu options, and top notch service.

This restaurant is definitely not a the best place for casual dining or a great family atmosphere. Ruth’s Chris is more a great place to take a date you’re trying to impress or a restaurant to visit for special events. However, the high prices are matched by the quality of food and the manner in which it is served. One thing patrons will notice upon entering...

Rick Jacobson Helps Blind People 'See' Plays

By Matthew Deery - Writer
Source: Minneapolis Real Estate Advisor
Posted: Jan. 09, 2013

Rick Jacobson Helps Blind People See PlaysThose without the use of their eyes still love to take in the beauty theater has to offer. With the aid of an audio describer like Rick Jacobson, the blind experience can be much more fulfilling.

Jacobson is an award winning audio describer, a 19 -year veteran of the trade. He is tasked with talking into a stenographer’s muffle, muting his talking from his neighbors, which feeds directly to the listening device of the blind patron during the performance. Jacobson...

Gophers Net Big Win

By Matthew Deery - Writer
Source: Minneapolis Real Estate Advisor
Posted: Feb. 26, 2013

Gophers fans storm the court after upsetting the number one ranked teamMinneapolis was the center of the college basketball universe on Tuesday night. Not only was the number one ranked Big Ten rival Indiana in town, but the Gophers made the night even more memorable by upsetting the best team in the country at Williams Arena (The Barn) on the University of Minnesota Campus. It’s the first time since 1989 that the Gophers defeated a number one ranked team.

As most Gopher fans know, the basketball team has been on a mammoth slide since their early successes...

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