February 2009

Who will represent the neighborhoods?

Feb. 21 meeting will discuss process and nominations — if it takes place

The bulb before the flower

Workhaus playwrights put down roots at Seward’s Playwrights’ Center

Minnesota must grow its way out of the recession


Even with deficit, education and social programs are priorities


Cooper resident responds to ‘smelly pole’ story


City to survey historic properties in Seward, Longfellow

Learn more at public meeting on Feb. 3

Xcel to install Copper Naphthenate utility pole in Seward

Neighbors confront power company on replacement of penta pole

Eye on U, February 2009

Public forum and comment period in early February for U of M Master Plan

New Seward Co-op opens with more items, jobs

Co-op board believes expansion will thrive despite economy

Police seek nominations for block club, youth leader awards

Nominations due Friday, Feb. 6

Seward residents charged in New Year’s Eve kidnapping, robbery

Incident is ‘escalation of threat of violence’

City asks for input on 2009 budget cuts

Meetings scheduled for Feb. 9 and Feb. 10

Give input on bike sharing program

Public meetings Feb. 10 and Feb. 12

Dine and Drink: Bridgeland favorites

Bridge staff share their picks for local wining and dining

Resetting Mairin’s Table

Cooper’s Jon Locke brings culinary craft to Old St. Anthony

Redesign of Franklin/River Road intersection kicks off

Public meeting set for Feb. 19

Feb. 1–8, 2009

Feb. 1–8, 2009

Feb. 8–15, 2009

Feb. 16–22

Pratt students reflect on the inauguration of President Barack Obama

Question: How will President Obama change the country?

What’s new (and old) in the neighborhoods?

New photographs and classic images document cities’ people and places

Joint ward meeting: game day at the new Gophers stadium, Wed., Feb. 18

Officials will discuss traffic, parking, tailgating and clean-up

Feb. 23–March 1

West Bank Community Coalition, Feb. 18 board meeting

Reward offered in Sodd murder case; WBCC/Cedar-Riverside NRP partnership efforts; West Bank safety tour; CHANCE projects; Peace Circle workshops begin March 10; public relations committee proposed; Finance Committee re-established

Southeast Como Improvement Association, Feb. 3 board meeting

SECIA staff commendations; Highway 280 update; crime and safety

Longfellow Community Council, Feb. 19 board meeting

May fundraiser at Merlins Rest; home-greening workshops approved and funded; River Gorge Stewards 2009 project approved; Xcel substations opposition sparks board debate; LCC sponsors City Council candidates’ forums; LCC angered by city's public engagement, notification

Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association (MHNA) Feb. 17 board meeting

Planning Commission approves 15th Avenue Design Plan; 2009 budget approved; bike and pedestrian safety and access; 600 SE Main St. decision tabled; recommendations for appointing representatives to Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission; District Council Collaborative and Granary Road; HMNA protests lack of access, comment on University Master Plan

Prospect Park East River Road Improvement Association (PPERRIA) Feb. 23 meeting

PPERRIA’s future; resident requirement passed; University Master Plan; Franklin Avenue planning; Central Corridor summit March 7–8; Pratt playground; community engagement reps

Seward Neighborhood Group (SNG) Feb. 25 board meeting

Bike advisory; violations inspection fee; financial report; NRP resources; home loan program; Seward Youth Peace Garden