“We joined SCCA to learn from and work with other successful businesses in the Seward neighborhood.”
SCCA Member: Jim Welna, Welna II Hardware

Monthly Archives: May, 2015

May Business Buzz


Minneapolis Bike Week

May 11-17 is Minneapolis Bike Week, a series of events and activities geared around bike riding and encouraging people to get on their bikes and ride. Each day has a theme and various events in different parts of the city, including:

  • Bike to Work Day – Friday, May 15 – 7:30 am – Meet City Councilmember Andrew Johnson at the Birchwood Café for complementary coffee and pastries. At 8 am

Member Profile – Pizza Lucé IV

From its humble beginnings in 1993 serving pizza by the slice in the Warehouse District of downtown Minneapolis, Pizza Lucé has grown to seven metro locations and one in Duluth. The Seward-University location at 2200 East Franklin Ave opened in 2003 and has undergone its own expansion in 2015.

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At a recent tour of the renovated Pizza Lucé IV, new General Manager Sara Durkin (formerly Special Events & Front of House Manager at the … More

Thank You to 2015 New & Renewing Members!

Crosswalk calming

  • Air Engineering & Supply
  • At Last! Gourmet Foods
  • Augsburg College
  • Bab’s Casting
  • BCT Heartland *New Member
  • Bethany Lutheran Church
  • Big River Yoga *New Member
  • Buck Brothers Construction
  • Cabooze and Joint Bar
  • CCI Properties
  • Cedar Box Co *New Member
  • Close Associates Architects
  • Coastal Seafoods *Bronze Member
  • Common Ground Meditation Center
  • Crew2 Inc *Bronze Member
  • DeVries Bar Grinding
  • Erik Nelson Plumbing
  • Franklin Housing Cooperative
  • Garlock French Roofing *Bronze Member
  • Hexagon Bar
  • HiLine Unique Flooring
  • History Crafters

Summer Safety Planning

Initiated by City Councilmember Abdi Warsame’s Ward 6 office, members of SCCA, the Seward Neighborhood Group and others participated in a safety planning meeting at the Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct on April 8. The meeting was led by MPD Inspector Michael Sullivan with assistance from Lt. Danny May of the Community Response Team (CRT) and Crime Prevention Specialists Shun Tillman and Don Greeley.

The meeting covered a variety of topics including crime … More