Dialogues on Race and Racism

All year long, the Victory Neighborhood Association is examining the role race and racism plays in our community. The organization is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming  and safe for everyone and is hosting a series of conversations to examine how these issues impact our neighbors. The conversations began at the March neighborhood…

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Garage Sale Registration

Registration is now open for the Victory Neighborhood Garage Sale Day on Saturday, June 2, 2018.  Follow this link to register your sale. Online registration is open through Monday, May 21, 2018. Registration is $10 + $1 processing fee. These fees help to support the services and activities offered by the Victory Neighborhood Association (ViNA). ViNA…

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Action Alert: Route 19 Branch Service

Recently, Metro Transit proposed significant reduction or elimination of Route 19’s branch service in preparation for the forthcoming C Line Bus Rapid Transit on Penn Avenue North. The branch lines, better known as Routes 19H and 19Y, bring bus riders to and from the interior of the Victory and Cleveland Neighborhoods and connects to the…

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Join our Team- We’re Hiring!

The Victory Neighborhood Association (ViNA) is now accepting applications for the newly established program coordinator position. ViNA operates a number of programs which address housing, safety, and general livability concerns of the neighborhood’s residents and this position will oversee the administrative and programmatic functions of those programs. The programs include Youth Corps which connects neighborhood…

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44th & Penn: What Lies Ahead?

The 44th & Penn Avenue North Redevelopment Plan has been prepared by the City of Minneapolis to facilitate redevelopment of two commercial properties in Victory, through new construction of transit-oriented mixed-use commercial and multifamily housing development. These properties, located at 2139 and 2147 44th Avenue North, may be better known as the sites of Restoration…

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Route 19 Branch Changes

C Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will serve North Minneapolis’ Penn Avenue Corridor. The line is scheduled to begin construction and subsequent service in the coming months. As a result, much of the transit service currently provided by the Route 19 bus line will be replaced by the C Line. One of the most significant…

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Home Security Workshop

Saturday, April 14, 2018 10am-Noon The Goddess of Glass 4400 Osseo Road, Minneapolis Join our area’s crime prevention specialist for the Victory Neighborhood Association’s annual Home Security Workshop. You will learn simple tips and tricks that will make your home and property safer. Once the workshop is completed, attendees are eligible to apply for ViNA’s…

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You Can Redesign Our Parks

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has spent the last year meeting with North Minneapolis neighbors learning how our parks are used and what improvements are most desired at each neighborhood park. The information gathered from these conversations was provided to local and national designers who have now developed initial design concepts for every…

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A Snapshot on Safety & Crime

Tim Hammett, the Minneapolis Police Department crime prevention specialist for the Victory Neighborhood, was a featured guest at ViNA’s January community meeting. He presented crime data  specific to the neighborhood. Some notable information he relayed included: There were 172 Part One crimes committed in Victory in 2017. Crime in Victory was down by 9% between…

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Holiday Lights Contest

The contest is a longstanding tradition for a home on Washburn Avenue Amy Gonyea believes her house on Washburn Avenue was calling her to it. Amy and her husband, Todd, were looking to relocate and were considering Victory for its close proximity to their workplaces. They saw houses all over the metro, but something about…

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