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The Power of Art

The Power of Art

Psalm 34:11,12,13 precedes the new mosaic verse on the south wall of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church above the Peace Garden and along 28th Street.V11   Children, come and listen to me.  I will teach you the fear of the LORD.v12   Which one of you finds pleasure in life?  Who wants time to see good (things)?v13   Do not say anything evil,  [...]

Making the East Phillips neighborhood safer for all to walk and bike

Making the East Phillips neighborhood safer for all to walk and bike

By Soren Jensen, Midtown Greenway Coalition In 2016, the Midtown Greenway Coalition helped conduct a study to identify barriers to use of the Greenway by the community. They found that many people of color do not use, feel welcome on or know about the Greenway, especially along the trench where 29th Street is located. This is a concern for a [...]

Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors discussed troublesome issues and places with Police Chief Arradando

Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors discussed troublesome issues and places with Police Chief Arradando

BY HARVEY WINJE MUID—Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors discussed issues of public safety with new Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo during a regular monthly meeting September 27th at the Minneapolis American Indian Center.  Serious concern was expressed by several members concerning drug proliferation and human trafficking in [...]

September 2017 Alley Newspaper

September 2017 Alley Newspaper

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre: Update to Our Community August 2017

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre: Update to Our Community August 2017

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT) recently received a $275,000 gift from the Sarah Bowman Trust. BY CORRIE ZOLL HOBT’s Vision: 3 Years 3 Goals Over the past three years, HOBT has been working toward a transformational plan to build a more resilient organization, to address the issues of owning an aging and distressed [...]

Transit: Loos, Fare Hikes, and Detours

Transit: Loos, Fare Hikes, and Detours

BY JOHN CHARLES WILSON Finally! A month with Phillips-specific transit news, after two months of waiting. The Lake Street light rail station is being renovated, including fixing the elevators and escalators, cleaning and re-coating/re-painting surfaces, replacing broken glass, and putting in new signs and lights. Now if only the Met Council [...]

St. Paul’s and Semilla Center’s annual Taste of Phillips Art Festival

BY PATRICK CABELLO HANSEL Get ready for some fabulous art!  October 28, 2017, 4-9 pm: St. Paul’s and Semilla Center’s annual Taste of Phillips Art Festival. Hands-on art.  Live music: acoustic, Latin American & more!  Youth Photography Show.  Great food and silent auction.  Dedication of our Peace Garden on 28th Street.  All at St. [...]

The Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts and Annual Block Party @ St. Paul’s Lutheran 28th and 15th Avenue

The Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts and Annual Block Party @ St. Paul’s Lutheran 28th and 15th Avenue

Gardening, Art, Growth and Laughter BY TALIA HANSEL AND AUBREY DONISCH The Young Leaders Program of The Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts @ St. Paul’s Lutheran has come to an end for the summer of 2017. The past six weeks have been full of gardening, art, growth and laughter. The Young Leaders brought the community together at St. [...]

4 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

By the Phillips Wellness 50+ Team It’s challenging to know what to do to stay healthy. Advice from experts seems to change from month to month, and it’s hard to keep track of what’s most important. That’s why the Phillips Wellness 50+ group strives to take on four simple-to-remember behaviors: Getting 150 minutes of physical [...]

12 Local Auto Shops Help Reduce Hazardous Air Pollutants

12 Local Auto Shops Help Reduce Hazardous Air Pollutants

Maddie Norgaard, showing the safer brake cleaner with Le Le, lead mechanic and manager of Nicollet Auto Services. Helping Minnesota businesses develop and implement industry-tailored solutions that prevent pollution at the source, maximize efficient use of resources, and reduce energy use and costs to improve public health and the environment. [...]

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