A moratorium of a different nature is on its way to the city of lakes; this time it's the Minneapolis Park and Recreation board behind the regulations. For the past four years smokers have been restricted from lighting up within 100 feet of park buildings, pools, playgrounds and beaches; but this year the entire system of parks might be declared smoke and e-smoke free.
Park Commissioner (At Large) John Erwin and Commissioner Jon Olson (District 2, North Minneapolis) proposed the total ban for the 6,744 acres of city parkland....!--more-->
Every summer the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board organizes free concerts
at different parks placed throughout Minneapolis. Starting Memorial Day week and ending Labor Day week, Twin City music lovers get the opportunity to relax and enjoy a variety of music at these shows.
The venues and times are:
Lake Harriet Bandshell on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays concerts will be held at 7:30 pm. Also Sundays at 2 pm and 7 pm.