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Spirit Garage church is ready to rock out on Sunday mornings

Posted on 24 July 2017

By STEPHANIE FOX Each Sunday morning at 10:30, the Hook and Ladder Theater and Lounge transform from a hip South Minneapolis entertainment venue to something much different—Spirit Garage, a mostly nondenominational house of worship aimed at Christians who are looking for a new way to connect with God. Or, said music minister John Kerns (a.k.a. […] Continue Reading

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Bull’s Horn charges ahead with remodel, upgrades, new menu

Posted on 24 July 2017

By JILL BOOGREN After a few months in a bureaucratic holding pen, the red tape has finally been pulled back, and Bull’s Horn Food and Drink is charging ahead. The new bar/restaurant at 34th and 46th St. (in the building occupied for decades by Sunrise Inn) is beginning to take shape. The latest venture for […] Continue Reading

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The Minnehaha Scoop opens in the heat of summer

Posted on 24 July 2017

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN James Freid has an enviable job title: CEO (Chief Eating Officer) of the Big Bell Ice Cream Company. With headquarters in the Longfellow neighborhood, the company supplies more than 80 independent contractors who drive ice cream trucks in the five-state area. About a year ago, Freid saw a FOR SALE sign go […] Continue Reading

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Trylon microcinema gets bigger! Reopening debut planned Aug. 16

Posted on 24 July 2017

The new Trylon courtyard and entrance will be on 33rd St. (Courtesy of MSR Design) By JILL BOOGREN The Trylon on Minnehaha Ave. is getting a makeover this summer that will take the “micro” out of their microcinema. Adding space formerly used by Moon Palace books, renovations include moving the entrance around the corner to […] Continue Reading

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Telling diverse stories of South Minneapolis is focus of new radio station

Posted on 24 July 2017

98.9 KRSM begins airing this fall to 300,000 Southside listeners and is already posting online content in six languages By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN A new community radio station dedicated to telling the stories of the densely populated, ethnically diverse South Minneapolis area is coming this fall. After over five years of dreaming and planning, 98.9 […] Continue Reading

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Despite initial setback, Downtown Longfellow plans public art projects

Posted on 24 July 2017

By JAN WILLMS The Downtown Longfellow Initiative is planning art projects and business remodeling and expansion in the near future, despite a slight hiccup when the Paint the Pavement project was not approved by the City in its current form. According to Jana Hay­den-Sofio, who was working as a liaison with Lake Street Council and […] Continue Reading

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3rd Annual Oldies Car Show draws over 500 people

Posted on 24 July 2017

(All photos provided) Over 500 people turned out to see 40 collector cars that were displayed in front of Minnehaha Senior Living and Providence Place Care Center on June 29. All ages were represented from a 105-year-old to toddlers who joined in the fun of seeing the cars, eating hot dogs, drinking root beer floats, […] Continue Reading

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Volunteers needed for the Monarch Festival – Festival de la Monarca

Posted on 24 July 2017

The Minneapolis Monarch Festival – Festival de la Monarca is a wonderful blend of community celebration, art, culture, and the environment. This unique combination creates a magical opportunity for attendees, but also a rewarding opportunity for volunteers. Join us as a volunteer at this year’s Monarch Festival and see for yourself. Volunteers must be at […] Continue Reading

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Minneapolis releases first full year of organics recycling data

Posted on 24 July 2017

45,000 residents divert almost 8 million pounds of organics from the trash More than 45,000 households have signed up to participate in the City’s organics recycling program. The City collects food scraps, coffee grounds, meat trimmings, paper towels and many other items weekly from households for composting. Photo right: file photo. In the first full […] Continue Reading

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Book group and movie night amongst August activities

Posted on 24 July 2017

Transition Longfellow is an all-volunteer group of Longfellow/South Minneapolis neighbors who create activities to engage the community in reducing energy use, growing local food, preparing for extreme weather, and helping neighbors get to know one another. Visit www.transitionlongfellow.org to learn more. Preparedness Book Group meets Wed., Aug 2, 6:30pm at Moon Palace Books (3260 Minnehaha […] Continue Reading

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