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Help bump up recycling Funding is available to neighborhood and community nonprofit organizations in Minneapolis to conduct outreach focused on increasing participation in the city’s residential organics recycling program. Participating organizations will receive training, funding and environmental education resources to conduct a project in [...]

April 2019 edition of The Alley

April 2019 edition of The Alley

EVERYBODY INTO THE POOLS

EVERYBODY INTO THE POOLS

Looking back at first year of Phillips Aquatics Center  Submitted by MPRB staff Lifegaurds take a MPRB certification class at Phillips Aquatic Center Lifegaurds take a MPRB certification class at Phillips Aquatic Center MPRB lifegaurds hold youth swim lessons at the Phillips Aquatic Center MPRB lifegaurds hold youth swim [...]

Residents fighting for future entrepreneurs

Residents fighting for future entrepreneurs

Indoor urban farm supporters question why city is ignoring engaged community members who don’t want public works at Roof Depot TESHA M. CHRISTENSENEast Phillips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI) members (left to right) Steve Sandberg, Dean Dovolis and Karen Clark discuss the way their proposed indoor urban farm site will benefit local [...]

Grant supports Native homelessness

Grant supports Native homelessness

By Lee Egerstrom THE CIRCLeAn experimental homeless shelter along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues, known as the “navigation center,” soon after construction in December 2018. Editor’s note: The article was reprinted courtesy of The Circle. The Bush Foundation has awarded the Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI) a [...]

Transit: Adopting bus stops

Transit: Adopting bus stops

By JOHN CHARLES WILSON Hopefully, when this is published, winter will be gone for the next seven months. However, since ideas take time to implement, this may be the ideal time to write about it: One of the worst things about riding buses is waiting at snow-filled bus stops. You have four choices, none of which are really safe: 1.You can [...]

New coffee shop opens

New coffee shop opens

HARVEY WINJE QARIBUNI COFFEE  has opened!  Daily 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. across 15th Ave. from Avalon/HOBT. Windows in photo open fully-warm days, a fireplace for cooler and a hallway connects to the QURUXLOW Restaurant completing a 14th-15th Ave. evolution from previous stores, Peterson-Chrysler/Plymouth, Kawasaki Motorcycle, a gas station, and [...]

In brief

In brief

Procession for peace April 14 Pr. Patrick Cabello HanselProcession of Peace on Palm Sunday led by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Each year, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and its Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts sponsors a Procession of Peace on Palm Sunday.  Attendees walk through the neighborhood, stopping to lift up concerns of the [...]

People & Pets: free shelf for pets

Courtesy of DWIGHT HOBBES Hard times call for inventive measures, sometimes so simple you wonder why you didn’t think of it. For instance, People & Pets Together (www.peopleandpetstogether.org), a monthly free shelf helping pet owners make ends meet. There’s also a veterinary assistance program as well as other offerings to look after [...]

‘Kids can’t wait’ says Phillips childcare owner Nasro Abshir

‘Kids can’t wait’ says Phillips childcare owner Nasro Abshir

Local business owner Nasro Abshir of Family First Choice Childcare (2617 Bloomington Ave. S.) went to the Minnesota Capitol on Feb. 14, 2019 to lead a conversation with the Kids Can’t Wait Coalition and Kids Count On Us. “We are so lucky to have Lt Governor and Governor who are prioritizing kids and families,” said Abshir. “We heard [...]

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