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Save the Date: Phillips Clean Sweep 10/11/14

Save the Date: Phillips Clean Sweep 10/11/14

Phillips Clean Sweep
Saturday, October 11, 2014


Free Breakfast, Sign In, Pick-Up Supplies & FREE 2014 Clean Sweep T-Shirt 


• Welna Ace Hardware Parking Lot – 2438 Bloomington Ave S

• Lutheran Social Services – 2400 Park Ave S (enter on 24th St)


Phillips Clean Sweep!

Help your neighbors to clean up the neighborhood! Enlist your block club! Recruit your church youth…

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Trespassing and Removing Unwanted People from Your Property

Trespassing and Removing Unwanted People from Your Property

People often ask what they can do to remove unwanted people from their property. Please see the information from the 5th Precinct City Attorney, below. And please let me know if you would like No Trespassing signs for your property or have questions about this information. Thank you.

Many members of the community ask questions of the MPD and the city attorney regarding trespassing laws and how…

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Clases de Ingles Gratis! Free English Classes

Clases de Ingles Gratis! Free English Classes


Registration for new students begins at 9am. Class is from 9:30am-11:30am Mondaythrough Thursday.

Come and tell friends, family and neighbors who are seeking English language instruction to come as well!

The English classes at Centro Guadalupano are all taught by volunteers, many of whom have years of experience teaching.

Visit us on…

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August 2014 Community MPNAI Meeting 8/26

August 2014 Community MPNAI Meeting 8/26

August 2014
Community MPNAI Meeting Tuesday August 26, 6:30-8pm Stewart Park (Multi-purpose Room)
2700 12th Ave S, Minneapolis

– Legislative update by Rep. Karen Clark. (30 min.)

– Discuss traffic calming on 26th and 28th discussion continued. (20 min.)
• How do you feel about 28th & 26th Street?
• Do we need to slow or reduce traffic on 26th & 28th?
• Do we need bike lanes on 26th & 28th?
• Do we…

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Greenway Tree Work Starts Monday

Greenway Tree Work Starts Monday

Midtown Greenway Tree Work between Portland Ave and Oakland Ave

Starting Monday, August 25, 2014 the Midtown Greenway between Portland Ave S and Oakland Ave S will be temporarily narrowed. The individual bicycle and pedestrian lanes will be consolidated in to a shared trail for this one block. All trail users should use caution through this stretch and bicyclists should yield to pedestrians.


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Midtown Business Association Meeting Tuesday 8/19

Midtown Business Association Meeting Tuesday 8/19

  Meeting Notice     Midtown Business Association     Tuesday, August 19, 2014     Noon at the Sheraton Hotel, 2901 Chicago Ave. S.     Midtown Business Association     Next Meeting Tuesday, September 16, 2014      

Minutes from July 15, 2014 meeting:
    After everybody had introduced themselves, Dave J. talked about various upcoming events, including a retirement party for Joyce Wisdom.

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Update on 26th & 28th Street Development

Update on 26th & 28th Street Development

Dear Midtown Phillips members,

I’m writing to share a quick update on the 26th & 28th St Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements project. You received notification about this project earlier in July from one of my colleagues.

Our second open house was last week and was attended by about 50 people.

The new materials are listed below and on the web site.



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Open Streets Franklin Ave is August 17

Open Streets Franklin Ave is August 17 AKA SUNDAY!!

Open Streets MPLS is rolling onto Franklin Ave on August 17th for our largest Open Streets event of the year. We are just two weeks out from transforming 22 blocks of Franklin Avenue into a safe, car-free area for people to bike, walk, play and hang with local organizations, businesses, artists, the Timberwolves(!) and many others. Come show the strength of our community and sign up to volunteer…

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City Academy Offered in Fall

City Academy Offered in Fall

For anyone who has ever wondered how emergency calls are dispatched in Minneapolis, how streets get plowed right after a snowstorm, how water gets to the faucet, or how land in the city is developed, the Minneapolis City Academy is a great way to find out the answers. The City Academy is open to all Minneapolis residents 18 or older and is held weekly from September 17 through October 15 at…

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Greenway Hosts ReSpark Saturday 8/2 at Kix Field

Greenway Hosts ReSpark Saturday 8/2 at Kix Field

JOIN US THIS SATURDAY FOR TAKE THE FIELD NIGHTTIME POST PEDAL BEAR FROM 9PM-MIDNIGHT @ KIX FIELD We’re bummed that Northern Spark got grained out on June 14th so we’re giving it another go! On August 2nd Kix Field will be transformed into an interactive glowing work of art! We are hosting Take the Field, Nighttime Post, and the Pedal Bear from 9pm-Midnight…come check it out! Take the Field will…

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