Word on the Streets

Part of Something Bigger: A Paralegal’s Commute Into Uptown

The following is a guest blog post by local bike attorney Dan Brazil of Brazil Law Group. Brazil Law Group is a sponsor of Our Streets Minneapolis. 

Gardens in bloom. A sense of community. Sweat. The cool Minnesota breeze. Lesley Blanco’s commute into our Uptown Minneapolis office is an exhilarating experience. Indeed, it’s an experience she wouldn’t trade for the world.

Lesley is a dedicated and invaluable paralegal for my firm, Brazil Law Group. Each day, she commutes into our Uptown office to support our clients and assist our team with our marketing efforts.

Recently, I was able to sit down with Lesley to learn more about her unique commute, which includes city bikes and scooters. One thing’s for sure: stories like hers underline the importance of our bike infrastructure and just how lucky we are to live and work where we do.

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Dan Brazil | Brazil Law Group   posted by
November 24, 2021

The Time Has Come: Prepare for Winter Riding with Grease Rag

Each year since 2009, Grease Rag hosts a Winter Skill Share and Gear Swap share for FTW bikers (Femme/Trans/Women, Non-binary, Two-spirit) in the Twin Cities to learn about Winter riding and get to know one another. Our Streets Minneapolis got in touch with Patrick (they/them or he/him) and Annie (she/her) of Grease Rag to learn more about the upcoming event.

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Luis Mendoza   posted by
November 03, 2021

6 Exciting Things at Open Streets Minneapolis on Lyndale

For the past 11 years, Our Streets Minneapolis & the City of Minneapolis have been opening up streets across Minneapolis for people to explore. Open Streets Minneapolis is a space for communities to come together and enjoy streets without cars.

This Sunday, October 10th we’re opening up Lyndale Ave S for you to explore! Open Streets Minneapolis on Lyndale is our longest route - just about 4 miles of car-free fun! Each year is an exciting, unique event full of vendors, entertainment, and more. Here are 6 things to look forward to at Lyndale:

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Luis Mendoza   posted by
October 19, 2021

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