Posts Categorized: News

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 »


 Paul May, on behalf of Minneapolis Public Schools, has filed the following applications for the property located at 3524 42nd Ave S to allow a 39,000 square foot addition to an existing building. Conditional use permit to allow an addition to an existing school for students in grades 6 through 8 in the R1A Single-Family… Read more »

Proposed 2015 Minneapolis Park Board Budget

This was sent to the Longfellow Community Council by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board on October 22nd, 2014 and is a courtesy post.  POSTED: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Proposed 2015 Minneapolis Park Board Budget Continues Focus on Fiscal Responsibility, Service Delivery and Maintaining Park System Public comment opportunities scheduled Nov. 5 and 19, Dec…. Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up October 10-16

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 for 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. The Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100… 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 »

Weekly Events Round Up August 28- September 4

Friday August 29 Tom, Dick, & Harry live performance and family picnic at Minnehaha Falls Park (4801 South Minnehaha Park Drive), 7pm. This event is free and open to all ages as part of the Movies and Music in the Park series. Je t’aime, Je t’aime screening throughout the weekend at Trylon Microcinema (3258 Minnehaha Avenue). For tickets and showtimes… 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 »

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 »

August 16th: A Day of Food with Transition Longfellow

Join Transition Longfellow for a fun day of learning about and eating delicious food! Five Longfellow residents will share their skills in making healthy, delicious food that is also sustainable! 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,… 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 »