Southwest Journal

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Mayor R.T. Rybak talks about his plans for his last year as Minneapolis mayor after his wife Megan O’Hara thanks their supporters at their New Year’s Eve open house at the Aria in the North Loop. 

Here are snapshots from SWJ readers for our latest photo contest — Mpls After Dark. 

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Katie Loberg of the University of Minnesota’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Murphy News Service checks out Holidazzle. 

Highlights from our latest SWJ Photo Contest. The theme was food. 

Mulching tips from our Everyday Gardener columnist Meleah Maynard. 

Memorials left to honor the lives lost in the Accent Signage office shooting on Thursday in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood. (Photos by Sarah McKenzie) 

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Photographer Mark Jackson sent us this great shot of a biker riding with his cat on West River Road near the University of Minnesota campus on Sept. 30.

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Photographer Mark Jackson sent us this great shot of a biker riding with his cat on West River Road near the University of Minnesota campus on Sept. 30.

Check out our new Twin Cities Tap Room Directory!

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John Garland threw together a wonderfully detailed survey of all of the tap rooms in Minneapolis-St. Paul, including , , , , , and . It’s complete with hours of operation, food options, locations, and our picks for can’t-miss tastes!

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Mapping how much teachers make across the U.S.

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Mapping how much teachers make across the U.S.

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Winning photos from the Picturing Peace photo contest — a project that had Minneapolis youth capture images reflecting their hopes for peace in their neighborhoods. Winning photos will be featured in an exhibit at local libraries and some will be installed on utility boxes downtown.