NewPrensa loves the Afro Deli!

This week’s edition covers stories from March 16th to March 22nd, 2023. Today’s issue is 910 words, a 7–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk Springtime, the Afro Deli,Minneapolis’s Rye House, State Capitol news,and the new BIPOC Foodways Alliance!  Good morning, NewPrensa readers! Helene here. Spring is arriving slowly but not-so-surely, much in the Minnesota way.  It’s exciting to see everyone out and celebrating our […]

What does it mean to be a Latinx woman leader in Minnesota?

This week’s edition covers stories from March 9th to March 15th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1000 words, a 7.7–minute read. In today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk a reflection on LatinoLEAD’s LatinActivista Event, the 95th Oscars ceremony, and Honor the Earth at 30: Reflections on the Movement at Macalester College. Good morning NewPrensa readers,  Isabella here. It’s officially pothole season! If you drive […]

Minnesota protects the right to gender-affirming care

This week’s edition covers stories from March 2nd to March 8th, 2023. Today’s issue is 822 words, a 6.3–minute read. Today’s edition:Isabella and Helene talk the Museum of Russian Art, the Uptown Theater, Cherry Pit’s performance at the Green Room,Drivers Licenses for All, and protecting gender-affirming care in Minnesota!  Hello everyone! Helene here. A while ago, I learned that Minneapolis has one of […]

Women’s History Month with NewPrensa

This week’s edition covers stories from February 23rd to March 1st, 2023. Today’s issue is 1,000 words, a 7.7–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk “The Prom”, “Analog and Vinyl”, Madres de la Plaza de Mayo, Fire Mountain Fabrics, and Defend the Depot (Update)! Good morning,  Happy Women’s History Month! Isabella here. It’s the time of the year where we emphasize women’s success stories across varieties […]

A Night at “The Prom”, courtesy of Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

by Chris Alvarez and Ebe Morales An explosion of noise and jazzy music erupts from the enormous speakers near the stage of the Chanhassen Dinner Theater. The audience bursts out into applause and cheers as if they were part of a game show. Nancy Nelson walks out in a full red, sequin suit and welcomes […]

What’s happening in East Phillips?

This week’s edition covers stories from February 16th to February 22nd, 2023. Today’s issue is 1,006 words, a 7.7–minute read Isabella and Helene talk the East Phillips encampment of the Roof Depot, passing the Restore the Vote Bill, and the approval of Drivers Licenses for All in the MN Senate!  I’ve been following what’s been happening in the East Phillips neighborhood of […]

Twin Cities Creative Spaces To Visit

This week’s edition covers stories from February 9th to February 15th, 2023. Today’s issue is 750 words, a 5.8–minute read. In today’s edition, Isabella and Helene talk Black led art spaces to visit, Aldi’s closing in north Minneapolis, Birchbark Books, and Pollen Midwest. Continue reading to find out more. There’s a couple spaces I would like to highlight this week:  Many of […]

NewPrensa celebrates Black History Month!

Today’s issue is 900 words, a 7–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk Black History Month, SABER Magazine, The Green Room, The Grammys, and what’s behind Imposter Syndrome. Continue reading to find out more… Happy Black History Month, NewPrensa readers. Helene here! In this month’s next several editions, we want to celebrate and uplift Black creatives, activists, politicians, community […]

Driver’s License for All Bill Passes to Senate

This week’s edition covers stories from January26th to February 1st, 2023. Today’s issue is 619 words, a 4.8–minute read. In today’s edition Isabella and Helene talk Driver’s License for All bill, the PRO Act, Tyre Nichols, and why there was little progress on homeless encampments in 2022. Continue reading to find out more… Good morning readers,  The negative-degree weather is here, and your […]