Get the Latest on Park Projects

With our community rich in parks and trails, it can be hard to follow all of the latest news. Below are links to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) project pages. Find up-to-date information on planning and community engagement, and sign up for email project updates. Bossen Field Park … Read more

NENA is Seeking Applicants for a Vacant Morris Park Board Seat

NENA is seeking applicants for the vacant Morris Park neighborhood Board seat. Applications are due on July 17, 2019. NENA is a growing community-based nonprofit organization serving four unique, welcoming neighborhoods with over 14,700 residents and dozens of businesses in the southeast corner of Minneapolis. NENA is dedicated to bettering the … Read more

Mapping Prejudice: A History of Racial Covenants in the Nokomis Area

In Minneapolis and in particular the neighborhoods surrounding Lake Nokomis, racial covenant restrictions served as powerful obstacles for people of color seeking safe and affordable housing. They also limited access to community resources like parks and schools. Racial covenants dovetailed with redlining and predatory lending practices to depress homeownership rates … Read more

Run for a Board Seat at NENA’s Annual Meeting (4/25)

Congratulations to our new and reelected Board Members. Elizabeth Brophey, Jessica Crotteau, Jerome Evans, Ed Hegener, Danielle Isaacson, Kyle Tornow, Jessica Tupper and Mike Welch! The NENA members will elect Board of Directors members at its Annual Election and Meal on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Seats up for Election & Candidate Applications:Keewaydin (One 2-Year Seat)Ed HugenerAshley … Read more

34th Avenue S Reconstruction Project Tracker

The City of Minneapolis is reconstructing 34th Avenue S between E. Minnehaha Parkway and E. 58th Street. The 1.37 mile project is scheduled to occur over the course of the 2019-2020 construction seasons and consists of improvements to the roadway, sidewalk and utilities. During the majority of construction, local access … Read more

Save the Date – South Minneapolis Green Fair (4/13)

Make a commitment to environmental sustainability part of 2019! Cut your carbon footprint, reduce your impact on landfills, keep local plants and animals thriving, care for our lakes and streams by making some simple adjustments to your personal habits. This free, family-friendly event is for all who are interested in … Read more

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