North Commons renovations are now underway for scheduled kickoff and national champion crowning.
An extensive process of community involvement has preceded this public comment phase, and in a few parks the proposed improvements have generated some spirited debate. None, however, have been as controversial as the dome proposed for North Commons.
North Commons Park will soon have new basketball courts, thanks to the NCAA. The 25-plus acre site, located in North Minneapolis, was first purchased in 1907. The basketball goals and other playground equipment were installed there in 1908, and North Commons soon became one of the city’s most heavily used parks. The park was selected […]
It’s August and the Squad of Players Adult Kickball League is nearing the end of its third season. Last Sunday’s set of All-Star games, with a rib cook-off contest and a skills competition to judge the longest kick and the fastest around the bases, took place at North Commons Park in North Minneapolis. A local […]