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Deep North

Steve Ray

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From street theatre to fine art, ramen to injera, maple forests to grass that grows right up to the road, the north indeed extends much deeper than commonly known. This is a show about the nature and culture of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Dispelling the...Show More
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Neighborhoods

13:57 | Feb 27th

Follow @St3veRay and subscribe to the email list to hear about eclectic happenings throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. Within Minneapolis and St. Paul there are 84 neighborhoods. Unique enclaves scattered with shops, parks, museums, and Universities...Show More
Minnesota Skyways: Are they worth it?

16:15 | Feb 13th

Follow @St3veRay and subscribe to the email list to hear about eclectic happenings throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. On today's show- the climate controlled hallways that elevate Minneapolis and St. Paul humans to the second floor. The value of th...Show More
Creatives, Artists, Owners in St. Paul

17:00 | Jan 23rd

Follow @St3veRay and subscribe to the email list to hear about eclectic happenings throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. On today's show: An old factory on the Minneapolis St. Paul border has forgone it’s 20th century widgets for much different wares....Show More
MSP's Branding Problem

11:20 | Jan 9th

Follow @St3veRay to hear about eclectic happenings throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. In this episode, Jay Walljasper (author of The Great Neighborhood Book) and Alexandra Connett (Minneapolis transplant) make a case for a city beyond cows, cold, a...Show More
Winter Markets- European and Hmong

15:31 | Dec 5th, 2018

It’s cold here. Embracing it instills community in very different ways. In this episode we visit the spaces shifting the paradigm of what it means to gather during winter. Featured happenings: European Christmas Market Hmong Village Get exclusive M...Show More
Streetcars, Czech Cuisine, Instagram as Art

09:25 | Nov 28th, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musing on the street, food, and art scene of MSP. Featured happenings: Southwest Light Rail Line The Czech Chef Instagram Strategy and the Power of Video @FoodstFilms and @EatDrinkDishMPLS Get exclusive Minneapolis a...Show More
Light Rail Philosophy, Thanksgiving Alternatives, Seed Art

10:56 | Nov 14th, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musing on the street, food, and art of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Featured happenings: Attend Minneapolis 2040 Public Hearing OR Provide Feedback Sweet Potato Samosa Purses with Cranberry Chutney @St3veRay Dan (Chrysle...Show More
Burritos, Bouldering, and Big Beautiful Paintings

07:13 | Nov 7th, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musings on the street, food, and art scene of MSP. Featured happenings: Mississippi Bouldering Wall Burritos Better Than Chipotle Sophia Heymans- Without Us Get exclusive Minneapolis and St. Paul musings by subscribin...Show More
Free Tools, Tasty Cakes, and Life Without Art

07:13 | Oct 31st, 2018

Alternative Minneapolis and St. Paul musings from the street, food, and art scenes of The Cities Featured happenings: MN Tool Library Denny Rain- Pastry Chef Michelle Price- The DIY School Get exclusive Minneapolis and St. Paul musings by subscribi...Show More
Beers, Babies, Bikes

07:26 | Oct 24th, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musing on the street, food, and art scene of MSP. Featured happenings: Cycles For Change Open Shop Lake Monster Bash Angela Hed Vincent- Weekly Inbox Art Get exclusive Minneapolis and St. Paul musings by subscribing to...Show More
John Gagliardi, Midway Redevelopment, Tree Sale

13:56 | Oct 17th, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musing on the street, food, and art scene of MSP.  Music in this show is by Anthony Novak, Brian Thavis, and yours truly. Chant vocals by Annie Griffin Featured happenings: St. Anthony Park Community Council MN DNR Tre...Show More
Startup Week, Make MN Magazine, and Lace

10:07 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musing on the street, food, and art scene of MSP. It's the 1st week of October. Music in this show is by Anthony Novak, Brian Thavis, and yours truly.  Featured happenings: Twin Cities Start Up Week (free ticket) Make ...Show More
Greasy Spoons, Cups of Joe, Deserted Streets, and Poetry

06:48 | Sep 26th, 2018

Alternative Wednesday morning musing on the food, art, and streets of MSP. It's the 4th week of September. Music in this show is by Anthony Novak, Brian Thavis, and yours truly.  Featured happenings: Open Streets Mildas Cafe Dessa at the Loft Ge...Show More
Food, Art, and Music on the River

06:21 | Sep 19th, 2018

Alternative musings on the food, art, and streets of MSP. It’s the 3rd week of September. Get the exclusive news from the street, art, and food scene by subscribing to the email list at deepnorthpodcast.com. Music in this show is by Anthony Novak, Br...Show More
Deep North Update

04:50 | Sep 6th, 2018

While Deep North discerns how to most effectively move forward, here are some things you should know about: 1.) Story Moves: Narrative-based dance fitness- October 13th 2:00pm at Can Can Wonderland 2.) If your organization is interested in a creative...Show More
Water and North Minneapolis

16:14 | May 8th, 2018

With more than 10,000 lakes and more shoreline than Florida, Hawaii, and California combined, it’s difficult to travel anywhere in Minnesota without crossing a lake, waterfall or river. The name Minneapolis even comes from a combination of the Dakota...Show More
The Artist Life in MSP

19:32 | Apr 24th, 2018

Artist density in Minnesota is 150% greater than the national average,  Minnesota is second to only New York City in theatre employment, and Minnesotans lay claim to icons like Bob Dylan, The Replacements, and Rhyme sayers record label. Despite overw...Show More
84 Neighborhoods

13:57 | Apr 10th, 2018

Within Minneapolis and St. Paul there are 84 neighborhoods. Unique enclaves scattered with shops, parks, museums, and Universities. Boundaries are blurry but when meandering from one to another, distinct identities emerge. On this show, we stroll thr...Show More
Winter Markets: How we gather

16:13 | Apr 3rd, 2018

It’s cold here. Embracing it instills community in very different ways. In this episode we visit the spaces shifting the paradigm of what it means to gather during winter. Music by Enjoy the Cat, the Limozine Group, Zack Baltich, This episode marks t...Show More
Skyway Schism: Beyond the binary

16:15 | Mar 27th, 2018

This week on Deep North: the climate controlled hallways that elevate Minneapolis and St. Paul humans to the second floor. The value of these skyways is a contentious issue. Some say they kill street life and hurt small business.  Others see the skyw...Show More
Artists in Disguise: A Creative Enterprise

17:00 | Mar 20th, 2018

An old factory on the Minneapolis St. Paul border has forgone it’s 20th century widgets for much different wares. Today coffee roasts, beer brews, drills grind, and golf clubs putt. The building’s new tenants embody the potential of creative enterpri...Show More
Why Minneapolis St. Paul?

11:20 | Mar 15th, 2018

Jay Walljasper (author of The Great Neighborhood Book) and Alexandra Connett (Minneapolis transplant) make a case for a city beyond cows, cold, and camp snoopy. Before moving to Minneapolis, Alexandra had no expectations for Minnesota, "Everyone was ...Show More
Introducing Deep North

04:01 | Mar 8th, 2018

Welcome to the Deep North. Dispelling the myths of Minnesota nice for the urbane side of cities that the world, country, and even some Minnesotans haven’t experienced. In each episode we explore the food scene, the art scene, the sidewalk scene, meet...Show More