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Curious about another threat to East Phillips Community Center?

Curious about  another threat to East Phillips Community Center?

By Brad Pass, Chair East Phillips Park Community Design Team Once again East Phillips Cultural and Community Center has uncovered a deeply dismaying setback. Serious hazardous pollution was discovered as excavation proceeded this spring as if the struggles to gain political support, funding, and an appropriate design were not enough,. Borings [...]

Curious about a United Phillips plus Waite House Proposal for Phillips Pool and Gym Community Center?

Curious about a United Phillips plus Waite House Proposal for Phillips Pool and Gym Community Center?

by Robert Albee, Ventura Village Secretary The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has set July 9th as the date by which interested parties must submit their applications for future leasing of the Phillips Community Center. The Park Board has clearly stated that they are interested in proposals compatible with, and complimentary to MPRB [...]

“Power Over” or “Shared Power”: Which Will It Be?

by Susan Gust Northwestern Hospital began in 1882 in a humble abode with a simple mission ---to serve the community by aiding its women and children. This is truly a well-intended and honorable goal. It is not that different now from the many human service nonprofits in our community which begin with the singular, compelling and well-meaning [...]

Thoughts about the Community Advisory Committee

by David Spartz The Community Advisory Committee was an important element connecting to the immediate neighborhood surrounding ANW` (Allina) and Children’s Medical Center. The mission of this committee was to establish a forum from which a dialogue with its neighbors could address issues affecting their concerns and the impact of these [...]

Women & Children First

Women & Children First

by Sue Hunter Weir When Northwestern Hospital for Women and Children opened its doors in December 1882, its board members had lofty goals but virtually no money. Their goal was to create an “organization, charitable in its nature, for the care of indigent women and children—for the training of nurses for the sick, and also for the drilling of [...]

Interview with Former Allina CEO Gordon Sprenger

Interview by Harvey Winje The Alley Newspaper’s Editor, Harvey Winje, recently interviewed Gordon Sprenger, the former Abbott Northwestern Hospital President and CEO of Allina. The purpose of the interview was to talk with Sprenger about earlier attempts of Abbott Northwestern Hospital to develop ongoing, intentional relationships with the [...]

Phillips Unites on Pool and Gym Use & Defeat of MPRB Burying Pool under Concrete

Phillips Unites on Pool and Gym Use & Defeat of MPRB Burying Pool under Concrete

A Commentary by Robert Albee Two words went out over the internet the evening of March 25th: “We won!” The truth of the matter is that the Phillips Community has only secured a delay in the destruction of the swimming pool at the Phillips Community Center. The April 1st “destruction day” was announced earlier in a telephone call from [...]

“For little fellers, not the Rockefellers…the improvement of people’s lives…the cause of peace and justice.” –Paul Wellstone

“For little fellers, not the Rockefellers…the improvement of people’s lives…the cause of peace and justice.” –Paul Wellstone

“I’m for the little fellers, not the Rockefellers. Politics is not about power. Politics is not about money. Politics is not about winning for the sake of winning. Politics is about the improvement of people’s lives. It’s about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the [...]

U-COUNT… B-COUNTED Census And Tax Time Phillips And Everybody Else, Yikes!!!!!!!

U-COUNT… B-COUNTED Census And Tax Time Phillips And Everybody Else, Yikes!!!!!!!

“Oh why, oh why, did he swallow the fly?? I guess he’ll die!” By Raymond Jackson Oh why, oh why, did he swallow the fly?? I guess he’ll die!... a old fairy tale rhyme that greatly describes many dispositions at this time every ten years. Well, don’t swallow a fly, and whatever you do, don’t die as a result of this once every [...]

High Voltage Lines Public Meeting Feb. 10 “Draft” Environmental Impact Statement is Released

by Midtown Greenway Coalition The Minnesota Department of Commerce released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on January 8, 2010 regarding Xcel Energy’s proposed high voltage transmission lines and two new substations along the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis. The 463-page document will inform proceedings by an Administrative Law [...]

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