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Local pastor to receive BridgeBuilder Award

Local pastor to receive BridgeBuilder Award

Christopher BoppPastor Ramirez demonstrates traditional music from his native Mexico. Pastor Joel Ramirez, long-time Phillips area pastor with ICCM (Inner City Church of Minneapolis), will receive the 2019 BridgeBuilder Award at Global Worship 12.  Global Worship is a colorful, exciting worship concert Saturday April 13, 6 p.m. at St. [...]

Really, really free market April 6

Really, really free market April 6

Check out the Really Really Free Market on the first Saturday of the month from 1-3 p.m. at East Phillips Cultural Center. The next event is April 6. It is like a garage sale where everything is free. “Bring what you would like to give and take what you would like to receive – together, we can share our resources, help the planet, save some [...]

Steps towards peace: Peace via community

Steps towards peace: Peace via community

Marti Maltby By MARTI MALTBI Before I get to the point of this article, allow me to lay a little groundwork. Peace House Community has been open in the Phillips neighborhood since 1985. Our founder, Sister Rose Tillemans, established PHC at 510 E. Franklin Ave, and in 2013 we moved to our current building at 1816 Portland Ave. S. PHC is a [...]

The Alley newspaper March 2019

The Alley newspaper March 2019

WANTED: INFORMATION ON 628 East Franklin Ave.

WANTED: INFORMATION ON 628 East Franklin Ave.

How many years has this building been empty? How many profit or non-profit developers have tried to renovate and occupy? Why hasn’t any one of them successful when housing is needed and so many new buildings are being built? Please let us know at copydesk@alleynews.org, P.O. Box 7006 Mpls., MN 55407 or 612-990-4022.

Briefs March 2019

Briefs March 2019

Youth leaders in D.C. MIGIZI  sent 12 youth leaders from  Edison, South High, Fridley, Farmington, White Bear Lake, and Augsburg Fairview Academy schools to Washington D.C. to join the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) American Indian Youth Legislative Summit on Feb. 10, 2019. This experience for youth is part of the recent [...]

The Rand Report: Sex workers on Lake St.

The Rand Report: Sex workers on Lake St.

By Rand Retterath Rand Retterrath Part 1 of a series. For the past six or seven years, many of us have been documenting the rise in prostitution along Lake St. and Bloomington, long known as the sex destination for Minneapolis, as Selby Dale is for St. Paul. Apart from the spectacular increase and the universal agreement that it had been [...]

Backyard Community Health Hub launches

Backyard Community Health Hub launches

What You See February 2019

What You See February 2019

JOSELYN PETTIT, age 9Our first submission comes from 9-year-old Joselyn Pettit who loves the colored glass and “giant brick of cheese” toy at the Phillips Community Pool.To be part of our new WHAT YOU SEE feature, post a photo to your Instagram account and tag #alleynews, or email it to copydesk@alleynews.org. All ages encouraged to [...]

Updated Aldi opens

Updated Aldi opens

by Tesha M. Christensen Tesha M. ChristensenDespite opening a second Aldi in the neighborhood along Lake St., the company does not plan to close the Aldi a few blocks away at the Hi-Lake Shopping Center, according to the owner of both buildings. The former Rainbow Foods at 2912 28th Ave. S. has been transformed into a brand new Aldi with [...]

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