February 2015

Take MPRB’s new website for a spin

February 26, 2015 by Janette Law

Congratulations to our friends at the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board – they’ve got themselves a shiny new website! Yesterday, MPRB’s website was 14 years old – or 98 in dog/website years – and state-of-the-art in 2001. Today, and after two years in development, the new website is significantly more advanced and specifically designed for.....

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MPRB to hold Master Plan public hearing, March 4

February 23, 2015 by Janette Law

You’re invited by our friends at the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (and we hope to see you there!): On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 6:30pm, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold a public hearing for the Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park Master Plan [in which our Water Works project included]. The.....

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MPF receives generous grant for Water Works

February 19, 2015 by Janette Law

This month the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Board (SAFHB) awarded the Minneapolis Parks Foundation a $40,000 grant to support our Water Works project. SAFHB has generously supported Water Works since 2012, which falls within the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Zone. MPF will use the grant to support the work of Bruce Chamberlain, the first Minneapolis.....

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Announcing our Minneapolis Parks Fellow

February 5, 2015 by Janette Law

NEWS RELEASE Bruce Chamberlain takes the inaugural Minneapolis Parks Fellow position this month Work will focus on RiverFirst and its signature projects, including Water Works and Scherer Minneapolis, Minn. – The Minneapolis Parks Foundation announced yesterday at the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Commissioners Meeting that Bruce Chamberlain is the inaugural Minneapolis Parks Fellow, a.....

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