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High-rise ghettos or urban villages? Riverside Plaza and Seward Towers in Minneapolis

Source: Twin Cities Daily Planet Are the Riverside Plaza and Seward high-rise apartment complexes, home to low-income residents for more than 35 years, “beyond merely shabby” and filled with crime? Or are they “a vital and fascinating mix of cultures … a series of villages in the city with the opportunity to begin life in … Continue reading


Minneapolis Mosque to Host Open House this Wednesday

On February 25, 2009, the Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center will welcome neighborhood residents and organizations for a community dinner intended to increase understanding about the local Somali Muslim community and mosque. The Wednesday event is free and open to the public. WHAT: Community Open House and Dinner at Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center. WHEN: Wednesday, February 25, 5-8 p.m. WHERE: … Continue reading