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Mar 27, 2018

This week on Deep North: the climate controlled hallways that elevate Minneapolis and St. Paul humans to the second floor. The value of these skyways is a contentious issue. Some say they kill street life and hurt small business.  Others see the skyways as an asset for less mobile populations, and a comfortable way to...


Mar 20, 2018

An old factory on the Minneapolis St. Paul border has forgone it’s 20th century widgets for much different wares. Today coffee roasts, beer brews, drills grind, and golf clubs putt. The building’s new tenants embody the potential of creative enterprise and inspire the artist in all of us.

Music by Enjoy the Cat, the...


Mar 15, 2018

Jay Walljasper (author of The Great Neighborhood Book) and Alexandra Connett (Minneapolis transplant) make a case for a city beyond cows, cold, and camp snoopy. Before moving to Minneapolis, Alexandra had no expectations for Minnesota, "Everyone was asking me why I was moving to the middle of nowhere." Since arriving,...


Mar 8, 2018

Welcome to the Deep North. Dispelling the myths of Minnesota nice for the urbane side of cities that the world, country, and even some Minnesotans haven’t experienced. In each episode we explore the food scene, the art scene, the sidewalk scene, meeting the people you’ve never known, standing right outside your...