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Will Another Important Building Be Demolished by Children’s MN?

Will Another Important Building Be Demolished by Children’s MN?

BY HARVEY WINJE “In 1916, the cornerstone was laid for the Messiah Lutheran Church at the intersection of East 25th Street and Columbus Avenue in South Minneapolis. It was designed by Harry Wild Jones, a leading Minneapolis architect. “Today, the two-story red brick Gothic Revival structure rests comfortably within this mildly compact [...]

Hospital land grab angers Phillips residents

By Julie Miller;* The Alley Newspaper  May 25, 2006 If it would wreck your whole day to come home from work and discover your house was gone, then you need to read this story, because it could happen to you! This is real. It is not a test. It is not science fiction and you have not just entered the Twilight Zone. You have entered the [...]

MULTI-BLOCK LAND USE COVENANT Between Phillips Neighborhood and Neighborhood Health Related Organizations

MULTI-BLOCK LAND USE COVENANT Between Phillips Neighborhood and  Neighborhood Health Related Organizations

Covenant: 1. A formal, solemn and binding agreement. 2. A written agreement or promise usually between two or more parties, especially for the performance of some action.  It is a declaration of intent by all parties who sign, to help each other achieve mutual objectives. This covenant is a voluntary commitment made by individuals to [...]

July 2017 Alley Newspaper

July 2017 Alley Newspaper

Little Earth Annual Mother’s Day Pow Wow, Sat., May 13

Little Earth Annual Mother’s Day Pow Wow, Sat., May 13

MAY DAY MAY DAY!*

MAY DAY MAY DAY!* BY ROY McBRIDE Mayday! Mayday! Earth calling anyone Mayday! Mayday! To all my brothers and sisters In the bombed-out cities of earth Earth: May you have peace. May you have justice. May you have joy. May you have equality. May you have understanding. May you have compassion. May you have love. So many things that [...]

149th Memorial Day at Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery: “Taking a Stand” on Memorial Day 2017

149th Memorial Day at Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery: “Taking a Stand” on Memorial Day 2017

BY SUE HUNTER WEIR The longest running tradition in Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery is our Memorial Day (or, as it was called prior to 1971, Decoration Day) program.  As near as we can tell, this was our 149th observance, and, despite some on-again, off-again showers, it was one of our best.  Our keynote speaker, Major Grant [...]

Assisting Parade and Festival Waste Collection: May Day Green Team

Assisting Parade and Festival Waste Collection: May Day Green Team

BY THE MAY DAY GREEN TEAM In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre’s May Day Parade and Festival are the result of thousands of hours of planning, preparation, and performance.  Truth-be-told, many feel that the process of building the parade is more exciting than the event itself. Imagine that! This gathering of hundreds of [...]

KEATON TRADITION: Classic fun in the Cemetery

KEATON TRADITION: Classic fun in the Cemetery

BY SUE HUNTER WEIR It’s become a Memorial Day weekend tradition:  a Buster Keaton silent film accompanied by local musicians Dreamland Faces.  You’ll never have more fun than this in a cemetery. This year’s classic film, “Steamboat Bill Jr.” was the fourth Keaton film shown in Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery.  It [...]

“Shade Tree Mechanics to Multi-Car Service Centers are asked to help: “Squeaky wheel gets the grease,” but it doesn’t stop there!

BY MADDIE NORGAARD Do you want to make a difference in neighborhood air quality? Locally, poor air quality affects Minnesotans by triggering a range of health problems, from itchy throats to asthma attacks. It also contributes to smog and acid rain, leading to contamination of water bodies. That’s why the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program [...]

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