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Annual Corn Feed planned Aug. 13

Posted on 28 July 2015

The 45th annual Longfellow Corn Feed will be held Thur., Aug. 13 from 5:30-8pm. The event, held at Longfellow Park (3435 36th Ave. S.) features fresh roasted sweet corn for $2. There will be entertainment by Rising Star Productions. Vesuvios will be there with their wood-fired pizza, and a community business resource fair will be […] Continue Reading

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Lake Street Arts: Pangea Theater wins national grant to fund art experiences on Lake St.

Posted on 28 July 2015

Article and photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Pangea World Theater has won a $120,500 grant from ArtPlace America, a national grant-making program that upholds arts and culture as critical pieces of community life. The funds are being used to partner with the Lake Street Council, a cohort of artists, and local businesses to create multi-media installations […] Continue Reading

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Local artist chronicles the everyday events of the neighborhood

Posted on 28 July 2015

Local artist Anita White has been avidly documented Longfellow activities through her art. Little escapes her journal, from a recent meeting of the Longfellow Garden Club to many paintings of the the ongoing road construction, garden tour, and League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa)  meetings. White co-founded LoLa in 2009 with another local artist, Bob Schmitt. […] Continue Reading

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Mary Gooze swims to raise funds for cancer research

Posted on 28 July 2015

One Woman Many Lakes Article and photos by  MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Mary Gooze is a retired fourth-grade teacher from Madison, WI. She passed through Minneapolis this week with her husband Rob and, at 9am on July 21st, swam across Lake Nokomis with a small entourage of women. Triathletes train regularly at Lake Nokomis, but this was […] Continue Reading

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Five local students to appear in Circus Juventas summer production of “1001 Nights”

Posted on 28 July 2015

Five local students will have roles in “1001 Nights,” this year’s annual summer production by local performing arts circus school, Circus Juventas. In this tale, legendary storyteller Scheherazade weaves exotic Arabian tales, taking audiences through raucous bazaars, domed palaces, and desert caverns filled with treasure. This story is told through a blending of contemporary circus […] Continue Reading

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Peppers & Fries renovation wins architectural design award

Posted on 28 July 2015

The American Institute of Architects Minneapolis chapter has awarded a Merit Award to CityDeskStudio, for their innovative renovation of an abandoned gas station into a vibrant neighborhood restaurant, Peppers & Fries Burger & Burrito Grill. The AIA Minneapolis Merit Award recognizes projects that tell a compelling story of excellence beyond the single component of design. […] Continue Reading

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Local students’ project explodes along with the SpaceX’s rocket

Posted on 28 July 2015

Students in Minnehaha Academy’s Applied Research in Engineering program were especially disappointed to watch the SpaceX’s unmanned rocket explode just after takeoff from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in late June. On board was their biology experiment destined for the International Space Station (ISS). Photo: Photo by NASA/SpaceX, from the video of the explosion […] Continue Reading

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Volunteers needed to raise monarchs

Posted on 28 July 2015

Volunteers are needed to raise adult butterflies for the 7th annual Minneapolis Monarch Festival – Festival de la Monarca™ on Sept. 12. At the Festival, the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab will release over 100 butterflies marked with a small, weatherproof identification sticker (tag). The tagged adult monarchs, raised from eggs by volunteers, will be […] Continue Reading

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IN THE ZONE

Posted on 28 July 2015

New pack to run in local high school football By MATTHEW DAVIS A decision came out last spring for Minnehaha Academy (MA) to co-op with two struggling private school programs in the Twin Cities for football this fall. Now, the three Independent Metro Athletic Conference teams have an identity – the St. Paul Academy-Blake-Minnehaha Wolfpack. […] Continue Reading

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2015 Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues Festival scheduled July 18

Posted on 26 June 2015

The Longfellow Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues Festival is on schedule for Sat., July 18, from noon to 10pm. This neighborhood celebration of the arts and culture of the Twin Cities is also the annual fundraiser for the non-profit community theater Patrick’s Cabaret. 2015 will see the festival expand into Minnehaha Ave. with numerous neighborhood restaurants, […] Continue Reading


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