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Hey, What’s the Deal With Metro Transit’s Mascot?

Meet Skip Traffic, the uncomplicated bus/train-booster who happens to be a magnet for takes.

December 7, 2022

Hey, What’s the Deal With Elmer?

The curiously obscure Minneapolis Park Board tree mascot has been around for 42 years. Is he on the level?

What’s the Deal with Winnipeg?

A viral tweet leads to this Racket Reader Investigation into our nearest major Canadian city.

Hey, What’s the Deal With That Ghostly Shack at Hennepin & Franklin?

The story behind the lonesome, shuttered newsstand that keeps watch from a busy Minneapolis intersection.

November 3, 2021