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Four Craft Coffee Roasters Building Buzz in MSP

Who are the local players behind MSP’s craft coffee scene? These four local roasters are undeniably at the movement’s fore, sparking a revolution in how we talk about roasting and experience tasting.  
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So Artists Can Celebrate Themselves: Artspace's Remarkable Work with Cultural Communities

Artspace enjoys a long history of working with culturally distinct groups in the development of affordable artist live/work housing and community spaces. From El Barrio in NY to Honolulu, HI, these projects allow artists to celebrate themselves.
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August Arts: A Few of Our Favorite Things

Not-to-miss Fringe shows, a neighborhood happy hour, beer and bikes…a few of our favorite things for August arts and culture.    
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Red Lake Band Plans Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Project

  The American Indian Cultural Corridor in Minneapolis, home to the largest population of urban American Indian people in Minnesota, continues its ongoing redevelopment into an area of cultural pride and community cohesion with a new proposed mixed-used housing ...
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CHDC breaks ground in new affordable-housing project for homeless veterans

In 2006, Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC), a Minneapolis nonprofit developer and owner of 44 affordable-housing properties, opened a project for homeless veterans. Next to the Minneapolis VA Medical Center in South Minneapolis, CHDC and partners ...
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RoehrSchmitt renovates factory to address need for office and retail space in Northeast

The old Miller Bag Building, plonked on the outskirts of Northeast Minneapolis’ commercial core, is pretty big. Actually, the hulking four-story structure and its three outbuildings are legitimately out of scale with their surroundings. But scale isn’t ...
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Mia Announces Art and Technology Award

Mia is teaming up with 3M and Accenture to bankroll MSP’s most innovative—not to mention financially rewarding—art prize of the year: The 3M Art and Technology Award Competition (#ARTtech16), which is accepting entries now through September 30. The ...
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TreeHouse Health Invests in Homegrown Healthcare Innovation

Sansoro Health, a Minneapolis-based electronic health records startup, has had a pretty good month. The company announced earlier this week that it had raised approximately $1.2 million in seed capital, including a substantial sum from TreeHouse Health, a health tech ...
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CBRE Consolidates MSP Team in Downtown Minneapolis

CBRE, a Los Angeles-based commercial real estate company with a global footprint and a presence in virtually every major American city, is consolidating its entire Minnesota team in one chic downtown Minneapolis location. CBRE’s move is the latest in a long string ...
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Como Park

Walking or biking through Como feels like a trip well beyond urban boundaries. The big park that gives this peaceful residential neighborhood its name is graced with a beautiful lake, an airy pavilion where orchestras and bands serenade in the warm months, and with a zoo that, while smaller than the suburban Minnesota Zoo, holds a special place in the hearts of several generations of Saint Paulites, and features an aquatic polar bear. The Como Park Conservatory, full of gorgeous flowers and other tropical plants, is a favorite spot for snapping wedding photos and for an hour or two of winter-denial.