Former and current Dinkytown activists will compare notes

Protesters gathered in and around vacated buildings for a month in 1970 to prevent their demolition for the construction of a fast-food restaurant. Over the roof, you can see Marshall High School in the distant background a block away and some former Victorian homes that had been converted to businesses. Photo by and Copyright Cheryl Walsh Bellville.

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Making MayDay Parade, Ceremony, Festival happen – get involved

After two community meetings, and many gatherings, discussions, and meetings with the artists on the 2015 MayDay roster, the theme for 2015 settled on i

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Star Tribune’s article on Minneapolis Urban League intentionally misleads

The April 13 article by Star Tribune Reporter Alejandra Matos, “Minneapolis Urban League Under Fire for Potential Double Billing” was intentionally misleading and failed to share the true fac

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Soundtrack of Phillips: Creating a love letter to a neighborhood

Singing games of Sound and Power at Open Streets

 How do you create a soundtrack for a neighborhood? Would the sounds be from early morning? Late in the day?

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You are Invited — MayDay Ultimate Make

The theatre was buzzing on Saturday morning. All the images here are from Saturday April 11, 2015.

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How the Nicollet Mall Project construction affects you

Nicollet Mall is going to look a lot different in 2017: refined pedestrian paths, more greenery and better lighting are some of the improvements to transform the Mall into a “must-see destination” as bullet-pointed in the Minneapolis Downtown’s Council 2025 plan. But before the new Mall becomes a reality, there’s the always-dreaded construction, which starts this spring with utility work (upgrading and relocating power, gas, telecommunications, sanitary sewer and water lines); the full construction begins in 2016.

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MayDay Theme for 2015: …and still we Rise

These images are from April 4, 2015, the Saturday morning workshop at the Avalon Theatre, home to In the Heart Of the Beast puppet and mask Theatre (HOBT.org).<

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Group guides flow of foundation dollars to Mpls North Side

Tawanna Black has been the executive director of Northside Funders Group (NFG) since 2013. Although NFG has been around since 2008, she is their first executive director.

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