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October 2014


Street Sweeping Begins

Fall is here, and that means crews are preparing to sweep streets across Minneapolis. Drivers will need to park out of their way so they can do a thorough job cleaning our roadways. Minneapolis Public Works will begin the big task of curb-to-curb sweeping and leaf collection on streets throughout the city on Tuesday, Oct…. Read more »


Centerpoint Construction in Howe

A high profile construction project by CenterPoint Energy will be start at the beginning of November in the Howe neighborhood/Longfellow Community of Minneapolis. They will be replacing roughly 200 feet of natural gas distribution pipe along 35th Street E., from Hiawatha Avenue To Dight Avenue. The reason they are deeming this a high profile project… Read more »


Weekly Events Round Up October 17-23

General Information  The Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100 West River Parkway). The Resource Fair runs from 5-6pm and the meeting from 6-8pm. Join your neighbors for this annual favorite filled with businesses and organizations from the Greater Longfellow neighborhood, a feast provided by local restaurants and an update on the projects and programs… Read more »


JoAnna Lund in Accident

Our Community Engagement Coordinator JoAnna Lund was in a severe accident on Sunday, October 12. She was riding her bike and was struck by a car. She was immediately taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for emergency care and treatment. Her family and friends are updating a Caring Bridge site to keep everyone updated on… Read more »


Block Club Event Postponed

Block Club Leaders Neighborhood Event Postponed Indefinitely The Block Club Leaders Neighborhood Event scheduled for October 28th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Living Table UCC (4001 38th Avenue S.) has been postponed indefinitely. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Majors at 612-722-4529 ext. 14 or via email at


Weekly Events Round Up October 10-16

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 for a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here. The Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100… Read more »