May 2012

KUDOS | Board member Dean Englemann among StarTribune’s 2012 Tastemakers

by Janette Law

Congratulations to our Board Member Dean Engelmann, and his business partner Scott Endres, for making the Minneapolis StarTribune’s 2012 list of 50 Tastemakers. We raise our glasses to their achievement at Wise Acre Eatery – and to their fellow honorees who make living and eating in Minneapolis so divine. Photo by Dan Wallace, Minneapolis StarTribune

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NEWS RELEASE | Minneapolis Parks Foundation advises that so-called “Re- Leafers” may spread throughout the Twin Cities

May 8, 2012 by Janette Law

“Trees are good” thinking may lead to funding for 400 trees for four tornado-ravaged Minneapolis neighborhoods and a whole lotta community good Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA – You wouldn’t know it from a casual stroll around this idyllic Midwestern town, but an American cultural hybrid may be branching out here. Authorities haven’t officially identified the cultivar,.....

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NEWS RELEASE (MPRB) | Volunteer for Arbor Week Community Planting Event, May 19

by Janette Law

Arbor Week Celebration May 15-19 Corporations to plant more than 1,000 trees May 15–18; Community planting event at Folwell Park May 19 May 3, 2012 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Arborists from the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) are teaming up with community and local business volunteers to celebrate Arbor Week by planting more than 1,000 boulevard.....

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NEWS | MPRB’s Minneapolis “Treecovery” underway

May 2, 2012 by Janette Law

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board recently announced its “Northside Treecovery Program”; we’ve excerpted the news release, below (or read the full release here). The Minneapolis Parks Foundation is proud to provide an avenue for community members to help support the effort. Monday, April 09, 2012 Minneapolis Park Board begins planting 3,100 trees in tornado.....

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