Bill Lindeke

How a parking ramp provided a brief pandemic respite to

If you were lucky enough to wander into the seven-story HealthPartners parking ramp, just outside their Bloomington headquarters on a Wednesday night this winter, you would have been in for a treat. Nobody trudging through a massive garage has any right to expect to hear dozens of women singing four-part harmony. But that’s exactly what […]Read More

Three reasons why the new Orange Line is the best

Nobody plans on opening a big transit project during a pandemic, but that’s what happened back in December, when Metro Transit unveiled the new Orange Line bus rapid transit (BRT) that runs 20 miles between downtown Minneapolis and Burnsville. Because it travels on the freeway, the Orange Line offers swift service compared to just about […]Read More