All across the country this evening, people are leaving their living rooms and kitchens to spend some time with their neighbors as part of the 30th-annual National Night Out. It’s a time when local police departments encourage people to hold block parties in their neighborhoods.
The jagged lines, the vibrant colors and the intimate details of a beloved neighborhood or skyline — it doesn’t take much to positively identify a Michael Birawer painting.
In this fast-paced world there seems to be little time to really get to know your neighbors. In fact, a Pew Research survey shows only 19 percent of Americans know all of their neighbors.
For yet another year, Minneapolis ranked first in the nation among cities with populations exceeding 300,000 for participation in the National Night Out program.
Block parties and cookouts are being held in neighborhoods throughout Minnesota as part of National Night Out.
Minneapolis Police have a message for University of Minnesota students: keep your doors locked or you could lose your valuables. There have been at least 15 burglaries in the past two weeks, involving homes around the U of M.
Longtime American Indian residents in a poor Minneapolis neighborhood and some of their new neighbors from Somalia are struggling to get along. A handful of alleged attacks against women and elders haven’t helped.