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DISTRICT NEWS

MISSISSIPPI AVE N NW SW

NE SE

by adam sawyer

DIY RoASTINg

Fun FOr the wee One’s

Ever want to roast your own coffee? Trevin and Ginny Miller can get your operation up and running with supplies from their shop, Mr. Green Beans (3932 N Mississippi Ave). Attend the “Intro to Coffee Roasting,” course every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Every week Mississippi Treehouse (3742 N Mississippi ave) offers classes for the kiddos. Toddler arts & Crafts: Fridays, 11:15 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Musical storytime with Tyleena: saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Not only are green coffee beans less than half the price of gourmet roasted coffee, but they also stay fresh longer. The equipment needed to roast coffee at home is surprisingly affordable, with options ranging from a simple frying pan to highly specialized home roasters. In fact, the most common “roasting method is a repurposed popcorn popper.”

expanD yOur Brew hOrizOns spring is in the air and the warm weather will soon be opening up the patios in the area. Prost! (4237 N Mississippi ave) owner dan hart travels to Germany each year and will be featuring a new German imported kolsh beer each month starting in april. kolsh is a light, refreshing lager/ ale and is perfect along with a bratwurst on a sunny day.

put On yOur reD Dress The Q Center (4115 N Mississippi ave), will host the 11th annual Red dress Party on april 16th. Q Center also offers yearround support and chemical dependency counseling for the LbGTQ community and a weekly children’s storytime with Maria.

new KiD On the BLOCK Sew Po (830 N Failing st) is the new corner store for craft and sewing. owner kate Matlock was inspired by the neighborhood to share her passion for sewing and fabrics. The crew at sew Po, kate, Matt, Janett, Lily, and Luke, coordinate weekly classes in all areas of sewing, from basic machine operation to pattern reading, quilt making, and refashioning.

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nOt just anOther thai Cart besides dishing up fantastic Thai food at Mee-Sen Thai (3924 Mississippi ave), owner “Earl” Ninsom has also opened a food cart at Mississippi Marketplace (4233 N Mississippi ave). The quaint restaurant is situated right in the heart of the Mississippi avenue and has received warm welcomes and great reviews since its opening in December of 2009.

Our United Villages (3625 N Mississippi Ave) is a local non-profit that encourages and facilitates neighbors to get to know one another and work together. Through classes and workshops, on-going community outreach, and special events, people are encouraged to meet one another and build positive relationships. other special events include social gatherings, storytelling events, and inspirational speakers. Photography by adam sawyer.

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