West Broadway farmers market brings fresh food to Northside residents

Editor’s Note: This video was produced as part of a One Minneapolis project which sought to teach media and reporting skills to Northside residents who wanted to tell better stories about their neighborhood. The West Broadway farmers market has been going strong for four years now. It’s a place where residents go not only to buy healthy food, but create community.   Continue Reading

After the fire on West Broadway, Paradise Beauty is determined to thrive

Marie Egbujor opened Paradise Beauty Salon in North Minneapolis’ 919 West Broadway in November of 2009. Originally from Haiti, she cherished the opportunity to run her own business. Marie chose the location on West Broadway because of the affordable rent and diverse environment. She soon grew to love the community of clients and neighbors and maintained good relationships with the businesses next door. Nader Abuammo of Brix Meat and Grocery helped clear the snow for her in the winter. Continue Reading