North Loop Neighborhood News and Events

 

The North Loop Neighborhood, located in what is frequently referred to as the Warehouse District, offers unique housing options, entertainment, fine dining, and specialty shops-many within the original warehouses of the North Loop's historic heyday. True to the unique nature of this neighborhood, you won't find any chain restaurants in this part of town. You'll discover one-of-a-kind retailers, quaint coffee shops, eclectic restaurants, and lively nightclubs nestled in the historic buildings; many owned and operated by neighborhood residents. The North Loop Neighborhood is immediately adjacent to downtown; served by LRT and many bus routes; and is the home of the Minnesota Twins Target Field (opening in 2010), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Farmers Market, and the headquarters of Metro Transit.

(Description from livemsp.org

For detailed demographic information, see the neighborhood profile from Minnesota Compass

 

THEATER REVIEW | "Naked Darrow" at the Illusion Theater: Who is Clarence Darrow?

Photo credit Petronella J. Ytsma

"Who is Clarence Darrow?" This is a question I often hear from the students in my college law class. Because he is largely unknown today, I wondered when I approached this production of Naked Darrow at Illusion Theatre on Thursday, April 3 if it could answer this question in a way that would be meaningful for those who do not know about Darrow's accomplishments. The answer is a resounding yes–the production provides great insight to this amazing and flawed man.

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MUSIC REVIEW | Mason Jennings feels like home at the State Theatre

Photo courtesy Mason Jennings

Mason Jennings declared himself a Northerner on Saturday, April 5 at the State Theatre. Jennings, who stopped in Minneapolis as part of his cross-country tour to promote his new album Always Been, calls this frozen land that is Minnesota home (he's even got an album called Minnesota). Just as we're on the verge of moving past the coldest winter in recent memory, Mason Jennings is still able to defend his homebase to all the Southerners who ask him why he lives here while he's on tour. He seemed relaxed—maybe even relieved—onstage Saturday night, and his concert felt like home. I know how obnoxiously corny that sounds, but Mason Jennings is Minnesota to me and a good reminder of why we live here.

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COMMUNITY VOICES | Councilmember Blong Yang gives City Hall tour to North Minneapolis Hmong students

Photos By: 
Jay Clark

22 people crammed into councilmember Yang's office, setting new record

On March 28, Newly elected Minneapolis councilmember Blong Yang gave a tour of City Hall to 20 North Minneapolis Hmong students on spring break from school.

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MUSIC PHOTOS | Against Me! at First Avenue

Photos by Alexa Jones

On Wednesday, April 2 Against Me! played at First Avenue in Minneapolis with Cheap Girls and Laura Stevenson to open.

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