Jared Brewington is bounding around 805 E. 38th St. with the enthusiastic, slightly unhinged energies of a new dad.The tiles are repurposed from an old McDonald’s. This old record player was thrifted. The light fixtures are being suspended with airplane wire. Brewington insisted on taking on the general contractor duties of his newly opened restaurant, Funky Grits, a highly anticipated soul food – not soul food – restaurant in South Minneapolis (more on that later).Source: Black in chef’s white’s: Jared Brewington…
Impressive as these establishments are, it is vital to have an institution devoted specifically to one’s culture. The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (MAAHMG) stands to admirably fill that bill for African Americans. Source: http://spokesman-recorder.com/2018/08/22/african-american-history-museum-set-to-open-its-doors/
International students will start accruing days of ‘unlawful presence’ immediately after they no longer meet the terms of their student visa, according to this new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policy.
The vice-president of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, is scheduled to hold a town hall style meeting with members of the Nigerian community in Minnesota on Sunday, August 26 at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott located at 2020 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425. Read more: Vice-president of Nigeria to hold town hall meeting in Minnesota – Mshale | Mshale
New in food and dining
“The story of Beirut Restaurant and Deli is an immigrant story.
“(I)f you do nothing else at Beirut, order the monumental mezza platter for two, a $50 color wheel of just about everything the restaurant has to offer, served in smaller portions for sharing. It’s the way a Lebanese family would traditionally eat at a gathering, with plates of food coming and going, going and coming…'”
Heather Jansz is a frenetic woman with about five pounds of gorgeous dark hair twisted into a loose bun at the top of her head.
Twin Cities, do you know how lucky we are?