August 2014

Enter the Mississippi Minute Film Festival

August 29, 2014 by Janette Law

Got a story to tell about the Mighty Mississippi? The Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership has debuted a forum to “share your vision of the Misssissippi River in Minneapolis in a 60-second long video that informs, energizes and inspires!” The Mississippi Minute Film Festival is an open call for submissions — just get yours in by September.....

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Water Works design nearing completion

August 12, 2014 by Janette Law

Central Riverfront CAC endorses design recommendations The Minneapolis Parks Foundation has the green-light to proceed on the final design elements for Water Works, following an endorsement of key recommendations brought before the Central Riverfront Community Advisory Committee (CAC) on July 8. The Water Works site is within the Central Riverfront Regional Park boundary, and has.....

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Three reports we’re reading now

August 7, 2014 by Janette Law

A quick look at the some of the topics and data that inform our work.   1. Regional Park Usage Among Select Communities of Color Diverse communities think of nature,Ā animals, and security when they think of parks. But lack of awareness, time and safety concerns top a list of barriers to enjoying the regional park.....

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