Recent weekend rains set back the new playground at Grace Center. One feature of the Fair Play Project, the paving of concrete walks with rubberized surfaces, will now have to wait until spring.
“Music representing different parts of the city. Learning from people who have lived here for years. Seeing what these places mean to them instead of just cool hip spots…” For the full effect, read Mike Madison’s account and photos of the Common Room tour “Neighborhood Mixtape” in the Northeaster print edition. Online story starts here:
Andre (Andy) Zurbey, former owner of Zurbey’s Bar (now Grumpy’s) died September 15. He sponsored many athletic teams, and entertained thousands of people with his concertina. Loved by many.
Columbia Heights resident Degha Shabbeleh still gets emotional when she tells the story of her high school counselor calling her into his office when she first arrived at her new school in Ottawa, Canada, years ago. Without speaking to her, he worked for several minutes on a schedule, then showed […]
Development projects in the works in Northeast Minneapolis include a new school building on 27th Avenue and a proposal for a condo building on East Hennepin. In Columbia Heights, projects underway (or soon to start) include a gas station/convenience store, a fitness center, a grocery store and a medical clinic. In addition, city officials will consider a proposal for two new apartment buildings, and are also seeking a site for new city offices.
Gaelynn Lea, a folk singer, violinist and disability advocate from Duluth, MN, performed Sunday, July 30 at Sociable Cider Werks. She won NPR’s Tiny Desk Series Contest in 2016, which perpetuated a rise in popularity for the artist.
Looking for new ways to use up your garden produce or CSA bounty? Earlier this summer, Laura Bonicelli of Bonicelli Kitchen demonstrated at the Northeast Farmers Market a soup that used spring peas and onions...she commented that it could be adapted to use any vegetable available.
"This was originally a two day Fun Fest, which wasn't nearly as big,” said Art Harris, organizer of the Nordeast Summer Jam at Immaculate Conception Church and School, Columbia Heights.
The lawn of homeowner Mike Gondek, on Coolidge Street and St. Anthony Parkway, became the parking lot for nearly twenty-five cars on Friday afternoon, Aug. 4.
Ecuadorian families celebrated their country’s 208 years of independence.