Articles By: Thatcher Imboden

How cities work and change, how they are the product of their inhabitants and outside forces, and the resulting livability keep me thinking and dreaming about the future. I work in transit oriented development and have a background in urban real estate development. I am Past President of an Uptown business organization, grew up in Uptown, was on an Uptown neighborhood association Board, and am an Uptown and Lyn-Lake historian.

On This Day: June 24, 1988

Mexican restaurant chain planned Twin Cities arrival in Uptown.

A new page for Walker Library

A new page for Walker Library

The Walker Library begins its life in its third permanent home. A photo tour.

Boneyard transforms former Old Chicago

Boneyard transforms former Old Chicago

Uptown meet southern comfort food

Ads from the Past: Rose & Thorn

Ads from the Past: Rose & Thorn

A toystore ad from 1981

On This Day: April 10, 1990

Development heat: “spoiled brats’

Walker Library reopening 4/26

Walker Library reopening 4/26

The Walker Library will reopen after 19 months on Saturday, April 26th

Ads from the Past: The Big Cheese Co

Ads from the Past: The Big Cheese Co

A 1981 cheese ad.

LifePower yoga will leave Uptown

LifePower yoga will leave Uptown

Lift Time Fitness, owner of LifePower Yoga, announced it will close the Uptown location and replace it with another function.

Agra Culture bringing healthy quick-casual

Agra Culture bringing healthy quick-casual

The people behind Yogurt Lab plan to open a health-focused quick-casual restaurant in the Walkway at Girard & Lake.

Bogart’s Doughnut Co opening soon

Bogart’s Doughnut Co opening soon

A doughnut shop is coming to 36th & Bryant in May.