Posts Categorized: Alerts

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 »

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

Kids Voting USA

This information is from Kids Voting USA, not the Longfellow Community Council. The LCC is simply helping to spread the word.  What: Help kids experience the democratic process at a young age. Answer questions and give instructions to students who are participating in “mock” voting. Where: Minneapolis polling places. Kids Voting will be at 123… Read more »

Tiny Diner Seeking Workshop Proposals

From: The Tiny Diner & Tiny Diner Farm To: Teachers and skill-sharing stewards The Tiny Diner Farm (TDF) is working on solidifying the winter & spring class/workshop schedule for the first half of 2015. Our winter quarter runs from January to March, 2015. Our spring quarter is April & May, 2015. And our heated indoor… Read more »

Hiawatha Board Seat Open

The Longfellow Community Council (LCC) has an open neighborhood Board seat for any interested resident residing in the Hiawatha neighborhood. Joining the LCC Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to actively participate in the decision-making and leadership of the community. LCC welcomes diversity and encourages people from all walks of life to join our… Read more »

Longfellow Loses Chili Champ

Mike Linzbach, current Treasurer of the LCC Board of Directors has accepted a new position with Delta Airlines and is moving to Atlanta in mid-October.  Mike has been a dedicated volunteer with LCC since he first joined the Board of Directors in 2010. Among Mike’s many skills, he is a strong analyst and detailed manager… Read more »

Best Meeting Ever Sponsorship Deadline 10/5

Dear Community Partner, The last day to register as a sponsor for LCC’s Best Meeting Ever is Sunday, October 5th! We are creating and distributing posters next week and would love to have your logo on the materials.  Sponsorship means you are supporting the work of the LCC in the community and making this event bigger and better… Read more »

Funds Available for Homeowners and Rental Property Owners Affected by June Flooding Minnesota Housing loan programs offer up to $70,000 in assistance St. Paul, Minn. – Residents affected by June flooding in Carver, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Wright counties may be eligible for state loans up to $70,000 through Minnesota Housing. Funds are for capital… Read more »

Junket to Expand Operation to 5 days per week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Junket Expands from Twice-Monthly Occasional Sale to Traditional Retail Venue, Sponsors LoLA Art Crawl, Welcomes Artist-In-Residence Meg Erke MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (August 20, 2014) Recognizing that creative inspiration strikes more often than just two weekends a month, Minnehaha Avenue’s rapidly-growing creativity-meets-reuse retailer, Junket: Tossed & Found, announced today – after a successful summer-long… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up August 22-28

Friday August 22 Minneapolis 3rd Precinct Crime Report. Mystery Men screening at Lake Harriet Bandshell (4135 West Lake Harriet Pkwy) as part of the Minneapolis Music and Movies in the Parks series. Movies begin 15 minutes after dusk. For more information visit here. Lingua Luna live performance and family picnic at Minnehaha Falls Park (4801 South Minnehaha Park Drive), 7pm…. Read more »

Compost in Minneapolis for Residents

Whether you have your own compost bin or not, you can drop off compostable material at two sites in Minneapolis. Your food scraps, eggshells, coffee grounds and pizza boxes – even meats, bones, dairy and some other items that backyard composting can’t manage – can go to: Pearl Park (register to participate). South Transfer Station… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up August 15-21

Friday August 15 Powderhorn Park 24 Hour Bike Ride at Powderhorn Park (3400 15th Avenue South) starting at 7pm on August 15th and ending 7pm on August 16th. Anyone who enjoys cycling, watching cycling or just getting together with neighbors is welcome! Find out more here.Transition Longfellow Movie Night at Bethany Lutheran Church (3901 36th Avenue South). Potluck… Read more »

Message from the Board President August 2014

Summer is a great time to live in Longfellow. From trips to Minnehaha Park to walks along the Mississippi River to biking along the Greenway to eating at the many delicious local restaurants, there’s no shortage of ways to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. With everyone spending so much time outdoors, now is… Read more »