Midtown Phillips News
Police Alert: Locked Bikes are Being Stolen

Police Alert: Locked Bikes are Being Stolen

BIKES ARE BEING STOLEN EVEN WHILE LOCKED UP!
Many times the locks are cable locks that are easily compromised.

Protect your investment!

¨    Properly use locks that are less easily compromised, like u-locks.

¨    Record the serial number so your bike can be returned if it’s found.

¨    Report stolen bikes so we can check recovered and pawned bikes.

¨    Report any recovered bikes so we can get…

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First Phillips Together Monthly Dinner 9/18/14

First Phillips Together Monthly Dinner 9/18/14

The first Phillips Together monthly dinner will be Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Medicine Garden, 1315 E. 24th St. Please see the attached flyers in English, Spanish and Somali and help spread the word.

Hello, colleagues and allies.

I am excited to share with you a new venue for community conversation and action. Phillips Together is a monthly facilitated dinner meeting where Phillips residents can…

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Midtown Business Association Meeting 9/16 at noon

Midtown Business Association Meeting Today at noon!

Meeting Notice
Midtown Business Association
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Noon at the Sheraton Hotel, 2901 Chicago Ave. S.

Midtown Business Association
Next Meeting Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Minutes from August 19, 2114 meeting:

After everybody had introduced themselves, Dave J. talked about Roberts Shoes going out of business. They hope to close out their shoes in 90 days.
Dav…

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Phoenix of Phillips Literary Magazine Seeks Writers of All Abilities

Phoenix of Phillips Literary Magazine Seeks Writers of All Abilities

WRITERS!
¡ESCRITORES!
Here’s your chance to see your work in print!

¡Sean parte de la nueva revista de nuestro barrio!

The Semilla Arts Program of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is publishing the “Phoenix of Phillips” literary magazine in Fall, 2014.  All writers—of any levell—who live or work in Phillipsare encouraged to submit their poetry, short stories (up to 1500 words) and essays for possible…

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Movies at the Cemetary

Movies at the Cemetary

Tickets here. Event Cinema in the Cemetery: Alien Invasion Film Series

The Friends of the Cemetery in partnership with The Trylon Microcinema and All-Star Productions will show The Blob, Plan 9 From Outer Space, and The Thing From Another World this fall at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery (2925 Cedar Avenue) in Minneapolis.

All films
Gates 5:30pm | Showtime: dusk (approximately 7:00pm)

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9th Annual Green Gifts Fair at Global Market 11/22/14

9th Annual Green Gifts Fair at Global Market 11/22/14

9th ANNUAL GREEN GIFTS FAIR – SAT, NOVEMBER 22
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Save the date for our annual Green Gifts Fair at the Midtown Global Market!

Look for 80+ green gift vendos and new “Tools for Change” gifts at the fair this year that will help your friends, family and coworkers make environmentally-friendly changes!

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Robbery Prevention Tips - English, Spanish, Somali

Robbery Prevention Tips – English, Spanish, Somali

As you probably have heard, robbery has been a major concern throughout the Third Precinct this year. In the Midtown area (28th to 32nd St.,  35W to Hiawatha Ave.) there were 99 robberies in the first 8 months of 2013 compared with 128 during the first 8 months of 2014. This is a 22.7% increase.

Robbery is often a crime of opportunity and Third Precinct staff have been addressing the problem in…

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Block Leader Training - 9/18/14

Block Leader Training – 9/18/14

MINNEAPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT

UPCOMING BLOCK LEADER TRAINING

One of the Minneapolis Police Department’s top goals is to increase organized blocks. Neighborhoods and block clubs work with our Crime Prevention Specialists to prevent and reduce crime. Get your block organized!

Thursday, September 18th or

Tuesday, October 21st or

Monday, November 17th

(You need only attend one training)

6:30 to 8…

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Volunteer Computer Tutoring Opportunity at Project for Pride in Living

Volunteer Computer Tutoring Opportunity at Project for Pride in Living

Empower adults with barriers to employment to build job search and basic computer skills by volunteering at Project for Pride in Living’s Learning Center. Volunteers should be comfortable proactively assisting adult learners from diverse backgrounds with resumes, online job applications, and other basic computer tasks.

Weekday morning (8 am-11 am) or afternoon (1-4 pm) shifts available; a 6 month…

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MPNAI Board Meeting 9/9 at Stewart Park

MPNAI Board Meeting 9/9 at Stewart Park

MPNAI board meeting at 6:30-8 pm at Stewart Park.
Agenda includes:
Banyan/MPNAI Partnership MOU (memoranda of understanding)
Hiring staff member in partnership with Waite House
Financial report
Housing committee goals
Elect new chair member
Update on Phillips Clean Sweep

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