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OPEN STREETS MINNEAPOLIS 2017 – EAST LAKE STREET STYLE

OPEN STREETS MINNEAPOLIS 2017 – EAST LAKE STREET STYLE

No turning back at Cedar and Lake TW Open Streets Minneapolis in year 6 brings together community groups and local businesses to temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, and open them up for people walking, biking, skating, and playing.  Open Streets gives residents an opportunity to explore their neighborhood and local businesses [...]

¡Agua es Vida! Water is Life!

¡Agua es Vida! Water is Life!

BY TALIA HANSEL The Young Leaders Program of St. Paul’s Church and the Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts have been helping protect the Mississippi Watershed this summer in various ways: Planting native plants on boulevards, to capture storm water runoff Mulching gardens to keep moisture in vegetable beds Educating children [...]

Why walk?

Why walk?

By the Phillips Wellness 50+ Team Walking in one of the easiest ways to increase physical activity and improve your health. Almost anyone can walk, it can be done anywhere and it doesn’t cost a cent. Walking provides all sorts of benefits, including: Lowering blood pressure Reducing weight Preventing onset of diabetes [...]

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 [...]

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