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 first week of the month. Submit items to the MHNA office in advance of our deadline, which is the first Thursday of the month at noon. " Items of Interest" are emailed, and posted here, in the first 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.
August 21, 2015 | News
MHNA Transportation Committee Meeting
August 26th, 2015
Minneapolis Event Center
212 Second St SE
6:00 – 6:05
1. Welcome & Introductions
6:05 – 6:45
2. Project update on East Hennepin Avenue/NE 1st Avenue study
• Update on stakeholder input process/formation of City/County task force
• Preliminary project insights and Q&A about project
• Discussion of MHNA goals for 9th Street Industrial/Triangle Area per MHNA Master Plan
August 14, 2015 |
Thursday August 20, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
meet at First Congregational Church | 500 8th Avenue SE
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) attacks and kills ash trees. This EAB infestation will impact boulevard trees...including yours.
The Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Assoc. has a plan to minimize the impact of this infestation, one that coincides with the Mpls Park & Rec Board’s Tree Canopy Replacement Plan.
Marcy-Holmes Walk & Happy Hour
Enjoy a guided stroll around the neighborhood to admire & learn about…
National Night Out is tonight, Tuesday, August 4. Over 1,480 events were registered in 2014 ranking Minneapolis #1 among cities of its size.
National Night Out is an annual event that encourages residents to get out in the community, hold block parties, and get to know their neighbors as a way to assist crime prevention. It's a great way to promote community-police partnerships and enjoy a Minnesota summer evening surrounded by friends and family.
According to the records updated on July 28, the following are locations of Marcy-Holmes…
By Bill Huntzicker
When he was growing up two blocks from Dinkytown, Damiian Mario Lang used to stand on his front porch and shout “Ho Chi Minh” at the top of his lungs.
He wasn’t celebrating the North Vietnamese leader; he was calling his dog, “some sort of beagle mutt who would lie on the roofs of cars in Dinkytown,” Lang said. “Sometimes he would snarl at people when they returned to their cars.” Sometimes he’d scare them away. When Lang called, though, “that dog would…
July 14, 2015 | News
article by Bill Huntzicker
The Minneapolis City Council on July 10 officially approved “Local historic designation: Dinkytown Commercial Historic District” with all members present and voting unanimously.
The action designates the smaller of two proposed boundaries in the city’s Dinkytown study. The smaller district highlights the streetcar era from 1899 to 1929 and the longer period would have run through 1970s.
And it leaves many issues, including height, to be resolved through future negotiation. Here are the…
June 22, 2015 | News
Public Hearing: Dinkytown Historic Designation Status
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
Proposed designation of the Dinkytown Commercial District as a local historic district.
The Heritage Preservation Commission will meet on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 4:30 p.m., in Room 317 City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN. Interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Heritage Preservation Commission. After hearing from the public, the Heritage Preservation Commission will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit http://www.minneapolismn.gov/meetings/hpc/index.htm for…
Please attend our 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday June 16, 2015, 7:30 pm, at the Minneapolis Events Center
(212 Main Street SE | Mpls, MN 55414)