News + Events

Community Access Survey 2017

Within the last couple years, LCC has begun conducting surveys at both General Membership Meetings. At our meeting last October, we conducted a survey on community safety and perceptions of safe/unsafe places in the neighborhood. The outcome of that survey was a community safety meeting. Generally, surveys help inform aspects of the work we do; if… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, April 28 to May 4

Get out and about with this week’s community events in Longfellow! 2017 Longfellow Ash Tree Project Do you have an Ash Tree on your private property? It’s more than likely already infested with Emerald Ash Borers–even if the tree looks healthy. What do you do now? Here is some useful information. Once trees show signs… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, April 21 to April 27

Spring is in full bloom with these upcoming Longfellow community events! General Membership Meeting If you are passionate about local issues, interested in community involvement, or would simply like to get to know your neighbors—Join us for the LCC Annual Membership Meeting, NO PIE CHARTS! ONLY PIES! This free family-friendly event features a Resource Fair (5:30-6:30),… Read more »

Registration for Spring Birding Hike is Closed… Sign-up for the waiting list!

  The 2017 River Gorge Spring Birding Hike is at capacity; event  registration is now closed.   If you would like to sign up for the overflow list or opt-in to receive updates on a second birding hike planned for Fall 2017, use the form embedded below, or click HERE. Fall Birding Hike Details Tentative date: Saturday, September 9th, 2017… Read more »

LLC Weekly Roundup, April 14 – 20

Spring in Longfellow! Despite the snow, spring is here!  With the beautiful weather things are picking up at LCC. Our Annual Membership Meeting, a family friendly pie pot-luck, No Pie Charts! Only Pies! is on April 25th at Minnehaha Academy. To RSVP, click here, and don’t forget to invite your neighbors! And as always, if you have… Read more »

Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour April 29-30

Home improvement ideas at the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour April 29-30 30th year of FREE, self-guided tour promoting neighborhoods and city living  Issued April 7, 2017 (Minneapolis and Saint Paul, MN) —   As the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour marks its 30th year showing “real homes, real people, real ideas,” residents open… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, April 7 – 13

UPCOMING EVENTS Friday, April 7th Wright Chapbook Release @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave, 6pm. M. Wright is a poet from Minneapolis and the author of the chapbooks “Dear Dementia” (Ghost City Press, 2017) and “a boy named jane” (Bottlecap Press, 2017). He is the winner of The Atlantis Award for poetry and his poems… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, March 31 to April 6

ANNOUNCEMENTS  Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair! LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits… Read more »

Public Hearings Announced for Two Longfellow Businesses & Amendment of City Ordinance

The City of Minneapolis has announced public hearings on the following items:   Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant and Carry out, located at 3915 Hiawatha Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406, has submitted an application for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer Class “E” License. Please see the following notice for details. To submit written comments,  email mohamed.ismail@minneapolismn.gov. Fireroast Café, located at 3800… Read more »

LCC Weekly Events Roundup March 24-30

ANNOUNCEMENTS  Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair! LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits… Read more »

Public Hearing announced for former Rainbow Foods site

The City of Minneapolis Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the applications submitted by Wellington Management, Inc. for a new charter school at 2900-2912 28th Avenue South and 2913-2941 26th Avenue South. Please see meeting details in the letter below. Comments may also be submitted in writing to aaron.hanauer@minneapolismn.gov.  

Longfellow Community Council Board of Directors Job Description

Title:   Member, Longfellow Community Council Board of Directors Reports to:    Membership Objective:    To protect the assets of the Longfellow community, to represent the interests of identified constituencies, to promote the steady growth of the Longfellow Community Council, and to be catalysts for active citizen participation in the community. Responsibilities:      (These responsibilities are outlined in detail… Read more »

Open Seats LCC Board of Directors May 2017 – April 2018

The Longfellow Community Council (LCC) has a 15 member Board of Directors. Annual elections are held in April at LCC’s General Membership meeting. Candidates running for specific neighborhood seats will be required to participate in a short neighborhood caucus. All other available seats are elected from the floor during the General Membership meeting. To run… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, March 17-23

ANNOUNCEMENTS  Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair! LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits… Read more »

LCC Weekly Roundup, March 10-16

ANNOUNCEMENTS Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair! LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits… Read more »