Phillips/Powderhorn


Golf at Hiawatha

BY ED FELIEN The front nine at Hiawatha is open.  It’s rough in spots. The fairways on 2 and 6 and 7 have spots that look like a moonscape, but the greens are probably in better condition than they’ve ever been.  The plus side for serious or casual golfers is…

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Connections Gallery

In collaboration with Forecast Public Art and artist Randy Walker, Roosevelt High School has been working on the “Connections Gallery,” an art installation and permanent structure in front of the school with changeable components that Roosevelt students and the community can enjoy and use.  The Connections Gallery will be dedicated…

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Forum on Affordable Housing August 27

BY ED FELIEN The Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights will host a public forum on affordable housing at Pillsbury House on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Nekima Levy-Pounds, Professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, will moderate the event, and one of the members…

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LOLA ART CRAWL AUGUST 23–24

The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) invites the public into artists’ home studios and backyards, as well as neighborhood cafés, bars and shops, to showcase the wide range of fine arts and practical crafts made by artists and artisans of the greater Longfellow community of South Minneapolis. The sixth annual…

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A story of faith, justice and retail success

BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE On St. Paul’s Grand Avenue, along a route noted for upscale markets, high concepts and trendy boutiques, is a store that so easily holds its own, you would never suspect its secret. Despite being a model of retail excellence, this store and others in its chain…

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Gaza and Israel

BY ED FELIEN Gaza has been Arab since the dawn of civilization.  The city of Gaza was the home of the Philistines at the time of Moses.  It was an Egyptian city with an Egyptian religion and social customs.  According to the Torah the Arabs wouldn’t let the Jews pass…

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Raina’s Wellness “Eating well at The Fair”

BY RAINA GOLDSTEIN BUNNAG The State Fair isn’t usually a place people go to eat a healthy meal.  When a quick search for “Minnesota State Fair” and “salad” delivered the result “Jell-O Salad Ice Cream,” I knew this article wouldn’t be easy to write.  Yet, I’m here to prove that…

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Minnehaha Parkway Detour

The E Minnehaha Parkway Resurfacing Project, from 27th Ave. to 38th Ave., will begin Aug. 12. The westbound portion will begin after the eastbound is substantially complete. The intersections at 38th Ave. S. and 39th Ave. S. will remain open to traffic. It will last approximately seven weeks. Detours and…

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Treehouse a staple of the Twin Cities

BY DEB RAMAGE It smells like the 1980s: a   little bit stale tobacco smoke, a little bit unwashed dog. This is appropriate, I guess, because this same record    store with a different name (Oarfolkjokeopus, a very different name) was the high tide point of the Minneapolis music scene  during a…

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Fancy Ray and the Hosmer Library Talent Show

BY DWIGHT HOBBES It’s hard to find a more authentic cross section of South Minneapolis’ cultural diversity in one place at one time than the annual Hosmer Library Talent Show, which this month enjoyed its 16th year.  This is not, by the way, a contest where you come to try…

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