Harrison Neighborhood News and Events

Harrison is conveniently located minutes from downtown Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Farmers' Market, the Walker Arts Center, and the beaches at Cedar-Lake and is well-served by transit and has easy access to I-394/94.The neighborhood is home to the International Market Square-a regional destination that includes a large number of interior design and home / commercial designer showrooms, the American Institute of Architects Minnesota offices, and residential loft space. Harrison residents enjoy recreational opportunities at Theodore Wirth Park, Basset's Creek Park and Harrison Park-providing outdoor experiences year-round.  Housing in the neighborhood ranges from lofts to apartments to newly constructed single-family homes to turn-of-the-century houses-many available at modest prices. 

(Description from livemsp.org)

For detailed demographic information, see the neighborhood profile from Minnesota Compass


Minneapolis Northside Arts Collective presents landscape show

Work by collective member Rachel Orman

The Heritage Park Center is hosting visual works from around the metro for a show titled Landscape.  Organized by the Northside Arts Collective, the s


NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | Venture North: A favorite Harrison destination for bikers and coffee lovers

Looking for a great destination within a short bike ride of downtown Minneapolis? Head down Glenwood Avenue and in about 10 minutes you will find a bright red building with a mural on the side.


North Side murals brighten Minneapolis neighborhood

Harrison Neighborhood Mural located on the side of 1900 Glenwood Ave. N. That is the corner of Glenwood and Morgan. (All photos by Tammy Ward)

My name is Tammy Ward and I live in North Minneapolis, in the Harrison Neighborhood. 

I have lived here almost four years and have seen many changes.  Harrison is truly a vibrant and upcoming neighborhood. Change is steadily happening in a positive direction. I decided to show in pictures the eclectic feel of Harrison though murals painted on some of the buildings in the neighborhood.  


SOUL FOOD MN | Sunnyside Cafe: A soul food tradition in North Minneapolis

Sunnyside Cafe owner and head chef James Baker has been around the world, it seems. He first began cooking as a child, learning recipes from his aunties, but he credits his decision to cook while serving in the Navy during his tour in Vietnam with saving his life.


Ian Alexander announces candidacy for Minneapolis City Council 5th Ward seat

Ian Alexander hosted one of the regular Old Highland Neighborhood get-togethers at his home near North High School Saturday, Feb. 23. He’s in the process of renovating, and pointed out plans for the kitchen. (Photo by Margo Ashmore)

VoteforIan.com is the website, the man behind it, Ian Alexander, is running for the 5th Ward Council seat as incumbent Don Samuels chose to run for mayor rather than another council term.