The best of neighborhood and community news from our Media Partners around the Twin Cities, featuring stores on the Charleston race killings, development in the Phillips neighborhood, cluster bombs in Laos, and anti-GLBT Evangelicals at 2015 Pride.
If you live in Saint Paul, you probably know about J4, the annual gathering and freedom celebration that takes place each July 4th weekend in Como Park. The event has been going on for 35 years, and was founded to mark the anniversary of Hmong immigration into the United States.
The second annual Taco Tour on Lake Street brought at least 2,500-3,000 taco lovers to nine latino restaurants along one of the most diverse streets in the Twin Cities on Saturday, June 27. The tacos along the tour were also diverse, from traditional carne asada and al pastor tacos, to vegetarian and blue tortilla tacos. According to the Taco Tour website, the goal of the tour was to allow participants to be tourists in their own city.
A curated collection of neighborhood news from the last week, from all corners of the Twin Cities. Read about an anti-LGBT billboard in Elk River, the North Minneapolis Promise Zone, a Saint Paul boxing gym, and much more from our Media Partners