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Job Posting: Housing and Environment Coordinator

Longfellow Community Council Job Title: Housing and Environment Coordinator Reports To: Executive Director Hours Per Week: 40 Pay Rate: $14-18/per hour DOQ Job Description The Housing and Environment Coordinator provides staff support to Longfellow Community Council’s (LCC) efforts related to implementing LCC’s NRP Phase II housing, development, environment and transportation strategies. Job Duties Work with… Read more »

The Best Meeting Ever TOMORROW!

Please join LCC and your neighbors for THE BEST MEETING EVER! The meeting will Tuesday October 22nd from 6pm-8pm at Minnehaha Academy (3100 W River Pkwy) with a Resource Fair to beforehand starting at 5:30pm! Plan on attending and coming hungry, because we already have a lot of food from local businesses lined up to… Read more »

Ward 12 City Council Candidate Forum TOMORROW!

Ward 12 City Council candidates will have the opportunity to discuss local issues at a candidate forum to be held tomorrow, Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 10-11 a.m. The forum will be held at the Midtown YWCA (2121 E. Lake Street). Candidates participating in the forum will include Charlie Casserly (Independent), Ben Gisselman (DFL), Andrew… Read more »

Lawn Care Tips for the Fall

Fall is the best time to fertilize lawns and control weeds. Here are some tips for keeping a healthy fall lawn that looks nice and protects the health of nearby lakes and streams: Mow – Mow often, leave clippings on the lawn and leave your grass 2.5 to 3 inches high. This strengthens roots and… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up

 Saturday October 12 Lake Nokomis Community School (5625 23rd Ave S) is hosting a celebration of the Keewaydin Campus expansion. The event starts at 8:45am. There will be a 15 minute ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a pancake breakfast, a Walk-A-Thon and tours of the school. More information here. Lady Slipper, a female vocal trio, will be performing… Read more »

The Best Meeting Ever 2013!

Our biggest event this month is the annual October neighborhood meeting–or the Best Meeting Ever! This meeting is one of our two general membership events in which all of Longfellow is invited to come meet their neighbors and help decide what the priorities of the neighborhood are. This meeting features a community meal donated by… 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 »

LCC Weekly Event Round Up 10/4-10/10

Friday October 4 No Safety Net at Patrick’s Cabaret (3010 Minnehaha Ave S), 7:30pm, $10 admission. Patrick’s Cabaret’s core programming consists of Open Call Cabarets, each show generally consisting of six acts with a mix of experience levels and artistic disciplines. This show will feature storytelling, short film, spoken word, dance, photography, music and performance art. More… Read more »

Biking and Traffic Update

From the City of Minneapolis: Please be prepared for two upcoming closures: Midtown Greenway between Hiawatha and Minnehaha Starting Monday, October 7, the Midtown Greenway between Hiawatha Ave (Hwy 55) and Minnehaha Ave S will be closed. The closure is expected to last through October 14 and is needed to install new foundations as part… Read more »

Minne-Harvest Party

Join local farmers at the Minne-Harvest Party at the Tiny Diner Farm (3957 42nd Ave S) from 4-7pm on Tuesday, October 8th. There will be snacks, music, games, fresh produce, and garden tours! Go to for more information.

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate Forum, Tuesday October 1st

Join fellow Minneapolitans Tuesday, October 1st for a discussion with candidates on housing, homelessness, and economic development. Time will be available for additional questions with candidates following the forum. The forum will be at Central Lutheran Church (333 S 12th St) from 6:30-8pm, with reception to follow. RSVP for the event here. Confirmed candidates: Mark… Read more »

Agenda for Minnehaha Ave Meeting on Wednesday September 11th

How will the reconstruction of Minnehaha Avenue in 2015 impact you? If you live, walk, bike, drive, park or own a business on Minnehaha, we want to hear from you. Hennepin County held two community meetings in July 2013 to discuss preliminary plans for the road construction on Minnehaha Avenue. Now that the plans have… 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 »

Information from Cam Gordon

Below are excerpts from Councilman Cam Gordon’s August 2013 newsletter. To get the full update go here. Hunger Action Month.  The 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… Read more »

Free Flu Shots on September 11th

On Wednesday, September 11th there will be a flu shot clinic at Field Middle Sc hool in the Gym. It will be free for uninsured children and a free will donation for uninsured adults. ALl others should bring their insurance cards or information with them. The clinic will run from 2:30-6:30pm. They will have oral… Read more »