Category Archives: Northeast Minneapolis News

2017 NE Calendar news!


Photo by Margo Ashmore, 2016 NE Calendar

Hey there, artists/photographers/Northeast dwellers and enthusiasts (and anybody else)!


You can begin submitting your 2017 NE Calendar images starting on July 13th! So get out your cameras or other materials and start thinking about submitting some great images of unique and beautiful Northeast Minneapolis! Also, please tell your friends. 🙂

We hope to make this calendar the best one yet! More information/updates on the 2017 calendar coming soon.



The 2013 NE Ride, Photo by Angela Lundberg

The third annual NE Ride is happening on Saturday, June 14th! We at the Northeast CDC are excited to be organizing the ride again, and we hope that this year’s ride will be even bigger and better than last year! Registration is open RIGHT NOW and we are still currently looking for volunteers and sponsors.

For more information about the 2014 NE Ride, please check out our website:

We’re also on Facebook and Twitter.

Please join us and RIDE NORTHEAST!

NEighbors Sale Weekend

Mark your calendars and start cleaning out your closets! The NEighbors Sale Weekend is coming up Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th.

What is it exactly? It’s a weekend of garage and yard sales across six of the neighborhoods in Northeast Minneapolis. Over 150+ sales are anticipated for this year. Neighborhoods included are Audubon Park, Columbia Park, Holland, Marshall Terrace, Waite Park and Windom Park. Households and businesses in the participating neighborhoods can register their sale at the Eastside Co-op or at and will be included on the sale map/directory.


The registration fee is $10 ($8 for Eastside Co-op members). Sale maps will be available the week prior to the sale at the Eastside Co-op and other area businesses, and also at Save your map for special offers throughout May at area businesses.

For sale info and updates visit:

Or call Andy Hersey at 612-710-3018.


The Northeast Ride 2013!

The NE Ride, Minneapolis, 2012

The NE Ride, Minneapolis, 2012

For all of you who need a little something fun to look forward to during this frigid winter weather, we have some exciting news.

The Northeast Ride is June 22, 2013!

Last year was a great success and we had a large turnout of participants. Lots of people took part in the bike ride and activities at the various stops and the after-party that was held at Altered Esthetics in the Q.arma Building. So please, mark your calendars and join us again in June for the ride! And watch this site for more information on the event as it gets closer to June.

Here are a few photos from the 2012 NE Ride:






 (Photos by Angela Lundberg)

Don’t Miss The Train!

2011 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

Choo Choo! Canadian Pacific Railway and Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the 2011 Holiday Train event in Northeast Minneapolis, to support the food shelves at East Side Neighborhood Services.

The 2011 Holiday Train event will be held Sunday, December 11, 2011, 7-9 p.m. at Shoreham Yards, 2800 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis. The Holiday Train will be arriving at 8 p.m. This is the CP Holiday Train’s only stop in Minneapolis this year…don’t miss the train!

The 2011 Holiday Train event will give local Minneapolis community members the opportunity to donate cash or food to support food shelves at East Side Neighborhood Services, benefiting residents of Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis and surrounding areas. This event brings the community together for a night of free live musical entertainment, kid’s activities, horse drawn carriage rides, refreshments and to support the local community with food shelf support.

East Side Neighborhood Services is a non-profit human services agency that provides services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily of Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis and surrounding communities. Three food shelf locations operated by East Side Neighborhood Services provide food to over 2,000 individuals each year.

For more information about the 2011 Holiday Train Event, or food shelves at East Side Neighborhood Services call 612.781.6011 or visit

Jackson Street Artist housing in the news!

Great news on Monday as the City of Minneapolis approved site plans for our longstanding Jackson Street Artist Housing project. There were some good articles to follow up the milestone

Jackson Flats, a long-planned artists’ housing project in northeast Minneapolis, is getting a major boost.

The Minneapolis Planning Commission gave the thumbs-up Monday for the project’s site plan and some variances to front-yard and parking lot requirements. A conditional permit was also approved. Developers say these moves will help in their pursuit of funding the unique, four-story structure.

Full article in the Star Tribune here:

Formally known as Jackson Flats, nicknamed JAC Flats, the long-awaited artist live/work space planned for 18-1/2 Avenue and Jackson Street NE, got another boost from the City of Minneapolis and the federal government last week, but not quite enough to “get in the ground,” according to Greg Handberg, properties senior vice president for Artspace. It will take one more round of the help, which comes in the form of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, to start building, and that’s not expected until next year.

Twin Cities Daily Planet article is here:

Notice of Public Hearing

Date: Monday, October 24, 2011

Time: 1:30pm or thereafter

Place: Minneapolis City Hall
350 South 5th Street, Room 317
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Purpose: To gather public opinion regarding Prom Catering’s request for an On-Sale Liquor License with Sunday Sales, Class B. If approved, they intend to operate their facility at a golf course open to the public with the ability to hold events like wedding receptions and other private gatherings.

Applicant’s Name (Legal Entity): Prom Management Group, Inc.

DBA/Trade Name: Prom Catering

Complete Address: Columbia Golf Course
3300 Central Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN 55418

Telephone Number: 651-501-8191

Current Licenses: Liquor Catering Services

Requested License(s): On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B

Nature of Entertainment: The Class “B” License permits live music and singing without limiting the number of musicians or singers or the type of amplification. Dancing and singing by patrons and disc jockey services are permitted. Stage shows, skits, vaudeville, theater, contests, dancing by employees or agents of the licensee, and patron participation in any of the aforementioned are prohibited.

Off Street Parking: The Minneapolis Zoning Department requires 90 off-street parking spaces and the applicant has exceeded this requirement with 184 parking spaces provided on-site.

You are invited to attend, express your opinions, and/or submit such in writing. Please use the next page to make written comments or contact Michele Olds at or 612-673-5484.

Information in Other Languages: Yog xav paub tshaj nos ntxiv, hu 612-673-2800. Macluumaad dheeri ah, kala soo xiriir 612-673-3500. Para mas informaciĂłn llame al 612-673-2700.

Full Hearing Notice – Prom Catering

Farmers Market – Corn and Brat Feed


Come support our friends at the Farmers Market at the 2011 Corn and Brat Feed!

This tasty grillout, with farm fresh sweetcorn and Kramarczuk bratwurst, is a classic summer fundraiser.

Saturday, August 13 · 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Northeast Minneapolis Farmers Market.

7th and University Ave NE

Minneapolis, MN 55413

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Check out the event on the Facebook:

Highway 65 resurfacing, accessibility project outlined next week at meetings in MPLS


Minnesota Department of Transportation
Metropolitan District
1500 West County Road B2, Roseville, MN 55113

June 22, 2011
For Immediate Release

Contact: Kent Barnard
Office Phone: 651-234-7504 Mobile Phone: 651-253-2803

Highway 65 resurfacing, accessibility project outlined next week at meetings in Minneapolis
Project will improve safety and mobility for motorists and pedestrians

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Two informational open house are set for Tuesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the Hennepin County Library Northeast Branch, 2220 Central Ave. NE in Minneapolis, to outline next year’s resurfacing and accessibility project on Highway 65.

The project, between Washington Avenue in Minneapolis and 53rd Avenue N.E. in Fridley, includes resurfacing from Washington Avenue to 14th Ave. NE, 18th Avenue to 27th Avenue and from 37th Avenue NE to 53rd Avenue NE, bridge repairs and accessibility upgrades at 51 intersections.

The informational open house is set from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28 and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30 in the Northeast Meeting Room.

To request an ASL interpreter call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to

To request this document in an alternative format: Call 651-366-4720 or email your request to

For additional information about Highway 65 resurfacing and accessibility project, visit

For travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit or dial 511.

Putting the “Green” in Green Space

More awesome things going on this Wednesday:

A Northeast Community Discussion

The City of Minneapolis Public Works, Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis Parks & Recreation & Preventing Harm Minnesota have teamed up to develop healthy & sustainable land management practices and projects for the “Green Campus” of Edison High School, the Flood Basin & Jackson Square Park, which together comprise a significant block of open space in our community. As a first step, Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) is funding a feasibility study to develop project ideas to improve water quality in this area. You’re invited to learn more about the “Green Campus” initiative & provide input into its direction.

Date: Wednesday, June 29th
When: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Eastside Food Cooperative, Granite Studio
2551 Central Avenue NE, Mpls
(Street parking only. Co-op parking lot reserved for customer use.)
More Info: Contact: Julia(-at-) or Lisa.Brock(-at-)

Northeast Parade update from the Chamber

Celebrate Northeast Parade

Today’s weather is very uncertain. The parade will be called  either on or off at 3p.m. based on the recommendation of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Notification will be given in the following manner either way:

  • Via email to the primary contact
  • An announcement will be posted on the parade homepage
  • A message will be placed on the voicemail of this number 612 378-0050

If the parade is NOT cancelled we will proceed as normal with step off at 6:30p.m. If severe weather occurs once the parade is underway it will be delayed one half hour and the situation will then be re-evaluated and the parade will either proceed or be cancelled.

If you do decide not to participate a notification would be appreciated at any point in the day via email clevens(-at-)