“SCCA is a dynamic organization that is responsive to the business community.”
SCCA Member: Suzanne Weinstein, Coastal Seafoods

Monthly Archives: September, 2014

September Business Buzz

SCCA Fall Social

This month, join your fellow SCCA members for a Fall Social at Coastal Seafoods.

Take this opportunity to meet new members of our Seward business community, and to catch up with old friends at our annual Fall Social! We’ll enjoy amazing food, great conversations, and a review of the past year from a business perspective!

Eventbrite - SCCA Annual Fall Social - September 17, 2014

Have questions about SCCA Annual Fall Social?   Contact Seward Civic and Commerce Association


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Franklin Open Streets Wrap Up

 Open Streets Franklin Logo


Scaffolding&FurnitureAfter much preparation over many months and meetings, the first-ever Open Streets MPLS event on Franklin Ave took place on Sunday August 17th. At the event you could have seen everything from puppies in a wading pool, bicycles towing living-room furniture, a player piano performing renditions of the YMCA song, build-it-yourself bird houses, dunk tanks, free Zumba classes, a pop up farmers market, and much, much more!

The 6-hour-22-block event saw some rain, but … More

Open Streets Photo Narrative

NOTE: Click on each photo to enlarge…it’s worth it!


Flying high at Open Streets…much fun to be had!


Hope Community_Intersections_Outdoor living room courtesy of Bedlam

Bikers helped tow this furniture from 27th Ave. all the way down Franklin to Portland Ave. in front of Hope Community

Outdoor Living Room at Hope_courtesy of Bedlam and Hope Communitys Intersections

This pop-up living room set up in front of Hope Community, courtesy of Bedlam Theatre, allowed for people to rest, relax, and also be entertained by a couple young artists.

Kids on mic


Zumba   Zumba 2

Kids of all ages … More

Verdant Adds Craft Cocktails & Full Bar


Minneapolis-based teahouse and restaurant Verdant  has launched a new bar menu featuring craft cocktails and non-alcoholic mixed drinks that highlight seasonal ingredients and flavors, plus craft beer and wine. In August, Verdant expanded its food program to include a made-from-scratch dinner menu of prix fixe pairings, large plates and à la carte items.

Curated by Verdant Tea co-owner David Duckler ad Loon Liquor’s Simeon Rossi, the new menu includes cocktails made with craft spirits … More