MINNEAPOLIS— The City of Minneapolis’s Health Department is a recipient of an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program for its Equitable Tree Canopy Management Program.More
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) announced today that it has acquired a lost masterpiece by renowned Spanish Baroque artist Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664).
MINNEAPOLIS— Signs of positive recovery for the city’s tourism industry continue a Meet Minneapolis announced that the final week of summer recorded the highest weekly demand for hotel rooms in Minneapolis since the fall of 2019.
MINNEAPOLIS— The public is invited to a new artwork’s dedication adjacent to Metro Transit’s I-35W & Lake Street Station. Named “Strength in Unity,” the sculptures’ subjects – a horse and a tree – change into flocks of birds as the viewer passes them. “Strength in Unity” is the creation of two Minneapolis artists, Maria Cristina “Tina” Tavera and Xavier Tavera.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) announced that a recently conserved painting, Domenico Passignano’s The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, will go on view in its galleries this month. Restoration work was supported by the Bank of America Art Conservation Project. The Italian painting is one of nineteen art conservation projects selected by the bank for funding in 2022.
MINNEAPOLIS— It’s going to be a busy and exciting Sunday in downtown Minneapolis, with the Vikings and Twins both having afternoon games. Those events will draw big crowds, so it’s a good idea to know your transportation options and plan ahead, whether you plan to drive, take transit, bike or walk.
EDEN PRAIRIE— Recently, the Firefighter Relief Association helps retrofit group home with fire sprinklers donated $10,000 of the funds to make it possible for a local group home to retrofit one of their buildings with fire sprinklers.
SAINT PAUL— Just before 2 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Sherburne Avenue on reports of shots fired in the area. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
MINNEAPOLIS— Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will join arts, tourism and business leaders in Kuopio and Helsinki, Finland, for a four-day trip departing on Sept. 4. The timing of the trip coincides with the 50th anniversary celebration of the sister city relationship between Minneapolis and Kuopio. The 50thanniversary will be recognized on Sept. 7 with a classical concert and reception at Kuopio City Hall.
BLOOMINGTON— On Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, at approximately 4:40 am, the Bloomington Police responded to a residence in the 1000 block of 105th Street in response to a 911 caller who was asking for help and stated there was someone inside their house.
MINNEAPOLIS— Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has nominated the City of Minneapolis’ Director of Inspections Services, Enrique Velázquez, as the next Director of Regulatory Services.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Cedar Lake Road bridge, which spans the BNSF rail line near Morgan Avenue South in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood, has reopened today.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) announced Tuesday the appointment of its new C. Curtis Dunnavan Chief Financial Officer and Chief Audience and Engagement Officer.
Minneapolis— The City has hired Guthrie Byard as its first Community Specialist for People with Disabilities. In this role, Byard will work to ensure that City programs, services and projects are accessible to people with disabilities and comply with federal requirements.