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New city guidelines base funding on demographic makeup of neighborhoods

Miniature  bronze replicas of local landmarks line the sidewalk at the Neighborhood Gateway in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Tuesday, Jan. 28.  The neighborhood provides housing for a significant number of University students.

Brooke Sheehy

March 2, 2020

The City of Minneapolis released a draft of funding guidelines Friday that aims to ensure city neighborhood associations are representative of their communities. After first being proposed in 2018, the Neighborhoods 2020 guidelines would hinge part of a neighborhood association's city funding on its bo...

A gateway to campus: The vision for Stadium Village comes to fruition

Sarah Mai

J.D. Duggan and Caitlin Anderson

February 27, 2020

A Board of Regents vote earlier this month furthers a redevelopment plan that will completely transform the Stadium Village area. The East Gateway Project, a plan led by a University of Minnesota Foundation partnership, aims to forge an entry from the Prospect Park neighborhood and Interstate-94 into the ...

Contamination poses roadblock for Marcy-Holmes organics recycling

Community use organics drop-off bins are seen at Van Cleve Park on Friday, Feb. 21.

Yves De Jesus

February 27, 2020

While residents push for organics recycling at a Marcy-Holmes park, issues with contamination are forcing city officials to proceed with caution.  The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, along with city staff, is currently examining the possibility of adding an organics collection site at Holmes...

Improvements delayed on Cedar-Riverside’s community center

Kids enter the Brian Coyle Community Center on June 15, 2017.

Brooke Sheehy

February 20, 2020

Plans to expand a community center space in Cedar-Riverside have been delayed two years due to lack of funding. A project that would expand the current Brian Coyle Center and potentially add a new location was first proposed five years ago by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The original timeline ...

Development could replace historic Como church

The Como Congregational Church stands amid freshly-fallen snow on Monday, Feb. 17.  The historic site faces the potential of being developed into an apartment building.

Caitlin Anderson

February 20, 2020

Plans for a residential building in Como have been proposed, with some neighbors raising concerns over the site’s historical significance.   Representatives from Valerian LLC and HL Architects presented preliminary plans for a nine-unit residential building on behalf of property buyer Northland...

City Council vote stalls development at Dinkytown McDonald’s site

The McDonald's located on the corner of Fourth Street Southeast and 15th Avenue Southeast as seen on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Caitlin Anderson

February 17, 2020

With a Minneapolis City Council vote on Friday, plans for large-scale development at the site of Dinkytown McDonald’s have effectively been stalled. The CA Ventures proposed development, in partnership with ESG Architecture and Design, hit a snag late last week when the city council upheld an earlie...

Regents approve plan to redevelop Stadium Village

The Board of Regents meet about the East Gateway Project Resolution, on Friday, Feb. 14. The Board of Regents holds a meeting each month.

Caitlin Anderson

February 17, 2020

A plan to redevelop much of Stadium Village was approved by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents last week. The East Gateway Project, a redevelopment venture sought by the University of Minnesota Foundation, would dramatically change the look of the eastern portion of campus. The regents approved ...

City seeks to deepen relationship with small businesses

City seeks to deepen relationship with small businesses

Caitlin Anderson

February 13, 2020

City officials are seeking ways to better work with local establishments, which business owners around the University of Minnesota say is a welcome venture. A City Council economic committee approved a proposal last week to direct city staff to form a working group that would encourage greater relations...

With laundry list of code violations, students voice concerns with The Miles Group

Senior Garrett Williams poses for a portrait in the basement of his former residence in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Saturday, Feb. 8.  The Miles Group owned property suffered from hazardous heating equipment, a partially collapsed ceiling and an overall lack of maintenance.

Dylan Miettinen

February 13, 2020

Former University of Minnesota student Caytlin Neuburger moved into a house with friends in the Como neighborhood in September of 2017. The house was one of many in the area managed by The Miles Group, a Minneapolis-based property management group. Problems were apparent as soon as they moved in. The f...

Historic Minneapolis trail makes the cut in governor’s proposal

Mardelle Madsen, Fran Holmsten and Mary Rafferty walk past a map of the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. They walk a loop on the East River Parkway section of the byway every Monday. 

Brooke Sheehy

February 13, 2020

A historic bike and pedestrian trail in Minneapolis could receive funding to begin completion of its “missing link” through campus neighborhoods.  Gov. Tim Walz announced his $2 billion 2020 capital bonding proposal for construction projects across the state last month, including $12.35 million t...