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Ice Rinks Opening Soon

Paul Shuck works on developing the base for the ice skating rink at Longfellow Park. (File photo: December 2012) It’s time to sharpen your ice skates because neighborhood ice…

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Metro Blooms Recognizes Local Gardens

Metro Blooms has announced the winners of its annual garden awards, and Howe resident Cyn Bloom was awarded Best Cottage Garden. Nearby-neighborhood restaurant Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub was…

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Q&A with Park Board Incumbent Scott Vreeland

All of the drama with our mayoral and city council races have left the candidates vying for a seat as a Park Board commissioner out of the spotlight….

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Two Renovation Options for Minnehaha Falls Pavilion

Architect Paul May from Millier Dunwiddie explains the two renovation plans for the Minnehaha Falls Refectory at a recent open house. Last week, the Park and Recreation Board…

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Renovating the Refectory at Minnehaha Falls

The Minnehaha Falls Refectory (the building that houses Sea Salt) might be getting a facelift, and right now the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is asking for community…

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Stump Removal & Sidewalk Repairs Begin

The remaining evidence from the June storm – huge stumps and broken sidewalks – will slowly disappear over the next couple months as the Park Board begins stump…

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Last Splash for Wading Pools

With school starting on Monday, many local wading pools are closing for the season. Warm weather is expected for the weekend, and it will be the perfect time…

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Dowling Community Garden: Celebrating 70 Years

Initially, it may be a lack of space or sunshine that moves people to sign up for a plot at Dowling Community Garden, but it’s the community there…

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A Reminder to Keep Trees Watered

With high temps and a high dew point for the second day in a row and more predicted in the coming weeks, Park Board Commissioner Scott Vreeland would…

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Emerald Ash Borer: Eating Away at the Canopy

The bright green ribbons are startling. Tree after tree on streets throughout the neighborhood are marked with the ribbon indicating the tree is an ash – doomed to…

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