City Planner: Monday 11/6
Sid Hartman @ Borders (Block E)today's A-List: "Say what you will about Sid Hartman, the Star Tribune's ancient sports columnist and WCCO radio's resident grumpy Gus, but the man deserves respect--or at least tolerance--for one simple reason. Dude is old. At the leathery age of 86, Hartman is just 29 years younger than the game of basketball itself, and his often-maligned but always-read column is nearly as venerable. One side effect of being old is having lived a very long time, so Hartman has his share of stories to tell. From the personal and quirky--like when he supplemented his modest newspaper salary by launching the Minneapolis Lakers basketball team--to the vague and historical, such are the nuggets that fill Sid Hartman's Great Moments in Minnesota Sports History." Read the rest here.