News + Events

Fallen Tree Resources

Power Outages For power restoration estimates or to report a power outage, call Xcel Energy at 1-800-895-1999. Downed Power Lines Report downed power lines to Xcel, 1-800-895-4999. Tree Debris Collection The city will be collecting tree debris from July 1st-12th. Place limbs, branches, and trunks on the boulevard in front of your house, and Park… Read more »

Share the Gorge Canoe Ride Sign Up

Share the Gorge Ice Cream Social is on July 30, and Wilderness Inquiry has their registration open for canoe rides! Check out their website to sign up today!

Twin Cities Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival Line Up

Twin Cities’ Roots, Rock, & Deep Blues Festival 3010 Minnehaha Avenue South – Minneapolis, MN 55406 Saturday, July 13th 2013 1pm – 10pm You can purchase tickets in advance for just $15 here. Patrick’s Cabaret Outdoor Stage 2pm – Erik Koskinen Band 3pm – The Fattenin’ Frogs 4pm – Kenneth Brian Band 5pm – L’Assassins… Read more »

Event : Dowling Community Garden 70th Anniversary

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013 Heirloom tomato tasting: 11am to 1:30 pm Celebration program: noon Location: Dowling Garden, 3901-46th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN Dowling Community Garden is believed to be among the oldest community gardens in the nation. It is also one of only two surviving World War II Victory Community Gardens. The public land… Read more »

Update on Minnehaha Ave Reconstruction

Information on Minnehaha Avenue reconstruction project (now delayed one year) from Councilmember Sandy Colvin Roy’s newsletter dated June 6, 2012 Minnehaha Ave – Reconstruction & Change Hennepin County has determined that it is time to reconstruct Minnehaha Ave, between Lake and 46th streets, to address deteriorating pavement, utility and drainage concerns, and storm water quality… Read more »

Thanks for Partying!

Thank you to all who came out, despite the bad weather, to the Sea Salt Eatery on Wednesday to celebrate everything Longfellow. We had a hardy group of neighbors in attendance, gave away many raffle prizes that were donated by local businesses, and had a great time! Pictures to come soon!

Fabulous Prizes at the Community Warming Party!

The Community Warming Party is tomorrow (Wednesday) night from 5:30-8pm at the Sea Salt Eatery! We are PUMPED for this party, which is happening rain or shine. Look out for us in the Pavilion tomorrow, and plan on buying your own food and drinks from the wonderous Sea Salt Eatery. We have rounded up quite… Read more »

Community Warming Party!

The Fourth Annual Community Warming is the Sea Salt Eatery in Minnehaha Regional Park. This party is a chance to mingle with your neighbors in a iconic setting in the Greater Longfellow Neighborhood. We are celebrating everything great about Longfellow—and rightly so, as we are the Best Neighborhood in Minneapolis (thanks CityPages!) There will be… Read more »

Corn Feed Date Confirmed!

The Annual Longfellow Corn Feed at Longfellow Park will be on August 8th, 2013 from 5:30-8pm. Last year over 1,000 people attended and consumed a whopping 1,500 ears of corn. We would love to beat those numbers this year, so tell your friends and family about the corn feed!

Garage Sale Update

Saturday June 1st, 9am to 3pm The 2013 Longfellow neighborhood sale day will be held on Saturday, June 1st from 9am to 3pm. This will be the first neighborhood-wide sale day in Longfellow for many years, and we hope to make it a great event. In addition to the usual garage and yard sales at… Read more »

Register your Bicycle with the MPLS Police Department

Bicycle Registration Now Open Through The Minneapolis Police Department and 311 It’s free, and will help us return your bike if it is recovered after begin lost or stolen Every year, thousands of bikes are lost or stolen in Minneapolis. Many of them are recovered. Yet, because of a lack of proper identification, only a… Read more »

Bird Watch Hike Tuesday 5/21

Hey folks! Dave Zumeta will be hosting a bird hike May 21th at 7pm! They will be meeting at the parking area at 36th St & W River Pkwy. Dave has been tracking birds in the Greater Longfellow for many many years. Just with the chirps of a bird, he can identify the specie of… Read more »

State of the River Event Status: Awesome!

The State of the Mississippi River Report held on April 17th at Minnehaha Academy was a great success with over 70 attendees! The National Park Service and Friends of the Mississippi River, who are both instrumental in maintaining the river’s every day health, gave remarkably informative presentations about the dangers of triclosan in products we… Read more »

Minnehaha Depot Volunteer Interpreter

The Minnesota Transportation Museum is looking for volunteers to help create a welcoming environment and provide friendly, warm, outgoing visitor services at the Minnehaha Depot, located in Minnehaha Park. Volunteers will interpret the history of the Depot, and other sites (Steven’s and Longfellow Houses, Wedding Pergola, Park Pavilion, various statues, the Minnehaha Falls, and other… Read more »

Community Warming Party