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Brooklyn Park's city manager,  Jay Stroebel makes spring rolls at MT Noodles
Spring rolls
Feb 15, 2017 03:16 PM

Brooklyn Park Now! TV show for February/March 2017

Brooklyn Park Now! is the official television show of the City of Brooklyn Park. In this edition, City Manager Jay Stroebel takes us to new Vietnamese restaurant, MT Noodles. It's delicious TV!

Button design for the 2016 Tater Daze button featuring Spud McTater and fireworks
Button Design Contest
Feb 15, 2017 12:34 PM

Tater Daze button design contest; opportunity to show off your creative side

For those who live in Brooklyn Park, the Tater Daze Festival is an annual tradition. One especially fun aspect of the festival is the Tater Daze Button Design Contest. In this event, young members of the community are encouraged to create a button design that captures the culture and spirit surrounding the event. Students of the community, ages 6-18, are encouraged to submit their original designs for the contest. All entries must be postmarked by February 28, 2017.

Traffic sign stating the axle weight limit is 5 tons
Vehicle weight limits
Feb 14, 2017 11:20 AM

Spring Load Restrictions 2017

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is starting spring load restrictions in the Metro Zone, which includes Brooklyn Park, on February, 17, 2017 at 12:01 a.m.

Outdoor ice rink at Monroe Park
Rinks closed
Feb 10, 2017 03:30 PM

Outdoor rinks are closed

Because of the warm weather all outdoor rinks and cross country ski trails are closed for the season.​

Meet Pam McBride, Brooklyn Park's new youth services coordinator
Pam McBride
Feb 10, 2017 02:44 PM

Meet Brooklyn Park’s new youth services coordinator

There's a brand new position in Brooklyn Park that focuses on the city's efforts with youth. For years, Brooklyn Park has been working on the programs and services it offers to about 9,000 youth annually, and now Pam McBride will help coordinate those youth services.

Simple Recycling
Recycle clothes
Feb 09, 2017 12:55 PM

Simple recycling for clothing

The Hennepin Recycle Group is offering a unique, new recycling program in the cities of Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, New Hope, and Crystal. As part of the new program, residents can now recycle clothing, shoes and home goods, just by putting them in a special bag and setting it on the curb alongside their normal recycling.

Brooklyn Park Crime Prevention team
Crime Prevention
Feb 08, 2017 12:00 PM

Kimberly Czapar talks upcoming events

Brooklyn Park Crime Prevention Specialist Kimberly Czapar talks about upcoming events and activities.​

Brooklyn Avenues homeless youth shelter expands services
Brooklyn Avenues
Feb 08, 2017 11:45 AM

Brooklyn Avenues for Homeless Youth Expanding Services

Brooklyn Avenues for Homeless Youth, located on 76th Avenue, is expanding its programs to help homeless youth get back on their feet.

County Road 81 has two different speed to prepare drivers for construction
Slow down
Feb 07, 2017 02:56 PM

County Road 81: one road, two speed limits

One road, two speed limits. Drivers using a segment of County Road 81 need to pay close attention to the posted speed limit. That's because it is not the same in each direction.


Coming Attractions: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

Coming soon to a curbside near you: clothes recycling!

Jolene Rotich with BrookLynk
Jolene Rotich
Feb 03, 2017 02:51 PM

BrookLynk is accepting applications

Teenagers and young adults in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center can apply for Brooklynk's programs, which include job readiness training and paid summer internships.

North Hennepin Community College open a student health clinic for students
NHCC Health Clinic
Feb 02, 2017 02:34 PM

New clinic helps keep North Hennepin students healthy, enrolled

A new clinic to help improve access to health care for students at North Hennepin Community College is now open. It's part of a trend that supporters say meets a need of young people who have obstacles getting to, or paying for health care.

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