Posts By: Melanie

Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour April 29-30

Home improvement ideas at the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour April 29-30 30th year of FREE, self-guided tour promoting neighborhoods and city living  Issued April 7, 2017 (Minneapolis and Saint Paul, MN) —   As the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour marks its 30th year showing “real homes, real people, real ideas,” residents open… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, April 7 – 13

UPCOMING EVENTS Friday, April 7th Wright Chapbook Release @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave, 6pm. M. Wright is a poet from Minneapolis and the author of the chapbooks “Dear Dementia” (Ghost City Press, 2017) and “a boy named jane” (Bottlecap Press, 2017). He is the winner of The Atlantis Award for poetry and his poems… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, March 31 to April 6

ANNOUNCEMENTS  Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair! LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits… Read more »

LCC Weekly Events Roundup March 24-30

ANNOUNCEMENTS  Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair! LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits… Read more »

Got Milk?

Transition Longfellow needs your empty plastic gallon milk jugs.  On February 9th, Transition Longfellow will hold a winter seed sowing class.  The location has not yet been determined.  For more information on the class or to donate gallon milk jugs, please contact Leslie Mackenzie at leslie.mackenzie@gmail.com

Emerald Ash Borer in Greater Longfellow – What You Should Know

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive insect native to Asia and has killed tens of millions of ash trees in urban, rural and forested settings (reprinted from Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer – North Central IPM Center). Infestations of Emerald ash Borer have been identified in Greater Longfellow and… Read more »

Don’t forget the Annual Longfellow Corn Feed!

Who doesn’t love roasted corn?  Thursday August 9th is the Annual Longfellow Corn Feed at Longfellow Park at 3435 36th Avenue from 5:30 to 8:30. Come down to the park to eat delicious roasted corn and grab some goodies from local vendors. Local businesses and organizations will have tables with information and giveaways. Come and meet… Read more »

LCC Receives McKnight Funding Award

The McKnight Foundation has generously approved  $70,000 of funding to the Longfellow Community Council for 2012-2013.  These funds are used to support the general operations of LCC that include staff, rent, supplies and other administrative costs. The McKnight Foundation has continually funded LCC and many other Minneapolis neighborhood associations and is one of the only… Read more »

She’s back! Joanna Solotaroff returns to LCC.

After a two-month hiatus Joanna Solotaroff has returned to resume her role as LCC’s Community Organizer.  Joanna spent April and May in Cape Cod participating in a radio journalism intensive training program. While Joanna was gone, Kim Jakus – LCC’s former Housing Coordinator filled in to help LCC continue with programs, activities and events.  Having… Read more »