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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 »

President’s Message

November was a great month for the Longfellow Community Council! Give to the Max Day and the LCC Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser brought out the best in our wonderful community. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to everyone who donated and participated with these great events. With so many worthy causes and organizations to… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up November 21-27

General Information 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 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 Off at… 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 »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/14-20

General Information Longfellow Community Council Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser at Gandhi Mahal (3009 27th Avenue South), on Saturday November 15 from 5-7pm. Come decide who the next Chili Champ of Longfellow will be by voting for your favorite chilis in the meat, vegetarian, spicy and business categories. You can buy tickets here. Tickets are discounted if bought by November… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Schmidt

Name: Mike Schmidt Neighborhood: Cooper How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: 3 years What committees do you serve on: Environment & Transportation, River Gorge, Advancement (nominally, at least) What projects have you worked on: Share the River Gorge, Longfellow Trees, Longfellow Neighborhood Raingardens, Brackett Park sidewalk reconstruction, Minnehaha Ave reconstruction Your greatest accomplishment as a… 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 »

Volunteer Spotlight: Guthrie Byard

Name: Guthrie Byard Neighborhood: Howe How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: Over 1.5 years What committees you serve on: Community Connections Committee and the LCC Board of Directors. What projects you’ve worked on: Longfellow 365 Your greatest accomplishment as a volunteer: Creating Longfellow365 Why you volunteer with LCC: I like meeting and creating with folks… 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 »

Last Day for Yard Waste Collection is Nov. 17

The last collection of compostable yard bags and bundled brush for 2014 will be on the garbage collection day during the week of November 17. Yard waste must be in compostable bags that are paper or compostable plastic, or it can be in a reuseable container at least 26 inches high with sturdy handles. Yard waste isn’t allowed in city… Read more »

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