News & Events

Items of Interest to MHNA

We compile a monthly list of events and news that generally appeals to all Marcy-Holmes neighbors, called "Items of Interest", which is emailed on the second week of the month.   Submit items to the MHNA office in advance of our deadline, which is the first Friday of the month.  " Items of Interest" are emailed, and posted here, in the second week of the month.

MHNA’s editorial policy for " Items of Interest"  is to include community events and activities that happen in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood and information about events that happen nearby which are of general interest to people who live or visit here. We also occasionally  include information about neighborhood or nearby commercial ventures ( e,g, stores, restaurants) IF they have something unique going on or are new to our area. We want to encourage the wonderful variety of businesses here, but we can’t include listings about every sale or promotion. We try to keep the information in "Items of Interest" as thorough and correct as possible, but can’t guarantee that event details won’t have changed since we got the information. Therefore, it never hurts to check the websites before venturing out.

September 17, 2014 |

Dinkytown Greenway - Signage & Wayfinding Meeting! 9/24 6:30pm

Dinkytown Greenway - Signage & Wayfinding Meeting! 9/24 6:30pm!


September 09, 2014 |

Items of Interest September 2014

Items of Interest September 2014

September 02, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

September Meetings

MHNA meetings in September:

• Tues Sept 2nd at 6 pm, Land Use Committee at University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE

• Wed Sept 3rd at 5 pm, Transportation Committee at Andrew -Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

• Tues Sept 16 at 6 pm, MHNA Board meeting at University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE

- Special note-  The MHNA Board of Directors  gives official notice here that at its September 16, 2014 board meeting, a vote will be taken to allocate $7,737 in previously uncommitted Neighborhood Priority…

August 22, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Pack & Give Back

Pack & Give Back Donate or Shop Free!

August 19, 2014 | News

Items of Interest August 2014

Items of Interest August 2014


August 11, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Two Great Events - THIS WEEK!

Dinkytown Transportation Forum - "The Future of Getting Around in Dinkytown"

Tuesday August 12, 2014 • 5-8pm • Varsity Theater

5 - 6 pm
Questions will be answered by:
Minneapolis Public Works
Council members Cam Gordon and Kevin Reich Metro Transit
Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition
Vikings Football
Visual Communications
Hennepin County
University Parking and Transportation
University District Alliance
Local Businesses, Property Owners, Faith Community and Greek Organizations
6 - 7 pm
• Mackenzie…

July 25, 2014 | News

“Box Fresh” Utility Box Wraps now on display

Utility Boxes Showcase Local Artists in Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood
“Box Fresh” Utility Wraps Project Now on Display

Six utility boxes, formerly covered with graffiti, are now permanently wrapped with original designs from six local artists. The “Box Fresh” Utility Wraps Project is a collaboration of the Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association (MHNA) and The Soap Factory.  Images range from a city nightscape and vintage photo booth to contemporary and conceptual designs.


• 1222 4th St SE, by Rachel Orman
• 1300 4th St SE, by Tony Chrenka
• 327 14th Ave SE, by Candy…

July 18, 2014 | Upcoming Event

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AUG Tuesday 5th,  6 - 8 pm

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Tuesday AUG 5th. Event runs from 6 - 8 pm

Please help spread the word! Pass along this flyer. Volunteers needed from 2 - 9 pm. Contact Melissa at :

Free tshirts for volunteers.

We also need cakes for the cakewalk! Join us on the 500 block of 7th Ave SE Tues Aug 5th.

We'll be grilling brats and dogs, providing beverages and YOU bring a dish to share. Live music, games and great prizes. Come out and meet the neighbors!

July 17, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Opening of Bluff Street Extension of the Dinkytown Greenway Sunday July 20

Opening of Bluff Street Extension of the Dinkytown Greenway Sunday, July 20, 1 – 2 pm (rides leave at 1 pm; remarks at 1:30 pm)

Rides start from Gateway Park (Hennepin and Second Street) and from TCF Bank Stadium (between gates C and D on 23rd Street SE)

Join Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and City Council Members Frey and Gordon for a celebration of the Bluff Street Extension of the Dinkytown Greenway. When the Dinkytown Greenway opened last summer, it provided a bike/ped path from Bridge 9 to TCF Bank Stadium and the U of M Transitway…

July 11, 2014 | Upcoming Event

Invitation to Tour Planned Redevelopment Site at Central and 2nd St SE

Invitation to Tour Planned Redevelopment Site at Central Ave and 2nd St SE 

Wednesday July 16 at 5pm, and Saturday July 19 at 10am. The same information will be presented at both meetings.

Please join Alatus, neighborhood representatives, and project development team members on a site tour, project overview, and a public discussion session on the proposed development of the Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapel and St. Anthony Athletic Club into a 25-35 story residential high-rise containing 250-300 units. The discussion portion will be held in the Funeral Chapel. Agenda:
• 10 minutes Site Tour
• 10…

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