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Archive for July, 2012

FNA Board Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association Board Meeting Minutes 6/13/2012

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NRP Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association NRP Committee Meeting Minutes 6/6/2012

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Food Drive Benefiting Joyce Uptown Food Shelf

On August 14-16, Camp MSP, a service camp held at Lake Harriet UMC, will be seeking donations to support one of our local food shelves.  Donations often drop to dangerously low levels during the vacation season, so our 5th, 6th & 7th grade campers would like to work with you to build up Joyce Uptown Food Shelf’s reserves.  On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 14th, small groups of campers will be canvasing the Fulton neighborhood to leave paper bags by your front door.  If you would like to participate, please fill the bag with your donations and place it on your front stoop the following day (Aug 15th). We will send our small groups out to pick them up that afternoon, rain or shine, no door knocking needed!  Thank you for supporting this service for the hungry people in our city.

 If you have questions, please e-mail Eleanor Christiansen.
Categories: Community Engagement, Things To Do

2012 B.L.E.N.D. Awards

We are pleased to announce the 2012 B.L.E.N.D. Awards! We will be accepting entries from all of Minneapolis again this year.   

The B.L.E.N.D. Award encourages and rewards builders, architects, and home owners to blend newly remodeled or constructed homes and businesses into the fabric of Minneapolis neighborhoods. A jury of industry professionals and neighborhood residents will select projects for recognition awards.  Eligible projects include new buildings, renovation or additions to existing buildings, and landscape projects that have been completed since July 1, 2007; projects must be located within the boundaries of the City of Minneapolis.     

NEW THIS YEAR! In partnership with Linden Hills Power and Light (LHP&L) we are creating a new category of award: The E.CO. B.L.E.N.D Award (Ecologically Conscience Buildings and Landscapes Enhancing the Neighborhood through Design). We would like to recognize that in addition to creating buildings and landscapes that respect the neighborhood, projects can be designed to respect our planet as well.    


Submission deadline 7/30

Recipient(s) announced 8/15

Presentation of Awards T.B.A.

Please visit the The B.L.E.N.D. Award website for more information and entrance criteria for both the B.L.E.N.D. and the E.CO. B.L.E.N.D. Awards.   

The B.L.E.N.D. Award is sponsored by the Fulton Neighborhood Association.      

The E.CO. B.L.E.N.D. Award is sponsored by Linden Hills Power and Light.   

Categories: Community Engagement, Environment, Housing, Zoning

Fulton Farmers Market Going Strong

It’s getting to be peak time at the market! More tomatoes are coming in every Saturday and now SWEET CORN! Come early for the best selection! Lots of other great stuff every weekend too. Don’t miss out!

Want to help at the market? Volunteers are needed come August. If you are interested email

New features this year: 

  • Bring your kids to the market at 9:30 for kids’ story time with Southwest High student Annie Olson.  Listen to stories with a new theme each week.  The next few weeks will feature books by Nancy Carlson, summertime and going to market. 
  • Fulton Neighborhood Association Book Swap by Southwest High student Isabel Gottlieb. We are still working on storing the bookcase for the Book Swap, but it will be back soon!  Adult and children’s books are needed! You can drop off donations at Isabel’s: 4905 Abbott Ave. S.

See you at the market!

Categories: Community Engagement, Environment, Things To Do

Two New Liquor Licenses Sought in Fulton

Two local businesses are seeking new liquor licenses from the City of Minneapolis.

Bread and Pickle, operating in the Lake Harriet Refectory, is seeking a variance and a  beer & wine license. 

Pig and Fiddle, located at 3812 W 50th St, is seeking to expand their existing license to include a full liquor service.

If you have any feedback and/or comments regarding these two license applications, please contact Ward 13 Council Member Betsy Hodges at 673-2213 or by e-mail.

Categories: Safety, Zoning