May 2016

Four-score! Trust for Public Land names Minneapolis top park system fourth year in a row

May 26, 2016 by Janette Law

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) named Minneapolis the #1 park system in America today, marking the fourth time that the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board has taken home the prestigious ParkScore® honor. In 2015, St. Paul shared the top spot with Minneapolis. This year, thanks to median park size, and number of dog parks.....

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2016 MPF Survey: Just 5-7 mins. of your time could net you a Sea Salt gift card

by Janette Law

MPF needs you. Now through Monday, June 13, we’re conducting a brief input survey to help us better understand our Members, Donors and others who are passionate about our work. Your participation is important to us! You can use the embedded form below, or click on this link to take the survey in a separate.....

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Summer-long photography series explores the stories of Minneapolis parks visitors

May 23, 2016 by Janette Law

The Minneapolis Parks Foundation is commissioning photographer and street documentarian Stephanie Glaros on a 2016 summer-long portrait series profiling visitors to Minneapolis neighborhood parks. Stephanie is the artist behind the Humans of Minneapolis blog, Facebook page, and Instagram feed. Stephanie, a native of the Twin Cities and denizen of downtown, started capturing profiles of Minneapolitans.....

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Vroom, vroom! Lupient Auto raises $35,000 for parks

May 13, 2016 by Christine Moir

A huge thanks to Lupient Automotive Group for throwing a successful fundraiser last Thursday, May 12, that raised over $35,000 for the Minneapolis Parks Foundation and Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board! We are overwhelmed by the generosity and grateful for the support! Part of Lupient’s showroom was cleared, tables were set out filled with checkered.....

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