Among other things, a coalition of African-American organizations called the Northside Community Response Team has created an outreach strategy that includes television and radio programming, community health efforts and economic aid.
On Tuesday, city leaders appeared at the state Capitol to ask lawmakers to set aside $20 million in bonding money to help build a music venue that’s key to the city’s plans for the Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment project.
Members of the citizen-led group want to have more time to discuss design aspects of the project — including a first-of-its-kind amphitheater — and how they will affect the city’s north side.
Following the announcement of the settlement, two nonprofits — Community Members for Environmental Justice and Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy — called for a criminal investigation of Northern Metals.
On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council will vote on a massive plan to turn 48 acres of riverfront land into housing, businesses and an outdoor performance venue.
By the mid-1970s, the north side was home to a burgeoning, homegrown music scene that most famously produced Prince, but also turned out numerous other luminaries, including Jimmy Jam.
This ghostly water feature is marked “Bassett Creek” on Google Maps. Switch to satellite mode, though — or better yet, visit in person — and you’ll see it’s not there.
Many protesters were upset that Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman did not put more weight on eyewitnesses who said they saw Clark in handcuffs at the time of the shooting.
The sculpture of Olson on Minneapolis’ north side is more elegant and shot through with symbolism than its more utilitarian counterpart on the Capitol mall.
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light (MNIPL) and the Sierra Club were among the lead organizers of the solar garden project in north Minneapolis.
Fonda spent two years in Minneapolis, studying journalism at the U and working and rooming in a settlement house in North Minneapolis.
These two phrases are bandied about by Minneapolis city staffers when they erroneously believe that housing in our community needs to be demolished instead of rehabbed.
A seemingly routine matter unleashed a torrent of frustration about previous initiatives to deal with problems in North Minneapolis.
Starting at the headwaters of Lyndale Avenue, a stroll along the northern border between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center puts one in some curious, marginal spaces.
The city is dealing with 234 damaged, abandoned or condemned properties across the area.
One of the most pleasant drives around, it was built in the earliest days of the automobile, just when that mode of transit was beginning to transform the city.
Feeney Manor is the first public housing facility in the country offering memory care and enhanced assisted living, according to Katie Stadther, program manager.
The artists I met in Philadelphia had very different relationships with space from their colleagues in this part of the country.
The preferred nomenclature in Minneapolis seems to be “side.” As for St. Paul, its geographic eccentricities are … well-documented.