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PDF of July Wedge News

By popular demand, I am uploading a pdf of our paper. Apparently some people have a difficult time viewing the scribd document on IE7. Comment below if you prefer a … Continue reading

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Historical Value or Homeowner Rights?

2320 Colfax owner speaks candidly Photo and story by Bruce Cochran In June the Wedge reported the City Council’s decision to stop demolition of 2320 Colfax Avenue. Beginning as early … Continue reading

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Bold Expressions: Ackerberg sprouts wings for MoZaic Phase II

By Bruce Cochran In June the LHENA Zoning & Planning Committee listened to a proposal by Perkins & Will architects, describing Phase II of the MoZaic project at Lagoon and … Continue reading

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July Music Calendar

Bar Abilene 1300 Lagoon Avenue, South, 612.825.2525 http://barabilene.com Thursdays: Salsa Night, DJ D’Marco, 7pm – close,
Free lessons from Salsa instructor Don DeBoer 7pm – 8pm Fridays: DJ Strangelove and Mister … Continue reading

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Free Swap June 8 & 9 Mueller Park

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In Landmark Decision, City Council Stops Demolition of 2320 Colfax

By Trilby Busch On May 24, the saga of the house at 2320 Colfax Avenue reached a dramatic conclusion: Minneapolis City Council voted 13-0 to uphold the determination of the … Continue reading

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Raw Expression – Origami Uptown

By Beth Marsh, Wedge Restaurant Reviewer I love sushi. That said, I was glad to see that a new Origami restaurant opened in Uptown in April. The Social House Restaurant … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Music Junkie

What Tyrants played Cause in April By Bruce Cochran Did you know that your choice of dental floss says a lot about you? If you thought that… (queue the needle … Continue reading

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2320 Colfax Granted Historic Resource

Report on HPC Appeal By Trilby Busch At the April 16 meeting of the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC), Anders Christensen and other members of the Healy Project presented evidence … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser is Back

Calhoun Square event will be October 30 By Bruce Cochran Pat Fleetham, Lead organizer for the Hennepin Lake Community Wine Tasting has confirmed that the 30th occurrence of the fundraiser … Continue reading

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Block Shakers – Pride and Chiang Banger block parties return

In celebration of their 15th anniversary coming up in October, Chiang Mai Thai is making some noise this summer with their most extensive music calendar yet. They’re bringing back the … Continue reading

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Aggressive Chase Turns Tragic

By Cyndi Barrington, Office of Public Information, Minneapolis Police Department There were multiple critical incidents in a relatively short period of time in South Minneapolis on May 10.  At approximately … Continue reading

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Aggressive Chase Turns Tragic

Two dead, two officers wounded near 27th and Bryant What started as a burglary suspect pursuit, ended with the suspect, Terrence Terrell Franklin dead, another motorcycle driver not related to … Continue reading

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May Wedge One-Mile-Radius Music Calendar

Listed alphabetically by venue. Events subject to change. Bar Abilene 1300 Lagoon Avenue, South, 612.825.2525 Thursday, May 2, 7-10pm Nashville Recording Artist Brandon Alan, Dos de Mayo Party Thursdays: Salsa … Continue reading

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Stay Connected to the Wedge

Wedge Newspaper The Wedge newspaper staff would like to thank the community for their support. We would also like to remind you that as the future of the Wedge newspaper … Continue reading

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Lyn-Lake Fest Off for 2013

Open Streets may incorporate parts By Bruce Cochran Citing an overwhelming schedule for a full-time event organizer, John Meegan, owner of Top Shelf and primary Lyn-Lake Fest organizer, confirmed the … Continue reading

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Traffic Alerts

  From 10th Ward City Council Member Meg Tuthill Uptown residents are advised to take alternate routes during the following construction detours. Lagoon and Hennepin Beginning April 29, a utility … Continue reading

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Bender Wins 10th Ward DFL Endorsement

Killian sacrifices campaign for change in leadership By Bruce Cochran Kendal Killian, in what appeared to be a sacrifice for a change in leadership, conceded his campaign to endorse Lisa … Continue reading

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May Wedge News available on scribd.com

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What Minnesotans ‘Can-Do’ about Climate Change

  By Will Steger, Arctic Explorer and President, Will Steger Foundation   Dear Wedge Residents, As a Minnesotan, I am proud of our state’s can do spirit.  It helps give … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning!

Start cleaning out your closets, attics, and garages. The 10th Annual Wedge Neighborhood Garage Sale is coming up on Saturday, June 1, from 9 am until 3 pm. Previous years’ … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Swap

Neighborhood Swap June 8 & 9 Accepted items Tables/ chairs (wood, plastic, other non-upholstered) Bookshelves, storage shelves and cabinets Desks and office chairs Bed frames/ headboards Small dressers Containers Lamps Futon … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting for the Wedge Neighborhood

Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting Jefferson Community School 1200 West 26th Street, Lower-level cafeteria Why should you attend the LHENA Annual Meeting? Gather and chat (Social hour from … Continue reading

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April Film Schedule

For more info see http://www.landmarktheatres.com for final titles, dates and times. LAGOON CINEMA 1320 Lagoon Avenue 612.823.3020 4/5 Beyond The Hills The Sapphires 4/12 A Fierce Green Fire Trance 4/19 … Continue reading

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Red’s Reviews in a Nutshell

By Wendy Schadewald Rating Legend: (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it  “Admission” (PG-13) (2.5) [Language and some sexual material.] — An engaging, well-acted, low-key film in which a … Continue reading

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City Hall Updates

From the Office of Council Member Meg Tuthill, 10th Ward Meg Tuthill Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 9am-5pmContact: 612.673.2210 http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/council/ward10 Email: meg.tuthill@ci.minneapolis.mn.us Call for artistsThe City of Minneapolis Art in … Continue reading

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Ackerberg Previews MoZaic Phase II

Neighborhood engagement expected in April Meeting with the LHENA Z&P Board in March, Ackerberg Group representative, Thatcher Imboden presented an update on MoZaic Phase I: what is done, what is … Continue reading

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Tales of Two Neighbors Part I: Orth – Kenyon Home: 2320 Colfax Avenue South

If your walls could talk . . . By Kathy Kullberg, Lowry Hill East Historian Local residents travel by this house every day – by car, bus, bicycle or walk … Continue reading

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Camps for Wedge Kids

Bryant Square Park,  Rec Plus 3101 Bryant Avenue South, 612.230.6400, recplus@minneapolisparks.org The Rec Plus program runs at Bryant Square Park and 14 other Recreation Centers. Registration began March 19, 2013. … Continue reading

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LHENA Calendar April 2013

  Please note that LHENA Board and committee meetings are held at Jefferson Community School, 1200 26th Street, in the Media Center, Room 204, unless otherwise indicated.   Date [TBD] … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

Candidate Support for Lisa Peterson Bender In and around Lowry Hill East, we are seeing a surge of new development. This is generally a welcome trend, especially when new projects … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

Candidate Support for Lisa Peterson BenderI’m writing to express my support for Lisa Bender’s campaign for the Ward 10 City Council seat. I was inspired to support Lisa after meeting … Continue reading

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Stop, Demo or Move?

Photo by Bruce Cochran Above is an example of a much larger building in the process of moving 1 mile away in 1991. In order to move across the University … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Upcoming Election Dates

Save the date Tuesday, April 16 – Minneapolis Democratic Farmer Labor Party (DFL) precinct caucuses Saturday, April 27 – DFL 10th Ward Convention, Jefferson Elementary School   Tuesday, November 5 … Continue reading

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The Wedge Newspaper Needs Community Support

An Open Letter to Readers, Old and New We need your help. The Wedge newspaper has slowly watched our revenue decline over the past few years as the product of … Continue reading

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The Three Wedges

Who Lives in Lowry Hill East? Story and photos by Trilby Busch Bisected by high-traffic streets, Lowry Hill East is divided into three sections by zoning designations: the area south … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Profiles In Leadership Seeking your vote in the 10th Ward – Kendal Killian

The Wedge Neighborhood News candidate series for the 10th Ward candidates. The Wedge launched a candidate series for 10th Ward candidates. Every month candidates have had the opportunity to provide … Continue reading

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Hardcover Theater’s ‘Pollyanna’ Promises to Melt the Iciest Hearts

By Vanessa Ardolino, Wedge Arts Reviewer As I write this, I am awaiting another Monday morning snow storm to hit. I’m beginning to think winter will never end. I’m thanking … Continue reading

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Jefferson Elementary Community School News

April Calendar April 8 Return from Spring Break 8 Site Council 5pm, Media Center. No PTO in April. Last meeting of Site Council and PTO on May 6. CPEO Graduation … Continue reading

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April Wedge One-Mile-Radius Music Calendar

Listed Alphabetically by Venue. Events subject to change. Barbette 1600 West Lake Street, 612.827.5710, barbette.com/events The Neighborhood Trio Monday, April 8, 10:00 pm John Devine Thursday, April 11, 10:00 pm … Continue reading

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