About Downtown East
Boundaries: The Mississippi River to the north; Portland Avenue South to the west; I-35W to the east and South Fifth Street to the south
Council Member: Lisa Goodman, Ward 7
Neighborhood organization: Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association
Police: 1st Precinct
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.
Help out Pop Wagner; Bike film fest rolls into town; Take Up’s Trylon opens with Buster
Wine deals abound on weekdays; Mondays are even better.
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