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Closing of 29th Avenue S at Midtown Greenway

Minneapolis Public Works  is exploring a test closure of 29th Ave S at the Midtown Greenway. This will help inform planning work that seeks to improve conditions for walking and biking around Seward Montessori School and along the Midtown Greenway. Currently, the majority of vehicles traveling along 29th Ave S appear to be cutting through… Read more »

LBA Volunteer Spotlight: Kathy Nelson

Name: Kathryn L Nelson – Kathy Nelson works Neighborhood: I live in Hiawatha. Committees Volunteered For: Longfellow Business Association (LBA) since day one, 1993 Currently Working On: Board of Directors, Co-Chair, Membership Committee Founding member, LBA – worked with other business leaders to develop the concept and purpose of a business association. Our first area of… Read more »

Block Club Leaders Neighborhood Event Oct. 28

Tuesday, October 28th from  6:30-8:00 pm at Living Table UCC (4001 38th Ave S) Co-sponsored by LCC and the 3rd Precinct, this event will provide interested residents with an overview of the Block Club program, tips and resources for community involvement and small steps that residents can take to improve community safety and livability. Everyone is… Read more »

Apply for Green Partners environmental education funding

Funding, project support and free resources are available through the Green Partners Environmental Education Program for projects that empower residents to reduce waste, increase recycling, reduce toxicity, reduce climate change pollution and improve air and water quality. The Green Partners Program consists of three groups with varying levels of support and requirements: Branch Group: Receive… Read more »

Job Opening with Lake Street Council

Communications and Program Coordinator Lake Street Council The Lake Street Council is a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to engage, serve, and advocate for the greater Lake Street commercial corridor of South Minneapolis and its neighborhoods. Programs include business recruitment, retention and expansion, civic engagement and advocacy, transportation planning, sustainability projects, marketing, Lake Street stewardship, and… Read more »

Winter Warming Party TONIGHT!

We look forward to seeing bright faces to raise the spirits as temperatures outside drop! The party is from 5-7pm at the LCC Office (2727 26th Ave S). We have snacks available and beverages donated by the Fireroast Cafe! Our walls are adorned with original artwork by Anita White, Wallace White and Meg Erke. The… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up Jan 10-16

Friday January 10 Fireroast Cafe 2nd Anniversary Weekend! Visit the Fireroast Cafe (3800 37th Ave S)  as it celebrates its 2nd year of business in the Longfellow Community. There will be complimentary cake, $1.00 Sebastian Joe’s ice cream (while supplies last) and live music from 6:30-8pm. Community Potluck at Minnehaha Free Space(3747 Minnehaha Ave) 5-8pm. Please bring… Read more »

Special 2 week Events Round Up!

Happy Holidays The LCC Office will be closed December 24 to January 1st.  Friday December 20 Sonora Grill Grand Opening! Welcome this Midtown Global Market favorite to the neighborhood at 3300 E Lake St. Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve A candlelight service will be hosted at Bethany Lutheran Church (3901 36th Ave S). Service begins at 4pm… Read more »

Open Houses for Hiawatha Landscaping

Hennepin County is coordinating efforts to come up with a long-term plan to improve and restore the landscaping along Hiawatha Avenue from 32nd to 46th streets. The current landscape is deteriorated with noticeable gaps in the tree canopy. The County has hired a consultant to complete a landscape plan by early 2014. Their work will… Read more »

Friends of the East Lake Library Book Sale

The Friends group of the East Lake Library are holding the Fall Book Sale Saturday October 26 and Sunday October 27. They are accepting book donations now at the East Lake Library (2727 E Lake St). All book donations can be dropped off inside the Library during regular Library hours: see the red cart on the… Read more »

Weekly Event Round Up 9/6-9/12

Hunger Action Month The Minneapolis City Council has adopted a resolution declaring September, 2013 “Hunger Action Month” in Minneapolis.  Food banks and social service agencies across the country will host numerous events in the month of September to focus attention on engaging communities in efforts to end hunger at the local level. Please do your part… Read more »

LCC Weekly Events Round Up August 16-22

For other events happening this weekend check out My Broadsheet. Thanks to everyone who came out to the 43rd Annual Longfellow Corn Feed! We had a blast and hope you did too! Photos can be viewed here. Friday August 16 Junket: Tossed and Found (4047 Minnehaha Ave) is launching an online store. To celebrate, everything… Read more »

43rd Annual Longfellow Corn Feed TONIGHT!

Tonight is the night of the 43rd Annual Longfellow Corn Feed at Longfellow Park (3435 36th Ave S) from 5:30-8pm. This year will have all the staples of the Corn Feed–live music, a resource fair featuring local organizations and businesses, ice cream, games, activities and (of course!) fresh roasted sweet corn. Please join us for a… Read more »