Posts Categorized: Alerts

LCC Weekly Roundup, February 5-11

ANNOUNCEMENTS Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Redesigning Maps Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is looking to redesign its Minnehaha Creek and Lake Minnetonka Maps. These maps are distributed freely throughout our communities and give information on canoe and boat launches, navigation, safety and more. The organization is updating the map and is asking the people who use… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, January 29 to February 4

Friday, January 29th 2016 Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts @ Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave S, 1pm Friday-Monday, 3:45pm Tuesday-Thursday. Join Riverview Theater for a week of the 2016 Oscar-nominated documentary shorts. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors. For details, click here. Fighting Elegy @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, multiple showings Friday-Sunday…. Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, January 22-28

ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016 Paint-A-Thon Applications Available The Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches is now accepting applications for the Metro Paint-A-Thon. Metro Paint-A-Thon helps low-income seniors and people with permanent physical disabilities continue to live independently in their own homes. Each summer, particularly the first weekend of August, teams of volunteers paint home exteriors in the seven-county… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, January 15-21

ANNOUNCEMENTS Urban Forage Now Open Urban Forage Winery and Cider House is open for bottle sales from 4-6pm Wednesdays, and 2-6pm Saturdays. Located at 3016 Lake St., the venue is selling bottles out of the basement, where all of the cider and fruit wine is made. Simply go in through the side door, or ring… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, January 8-14

ANNOUNCEMENTS Parks and Rec Seeks Volunteer of the Year Nominations for the 2015 MPRB Volunteer of the Year Awards are being accepted through February 15th! Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) staff, volunteers, and community members are encouraged to nominate an outstanding park volunteer. For nomination forms, click here. New LCC Merch Available! Looking for… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, January 1-7

ANNOUNCEMENTS Minneapolis Declares Snow Emergency The City of Minneapolis officials declared a Snow Emergency starting Tuesday, December 29th. City crews have been plowing and treating streets to keep them drivable. Now that a Snow Emergency has been declared, parking restrictions will take effect beginning at 9 p.m., Tuesday, so crews can plow more than 1,000 miles… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, December 25-31

ANNOUNCEMENTS Staying Green During the Holidays Artificial trees in good shape may be donated to Arc Value Village or Goodwill now through December 24th.  If you’re unable to bring a tree in for donation, try posting it on the Twin Cities Free Market, Next Door or Craigslist before throwing it away. In addition, visit Recycling Association of Minnesota’s [RAM] Recycle… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, December 18-24

ANNOUNCEMENTS Missing Mail? Contact the Post Office An increased number of Longfellow residents are reporting misdelivered mail and packages in the neighborhood. According to Valerie Schmidt, the Minnehaha Station Post Office carrier supervisor, there has been a huge influx in carriers retiring, and new staff is coming in. The only way to fix the problem… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, December 11-17

ANNOUNCEMENTS Savory Bake House Accepting Holiday Orders Savory Bake House, a new bakery going in at 3008 S 36th Ave S, is now taking orders for the holiday season. Options include pies for $14, with flavors including cider-glazed apple with full pastry top, cranberry pear with lattice top, sweet potato, bourbon molasses pecan, and chocolate… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, December 4-10

Staying Warm in Longfellow We’ve officially had our first snowfall, and more holiday lights are going up throughout the neighborhood. While temperatures may be plummeting, there’s still plenty to do in Greater Longfellow. From Lassi Night at Gandhi Mahal to the East Lake Library’s Winter Wellness Series, there are tons of ways to stay connected… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, November 27-December 3

Giving Thanks, the Longfellow Way Thanksgiving is all about counting your blessings, and residents of Greater Longfellow have a lot to be thankful for. From friendly neighbors to a diverse selection of businesses, there’s a lot to celebrate if you live in Longfellow. And if you’re looking to give back this holiday season, check out… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, November 20-26

Gearing Up for the Holidays We’re coming off of another successful Chili Cook Off, which leads us into a favorite time of year at the Longfellow Community Council: The holiday season. Thanksgiving is only a week away, and we’re already seeing folks string up holiday lights throughout the neighborhood. And if you’re looking for the… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, November 13-19

Give to the Max, Chili Cook Off and More! From Give to the Max Day to our upcoming Chili Cook Off, it’s a busy time for the Longfellow Community Council, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Today is Give to the Max Day, and we’d greatly appreciate any contributions you can make. To… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, November 6-12

Give to the Max, Chili Cook Off and More! As you know, LCC is Longfellow’s neighborhood organization, and we’re dedicated to making Longfellow the best neighborhood it can be. Help us with our projects—everything from cleaning up the Mississippi River to facilitating discussions between residents and the City or County—by donating on Give to the… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, October 30-November 5

Happy Halloween from LCC! When it comes to Halloween, Longfellow has the best of both worlds: plenty of family-friendly activities for kiddos, plus events to give adults a good scare. If you’re looking for something to bring the family to, try Minnehaha Falls of Fun Halloween; if you want to get some screaming in, check… Read more »