News + Events

Weekly Roundup August 18-24

Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and Minneapolis!   Upcoming– LoLa Art Crawl @ Longfellow Neighborhood, Saturday & Sunday, Sep 16 & 17 The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Art Crawl showcases the diverse work of the artists/crafters/makers living and working in the Longfellow neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The 9th Annual LoLa Art… Read more »

Registration now open for Fall Birding Hike!

Sign-up here: https://goo.gl/forms/xeyMbT2ENNUYRQCx2 All are welcome to register for this popular event -those new to the gorge as well as seasoned-birders! Space is limited and registration is first-come, first-serve. Each individual registering may register up to three (3) additional participants for the hike. Use the link above to sign-up for the event. For questions about registration,… Read more »

Online registration opens Monday, August 14th for the Fall Birding Hike

  Back for the second time this year, join local birding experts on a morning hike to look for migrating and returning birds along the Mississippi River! Visitors can sometimes find 50 species on hikes through the Mississippi Flyway- over 170 species have been observed in this area alone. All are welcome to register for this popular event (those… Read more »

Weekly Roundup August 11-17

  Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and Minneapolis! Coming next month! LoLa Art Crawl @ Longfellow Neighborhood, Saturday & Sunday, Sep 16 & 17 The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Art Crawl showcases the diverse work of the artists/crafters/makers living and working in the Longfellow neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The 9th Annual LoLa… Read more »

Rainbow Foods Site Development: Community Meeting

For updates, additional information, or to RSVP check out the event on Facebook here.

LoLa Art Crawl 2017

The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Art Crawl showcases the diverse work of artists/crafters/makers living and working in the Longfellow neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The ninth annual LoLa Art Crawl will once again aim to connect the public with local artists at their studios, in their homes, and at local businesses to discover unique art… Read more »

Weekly Roundup August 4-10

Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and Minneapolis! Minnesota Fringe Festival: August 3-13. Multiple venues, including Boom Island Park Grumpy’s Downtown, Southern Theater, Rarig Center. There is one big thing that makes Fringe different from any other event in town: All the shows you’ll see at Fringe were selected randomly. Each year organizers… Read more »

Weekly Roundup July 28 – August 3

  Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and Minneapolis! NATIONAL NIGHT OUT @ 6-10pm | Free. Tuesday, August 1. National Night Out is an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to get out in the community, by holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to build a sense of… Read more »

Weekly Roundup July 20 – July 27

Check out this week’s upcoming events! Open Streets Minneapolis: Lake + Minnehaha w/ Open Streets Minneapolis and Our Streets Minneapolis, Sunday, July 23. From Elliot Avenue to Minnehaha Ave; along Minnehaha Ave until 46th St., 11am-5pm. Minneapolis residents will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy their neighborhood at Open Streets Lake + Minnehaha! Open Streets invite local businesses, families, and neighbors… Read more »

Riverview Corridor: Community Meetings Announced to Evaluate Six Remaining Alternatives

Ramsey County has announced that it will not pursue light rail as a mode of transit along a future transit route that would connect Downtown St. Paul with the Minneapolis- St. Paul Airport. According an article released by the Star Tribune July 13th, the advisory committee has eliminated 24 of the 30 options on the table as of last October…. Read more »

Neighborhood Meeting Announced for Former Shasta Bottling Site

Weekly Roundup July 14-20

Check out this week’s upcoming events! 7th Annual Roots, Rock, & Deep Blues: Longfellow Music & Arts Festival (A Firehouse PAC Fundraiser) @ The Hook and Ladder Theater, 3010 Minnehaha Ave. 2pm-12am   ANNOUNCEMENTS  Midtown Farmer’s Market EVERY SATURDAY from 8am-1pm until October 28 E. Lake Street & Hiawatha Ave., 2225 E. Lake Street.  Information available here…. Read more »

Weekly Roundup July 7 – July 13

Check out this week’s upcoming events! Are you an artist/crafter/maker who lives or works within the greater Longfellow neighborhood?  Consider being part of the 2017 LoLa Art Crawl on September 16 & 17 from 10am-5pm. Register at http://lolaartcrawl.com/for-artists/registration/.  Registration Fee: $35  Deadline: July 12, 2017.   ANNOUNCEMENTS  Midtown Farmer’s Market EVERY SATURDAY from 8am-1pm until October 28 E. Lake… Read more »

Weekly Roundup June 30 – July 6

Check out this week’s upcoming events! Take a short online survey on the proposed U-haul development along Hiawatha Avenue at 42nd Street. DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017 Thursday, July 6 @ 6pm: Longfellow Block Club Training Workshop @ Minneapolis Police Department-Third Precinct, 3000 Minnehaha Ave. 6-7:30pm. Have you ever wondered who’s behind your neighborhood’s annual block… Read more »

Weekly Roundup June 23-29

Check out this week’s upcoming events! Take a short online survey on the proposed U-haul development along Hiawatha Avenue at 42nd Street. It’s PRIDE!  Check out a schedule of all events here.   ANNOUNCEMENTS  Midtown Farmer’s Market EVERY SATURDAY from 8am-1pm until October 28 E. Lake Street & Hiawatha Ave., 2225 E. Lake Street.  More information available… Read more »