Posts by Victory Neighborhood Association

NRP Fund Allocations

At its May Neighborhood Gathering, the Victory Neighborhood Association (ViNA) will vote on fund allocations for the activities the organization offers through the Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP). The board of directors and committees of ViNA propose to make the following adjustments to its NRP plan and budgets. These changes are proposed based current program budgets…

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Neighborhood Chat

The City of Minneapolis recently acquired two commercial properties at 44th & Penn and ViNA wants to know what you would like to happen with their redevelopment. Join us for our first gathering of 2019 to learn more about the redevelopment process and to share your ideas. We will also discuss the bike boulevard coming to Queen Avenue and award prizes for the Holiday Lights Contest.

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Call-to-Action! Safety at 44th & Penn

Tori 44 was crashed into again on Saturday, December 15. This is their fourth crash since they opened in April, and at least the ninth crash into a commercial building on 44th and Penn since the intersection was reconstructed in 2014. 44th and Penn is located at the intersection of County Roads 2 (Penn Avenue…

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Emily’s Cafe: 36 Years of Goodness

Every day for the past 36 years, Emily Benincasa has gone from table to table greeting each guest dining in her namesake restaurant, Emily’s F&M Café. It’s their beloved customers that have kept Emily and her husband, Elliott, going all of these years. In fact, Emily works seven days a week just so she can…

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Pictures with Santa

Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make Holiday on 44th extraordinary. A special thank you to Jill, Barb, Chris, Emily, Gina, Jason, Lorna, Matt, and Santa who volunteered in ViNA’s office for Pictures with Santa. Over 500 people came through the office during the event and we’re so grateful for the wonderful neighbors…

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