Faces of Leadership
Calhoun - Isles
Cedar - Riverside/West Bank
Greater East Side
Macalester - Groveland
Payne - Phalen
Saint Anthony Park
Summit - University
Summit Hill and Crocus Hill
Thomas - Dale/Frogtown
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Strong Local Economy
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This mosaic of a neighborhood, home to many immigrant nationalities and native-born ethnicities, including African-Americans and Native Americans, is a complex mix of residences, small businesses, and major medical and financial institutions, including the sprawling Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Allina Health Care, and Wells Fargo Mortgage. The towering, long-vacant Sears building at Chicago Avenue and Lake Street was remade to the tune of $189 million into a mixed-used development; at ground level it hosts the colorful Midtown Global Market, a cluster of small food stands, restaurants, and retail stores that celebrate--and sell--the fruits of Minneapolis' many cultures.
Cultivating Youth As Agents of Change Through Urban Agriculture
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Youth programs with a focus on urban agriculture cultivate good health, leadership skills, community development and economic independence.
A Place People Call Their Own: Community Partnerships That Foster Community Health
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The 2014 Minnesota Healthy Communities Conference introduced participants to innovative community health projects that explore links between community development and the health of low-income people.
10 Development Projects That Will Transform MSP in 2015
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Enjoy this roundup of 10 exciting architectural and development additions to Minneapolis and St. Paul that promise to transform neighborhoods, enrich our quality of life and add to the roster of “must see” attractions for out-of-town guests.
Forget Midwest. We Are North: Repositioning MSP's National Identity for the 21st Century
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
According to a recent panel discussion, we need to own our cold climate and our ingenuity in order to attract new talent, continue fueling the innovation at the heart of our economy, and create a new and authentic national identity. Shall we call ourselves the North?
Cycling in the Cities: Seven New Local Inventions for Bike Enthusiasts Here and Around the Globe
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Twin Cities is a leader in bicycle use and a major innovator in bicycle design and technology. The seven inventions profiled here have, or will have, an impact on the local and global cycling industry. And the pace of innovation shows no sign of slowing down.
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Architect innovates design service for accessory dwellings
They’re known as granny flats, mother-in-law apartments, even Fonzie suites for those who remember the Fonz’s digs above the Cunninghams' garage in the tv show “Happy Days.” For years, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have ...
A homeownership initiative to help the Little Earth community
A communal garden by a coalition of neighborhood groups in the works for the diverse Phillips area
Phillips neighborhood group strives to make 'communal' gardens
TPT documentary sheds light on area's innovative affordable housing projects
Waite House trying to raise $250,000 for new home
American Swedish Institute nears groundbreaking for $21.5 million campus expansion
Minneapolis Project screens 24 shorts by 18 filmmakers about 22 neighborhoods
Second artist-designed drinking fountain starts flowing
Reuse rampant as Minneapolis builds public-works facility to LEED standards
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Innovation + Job News
Hothouse @ MIA sponsors creative coworking event
Hothouse @ MIA
, Sarah Lutman’s pop-up coworking space in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ (MIA) Villa Rosa Room, just reached the end of its 12-week run. To sustain momentum for the experiment, Lutman is partnering with
MN Cup: "American Idol" for entrepreneurs
Mobile markets bring fresh produce to low-income neighborhoods
One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
Minneapolis health dept. helping 10 corner stores boost fresh produce offerings
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Swedish Institute grand reopening draws royalty
American Swedish Institute
in Minneapolis recently announced its June 30 grand reopening with the addition of the Nelson Cultural Center.
The expansion and other campus enhancements will get a visit from Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and ...
Source: American Swedish Institute
Education News features MCAD comic program
Source: Education News
Midtown Global Market provides inspiration for Memphis redevelopment project
Source: Memnphis Daily News
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