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We Day 2014
14 November 2014 9:41 AM | No Comments
In the great news category for our community, thousands of young people are gathering at the Xcel Center in St. Paul this week (November 12, 2014) to celebrate volunteering. We Day is a program started by our northern neighbors in Toronto that has now grown […]Read More
Creating a Plan for a Healthier Minnesota
30 October 2014 7:11 PM | No Comments
At the Food Access Summit in Duluth today, the Minnesota Food Charter was launched. Over one thousand people contributed to the creation of the MN Food Charter, a statewide plan to increase food access, affordability, quality and education among other strategies. The MN Food Charter […]Read More
Halloween Through the Community Lens
23 October 2014 7:57 PM | No Comments
On the surface, Halloween seems like a day with all sorts of natural tie-ins to community. As parents, after all, the one thing we all yell to costumed-children heading for the door is “… and remember to say ‘thank you!’” Good manners are essential to […]Read More
- We Day 2014
Brookdale Mall Archive
Posted on November 28, 2012 | 3 CommentsI’m admitting something that may cause some of my friends to hate and shun me. Others will try to change my mind, citing all the politically correct reasons why Walmart is evil incarnate. I know I’ve crossed a line where some of you can’t and […]
Posted on May 24, 2010 | 6 CommentsThe northern Minneapolis suburbs get a bad rap. I’m proud to say I live in Brooklyn Center in the house my parents built in 1951. Brooklyn Center has always been a working class, blue collar community. It sprung from WWII vets coming home and starting […]