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Welcome!

The Corcoran Neighborhood is situated in the heart of south Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is bounded by East Lake Street to the north, East 36th Street to the south, Hiawatha Avenue to the east, and Cedar Avenue to the west. Learn more about the Corcoran Neighborhood on our about page.

Our Mission

The Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO) unites neighbors to strengthen our community. We envision Corcoran as a place that fosters leadership, engagement, and a sense of belonging.



Recent News

Youth Reporter: Why the Bees Are Disappearing

Youth Reporter: Why the Bees Are Disappearing

Frances Copenhaver | Corcoran News Youth Reporter Last month I watched an online video of U of M professor, Marla Spivak, in which she tried to explain why honeybees – after thriving for 50 million years – are now dying in very large numbers. A Washington Post article reported that, “four years ago nearly 12 million
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Provide Input on Corcoran’s Business Environment

Provide Input on Corcoran’s Business Environment

Matt Kazinka | Corcoran Neighbor This year, CNO launched an Economic Development Committee to explore how we can cultivate a thriving environment for small businesses in Corcoran. We are doing research and assembling resources to support existing businesses and attract great new businesses to the area. We are conducting a survey of residents to gather
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Summer Has Officially Arrived at the Midtown Farmers Market

Summer Has Officially Arrived at the Midtown Farmers Market

Miguel Goebel | Market Manager, Midtown Farmers Market Summer is officially in full swing and there is no better place to take in the sights, smells and sounds of a Minnesota Summer than the Midtown Farmers Market. Come down to the market this month to visit with friends and neighbors, enjoy some great local entertainment, grab
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Community Gardens Update: Things are starting to grow!

Community Gardens Update: Things are starting to grow!

Genevieve Olive | Corcoran Community Garden Coordinator The gardeners are having a tough battle with cut worms this season. There were some ingenious remedies that seem to have helped. Oil traps, diatomaceous earth, paper/plastic cups. Even midnight visits to the garden to catch them in their dastardly deed and nab them right off the plant!
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Safety on the Southside

Safety on the Southside

Sara Stamschror-Lott | Corcoran neighbor This past Sunday morning there was a knock on my door. When we answered, my neighbor anxiously informed us that there was a person in the alley who had kicked in our back gate. My husband and I were quick to action as he went to check out the damage
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