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Help build the puppets for the 43rd MayDay Parade!

Help build the puppets for the 43rd MayDay Parade!

During the month of April, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre is transformed into a giant studio where staff artists and volunteers create the MayDay Parade. From Saturday, April 8 – Thursday, May 4, 2017, MayDay Build Workshops are held at1500 E Lake St, Mpls, MN 55407: Every Tuesday from 7-9pm Every Thursday from 7-9pm Every [...]

500 MayDay Plates Washed by “Heart of the Beast”

500 MayDay Plates Washed  by “Heart of the Beast”

BY LUCINDA ANDERSON In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre’s MayDay Green Team and YOU can divert 80% of the 2017 MayDay Festival waste from landfills, and this year’s 500 Plate Experiment will help make it happen. Inspired by the Winnipeg Folk Festival where food vendors serve 100,000 festival goers on washable plates, a [...]

Phasing plan for Peavey Park improvements is now online

Improvements at Peavey Park that are scheduled for both 2017 and 2018 are outlined in the new Peavey Park Phasing Plan for 2017/18. In fall 2017, the Park Board will improve the basketball court complex. This includes replacing three half-courts with 2 full courts, one half-court and practice hoops. All of the new courts will be located in the [...]

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 [...]

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