IN THE NEWS

Little Brothers mural celebrates elders

Posted on 01 July 2019

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) dedicating its newly installed exterior mural on Thursday, June 20 at its offices at 1845 E. Lake St. in Minneapolis. The three-part mural, which was funded by a Great Streets grant through the Lake Street Council, celebrates elders and the importance of […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY

In Our Community

Posted on 01 July 2019

Celebrate 4th of July Celebrate Independence Day at Minneapolis Parks. The Red White & Boom 5K TC Half Marathon, at Father Hennepin Bluff Park, 6:30 a.m. Tangletown 4th of July Celebration for all ages at Fuller Park, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (9:30 a.m. parade assembly). Red, White and Boom! at the Downtown Minneapolis Riverfront, 6-10 p.m. […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS, OPINION

Too Much Coffee: Cassandra Holmes asks you to make a phone call

Posted on 01 July 2019

At 14, Trinidad Flores was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which an enlarged heart struggles to pump blood. His mom, Little Earth’s Cassandra Holmes, watched him endure three surgeries and a failed heart transplant before he died in 2013 at age 16. Now she’s leading a charge to decrease the pollution in South […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY

Park planners check community pulse on creek project

Posted on 01 July 2019

New plan will provide a 20-30-year vision for Minnehaha Creek By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN tesha@longfellownokomismessenger.com Bike trails, pickleball courts, ADA-accessible launching pads, storywalks, and pollinator gardens are part of a 20-30-year vision for the park land along the five miles of Minnehaha Creek that cut across the southern part of Minneapolis. The area has been […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS

Community Advisory Committee members, residents support simpler plan at Hiawatha Golf Course

Posted on 01 July 2019

‘Simplify things’ By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN tesha@longfellownokomismessenger.com What can the Hiawatha Golf Course Community Advisory Committee (CAC) agree on? Towards the end of the sixth CAC meeting on June 11, 2019, members began working on a list of recommendations for the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MPRB) on what they’d like included in the Hiawatha […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY

Blue Moon metamorphoses into Milkweed Cafe

Posted on 01 July 2019

Longtime staff take over beloved neighborhood coffee shop, renovate and open with new name By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN tesha@longfellownokomismessenger.com Blue Moon Coffee Cafe (3822 E. Lake St.) has been transformed into Milkweed by longtime staffers Brenda Ingersoll and Alex Needham. The new shop opened on May 22, 2019. After shutting the doors on the neighborhood’s […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS

Art Show highlights top four companies identified in Lake Hiawatha trash

Posted on 01 July 2019

“Anthropocenic Midden Survey – Lake Hiawatha Trash Survey 2019” is a public art installation that focuses on the top four corporations found in the trash at Lake Hiawatha. The outdoor display will be up for the whole summer and the indoor display ends July 14. View it at MCAD (2501 Stevens Ave.) in the sculpture […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS

BUSINESS LEADERS

Posted on 01 July 2019

For the past 25 years, the Longfellow Business Association has been working to insure a vibrant business climate in the Greater Longfellow neighborhood. “We provide small business advocacy, referrals to grants and technical assistance, and networking and marketing through our monthly meetings. All are welcome – please join us!” encourages LBA staff member Kim Jakus. […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS

Redhawks’ state title hopes slip away but future remains bright

Posted on 01 July 2019

By MATTHEW DAVIS Minnehaha Academy had everything clicking in the Class 2A state baseball championship game June 20,2019, before a late rally by Duluth Marshall to thwart the Redhawks’ title hopes. The Redhawks built a 2-0 lead on top-seeded Duluth Marshall and carried the lead into the sixth inning. Things still looked promising for the […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS

Look out! Here comes LoLa… to the Highland Fest?

Posted on 01 July 2019

By SHARON PARKER   The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa), best known for their annual art crawl in the Longfellow neighborhood, Sept. 21–22 this year, is heading across the river to also participate in the Highland Fest art fair, July 20–21. That is, a dozen LoLa artists will be sharing a tent during the annual summer […] Continue Reading

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