Heights Council selects new City Hall design, SAV Council clears way for Doran to build at Silver Lake Village, Hennepin County Board approves Stonehouse funding, Furnished apartments proposed near Dinkytown
The Guthrie Theater has gone dark until March 2021. While Theater Latté Da’s stage will also remain unlit for an unknown period of time, Artistic Director Peter Rothstein has committed the theater to developing new works. “While we may not be able to bring audiences into our theaters, we can certainly support our playwrights, our composers and our lyricists,” he said in a press release.
B-Sharp was started in 1961 by a musician, Walter Tkach. He opened a music store at 4050 Central Avenue, where Don’s Barbershop now does business. Tkach wasn’t in business for very long; he died in 1967 and the family sold the business to James LoPesio.
In 1953, Luhm’s son, Ben Luhm Sr., began refinishing furniture for his friends, and the wood restoration business began. Beginning in his basement, the family moved the business to 1626 NE Jefferson St. Luhm’s Son, Ben Jr., took over in 1972, and brought his son Derrick into the fold in 1987.
Over the past few summers, residents of Nicollet Island might have noticed the river is getting easier to see. Dense foliage that once choked the edges of the island is steadily disappearing thanks to the diligent efforts of the nonprofit Friends of the Mississippi (FMR).
Lead Pastor at Waite Park Wesleyan Church, Kory Kleinsasser, discussed how their team went into action after the governor’s stay-at-home orders began. “Our first priority was ensuring that our congregation was safe and connected. Once that was done, we believed our job as a church was to connect as a community, facilitating that through the neighborhood,” he said.
“Tuscaloosa,” is the first feature-length narrative film from Minneapolis writer and director Philip Harder. Harder has been a longtime creative force behind music videos for artists including Prince, Foo Fighters, and Hilary Duff, as well as commercial clients including Apple, Disney, and Target.
Sareen Keenan and her family were one of four families at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Adams Streeet NE Friday afternoon May 1 as a parade of staff from Webster School passed by.
“Amazing, life changing,” Michelle O’Neill summed up the gift of a home remodel from her Juilliard school housemate Viola Davis, Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning star. In an episode of Celebrity IOU that aired Monday, April 27 on HGTV, the Property Brothers revealed their makeover.
Since February, residents at Catholic Eldercare’s senior living facility at 817 Main Street NE have gotten used to eating meals in their rooms and seeing staff dressed head-to-toe in protective garments, including face shields. Staff have become accustomed to speaking through a mask. It’s a situation no one likes, but it’s necessary.