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At a neighborhood meeting at Sabathani Community Center on October 24, Minneapolis’ Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) agency announced plans to purchase the former Speedway … more
In a blog post for Barnes & Noble, local author Marcie Rendon writes of the stories that lurk at the edge of our consciousness, waiting to be told. Stories that are “too disturbing, too … more
The Longfellow Nokomis Messenger has expanded home delivery into the Standish neighborhood, and now covers all of the area served by the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood association. The expanded … more
At a neighborhood meeting at Sabathani Community Center on October 24, Minneapolis’ Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) agency announced plans to purchase the former Speedway … more
The world of queer synchronized swimming is very small. But the Subversive Sirens, a non-binary synchronized swimming team out of Minnesota, is making a big splash. (Forgive the pun.) Advocating … more
The 2022 midterm election provided many firsts for Hennepin County and Minnesota as a whole. Black women will serve in the Minnesota Senate for the first time with the election of Zaynab Mohamed, … more
Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue Dance Troupe performs during a mural unveiling at Wells Fargo (2919 27th Ave. S.) on Sept. 22, 2022. Artist Charles Caldwell, a lifelong Minneapolis resident, set the mural … more
When five people in the throes of a mental health crisis were killed in incidents with police, Michelle Gross said she knew Communities United Against Police Brutality (CUAPB) had to act.CUAPB was … more
Local grocer Seward Co-op’s 50th anniversary is coming to a close this year, but there’s also another significant occasion taking place where many folks shop for sustainable and fair … more
When cooler temps and shorter days signal the Fall Arts Season in the metro area, there are many cultural activities competing for attention. As always, this column strives to undercover the … more
Sept. 11, 2022, marked the last day of service for a while at Calvary Lutheran Church (3901 Chicago Ave.). It looked a little different on this day, mostly celebratory, a little bittersweet, with … more
Who’s right? Who’s wrong? And how does it affect the kids?Figuring out family dynamics in custody cases can be tricky, but the Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) in St. Paul … more
More than 10 years after Highland Park’s massive Ford assembly plant closed, a new planned community is taking shape on the former plant’s sprawling site overlooking the Mississippi … more
In 1988, Stuart Pimsler created “Swimming to Cecile,” a performance work dedicated to his mother who died in a car accident when he was 15. “Cecile,” a lamentation inspired by … more
Outside of Children’s Minnesota Hospital – Minneapolis (2525 Chicago Ave.) and M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital (6401 France Ave. S.), nurses in bright red T-shirts held signs with … more
Before Lake Street was a popular hub of Minneapolis, it was a rural area where farming was prevalent. There were rarely any streetcars or buses that rode up and down the street, but rather, horses … more
What happens if Interstate 94 is removed between St. Paul and Minneapolis?Our Streets Minneapolis is leading the conversation to rethink I-94 and consider various options.They point out that the … more
A 12-minute video taken on a cell phone by a bystander shows the moment when Tekle Sundberg was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) snipers while he was experiencing a mental health … more
“I am for clean and pure water.“I am for the fish relatives which will be harmfully affected by phosphorus and waste waters that will be deposited in the lake.“I am a pro animal … more
On July 21, 2022, Mayor Jacob Frey’s nomination of Cedric Alexander for Community Safety Commissioner was formally received by the city council, who is expected to vote on the appointment on … more
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