Monthly Archives: July 2014

Indoor Gardening for Small Spaces

by Maggie Kirkwood

Container gardens are the perfect way to add greenery and brighten up any small space. A little greenery goes a long way, and creating your indoor garden is a snap with these planting basics. Read on for some seriously awesome inspiration.

Measure Sun Exposure

Before you start creating your indoor garden, assess the natural lighting conditions of your condo or loft. Plants are finicky and have specific preferences for the amount of sun or shade they need to thrive.

An easy way to determine the amount of natural light available is to monitor it at different times of the day. . . .

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New Condos Coming to Lake Calhoun

by Maggie Kirkwood

Minneapolis is experiencing a rental housing boom, particularly in upscale neighborhoods like Uptown, North Loop and near the University of Minnesota. So it’s no surprise that new luxury rentals are coming soon to the north end of Lake Calhoun.

In April 2014, the Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Association (CIDNA) Board approved two projects for the neighborhood, at the recommendation of its Land Use Committee. The high-rise apartments will be located on the busy West Lake Street, a popular city thoroughfare. Both developments will afford residents with gorgeous views of Lake Calhoun and the downtown skyline.

2662 West Lake St.

Greystar, a South . . .

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