Posts Categorized: News

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 »

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 »

Public Information Meeting

Public meeting regarding the Verizon Wireless Monopole (cell tower) Construction at Minnehaha Academy DATE: Tuesday July 8th TIME: 7:00 – 8:30pm LOCATION: Minnehaha Academy South Campus Chapel 4200 West River Parkway This meeting is sponsored by the Longfellow Community Council (LCC) to inform the residents of Greater Longfellow of Verizon Wireless’ plans to construct a… Read more »

Notice of a Public Hearing

  NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING   RE: 4901 Minnehaha Avenue   Miller Dunwiddie Architecture has applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness on behalf of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for the renovation of the Minnehaha Refectory (Pavilion) and associated improvements to the surrounding site located at 4901 Minnehaha Avenue within the Minnehaha Historic… Read more »

Community Solar Garden in South Minneapolis

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Minneapolis Church Offers Solar Power to the Public   Minneapolis, MN — (June 25, 2014) – Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church has announced that it is opening its community solar garden to subscriptions by the general public. The Church has partnered with solar developer Minnesota Community Solar to host the project… Read more »

The MPD is hiring police cadets

From the Minneapolis Police Department: The Minneapolis Police Department is hiring Police Cadets Online application period June 9th – June 27th, 2014 The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking: College graduates from ANY accredited institution possessing ANY two or four year degree Military personnel possessing ANY two or four year degree from ANY accredited institution… Read more »