Minnehaha Avenue Reconstruction Community Meeting

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 »

Save the Date: The Best Meeting Ever

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 »

Grants Available for clean water stewardship projects

Concerned about protecting our lakes, wetlands, and streams? Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) can help. Since 1998 the MCWD has been providing grants through the Cynthia Krieg Watershed Stewardship Fund, which supports projects that improve water quality through community service and involvement, education, and innovation. The Cynthia Krieg Stewardship Fund allows MCWD to partner with… 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 »

LCC Weekly Events Round Up 8/2-8/8

Saturday, August 3rd Transition Longfellow’s monthly Personal Permaculture Discussion Group. Come discuss the benefits of permaculture at the Riverview Wine Bar (42nd Ave & 38th). More information here. Sunday August 4th Dinkytown Greenway Grand Opening Bike Ride! Come celebrate the opening with a bike ride. The ceremony starts at noon where riders will meet near the… Read more »

Thanks for coming to Share the Gorge

What a spectacular event! We’re still counting the people, but we gave away over 200 ice cream bars and freezy pops last night at Share the Gorge Ice Cream Social! We would like to thank everyone that came out, and love that you’re involved in the neighborhood! We would also like to thank East Lake… Read more »

Share the Gorge Ice Cream Social–Tuesday!

This annual event is upon us! Tomorrow come down to the River Gorge (West River Parkway between 34th & 36th) to enjoy FREE ice cream, FREE canoe rides, and FREE guided hikes through the River Gorge. This is a family friendly event, so bring the kids! There is no rain date for this event. The… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 7/26-8/1

Saturday July 27 The First Great Minnesota Food Truck Rally at Harriet Brewing (3036 Minnehaha Ave) from 12pm-10pm. The Minnesota Food Truck Association (MFTA) is gathering its truck members for a series of Food Truck Rallies throughout the Twin Cities Metro. This is the first of the series, and will have 12 food trucks serving… Read more »

Community Meal Next Wednesday, July 31st

Free Community Meal at Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church (4101 37th Ave S) Wednesday July 31st, 6-7:30pm. Every month there is a 5th Wednesday the Volunteers of America make a meal free of charge for the Longfellow Community. This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, eat tasty food from locally sourced gardens, and be… Read more »

Corn Feed Thursday August 8th!

The 43rd Annual Longfellow Corn Feed is only a couple weeks away! A night of fun, live music, fair-type food, a health fair, and a resource fair right in your own community! We still have a few tables available for the Community Resource Fair. If you would like to have your business or organization represented… Read more »

Solar Garden Coming to Longfellow!

Original article at My Broadsheet. On Thursday morning, Mayor R.T. Rybak announced Minneapolis’ first community solar garden at Northern Sun on East Lake Street. He was joined by Dustin Denison and Ken Bradley of Minnehaha Avenue-based Applied Energy Innovations. The solar garden will be installed on the roof of Northern Sun next year. Community solar… Read more »

LCC Weekly Event Round Up July 19-25

Friday July 19 Transition Longfellow Movie Night and Potluck at Bethany Lutheran Church (3901 36th Ave S). Potluck starts at 6:30, movie begins at 7:15pm. The movie being shown is No Impact Man, with a discussion to follow. Email Leslie MacKenzie for more information (leslie.mackenzie@gmail.com). Saturday July 20 “Mother” Saint James Church AME will be… Read more »

Longfellow Corn Feed!

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