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LOLA Art Crawl 2013

2013 LOLA ART CRAWL OFFERS FIFTH ANNUAL INTIMATE NEIGHBORHOOD ART TOUR AUGUST 24–25 The Annual Celebration of Art and Community Offers an End-of-Summer Ritual for Local Art Lovers Greater Longfellow, Minneapolis — Each year since 2009, the League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) invites the public into artists’ home studios as well as independent neighborhood businesses… Read more »

Share the Gorge Ice Cream Social

Share the Gorge Ice Cream Social is July 30th! Thanks to the organization of the Longfellow Community Council River Gorge Committee, the 9th annual Share the River Gorge event is scheduled for July 30 from 6-8 pm at West River Parkway and 35th Street. This is your chance to score FREE cold delicious ice cream,… Read more »

Upcoming Events

Hope you enjoyed the long weekend, Here is what is going on this week. Monday July 8 River Gorge Committee will be meeting from 6:30-8pm at Hiawatha School Park (4305 E 42nd St). The meeting will be focused on planning the Share the Gorge event. Neighborhood Development Committee will be meeting 6:30-8pm at the LCC… Read more »

Hiring a Licensed Tree Contractor

If you have storm damage on your property, you may be looking to hire someone to clear away tree debris or to do repair work on your home or garage. You may have also been approached by companies and contractors, offering to do the work. Before you hire anyone, take some simple steps to make… Read more »

Minnehaha Ave Road Construction Public Meetings

(From Hennepin County News, June 27, 2013, to LCC) Contact: Kristy Morter, Transportation Department (six one two) 596-0384; Chris Engelmann, City of Minneapolis (six one two) 673-3274; Kayla Bromelkamp, Public Affairs (six one two) 348-8536 The public is invited to a public meeting from 5-7pm Thursday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 17 about the Minnehaha… Read more »

Longfellow Corn Feed

The Longfellow Corn Feed will be on Thursday, August 8th this year at Longfellow Park. The event will start at 5:30pm and go until 8pm. There will once again be: -Corn (of course!) -Live Music -Resource Fair featuring local businesses and organizations -Food trucks -Goodies from local businesses -Corn -Corn -Corn There will also be… Read more »

Mississippi River Earth Day Clean Up REBOOT!

Tuesday, July 23, 6-8 pm Oak savanna, Minneapolis River Gorge We just couldn’t let the late April snows completely take this year’s River Gorge Stewards Earth Day cleanup away. It’s a tradition, and people come from throughout the local river corridor neighborhoods and metro area to help the river. We’ll meet at the bluff top,… Read more »

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 »