Powderhorn Park

  • Authorities Visit Loring Park Tent Encampment, Bring Eviction Scare

    August 10, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – On Monday afternoon, authorities visited the Loring Park Sanctuary to speak with residents of the outdoor tent community, stoking fears of another clearing of the park. Three weeks ago, law enforcement bulldozed dozens of tents in Powderhorn Park, arrested about 20 people,…...
  • Minneapolis’ Unhoused Speak Out Against Years of Evictions

    August 3, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – With threat of eviction hanging overhead, today residents of the Sanctuary in Powderhorn Park are sharing their experiences being repeatedly displaced and evicted by police. See the live stream from the presser in the park below. Established on June 10, the first…...
  • Minneapolis March Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor Draws Thousands

    July 2, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – Breonna Taylor’s tragic killing in March 2020 is illustrative of the systemic anti-Black prejudice extant in the United States, and the continued failure at nearly every level of state involvement to provide liberty and justice to Black Americans. State law enforcement officials…...
  • Creativity Shines at Icy Art Sled Rally

    February 9, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 27, 2018, Unicorn Riot was back covering the Powderhorn Art Sled Rally in South Minneapolis’ Powderhorn Park for our third straight year. In frigid temperatures, decorative and amazingly creative sleds (including a Unicorn sled this year) whipped down an icy…...
  • Sleds Plunge Down Powderhorn Ice Gauntlet at Community Art Spectacle

    January 28, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 28th, 2017, Unicorn Riot had the opportunity to cover the 2017 Art Sled in Powderhorn Park. Art Sled was held by  “South Sixteenth High Jinks”, a group made up of Powderhorn residents and artists. They hope to create public events…...
  • Ninth Annual Art Sled Rally in South Minneapolis

    January 30, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Today, an unusually warm and rainy Saturday in late January, South Minneapolis’s own Powderhorn Park hosted hundreds of community members who both participated in and watched the 9th Annual Art Sled Rally. Hilarity ensued. Ninth Annual Art Sled Rally in South Minneapolis…...