Author: Noelle Riley

Minneapolis Plaza Refurb Boosts Sustainability Efforts 

A 2.5-acre plaza was recently renovated at the Minneapolis Convention Center, boasting a large lawn area on top of an underground parking ramp that provides more outdoor space for conference needs. 

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Autistic Teen Feels Included at Pistons Game

Alex Blauet and sister Kayla in their seats for a Detroit Pistons game. (Donna Blauet) Special Olympian Alex Blauet had a blast at a recent Detroit Pistons game.  The 14-year-old is autistic and lives with his parents and sister in Livonia, Mich., about 20 miles from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. His love for basketball began when he started doing unified sports at his school, which puts people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team.  Going to an NBA game was a special outing for him and his family Feb. 11, when the Pistons played the Washington Wizards. “We decided to go to a Pistons game as a treat for him,” said his mother, Donna.  They started the evening with dinner at a crowded restaurant located inside Little Caesars Arena. It was filled with hyped-up basketball fans, and music blared through the speakers.  Donna Blauet realized she had […]

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