Around Town

Madeline Hudek, geographic information systems technician for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, along with Talia Moorman, public art coordinator and city planner, have worked together to curate an interactive map of public art scattered around Minneapolis.

Stream of Trailing Reeds by Lisa Elias
This artistic railing, constructed of steel and with a curvilinear shape to remind us of a river’s flow, was installed in 2006 near a building at 1937 Bryant Ave S.

The tremendously successful Open Streets Lyndale is going to get a boost this year. The blocked-off section of pavement has gone from between 22nd Street and 42nd Street to 22nd Street and 54th Street—the extension adding 10 more blocks of fun.

The streets of Minneapolis buzz to the beat of music. From the acoustic concerts at farmers markets around town to the black and white stars of First Avenue.

A group of St. Louis Park (SLP) High School students have been devoting time and hard work toward leaving something meaningful for those who follow. The Nest SLP will be a coffeehouse intended to give teenagers a space for art, learning and community.

What makes mXe Movement Studio in Linden Hills stand apart? Pronounced “moxie,” mXe’s founder Heather Corndorf refers to her studio’s group fitness offerings as movement classes where all levels are welcome.

What started out as a one-time volunteer job to help a couple of friends turned into an annual tradition for Terri Kane. A few of her friends were involved with Parktacular in St.

Biting cold and icy sidewalks are just two hallmarks of Minnesota winters runners are happy to leave behind this spring.

“It’s our mission to provide healthy, affordable food to build happier and healthier communities,” says Becca Rowe, regional marketing coordinator for Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.

There’s a new book in town featuring our town—Minneapolis—along with 49 other great U.S. cities, in a format sure to please the atlas/map/fun-fact lover in your household. “We wanted it to be in a form where you could dip in and dip out,” says author Gabrielle Balkan.

Body art has come a long way toward gaining mainstream acceptance in the last 20 years.

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