The Night Before New Years Eve: Thank you to everyone who attended Minneapolis’ most popular, kid-friendly, early New Year’s celebration on December 30. It was a great crowd and a fun night for all! Special thanks to all of you who volunteered your time for the event! We wish all of you a wonderful 2014! (1/02/14)
Twin Cities Daily Planet on the Minneapolis Monarch Festival: Monarchs reign over Lake Nokomis celebration (9/10/13) with photos. (9/12)
The Nokomis East Neighborhood-Wide Yard & Garage Sale: A big Thank You to everyone involved--both sellers and shoppers. Fortunately, the predicted rains held off, and in spite of storm debris in the streets, the crowds were good. 39 households and businesses participated. NENA produced and distributed about 1,500 sets of the map and listings for the sale. (Updated 6/23)
Thank you to everyone who attended NENA's 2013 Annual Neighborhood Meeting and Dinner on April 30. The amazing KetzalCoatlicue Aztec Dance Group put on a great show! Special thanks go out to Fat Lorenzo's for catering the great dinner and to Crosstown Covenant Church for the gracious use of their nice facilities. The 2013 Noki Award was presented to MaryLynn Pulscher of the MPRB for her tireless collaboration with NENA on producing the Monarch Festival. (5/01)
Home Improvement loans are back!: NENA has funding available for Home Improvement Loans through our administrator, the Center for Energy and Environment. The program offers low interest loans for eligible home improvements and City code violations. For more information on the Improvement loans, please visit the Center for Energy and Environment (mncee.org), call (612) 335-5830, or email email@example.com. You may also pick up an application at the NENA office, 3000 East 50th St. (5/18)
Minneapolis wins 2009 Emerald City Globe Award Our city was selected from 174 other candidates to receive the coveted 2009 Emerald City Award for its work in green promotion. Read the Press Release in the Lighter Side. (April 1, 2009) There's more, like the Glowing Walleyes, the Sharks in Minnehaha Creek and the Viking Timbers in Lake Nokomis. They're all in the Lighter Side.