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Gandhi Mahal takes another (vertical) step toward greening

Posted on 27 January 2016

Already working with aquaponics in the basement, focus turns to vertical gardens and vertical water flow By JAN WILLMS No risk, no gain. That is a simple mantra that Gandhi Mahal owner Ruhel Islam lives by. He has been raising plants in aquaponics gardens in the basement at his restaurant at 3009 27th Ave. S. […] Continue Reading

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Make your Valentine’s weekend heart-healthy with dance!

Posted on 26 January 2016

Rather than a gift of sweet chocolate and empty calories, show your special someone that you really care with an evening of dance at Tapestry Folkdance Center. Not only is dance a fun way to say, “I wanna hold your hand,” it’s a great workout that promotes a healthy heart and a long life. Tapestry […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow announces February activities

Posted on 26 January 2016

By LESLIE MACKENZIE Every month, Transition Longfellow community volunteers bring new programs to the neighborhood, with a focus on the core issues of the global Transition movement—energy and climate change, sustainable food, and resilient communities. In February, the group will be hosting several activities, including those listed below. For more information, visit the group’s website […] Continue Reading

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Local students to perform at Carnegie Hall

Posted on 26 January 2016

South High School juniors Marie Berlovitz and Ethan Davenport have been selected to take the stage at Carnegie Hall in the 2016 High School Honors Performance Series in February. Berlovitz and Davenport achieved the performance honor in a selection process that began last spring with auditions. They join 750 singers selected from a field of […] Continue Reading

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Better Futures Minnesota plans grand opening Feb. 4

Posted on 26 January 2016

The Better Futures Minnesota grand opening and open house will be held Thur., Feb. 4 from 4– 6:30pm at 2620 Minnehaha Ave. S. The event will include tours of the new facility, examples of innovative materials reuse, refreshments, and an opportunity to learn more about the nonprofit’s impact on individuals and the community. The new […] Continue Reading

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Food forest workshop set Feb. 27

Posted on 26 January 2016

Interested in helping design a food forest at Lake Hiawatha? Attend a Participatory Design Workshop at Hiawatha Participatory Design Workshop on Sat., Feb. 27 from 12-4pm at the Lake Nokomis Community Center Art Room, 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy. All are welcome to bring their creative ideas to the art table. Bring a dish or snack/beverage […] Continue Reading

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Ham Bingo slated at St. Helena Feb. 20

Posted on 26 January 2016

St. Helena Catholic School invites you to attend Ham Bingo sponsored by Honey Baked Ham on Feb. 20. Doors open at 4:45pm. The event will alternate cash prizes and Honey Baked Ham gift cards throughout the evening, along with a $200 and $300 coverall. Concessions, pull tabs, and meat raffles will be available throughout the […] Continue Reading

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Solar workshop planned for Feb. 16

Posted on 26 January 2016

Didn’t win the Powerball? Enter the 2016 Made in Minnesota Solar Program Lottery and score a win for you and the environment! Applied Energy Innovations, 4000 Minnehaha Ave. S., is planning a Made in MN (MIM) South Metro Solar Workshop for Tues., Feb. 16, 7pm. Invited Speakers include representatives from Center for Energy and Environment […] Continue Reading

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Check It Out – News from East Lake Library

Posted on 26 January 2016

Book clubs, storytimes, and author Ed Bok Lee are February focus The Adult Nonfiction Book Club will meet on Tues., Feb. 2, 6-7pm to discuss “Getting Schooled: The Reeducation of an American Teacher” by Garret Keizer. Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk before the meeting. Childcare Group Storytime meets the first […] Continue Reading

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NENA News

Posted on 26 January 2016

Town hall meeting on housing Over the past several months NENA, as well as other organizations in the City, has been contacted by several concerned residents over the housing issues in our neighborhood. The issues are very diverse, but there are a few commonalities. Some of these shared concerns are city regulations around home construction […] Continue Reading

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