Bill Lindeke

Bill Lindeke, Ph.D., is an urban geographer and writer. He blogs at Twin City Sidewalks and Follow Bill on Twitter: @BillLindeke.

Frontier Bars

Illustrations by Eric Hanson

These stories, adapted from "Closing Time: Saloons, Taverns, Dives, and Watering Holes of the Twin Cities," chronicle the first bars to open in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Read more

, Eat & Drink

Looking down Hennepin Ave in Downtown Minneapolis

Photographs by Ackerman + Gruber

What’s wrong with Hennepin Avenue? With a $20 million overhaul in the works, stakeholders look to change the face of downtown. But what if Hennepin doesn't need fixing? Read more

Arts & Culture

What streets are closed? How do I get to the stadium on game day? Is Uber going to be surging? We have the answers for both locals and visitors. Read more

General Interest