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Aerial-#6-05-10-2013-looking-north-to-27th-Ave-RR-Bridge,-Franklin-and-I-94---Credit-MPRB Rules for Mississippi River development under review, moving toward final adoption -

Earlier this month, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources held a series of three formal public hearings on the proposed Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area rules. The Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area is the name of a state-designated area is designed to protect the unique features of the Mississippi River corridor in the Twin Cities. The Critical Area shares the same boundaries with the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area - the National Park that fronts our Mississippi River.

ST. PAUL, Minn. Ð The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, opens the Tainter gate at Upper St. Anthony Falls lock, in Minneapolis June 20 to reduce the flood risk upstream of the lock. Tracking water quality in the Mississippi Watershed, with MWMO’s Udai Singh -

The Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership is currently working with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) on a project to study the ecological impacts of closing the Lock at St. Anthony Falls. But we thought we’d take the time to better understand how the MWMO tracks water quality in Minneapolis by talking with MWMO Water Resources Director Udai Singh.

Downtown view along Mississippi - Credit Tony Webster under CC BY 2.0 license via http!!!tinyurl.com!j4vpowu River Matters: Unlocking the flow of investment and jobs to the North Side - Join us on April 21st for the first in our series of "River Matters" series. Our first discussion will focus on Minneapolis' North Side, jobs, and the riverfront. Bob Lund, President of THOR Sustainability will be our featured speaker.
ParkCapitolLrg - public domain Addressing equity goals, Park Board’s state bonding request focuses on Upper River -

The 2016 session of the legislature started this week at the Capitol. And we're excited, because the riverfront, and more specifically the Upper River, are at the heart of the Park Board's 2016 bonding request.

Riverfront-Revitalization-Rewind-FBTW Answer: Once a SuperAmerica,
now Edgewater Park stormwater filtration
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In December, we shared our first “Riverfront Revitalization Rewind” contest. And we got two correct guesses. Congratulations to riverfront-area resident Chris Flynn, who correctly identified the site of the SuperAmerica as being at Edgewater Park.

1822-Marshall-St-TornDown---Credit-Robert-Spaulding-for-MRP Signs of progress, parcel by parcel:
1822 Marshall
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Admittedly, on first blush, there's more work to do.  But removing the structure that was there is a first step toward more public uses, and an eventual park.

RamseyExcavating Ramsey Excavating Company parcel set for Park Board acquisition -

On January 18th, the StarTribunereported that the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board was readying yet another major acquisition of land in the Upper River. We map the site of the acquisition and its context.

Riverfront-Revitalization-Rewind-FBTW Riverfront Revitalization Rewind:
Once a SuperAmerica, now?
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Websites like ours often feature lovely scenes of a city revitalized. But we’re turning that logic on its head. We’re sharing what part of the riverfront looked like before revitalization took place. And it ain’t so pretty.

Pillsbury A Mill Rooftop Patio - Credit Robert Spaulding for MRP Pillsbury ‘A’ mill renovation tour photos -

After a decade of dormancy, the landmark Pillsbury 'A' Mill is being renovated into affordable apartments for artists. As part of their regular meeting, the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Board had a tour of the nearly-completed building on November 9th, and we took some impromptu photos of the stunning project that we thought deserved to be shared with you.

Minneapolis Riverfront Summit 2015 - Mississippi River Green Team comes to front to accept award at Film Festival - Credit David Tinjum Riverfront Summit 2015 in Pictures -

We had a great time at the fourth annual Minneapolis Riverfront Summit, and wanted to share a few photos of the event with you!

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08/31

Maurice Jacox at Mill City Live

Enjoy an evening of jazz, soul, R&B, gospel and standards with Maurice Jacox, a member of the Twin Cities music scene for over 45 years.

Set in the museum’s dramatic open air Ruin Courtyard, Mill City Live features outdoor concerts every Wednesday night in August by some of the best local artists for a unique happy hour experience. Visit Mill City Museum before or after the show; the concert ticket includes admission to the museum from 4 to 9 pm. Food and drink by D’Amico Catering will be available for purchase.

08/31

Scherer Bros Parcel ‘D’ Community Engagement Meeting

Discuss the proposed Community Engagement & Developer Solicitation Process for Parcel ‘D’ prior to the finalization of a Community Engagement Plan.

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