Posts Categorized: Alerts

Congratulations to the Minnehaha Mile!

On Friday, December 12 Mayor Betsy Hodges formally announced the recognition of The Minnehaha Mile! Below is the article from the City of Minneapolis*. Congratulations to the shops along the Minnehaha Mile, this is a huge accomplishment! LCC is proud to have such innovators in the neighborhood. City declares portion of Minnehaha Avenue “Minnehaha Mile”… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up December 12-18

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Become a Master Water Steward in 2015! Master Water Stewards build projects in their… Read more »

MPRB Seeks Citizens to Serve on Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is “embarking on an ambitious and critical effort to master plan every neighborhood park in the south service area – and all the outdoor park assets that lie within them. These master plans will guide system-wide capital improvements, management, program and operations.” This includes the 33 park proprieties… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 12/5-11

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is now open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Hennepin County and Three Rivers Park District have released a draft version of… Read more »

Scam using Minneapolis Police Department Number

The MPD has received reports from people who said that they were contacted by someone who claimed to be with the IRS. The caller ID showed the Fifth Precinct’s main number (612) 673-5705. This is a scam. No government agency will ever call you asking for personal information like credit card numbers, bank account numbers, social… Read more »

Minneapolis tops in the nation in National Night Out Participation

December 1, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) Thanks to incredible community support and an increase in community policing, Minneapolis has once again grabbed the trophy for top National Night Out (NNO) city in the country. It is the city’s 3rd year in a row topping the charts nationwide. 1,484 events were registered for NNO in 2014, setting a… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/28-12/4

General Information Eat Lake Street ends on Monday, December 1. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here. Prizes can be redeemed at Zeke’s Unchained Animal. Organics Drop… Read more »

Preventing Winter Time Auto Theft

During the colder months, car thieves take advantage of residents who leave their cars running unattended. The temptation to start the car and let it warm up while you stay warm inside or leaving it running while doing a short errand could be a costly mistake! Officers may issue tickets (with fines of $34) to… Read more »

LCC is Seeking Volunteers for Public Art & Streetscaping Planning group!

Longfellow Community Council in partnership with Hennepin County is looking for creative volunteers to help develop a comprehensive public art plan and long-term maintenance strategy for streetscaping improvement along the Minnehaha corridor. This project will stretch from Lake Street to 46th street along Minnehaha Avenue with the construction beginning April of 2015 and wrapping up… Read more »

Preventing Winter Time Auto Theft

During the colder months, car thieves take advantage of residents who leave their cars running unattended. The temptation to start the car and let it warm up while you stay warm inside or leaving it running while doing a short errand could be a costly mistake! Officers may issue tickets (with fines of $34) to… Read more »

Metro Blooms Announces Garden Award Winners

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Barbara Speltz, 612-801-9321  2014 Minneapolis Garden Awardees Revealed at Metro Blooms’ Garden Award Event (November 7, 2014) The top 2014 Minneapolis Garden Awards were presented at Metro Blooms’ Annual Garden Awards event on November 6, 2014. The following award descriptions can be requested in full, as can contact information…. Read more »

LCC Volunteer Spotlight: Lyndon Torstenson

Name: Lyndon Torstenson Neighborhood (Longfellow, Howe, Hiawatha, Cooper): Hiawatha How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: 20 years as of this winter! What committees you serve on: River Gorge Committee What projects you’ve worked on: River Gorge Master Plan, interpretive signs, river gorge map and guide, grant writing (to fund restoration and trail work), birding hikes, geology… Read more »

Community Meeting on City Proposed Budget

Council Member Andrew Johnson is hosting a community conversation on Thursday, November 13, 6:30-8:30pm that will be an opportunity for residents to learn more and ask questions about the proposed city budget. The meeting will take place at the Lower Campus of Minnehaha Academy in the Chapel (4200 West River Parkway). The City Assessor and staff from the Finance Department will… Read more »

Stay safe and warm this winter

The Minneapolis Fire Department wants to make sure that everyone stays safe and warm this winter by taking proactive steps to ensure their natural gas service isn’t discontinued during the winter. Carbon monoxide dangers increase in the wintertime, sometimes as a result of homeowners using unsafe methods of heating their homes. Residents who think that their… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up November 7-13

General Information The Longfellow Community Council’s Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser is Saturday November 15 at Gandhi Mahal. Register your chili here! If you would rather just eat chili than make it you can buy tickets here. Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at… Read more »

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