downtown east

Boundaries: The Mississippi River to the north; Portland Avenue South to the west; I-35W to the east and South Fifth Street to the south

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Neighborhood description and demographic information

Neighborhood organization: Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association

Council Member: Lisa Goodman, Ward 7

Police: 1st Precinct

Downtown East

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Riverfront gets two new public parks this summer

Gold Medal, Water Power are the products of public/private partnerships

Standing atop the grassy mound that is the most prominent feature of the new Gold Medal Park next to the Guthrie Theater, one can see a host of Minneapolis landmarks, including St. Anthony Falls as they crash powerfully into a mass of whitewater and ...

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Midtown and Mill City farmers’ markets open for business and more

Special events complement veggies and vendors; weekday hours coming soon

To see a gallery of photos by Kathy De Foe from opening day at the Midtown Farmers’ Market, click here.

It’s not just for veggies anymore; two major farmers’ markets serving Bridgeland offer music, ...

Spilling Optional

Spill the Wine comes to Downtown East

As the last days of March went out like a lamb, Katie Milburn and her fiancé Karl Greeman were putting the final touches on their new restaurant and wine bar, Spill the Wine, in the 124-year-old Day Block building at 1101 Washington Ave. S.

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Mysteries of the Washburn ‘A’ Mill

Mill City Museum tours offer a look behind the doors of history

Thirty-two sets of train tracks lined the area between Washington Avenue and the Mississippi River. Workers risked their lives daily to cross them. Giant turbines churned water from a diverted canal off of St. Anthony Falls, making use of a ...

Mill City Museum summer camp registration is open

With the recent warm-up from sub-zero temps, we’ve come halfway to summer in the past week, weather-wise. The Mill City Museum is looking ahead, too; registration for its kids’ summer camps began Feb. 15, according to a press release.

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