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News that impacts the riverfront.
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First Ave pitches Upper Harbor amphitheater

Star Tribune; October 18, 2016

Danger downstream

Star Tribune; October 2, 2016

MnDOT issues RFP for Third Ave. bridge in Minneapolis

Finance & Commerce; October 1, 2016

East Bank Trail offers river views in Northeast

Star Tribune; September 30, 2016

NASA’s eye in the sky monitors algae blooms

Star Tribune; August 26, 2016

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Activities from partners.
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River Matters: The Upper River: Our next big development opportunity?

Join Peter Hendee Brown, Jim Vos and the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership for a discussion of the potential and the challenges of redeveloping Minneapolis’ Upper River. Peter authored America’s Waterfront Revival: Port Authorities and Urban Redevelopment, an in-depth look at the urban renewal of four very different waterfronts.


Updates from MRP.
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northern-metal-pile-862x571 Northern Metal: The present and future - The Northern Metal recycling location at 2800 Pacific St. N. in Minneapolis has been in the news recently because of complaints, then legal action regarding pollution standards. We sat down with Kathleen Boe, the Executive Director of the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership, to discuss the issues around Northern Metal and explore future plans for the riverfront.
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.