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Phillips Round the World Challenge Kicks off April 4

Phillips Round the World Challenge Kicks off April 4

Pat Eagan with Amy and Roy Rincon enjoying the potluck dinner following last fall’s walking challenge. By the Phillips Wellness 50+ Team “I love to walk but it isn’t always easy to find someone to walk with,” says Pat Eagan. “The Phillips Wellness 50+ walking group helps me walk more regularly.” Amy Rincon says she is “proud to [...]

45 Year Momentum at an ALL-TIME HIGH! PHILLIPS AQUATIC CENTER

At the Phillips Aquatic Center March Madness By Denny Bennett March, 2017 will be long remembered as a big month in the history of the Phillips Aquatics Center! On Tuesday, March 28th at 1:00 PM, at the Phillips Community Center, the ceremonial groundbreaking took place. Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board’s (MPRB) Superintendent Jayne [...]

South High Foundation Donates to “Sha-Kym Adams Learn to Swim Fund”

South High Foundation Donates to “Sha-Kym Adams Learn to Swim Fund”

Kimberly Adams, Honorary Co-chair of the “Sha-Kym Adams Learn to Swim Fund” and Denny Bennett, Mpls. Swims President receive a $1,394.00 Gift for the Fund from Judy Ayers, South High Foundation President on behalf of the Foundation. On Tuesday, March 14, the Friends of South High Foundation presented a check for $1,394.00 to Denny Bennett, [...]

South High Sends Swimmer to State Meet

South High Sends Swimmer to State Meet

Dutch Franko-Dynes from South High School qualified to compete in the 2017 MSHSL Boys AA Swim & Dive Championships, which took place at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on the University of Minnesota campus on March 3 and 4. Dutch finished 11th in the 100 freestyle with a time of 47.85. The South High School swim team, coached by Jeff [...]

1418 East Lake Street QORAXLOW-“Handsome”-RESTAURANT 1414 East Lake Proposes an addition for Q Coffee

1418 East Lake Street QORAXLOW-“Handsome”-RESTAURANT 1414 East Lake Proposes an addition for Q Coffee

DISElslOS, is designing and consulting with the Owners of Quruxlow Restaurant at 1414 East Lake Street to construct Phase II of the Project at the corner of East Lake Street and 15th Avenue So. to be a Coffee Shop called Q’ Coffee which would fill in the vacant corner and complete the development of this site. It should also help reduce the [...]

Midtown Phillips Changes on 13th Ave., 14th Ave. and Lake Street

Midtown Phillips Changes on 13th Ave., 14th Ave. and Lake Street

Changes 13th and 14th Avenues, 28th Street to the Greenway BY HARVEY WINJE The Greenway Market, 2825 13th Ave So. in the building recently occupied by Wentworth Aircraft for many years after it was Sears & Roebucks Service Center for decades, is proposing to keep current uses the same while adding more retail shops. A new proposal is for [...]

Persistence by Phillips Community: 3rd Opening in 2018!

BY HARVEY WINJE Persistence often prevails when the community is “between a rock and a hard place.”  Here is one of those times and places. Five other Junior High Schools had been built in Minneapolis between 1917 and 1926 when Phillips Jr. High School and Sanford Junior High School were built four years before the Great [...]

Emerald Ash Borer Fact and Fiction

BY SCOTT VREELAND, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioner District # 3 I am concerned about the spreading of some misinformation about Emerald Ash Borer. I see the results of that misinformation in a recent post from the Powderhorn Issues list: “Every ash tree in Powderhorn Park is scheduled to be cut down as a “preventative” [...]

The Weather Diaries at American Swedish Institute Explores Fashion, Culture and Identity in Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands

The Weather Diaries at American Swedish Institute Explores Fashion, Culture and Identity in Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands

Ena with Eyes Shut, 2014, designer: Nikolaj Kristensen, © Cooper & Gorfer Exhibition On View March 25-July 2, 2017 The Weather Diaries is an exhibition of striking, photographic artworks linked with one-of-a-kind gallery installations at the American Swedish Institute that probes the roots of  West Nordic fashion and explores the [...]

The Alley Banks at Woodland National Bank on Franklin Avenue

BY HARVEY WINJE Alley Communications also dba (doing business as) The Alley Newspaper has chosen to close its very small banking account with a large national bank that invest in the North Dakota Pipeline and other pipelines detrimental to sacred lands, people, and the environment. Alley Communications and The Alley Newspaper is proud to say we [...]

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