Amenities

Help Make Minneapolis More Walkable

Minneapolis is already an active, walkable community, but there is more to do to make our city a better place to walk to work, to enjoy street life, and to stay active.

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Meeting on Park Service Delivery, June 25 at 6:30 pm, Windom Recreation Center

Join your neighbors and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board staff to discuss park and recreation needs in the Upper Northeast community. The meeting's goal is to help Park Board staff understand how it can best meet the park and recreation needs of your household. We hope you can attend.

Thursday, June 25
6:30 pm
Windom Recreation Center
2251 Hayes St. NE

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Audubon Farmers' Market to Begin June 25

In partnership with Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, ANA is planning a neighborhood farmers' market to be held on Thursdays from 4 to 7pm beginning June 25. It will be held in the Gustavus Adolphus parking lot on the southwest corner of 27th and Johnson.

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Afternoon in Audubon Park

Sunshine on Audubon Park Playground

Sunshine on Audubon Park Playground, October 2007 © Mark Fox

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Improving Bicycle Amenities in Audubon Park

In late 2008, ANA engaged a group of University of Minnesota students to explore various options for including bicycle facilites along the 29th Avenue corridor. The final report, "Audubon Park: Improving Neighborhood Bicycle Amenities" (.pdf) has been completed. Since the City's Bikeway Master Plan indicates 29th Avenue as a future bikeway, this study offers recommendations on adding bike lanes, chevrons, and signage.

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Northeast Still Safest Part of City

The results are in, and crime in Minneapolis has dropped for the second year in a row. Even better for Audubon and all of Northeast, our Precinct saw the biggest drop, and we maintained our rank as the safest part of the city.

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Twin Cities Named Best for Business

According to Marketwatch.com (a business and investment website run by the Wall Street Journal), Minneapolis “far and away, remains where it's at for business.”

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Northeast Artists Boost Property Values

BusinessWeek.com has identified Northeast Minneapolis as a great buying opportunity.

Northeast Minneapolis is a blue-collar neighborhood that has transformed during the past decade into an artist district with studios and galleries. The neighborhood is a mix of residential and commercial and has plenty of restaurants and coffeehouses, a piano bar, and a hipster tiki bar called Psycho Suzie's Motor Lounge. Three-bedroom, two-bath houses can be found here for about $200,000.

The main article talks of artists as a vanguard for increasing a neighborhood’s property values.

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