Our Mission

The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) leads initiatives to bring businesses, non-profit organizations and neighbors together to create an inviting and vital West Broadway corridor that will transform the Northside into a thriving economic community.

Contact Us

West Broadway Business and Area Coalition 1011 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 202 Minneapolis, MN 55411 Phone: 612-353-5178 E-mail: Erin Jerabek Heelan: erin@westbroadway.org Carla Schleicher: carla@westbroadway.org Shaina Brassard: shaina@westbroadway.org DeVon Nolen: devon@westbroadway.org West Broadway Farmers Market: marketmanager@westbroadway.org General Information: info@westbroadway.org

WBC Membership – Become a Supporting Member Today!

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When you become a member of the WBC, you are enhancing your stake by supporting an organization that works to create a more inviting atmosphere and positive image for the area, which in turn will lay the foundation for ongoing development. Some of this work includes: Advocacy on public policy, planning, and projects aimed at […]


WEST BROADWAY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (WBID) What is a Business Improvement District (BID)? Outstanding commercial corridors sustain healthy small businesses and improve the quality of life for the entire community. A BID, also known as a self-managed Special Service District (SSD) in Minneapolis, is a tool that has been used locally, nationally and internationally to improve and revitalize small and large commercial districts by providing a higher level of service for business district customers. In the City of Minneapolis there are 16 SSDs. Services and amenities vary greatly per district and can include: banners, holiday decorations, streetscape greenery, sidewalk and street cleaning, snow removal, and marketing. By implementing a BID on West Broadway Avenue, the additional assessment paid by property and business owners provides a platform for continued economic growth and sustained development. Establishing a BID on West Broadway, the primary commercial corridor in North Minneapolis,... 

Latest WBC News

Business Committee Social Hour: Thurs. June 26, 4:30-6:30pm

West Broadway Area Business Committee Social Hour Thursday, June 26th 4:30-6:30pm Boom Island Brewing Taproom 2014 Washington Ave N Join West Broadway area businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofits at our casual networking social hour. Find us at the taproom outdoor patio at the Northside’s only brewery, Boom Island Brewing. Sample some of their wonderful beer; there are also non-alcoholic beverages available. The Butcher Salt food truck will be there with snacks for sale!All... 

Request for Proposals for Public Art: FLOW Northside Arts Crawl

Request for Proposals for Public Art FLOW Northside Arts Crawl  NEW Deadline: Friday, June 20th, 5pm Download RFP here FLOW Northside Arts Crawl seeks proposals from members of the Northside Community for public art installations in North Minneapolis during the summer months of 2014. There are two projects, one for activities and installations for FLOW Northside Arts Crawl and one for the Penn Avenue Community Works project. FLOW RFP for WEST BROADWAY & NORTH SECOND  Background FLOW... 

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