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TC Trainspotting blogger Lisa Hoff stands at the US Bank Stadium stop of the light rail.

Lisa Hoff is the woman behind TCTrainspotting, the Facebook blog that documents life on the Twin Cities’ light rail system.

What’s odd about this picture? Looks familiar, surely—the northeast corner of one of our busiest intersections, Minnetonka Boulevard and Louisiana Avenue. There’s Guzzi’s Barber Shop and the dressmaker’s shop. But what’s that house behind it?  

Welcome to the inaugural issue of City South Magazine. We’re building on the success and popularity of St. Louis Park Magazine and expanding our reach to include Minneapolis neighborhoods south of the lakes and west of I-35W.

The City South Photo Contest is on the hunt for beautiful photos of our community. This photo contest, presented by City South Magazine, showcases the best photographers in our community—not to mention the subjects that give them inspiration.

It’s our annual Best of St.

PLACE—short for Projects Linking Art, Community and Environment (full name PLACE E-Generation One, LLC)—is the nonprofit organization behind the mixed-use community development project called Via that is proposed for the former McGarvey

In the spirit of Pride Month, Golden Valley will be hosting its second annual Pride Festival on June 11 at Brookview Park.

A brochure on racial equity produced by the city of St. Louis Park presents two circle graphs of the city’s overall and school populations by race. Some 20 percent of the overall population and more than 40 percent of school children are people of color.

Cody’s Dash for Down Syndrome was an idea born from one mother’s determination to provide children like hers with the support they need to thrive.

Children First celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and on May 21 they are hosting their 24th ice cream social.

Much of St. Louis Park’s early history has to do with its so-called “dirty industry”: lead, lithium, sand and gravel, and, of course, creosote. But counteracting all these foul-smelling places was an amazing number of nurseries.

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Tuesday, May 21
[Education & Community], [For the Kids]
Put on your PJs and head to Wild Rumpus for a pajama party with Tracey Hecht, author of "The Nocturnals" middle grade and early readers series!
Thursday, July 11
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Reach for Ralph is the signature fundraising event for Hammer Residences Inc. which supports individuals with disabilities.