By Janet Moore | Star Tribune
Work on the proposed $1.5 billion Bottineau Blue Line light-rail project has hummed along quietly for several years now, often in the shadow of its more-controversial cousin, the Southwest light-rail line.
Now, cities in the northern suburbs near proposed Blue Line extension’s route – Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, and Robbinsdale – are stepping up efforts to advocate on the project’s behalf.
By Lauren Yuen
A new full-service grocery store is coming to north Minneapolis.
The North Market is scheduled to open in a couple of weeks at 4414 Humboldt Ave. N. It’ll be owned and operated by the nonprofit Pillsbury United Communities.
Adair Mosley, interim president and CEO of Pillsbury United Communities, said the store will also have a wellness center run by North Memorial Health.
By Claudine Galloway
Imagine bringing your groceries home in a wheeled suitcase. That’s what the self-proclaimed “luggage-club,” a group of senior citizens in north Minneapolis, use to transport their groceries after their 20-minute bus rides to the nearest grocery store.
They’re buying food staples intended to last two weeks.
Northside Funders Group launches Northside Storyville, a year-long documentary series featuring North Minneapolis entrepreneurs, community partnerships and changemakers. “Northside Storyville aims to capture those stories through a yearlong episodic documentary film and story data archive project that acknowledges and amplifies ...Continue Reading