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Homeless grandparents will soon call Frey Flats home

Posted on 20 December 2016

Alliance Housing pulling together funds to construct apartments along E. Lake for single, homeless adults over 55  By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN “Would you want your parents or grandparents homeless?” asked Alliance Housing Inc. (AHI) Executive Director Barbara Jeanetta. “It is nearly impossible for anyone to accomplish much positive in their lives without stable housing.” To […] Continue Reading

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Santa Erik makes appearance in Longfellow

Posted on 20 December 2016

Story and photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Santa Erik made a day-long appearance at the Longfellow Mother Earth Gardens on Sat., Dec. 9th. He has been stopping at the corner of 42nd Ave. and 38th St. for the past ten years to talk with neighborhood children about their holiday wishes Photo left: Each child that was […] Continue Reading

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Public hearing on playground planned

Posted on 20 December 2016

A public hearing on the proposed concept design for Lake Nokomis Community Center Playground Improvements is scheduled Wed., Jan. 4, 6pm at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters, 2117 W. River Rd. During the hearing, interested members of the public have a chance to weigh in on the playground improvements before the Board of Commissioners. […] Continue Reading

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2017 Town Hall Meetings with State Reps. Davnie, Wagenius & State Sen. Torres Ray

Posted on 20 December 2016

Responding to the concerns constituents have shared with them Minneapolis State Representatives Jim Davnie, Jean Wagenius, and State Senator Patricia Torres Ray are inviting residents of Senate District 63 to attend a series of town hall meetings to address potential changes in areas of special concern to many Minnesotans. A new Presidential Administration and Republican […] Continue Reading

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Dance

Posted on 20 December 2016

Dance away the last hours of 2016 at Tapestry Folkdance Center (3748 Minnehaha Ave. S.) a friendly, alcohol-free environment for people of all ages. The evening begins at 8:30pm with a Contra dance, a lively, energetic and easy-to-learn dance. No need to have a partner; you can find one at the dance. Contra dance is […] Continue Reading

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Hook & Ladder expands capacity

Posted on 20 December 2016

After months of behind the scenes work by an all-volunteer board and staff at the new non-profit Firehouse Performing Arts Center (FPAC), the historic Hook & Ladder Theater announced it has secured its Class A theater license from the City of Minneapolis. The new license allows for significantly increased show capacity and regular beer/wine sales […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow kicks off its 6th year

Posted on 20 December 2016

On Sat., Jan. 14, Transition Longfellow will host its Annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction at Bethany Lutheran Church, 3901 36th Ave. S., from 9 to 11am. This is the group’s sole fundraising activity for the year, and at this kick-off event, they will also unveil activities planned for 2017. For five years, Transition Longfellow—a […] Continue Reading

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NENA News

Posted on 20 December 2016

Night Before New Year’s Eve 2016 The Night Before New Year’s Eve party, on Fri., Dec. 30, 5:30-7:30pm, is a family-oriented, free event. It offers parents and kids a chance to celebrate the coming New Year a night early. The party is held at Lake Nokomis Community Center, 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy. The celebration includes […] Continue Reading

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Bossen Field Park year-end construction update

Posted on 20 December 2016

Work is mostly wrapped up for the year; project will be completed in 2017 An exciting overhaul of Bossen Field Park began in late July and carried through early December, when work mostly wrapped up for the year due to the cold. Minneapolis saw more than 22 inches of rainfall during this time period, which […] Continue Reading

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In Our Community – Event Briefs

Posted on 20 December 2016

Container gardening topic of Garden Club Container gardening—it’s not just for tomatoes and peppers anymore! Learn about container veggies and herbs at the next meeting of the Longfellow Garden Club, Wed., Jan. 11, at 7pm. The club meets at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3207 37th Ave. S. Learn about exotics that do well in pots, […] Continue Reading

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