Where Ward 10 candidates stand on community safety: The Ward 10 community safety forum last night included interesting discussions about public safety, the role of police in our city, and a lengthy discussion about the public safety charter amendment. Check out the questions and links to the candidates' answers here.
Open Streets Lyndale is happening on Sunday! From 11 AM - 5 PM, Lyndale will be closed to cars from 22nd to 54th St. Save The Boards, which preserved a bunch of the amazing art created after George Floyd's murder, will be setup between Lake St. and 31st. There will be an artisan market from 48th to 50th, human foosball (!?) at UpDown, and a bunch of businesses up and down the street hosting fun events. Bike, walk, roll, or ride your way through.
The U of M's Center for Urban & Regional Affairs did a great study on rent stabilization in Minneapolis, presented in this thread by Tony Damiano, a researcher on the project. (U of M)
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers has organized pickets at Justice Page and Jefferson Elementary schools in the past week to highlight a disagreement they have with Superintendent Graff about how to spend American Rescue Plan money. (Star Tribune)
Getting to the bottom of who is behind some of the new groups pouring money into this election. (MN Reformer)
Want to get paid to ride your bike up and down the Greenway and chat with people? Become a Midtown Bike + Walk Ambassador.
STUFF TO DO
This weekend is pretty packed with other events, with Mia hosting a free film festival Saturday afternoon and Family Free Day like they do on every 2nd Sunday of the month.
Marty's Deli is bringing their delicious sandwich pop-up to Foundry Home Goods in Tangletown on Saturday.
In addition to the Sculpture Garden event we mentioned yesterday, Sunday is the Walker's Sensory Free Sunday, "a monthly event designed for kids, teens, and adults with sensory processing differences, autism spectrum disorder, or developmental disabilities."
Lakewood will be hosting their Fall Colors Festival from 12-4 on Sunday.