Unanswered questions have surfaced as the case plagues the streets of North Minneapolis. One is whether Blevins had a gun as the police have stated in their reports. According to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), two 911 calls reported a man shooting a handgun, identified by one caller as silver.
Got The Juice (GTJ) is the latest establishment to make a welcome addition to the North Side. The fresh juice and smoothie bar opened its doors last week on Lowry Avenue. It is the brainchild of New Rules founder and President Chris Webley and The Zen Bin creator Sierra Carter.
As an adolescent, you often have dreams about how to plan your life for the best road to success. For many individuals from disenfranchised communities, the first and main goal is to simply “get out the hood.” One woman in particular, however, decided that it was not just good enough to graduate from North, […]
Old shop gets new start The historic Dinkytown district on the University of Minnesota campus will be making some major changes this summer. As of March, establishments such as Dinkytown Optical, Underground Printing, Blue Serge Alterations, and the Hair Shaft barbershop were told to vacate the building. This building also includes the first Black-owned business in Dinkytown: Milo’s Barbershop on 4th Street. “We […]
Have you attempted to obtain a loan for a home or business, but you were denied because of where you live? Has your credit score been affected by paying a phone bill a week late? Have you found out that manager or executive position was given to a candidate who was less qualified? These topics […]
Sen. Smith encouraged by inclusive vision for store North Minneapolis has “a nutritional gap” that has been getting more attention recently. With Appetite for Change, Green Garden Bakery and Kindred Kitchen, there is now a market that has healthy food with a deli and bakery, fresh produce and daily cooked meat. North Market also addresses […]
In case you missed it, over 67,000 people braved sub-zero wind chills to be part of the excitement of Superbowl LII. A host of celebrities were also present to watch the game and to entertain the crowd, chief among them hometown legends and international music producers James “Jimmy Jam” Harris and Terry Lewis, who served […]
The Sabathanites kept kids off the streets in a turbulent era The Twin Cities boasts some of the country’s top entertainers: Prince, The Time, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and “Sounds of Blackness.” Every name is well known locally and worldwide. But there was another local group that, if you were raised in Minneapolis, was […]
The newly elected Minneapolis mayor, Jacob Frey, has wrapped up a slew of listening sessions ahead of taking office on Jan 2. According to press materials, the purpose of the listening sessions was to highlight Frey’s commitment to improving police-community relations, increase the city’s affordable housing, and build an inclusive local economy. The events were chaired […]
Editor’s Note: This story originally ran May of 2017. We are re-posting it to honor the memory of Arnellia Allen, who according to family and friends, passed away December 21. For more on Allen’s passing and legacy, go here. Shortly after the one-year anniversary of the death of Prince Rogers Nelson, another bittersweet feeling resides in […]