August 2008

Fringe Festival kicks off July 31

Bridgeland venues host shows, 'Fringe Central'

Aug. 1 events to mark one-year anniversary of I-35W bridge collapse

Memorials include prayer service, riverfront ceremony and procession

Public comments and hearings on Central Corridor

Comment period closes Aug. 25

HCMC receives President’s Award for response to bridge collapse

A year later, a bridge has risen

Minneapolis remembers tragedy as I-35W span nears completion

Fueling the future at Rock-Tenn

Financial data and fuel decisions at Aug. 4 Rock-Tenn Community Advisory Panel meeting

Pan-African music festival starts Wednesday, Aug. 6

Cedar-Riverside to host opening night, day of music

The writings of Ivar Vikingstad

Samples of the longtime Seward resident's self-published work

‘Go in the direction of the things you love’

Seward honors the unique life of Ivar Vikingstad








Crime stats and summaries, June 17–July 21

Seward businesses burglarized; thieves target catalytic converters; crime stats by neighborhood

Assault of 9-year-old boy 'not as serious' as feared

Arrests made in Longfellow murder, Southeast break-ins

Native Minneapolis, from pre-history to today

First of Central Library lectures features American Indian stories both personal and political





Student housing developments in the University District area

UPDATED FOR WEB: Dinkydome project passes City Council; Florence Court plan denied by HPC; PPERRIA likes Campus Crossroads plan

Public hearing on framework and funding of NRP, Aug. 20

Proposal would direct as much as $8 million a year to neighborhoods through new city department

A not-so-magic lamp guides me back to my neighborhood hardware store

Praise for independent, locally owned businesses — in Seward and beyond


Our public schools are still a good investment




Seward neighborhood to act as 'gallery' for 'UnConvention' lawn sign project

50 signs will be distributed at Matthews Park on Saturday, Aug. 23

Lawmakers should address public safety instead of bike laws


Scooters: Born to be kind of wild and environmentally friendly

Scooter madness takes over Bridgeland

Little prairie in the big city

Eco-yard Midtown is a vibrant example of natural landscaping

More stringent review for student housing?

Small developments raise big issues with city approvals proces

Longfellow Community Council board meeting, Aug. 20

'Framework for the Future' frustration; Vice Lords in Longfellow; LCC to 'sever current relationship' with Seward Redesign

West Bank Community Coalition, August 20 board meeting

NO SEPTEMBER MEETING; Bluff Street Park memorial; Smith Partners representation; Gateway demonstration project; LRT stations to be expanded; safety walking patrols