About the University of Minnesota Neighborhood
Boundaries: East Bank: Mississippi River and 11th Avenue Southeast to the west; Southeast Oak Street to the east; Mississippi River to the south; University Avenue Southeast, 15th Avenue Southeast and the railroad line to the north (see map)
Council Member: Cam Gordon, Ward 2
Neighborhood organization: University of Minnesota
U of M
Ok, so it was a long shot to expect a miraculous response to moving our news publication from print to online only. We did get 1,000 folk to subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, but we could only attract $1,500 of advertising to cover a $6,000+ budget. Obviously, this is going to take a bit more time and work, or a new economy, or a new model. Unfortunately, there’s no money to buy that time right now and Bridgeland News is going to have to take a break and regroup. Call it a hiatus in order to determine if resources and interest can be found to have Bridgeland resurfaced. Or maybe even re-papered.
Southeast Como residents Holly Day and Sherman Wicks hoofed it around the cities for their new book Walking Twin Cities, due out this month from Wilderness Press. It’s no surprise some of their favorite walks are right here in Bridgeland.
Prostitution/narcotics/weapons bust; robberies of person, thefts at U of M; underage liquor sting in Seward
In this — the first of a week-long series, beginning Monday, of remembrances of The Bridge and its predecessor newspapers — Editor Jeremy Stratton tours the archives, speaks with former Southeast editor Ted Tucker and finds some constants in the changing landscape over the past 40 years. Monday: Publisher Becky Clawson