We desire a safe and livable neighborhood. Knowing your neighbors and supporting local businesses can help. We also believe more City, County, and State resources are needed to support communities disproportionately affected by crime.
On Monday, August 12th, jurors, finalists and PPNA leaders gathered to celebrate the first-ever Powderhorn Culinary Art Show! A delicious breakfast was served by Slate & Stone Catering. Jurors and Culinary Artists networked over breakfast. We're so excited to see what our finalists bring to the show on October 19th! Thank you to the American Swedish Institute and Slate & Stone Catering for sponsoring the celebration! #PowderhornCulinaryArtShow #PPNA #events #smallbusinesses
This past week the Powderhorn Neighborhood board unanimously voted to oppose the Minnesota Multi Housing Association's "Safe and Affordable" campaign and to defend the two renters' protections currently proposed by City Council. THE PROPOSED RENTERS PROTECTIONS Councilmembers Ellison and Bender have proposed two protections for renters: A cap on security deposits and pet deposits Security deposit cannot be more than half of one month's rent (if the landlord is already asking
New equipment has hit the library for your fall garden cleanup! Tool Set and Bench This garden tool set includes trowels, hand rakes, and weeders. They all fit nicely into a collapsible canvas bench! Cordless Cultivator This battery-powered machine is perfect for tilling your garden and so easy to use! Includes battery pack and charger. 3 in 1 Blower, Vacuum, & Mulcher Cordless and battery-powered, this can function as a mulcher, leaf blower, or vacuum for any fall lawn clean
When you think about serving on a Board of Directors, the first thing that pops into your mind is probably meetings. Well no Board can function in a healthy way without them, we wanted to highlight a few of the other sides of Board Service. 1. Board Members Represent PPNA's values throughout our community PPNA connects, inspires, informs and advocates for our neighborhood and we've been at it since 1980! The PPNA Board is a representation of the organization in community.
PPNA is reviewing community priorities and we need your voice at the table! Your input is vital to ensure we continue to focus on what matters to the community. Take a short six question survey and help shape how we work together. The deadline to complete the survey is Thursday, August 16th, 2018. Also note we'll be out in the community requesting survey participation. TAKE THE SURVEY > You can expect an update on survey results and resulting next steps this Fall. #Powderho
Sno Cone Machine Our new Sno Cone machine is perfect for a summer get together to keep everyone cool! It’s super easy to use; you’ll just need ice, cups, and some syrup in your flavor(s) of choice. Popcorn Machine Now we really have everything you need for a movie night! Rent the old-fashioned popcorn machine with our projector and screen for a backyard movie extravaganza. It’s also a great snack for birthday parties and other celebrations! Giant Jenga Who knew giant jenga wa
Durante 4 meses la artista local Cori Lin (y colaboradora de medio tiempo en PPNA) ha estado trabajando ilustrando las vibrantes caras e historias de los inquilinos de Powderhorn. Cori actualmente está buscando familias del vecindario del Powdernhorn que estén interesadas en participar en su proyecto! For the past four months, local artist Cori Lin (and PPNA part-time staff member!) has been working to illustrate the vibrant faces and stories of Powderhorn renters. Cori is c
As someone unfamiliar with Mexican pastries and desserts, walking into Panaderia San Miguel was the slightest bit intimidating. There aren’t many signs and are no lists of ingredients or descriptions. But there are rows and rows of sweet, flaky, chocolate-y desserts. Some look familiar, like a cake, donut, or croissant, and others were entirely new to me. I asked the cashier what was most popular. She said, “It’s all popular; everything is good!” I didn’t have time to try eve
On May 19th, 2018 we celebrated the Minneapolis small business community together...and we want to say THANK YOU for showing up and supporting entrepreneurship! We are so grateful for the 15 Finalists that gave Powderhorn Shark Tank so much love and energy! They included Ace Coffee Bar, Good Barrel Kombucha, Grub Koin, Rabbit Grub, Sparrow Acupuncture, Happy Tree Naturals, IFE Botanicals, Jaxonmade, Support Local Hustle, U Can, Curl Power Salon, Fortress of the arts, Funky G
We sent a post card out to all the multi-family rental units in Powderhorn because we want to hear from Renters! What are your concerns about housing? How do you make your place feel like home? Check out the first submissions we've received here. #Impact #Connect #PPNA #Advocate #rentersrightsarehumanrights #RentingInPowderhorn #RentersStories