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Views from the Garden by Kent Petterson Philadelphia Green, the nation’s first tree, plant and seed sharing exchange of free material for public and community gardening started in 1974. Rick Bonlender at the Minnesota State Horticultural Society brought the program here in 1988, starting Minnesota Green to promote public greening efforts across the state.
Later this year, the Metropolitan Council will bring the same combination of BRT’s faster, more frequent service and high-quality stations to the Penn Avenue corridor, now home to the region’s sixth busiest bus route, Route 19. “Speed and reliability are two ways BRT improves the customer experience, attracts new riders, and keeps them using...
Team Dino Flight (l-r) Adam Turner, Jaymie Stocks and Heather Friedli represented Minnesota at the Nationals. Photo by Julie Devine
by Margaret Wimberley Joining the ranks of women entrepreneurs in the West Seventh business community is Christine Wengler, with Elle Salon Spa, serving clients of all genders, at 1564 West Seventh. Christine was trained at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis by its founder, Horst Rechelbacher, as well as at Vidal Sassoon in London, England....
Soul Progress A recollection of a garden she once loved: discover the remarkable acrylic, painted, imaginings of light, color and textures by blind artist, Annie Young. Award winning American artist, Annie Young presents her recent creative works in a solo exhibit on display at Frameworks Gallery. Annie lost her sight, but was determined to paint the blooms inspired by...
The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) advances creation, teaching and learning through clay in the contemporary world through welcoming and innovative experiences, discourse, and resources. Engaging body and mind in imaginative...
Andrea Swensson “Got to Be Something Here” traces the rise of the distinctive Minneapolis Sound through two generations of political upheaval, rebellion, and artistic passion. Andrea Swensson is an author, radio host, and music journalist. She hosts a weekly program about the Minnesota music scene, The Local Show, at Minnesota Public Radio’s 89.3 The Current, and contributes to the...
Some Minnesotans have more time to make Medicare decisions — and specialists from Senior LinkAge Line can help.  Special enrollment periods remain for most beneficiaries who live in one of the 66 Minnesota counties that are losing their Cost Plans as of 12/31/18, due a change in federal law. As of 1/1/19, Medicare beneficiaries whose Cost Plan ended 12/31/18, and who did not...