Posts By: Ashleigh Walter

Hennepin County Announces Open House on 46th Street Transportation Study

Hennepin County has announced the details for a Community Open House on the County’s 46th Street Transportation Study that is underway in early 2018. After neighboring Ramsey County’s decision to pursue an alternative alignment for the Riverview Corridor rail transit project that does not involve 46th street, Hennepin County now seeks to analyze other possible  safety improvements for the… Read more »

Snelling Yards Community Meeting

The Development Team working on the Snelling  Yards site, located between 44th and 45th Street, on the West side of Snelling Avenue, has announced a community meeting to discuss their site proposal. Meeting Details: Monday, December 11th, 2017 7:30-8:30pm Longfellow Park Recreation Center Agenda available HERE. This meeting is being organized by the Development Team. It is… Read more »

Take the Community Satisfaction Survey

LCC’s Fall 2017 survey was made available to the public at the October 24th Best Meeting Ever and is now available online through Friday, November 10th. Your feedback helps to inform and shape the work of LCC’s board, committees, and staff. Take a minute and complete the survey! Survey available below, or at the following… Read more »

Registration now open for Fall Birding Hike!

Sign-up here: All are welcome to register for this popular event -those new to the gorge as well as seasoned-birders! Space is limited and registration is first-come, first-serve. Each individual registering may register up to three (3) additional participants for the hike. Use the link above to sign-up for the event. For questions about registration,… Read more »

Online registration opens Monday, August 14th for the Fall Birding Hike

  Back for the second time this year, join local birding experts on a morning hike to look for migrating and returning birds along the Mississippi River! Visitors can sometimes find 50 species on hikes through the Mississippi Flyway- over 170 species have been observed in this area alone. All are welcome to register for this popular event (those… Read more »

City to proceed with 38th Street Resurfacing & Bike Lanes Project

The City of Minneapolis is moving ahead with a resurfacing project along 38th Street between Minnehaha Avenue and West River Road beginning in July 2017. LCC hosted meetings with the community in November 2016 and May 2017 to generate resident input on the project before City plans were finalized. Click HERE to view the letter  that was mailed to… Read more »

Public Hearings Announced for Two Longfellow Businesses & Amendment of City Ordinance

The City of Minneapolis has announced public hearings on the following items:   Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant and Carry out, located at 3915 Hiawatha Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406, has submitted an application for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer Class “E” License. Please see the following notice for details. To submit written comments,  email Fireroast Café, located at 3800… Read more »

Public Hearing announced for former Rainbow Foods site

The City of Minneapolis Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the applications submitted by Wellington Management, Inc. for a new charter school at 2900-2912 28th Avenue South and 2913-2941 26th Avenue South. Please see meeting details in the letter below. Comments may also be submitted in writing to  

LCC Weekly Roundup, October 2-8

Cool Weather, Cool Community The weather has taken a recent turn towards the cool side, but there’s still a few weeks left to enjoy farmer’s markets, outdoor yoga, and walks along the West River Parkway trails to enjoy the gorgeous fall leaves! And if staying inside sounds a bit more appealing, there’s plenty to get… Read more »

LCC Weekly Round Up Sept 25-Oct 1

Friday, September 25th Collabaret @ Patrick’s Cabaret, 3010 Minnehaha Ave S, 7:30pm. $8 in advance from artists or $10 at the door. Patrick’s Cabaret unites six acts each night for two magical evenings of multidisciplinary mayhem, where artists are encouraged to incorporate each other into their acts, celebrating cross-genre art, collaboration, and general playing around…. Read more »