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‘Miscellany’ Archives

VOTE 2020

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS  As a voter in Minnesota, you have many rights—get to know them!  HAVE TIME OFF WORK TO VOTE  You have a right to take time off work to vote without losing your pay, personal leave, or vacation time.  VOTE IF IN LINE BY 8 P.M.  You have the right to vote if you are in line to vote anytime [...]

The People Are Coming Back

METRO TRANSIT  By JOHN CHARLES WILSON  Yesterday (14 September), I went for a bus ride to West Saint Paul to take a friend out to lunch for his birthday. It was one of probably less than a half dozen bus trips I’ve taken since COVID-19 became an issue. Partly this is because of COVID and partly because of debilitating back pain which [...]

A Tale of Two People

By PATRICK CABELLO HANSEL RETURNING CHAPTER 3 So we’ve met Angel & Luz again. Angel works double shifts at Abbott to feed the family. Luz is trying to finish her degree at Augsburg. They raise their two children, wrestle with a complicated world, and still carrythe scars and questions of their past. They are happily married, and their [...]

Rounding the Corner

METRO TRANSIT  By JOHN CHARLES WILSON  From the perspective of the common customer, the situation with Metro Transit and the coronavirus probably looks like the end of the world. However, from the point of view of someone who follows the inner workings of the system, it is merely asleep, not dead.  There is a service change going [...]

Hennepin County Libraries are reopening with limited in-person services

By LINDSEY FENNER  Franklin Library Computer Hours  Tuesday & Wednesday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Thursday 12-7:30 p.m.  Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.  Sunday & Monday – closed  Franklin Library meal pick-up for youth, Thursdays, Noon-2 p.m. For ages 18 and under. Pick up a week worth of free [...]

Peace Lantern Procession on Saturday, September 26th at 7:30 pm

Peace Lantern Procession on Saturday, September 26th at 7:30 pm

 Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts will be hosting a Peace Lantern Procession on Saturday, September 26th at 7:30 pm starting at the site of the proposed East Phillips Urban Farm Project, at the intersection of 28th St. and Longfellow Ave. S. The procession will weave through the neighborhood visiting spots that need some peace and [...]

East Phillips Neighborhood Institute NEWS BRIEFS:

By STEVE SANDBERG  The Mpls. Chapter of the United Nations’ Global Shapers program has chosen East Phillips’ struggle for community development at the Roof Depot site as the subject for its Conference the weekend of September 18 - 20.  Friday, August 21, 2020 was day 10 since Minneapolis Community Environmental Advisory Commission [...]

The Alley September 2020 issue

The Alley September 2020 issue

Cultural Wellness Center

Cultural Wellness Center

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