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Wash Me car wash staying for now

Posted on 28 May 2018

Above: The updated building concept at the northeastern corner of Hiawatha and 42nd reflects a more urban design with higher density and multi-uses. (Photo submitted) One-story Starbucks and Dominos reimagined as urban four-story building By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN The Starbucks and Dominos proposed at 42nd St. and Hiawatha Ave. is no longer on the table, […] Continue Reading

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Local filmmaker earns award for documentary at film festival

Posted on 28 May 2018

Above: An image of a Klansman gets covered up by a new image. (Photo provided) By JILL BOOGREN Longfellow-based filmmaker Cy Dodson won an Honorable Mention Jury Award at the recent Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) for his short documentary “Beneath the Ink.” The film is also an official selection at this year’s Palm […] Continue Reading

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Minnehaha Townhomes being built to help homeless families

Posted on 28 May 2018

Photo above: The townhomes being built at 5368 Riverview Rd. are the first new public housing being built by the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority since 2010. (Photo submitted) Partners from every level of government gathered May 29 at 5368 Riverview Rd. to break ground for the Minnehaha Townhomes, 16 new homes dedicated to families experiencing […] Continue Reading

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Green Bee Juicery ready for summer with their organic juices

Posted on 28 May 2018

Above: The Green Bee Juicery offers an impressive line of raw, cold-pressed, organic juices. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin) By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The Green Bee Juicery is a tidy little storefront and production facility near the intersection of E. 46th St. and Bloomington Ave. Jointly owned by sisters Michaela Smith, Mallory and Melanie Madden, the Green […] Continue Reading

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City adds density in 2040 plan to fit more people, more businesses

Posted on 28 May 2018

Comments being accepted online and in person until July 22 regarding draft Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN In the next 20 years, the city of Minneapolis is planning for more. More houses. More businesses. More transit. And more demand to be in the city. To make room for this, the city’s updated […] Continue Reading

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Six educators retiring from Hiawatha/Howe after combined 205 years

Posted on 28 May 2018

By TANI CHRISTINA and KELLEY MCMURCHIE This year the Hiawatha/Howe Community Schools will be losing educators with 205 years of combined experience to retirement. Five teachers and one principal are hanging up their rulers and chalk and moving on to a new phase of life. Photo left: Hiawatha retirees (l to r) are Kris Halverson, […] Continue Reading

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Metro Blooms’ permeable alley opening celebration planned June 19

Posted on 28 May 2018

Metro Blooms is proud to celebrate the installation of one of the first permeable alleys in Minneapolis (photo right submitted) on Tues., June 19, 5:30-7pm, in the alley behind 3853 21st Ave. S. The alley project was a partnership between Metro Blooms, a group of residents in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood, Hennepin County, and the Minnehaha […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis Art Fair was the place to meet the local entrepreneurs

Posted on 27 May 2018

By STEPHANIE FOX Nehemiah (Frank) Williams stands by his sales table at this spring’s Nokomis Art Fair, greeting patrons as they arrive at the Lake Nokomis Community Center. It’s not his official job—he is selling what he and his wife, Terry, call ‘organic comfort drink, snacks, and treats.’ But it seems he can’t help himself. […] Continue Reading

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Tips for having a more successful NENA Garage Sale June 16

Posted on 27 May 2018

By RUTH DENNY Garage sale time is upon us. For some, it’s time to rejoice, and for others, it is time to do the dreaded cleaning and de-cluttering that we have all put on the back burner for the next day that never comes. Top that off with the coming of warmth after a winter […] Continue Reading

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After 30 years Patrick’s Cabaret schedules FUNeral for June 3

Posted on 27 May 2018

The Cabaret was based in Longfellow at 3010 Minnehaha Ave. for 17 years before losing its lease in 2016 By JAN WILLMS It’s been a good run. For more than 30 years, Patrick’s Cabaret has been a fueling force for artists working on the edge. But its life is coming to an end, and a […] Continue Reading

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