Photos and blog post by John Hoff
I attended the fundraiser, which looked like a success based on the modest but respectable pile of money and checks. While there, I noticed innovative "wine barrel composting bins" for sale at the store and thought, oh my word, I want one of those. But I'd be more likely to find an old wooden barrel somewhere and make it myself.
All the same...a very cool item at a nice party for a great man. Samuels is pictured above with NoMi developer Stu Ackerberg and Mike Christensen of CPED. As regular readers might guess, many laughs were shared at the party about Alfred Flowers vs. City of Minneapolis, the great "toe stepping civil rights trial" in which Don Samuels played a starring role due to his moral act of literally "standing up" to loudmouth heckler and verbal bully Al Flowers.
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