Posts Categorized: Alerts

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 »

LoLa Art Crawl: August 23-24

League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Contact: Sharon Parker, LoLa media volunteer 21 July 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIXTH ANNUAL LOLA ART CRAWL TAKES PLACE AUG. 23–24 IN LONGFELLOW MINNEAPOLIS The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) invites the public into artists’ home studios and backyards, as well as neighborhood cafés, bars, and shops, to… Read more »

August 16: Tastefully Transitioning: A Day of Food Skills Shares

Transition Longfellow is a group that provides information, connections, support and encouragement to people who are ready to move from energy dependence to independence or inter-dependence, from food system insecurity to local food security, from an economic system that takes wealth out of the community to one that builds local assets and employs local people.  On… Read more »

Community Meeting: Parking Concerns around Minnehaha Park

COMMUNITY MEETING Parking Concerns at and around Minnehaha Park DATE: Wednesday, July 30th TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 LOCATION: Minnehaha Refractory, 4825 Minnehaha REPRESENTATIVES: 12th Ward Council Member Andrew Johnson, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) Commissioner Steffanie Musich and staff from the City of Minneapolis Traffic Department. 12th Ward Council Member Andrew Johnson is hosting… Read more »

2014 Seal Coating

From the City of Minneapolis: Beginning July 21, a number of Minneapolis streets, alleys and parkways will receive a preventative maintenance treatment known as a seal coat. City crews will cover about two or three locations each weekday, completing the citywide effort by late July. The seal coating process involves applying a thin layer of… Read more »

Community Engagement Forums

  Dear neighborhood leaders, The City of Minneapolis’ Neighborhood and Community Relations Department is excited to invite you to participate in an upcoming discussion about equitable community engagement for all of Minneapolis. Please join City leaders from the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) and the Health, Environment, and Community Engagement (HECE) Committee for a… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up July 7-10

Monday July 7 Jackie Chan Adventures begins screening at the Trylon Microcinema (3258 Minnehaha Ave) on Mondays and Tuesdays in July. For showtimes and tickets visit here. Gravity screening at Creekview Park (5001 Humboldt Avenue N) as part of the Minneapolis Music and Movies in the Parks series. Movies begin 15 minutes after dusk. For more information visit here. Tuesday July… Read more »

Fireworks Information

Be Safe this Independence Day! Fireworks reports can be made via 311 online, through mobile app, and by phone; call 911 for fireworks-related life safety or fire hazard concerns. Fourth of July fireworks are part of many people’s Independence Day celebrations, and the noise complaints and safety issues they generate lead to high call volumes… Read more »

Hennepin County Summer Reading Events

Summer Learning Is In Full Swing at Hennepin County Libraries Hennepin County libraries are celebrating with fun, educational events all summer long. Bookawocky, the Library’s summer reading program, runs through Saturday, August 16, with hundreds of reading, art, science and other events at all 41 Hennepin County libraries and online at Last year, more than… Read more »

MN Reading & Math Corps Seeking Tutors

The Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps are currently recruiting full-time Preschool and Elementary Literacy Tutors and Math Enrichment Tutors for the 2014-15 school year in schools across Minneapolis. Basic eligibility requirements are a high school diploma or GED and US citizenship or permanent residency. Positions are available in several Twin Cities area schools… Read more »