Urban Ventures

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Spike Moss slams R.T. Rybak, racism during CeaseFire meeting [VIDEO]

    Image via YouTubeSpike Moss, at right, walked out of the Project CeaseFire meeting.​North Minneapolis activist Spike Moss leveled accusations of racism at Mayor R.T. Rybak's office yesterday, furious at what he called the mayor's disrespect for local volunteers working day and night trying to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2009
  • News

    December 4, 2002

    He's Sorry

    Former gang prosecution snitch Johnny Edwards recants--sort of

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    Street Fighting Man

    neighborhood prophet or capitalist pariah. basim sabri doesn't care what people think of him--as long as they stay out of his way.

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Folding Chair

    Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.

  • News

    November 20, 1996

    New Kids on the Block

    A nonprofit group called Urban Ventures is making moves along the long-depressed Lake Street corridor--and polarizing some of the people who live there in the process.