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NBNYE 2006 slideshow

New ItemNENA's 7th-annual Night Before New Year's Eve party was held on Saturday, December 30, 2006. More than 1100 guests enjoyed the celebration at the Nokomis Community Center on another unusually warm and rainy evening.
(28 images, posted 1/6/07)

Wenonah Playground images

The Minnesota Vikings, employees of the Toro Company and many community volunteers helped build the new Wenonah School playground on June 8, 2006. Photos are here. (25 images, posted June 8, 2006)

NBNYE 2005 slideshow

NENA's 6th-annual Night Before New Year's Eve party held on December 30, 2005
New custom layout for images. (20 images)


Planning & Development

BoM tour

New ItemOn a dreary and cold November 18, members of NENA's Board toured the former Bureau of Mines campus.  Along the way, they rescued a Red-tailed Hawk trapped on the third floor of an abandoned building. Photos (21 images - Updated 07/24/06)

On the tour were Board members Tina Sanz, Al Schneider, Betty Jones, Ryan Marth, and Jim Sharpsteen; NENA staff Rita Ulrich and Doug Walter (photos); 12th Ward Council Member Sandra Colvin Roy, Park Commissioner Carol Kummer, and Pam Blixt from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. John Anfinson, PhD., National Park Service historian and keeper of the keys, lead the tour. Tina Sanz arranged the tour in preparation for the Board's official EIS comments.  Photos (21 images - Updated 07/24/06)


Station Area Planning WS #1

The second public workshop for the Nokomis East Station Area Planning process was held January 26, 2006 at Keewaydin Community Center. This workshop was "hands-on" for participants. Photos are here. (12 images - Updated 02/20/06)

Station Area Planning WS #1

The first public workshop for the Nokomis East Station Area Planning process was held December 8, 2005 at Keewaydin Community Center. The workshop was a joint effort between NENA and the City of Minneapolis. Photos are here. (8 images - posted 01/07/06)

Station Area Planning area photos

An important aspect of the Station Area Planning process is understanding the feel of the planning area as it currently exists. Selected "character" snapshots of the 50th Street and Riverview Road/Minnehaha Avenue areas. (25 images - posted 01/10/06)


The Neighborhood

Autumn Daze slide showIn spite of the wet streets and cloudy skies, the 10th Annual Autumn Daze Parade (2003) was a lot of fun for everybody who participated and the many who lined the streets to watch. Each part has 10 images.
Part 1   Part 2   Part 3   Part 4

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