A little Uptown impromptu from a local dance artist A line-up of pristine wheels at the Lake Street Car and Bike Show Pedestrians rule the roads at the Lyn-Lake Street Festival Community and puppets on parade during May Day Gustavo Lira's stunning Mosaic at 27th Avenue and Minnehaha

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Business Talk: Transitioning Away From Styrofoam

Midtown Global Market (NDC Meeting Room / Lower Level)
2PM - 3PM
920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407

The Minneapolis City Council recently passed a new ordinance prohibiting the use of to-go containers made from Styrofoam. The ordinance will go into effect on April 22, 2015. Learn how to make the transition from Styrofoam to environmentally acceptable packaging by hearing from city officials and other businesses who have already made the transition. The workshop will also include a discussion of obtaining and using available funds to help with this transition.



Connecting The Community Workshop

The Lake Street Council is partnering with the Midtown Greenway Coalition to conduct community based research about improving bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and safety between Lake Street and the Midtown Greenway. Improving these vital areas will increase the flow of traffic between these two major thoroughfares, helping businesses, patrons, and users of the Greenway alike!

Connecting the Community Workshop: East Lake Street
Tuesday July 29th  |  5 PM - 7 PM
Harriet Brewing

Connecting the Community Workshop: East Lake Street
Wednesday July 30th  |  7 PM - 9 PM
Midtown Greenway Coalition


Can’t make it to the workshop? Take our Connecting the Community Survey now to voice your opinion.


in the Streets

Lake Street features three bilingual heritage-discovery walks for the benefit of Lake Street communities and visitors. Learn more about these free walking tours and how Lake Street Council made them happen.

Migizi Communications Inc
Migizi Communications Inc

Gold Partner MIGIZI Communications work in three intersecting areas to improve the future for the community: The Native Academy working in math, science, technology and post-secondary education planning; First Person Productions working on new media production and working with tribes to develop their telecom infrastructure; and educational equity work that will help to empower communities as they reclaim a primary role in the education of their children.