2018 FRNNG Board Elections

Last Updated March 16th, 2018. This post will be updated through April 5th as neighbors volunteer to be placed on the paper ballot.  The neighborhood relies on volunteers to operate and every year we host the annual neighborhood meeting to elect new members to the board of directors and plan for the year ahead. This […]

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Apply for the Great Streets Improvement Program

FRNNG 2018 Improvement Façade Grant For Businesses FRNNG was awarded $34k in grant funds for 2018 Great Streets Improvement Facade Program. This grant is a first come, first served award.  The maximum grant award per business is $5,000.00. The Great Streets program aims to help revitalizes and sustain neighborhood business districts.  One component of the […]

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Toddlers Needed for the Annual Neighborhood Celebration Parade

We’re excited to come together and celebrate our neighborhood as well as offer an afternoon of fun for our kids.  We’re looking for 20 toddlers/parents to ride their trikes or be pulled in there red wagon for neighborhood parade on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Lineup is at Field School 10:45am, parade starts at 11:00am and ends at […]

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Pepitos and Parkway Theater Acquired, New Restaurant Tenant Announced

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 14, 2018 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pepitos restaurant and the Parkway Theater, two popular institutions located in the Field Regina Northrop neighborhood of South Minneapolis, have been officially acquired and are scheduled to re-open in June 2018. Pepitos Mexican Restaurant, located on the 48th Street block of Chicago Avenue South, enjoyed […]

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President’s Letter, January 2018

Hello FRN, We are at the end of 2017, another year has almost passed. We have seen so many changes occur in our world and in our Neighborhood as well. Some changes have been positive, and some have been negative. We have seen some old businesses close on Chicago Avenue, and we’ve seen some new businesses […]

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Close to Home – Jan/Feb 2018

The Field, Regina, and Northrop Neighborhood Group Newsletter is a bi-monthly publication that is delivered to all addresses with our defined neighborhood.  We start 2018 with a strong issue delivered earlier in January.  We’ll be spotlighting a few stories here on our website to ensure you have the latest information at your fingertips. Simply click […]

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The Neighborhood celebration RESCHEDULED to Saturday, June 17

The Neighborhood celebration has been RESCHEDULED to Saturday, June 17 due to weather concerns. Field Regina Northrop is commemorating 52 years as a neighborhood, and once again we will celebrate with an event for friends and family at McRae Park. Our annual spring neighborhood celebration kicks off at 11 a.m. at McRae Park. From 11:00 […]

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Social Media Coordinator advertisement

The Field Regina Northrop Neighborhood Group (FRNNG) is seeking a temporary social media coordinator to help promote neighborhood events and information social media platforms (primarily Facebook and Twitter) and our web page. This contract position is funded for three months. This person or group should be able to help develop existing content from our print […]

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4700 Cedar Ave Development presentation – Wednesday 2/15

In February the development group who is working on re-developing the abandoned gas station on the 4700 block of Cedar ave re-submitted their design to the Minneapolis planning commission for review after their initial proposal was tabled pending revisions. A diagram of the plan is shown here overlaid on the existing property. On Wednesday, February 15th the Architect […]

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NRP Phase II Plan adjustment

The Field Regina Northrop Neighborhood Group (FRNNG)  Board of Directors voted on November 16, 2016 to add the following language and dollars to its NRP Phase II Plan Education Strategy 4.1.A.1 “Arts in the Community Project”.  Add the language, “Program will also include other community building, arts education strategies such as; Visual, Performing, and Multi-Media arts […]

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