Neighborhood News

8th Ward Update

Elizabeth Glidden
8th Ward Council Member

Dear Neighbors Thank you for this opportunity to update you on City and neighborhood issues. Parks Funding Proposals By the time you read this, the City Council may have voted on a proposal to provide increased funding to our park system, to address a maintenance backlog at neighborhood parks. To date, three proposals for funding […]

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Open Streets Coming to Chicago Avenue in 2017?

Open Streets Logo

By Chris Schommer & Stearline Rucker FRNNG, in coordination with our neighbors to the north and south, is working on developing an Open Streets event along Chicago Avenue for 2017. These popular city events close off the street from vehicle traffic on a Sunday and let people use the street however they like. There are events held up and down the street […]

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Utility-Box Artwork Project Continues

Box Wrap Installation

By Lindsey Feiner, co-chair, Greening Committee The greening committee has continued with the utility-box wrap project this winter and spring, gathering many images created by artists in the neighborhood. Phase 1 – Completed Fall 2015 • Minnehaha Pkwy. & Cedar, NW corner • 46th St. & Park Ave,. NW corner • 46th St. & 4th […]

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Meeting Addresses Problem Properties

Photo by Tony Webster / CC

By Mike Lyon, South Northrop Representative During the meeting on February 22 that was convened to discuss an increase in burglaries in our area, a number of people mentioned a related topic: vacant and problem houses. To address this concern, a meeting was held at McRae Park on Monday, April 4. Chair of the community […]

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President’s Letter – May, 2016

Willie Bridges

By Willie Bridges, FRNNG President Recently, I’ve attended a number of meetings regarding our community: its safety, well-being and current concerns. At one of our community meetings, we talked about keeping our community safe. Ben Elliott, who is chair of the community and safety committee, organized a community-wide meeting to talk about safety concerns along with […]

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Events

September 21, 2016
  • FRNNG Board meeting
    September 21, 2016
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Location: FRNNG at Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church (1620 E 46th st)

October 19, 2016
  • FRNNG Board meeting
    October 19, 2016
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Location: FRNNG at Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church (1620 E 46th st)

November 16, 2016
  • FRNNG Board meeting
    November 16, 2016
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Location: FRNNG at Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church (1620 E 46th st)

December 21, 2016
  • FRNNG Board meeting
    December 21, 2016
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Location: FRNNG at Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church (1620 E 46th st)

January 18, 2017
  • FRNNG Board meeting
    January 18, 2017
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Location: FRNNG at Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church (1620 E 46th st)

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