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Greater East Side

Stretching north and east, this expansive residential neighborhood, centered on White Bear Avenue, has a suburban feel--Cape Cod and rambler houses and generous lawns predominate, and the sprawling Hillcrest Country Club golf course adds to the ambience. White Bear Avenue is the main commercial district, with a mix of chain establishments and local small businesses, and there is plenty of retail and business presence on Phalen Boulevard too, thanks to a major urban revitalization project a few years ago.



Nostalgia in November: Our Monthly Arts/Culture Picks

This month’s feature highlighting arts, entertainment and culture not to be missed in MSP brings into focus the region’s most notable dance company, photographic visions of Minneapolis’ past and an art sale for all to enjoy.    

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Urban Agriculture in MSP: Growing, Diversifying, Sustainable

As the rapid proliferation of urban farms, CSAs, community gardens, hyper-local farmers’ market stalls and farm-to-fork restaurants shows, MSP’s urban agriculture ecosystem is only getting stronger.  


Pedals and Pints: A Guide to Your Own Bike Friendly Brewery Tour

All of these homegrown breweries are located on or near major bikeways, making for convenient — and safe — access. String two or three of these bike-friendly breweries together for a pedal-powered, DIY brewery tour.  

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Community Developers Create Room to Mingle

Twin Cities community developers aim to create more public spaces in lower-income neighborhoods as common assets for all to enjoy.

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Cultivating Youth As Agents of Change Through Urban Agriculture

Youth programs with a focus on urban agriculture cultivate good health, leadership skills, community development and economic independence.
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