IN OUR COMMUNITY

Local Art Studio focuses on resilience against oppression through art

Posted on 27 August 2018

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The storefront at 3260 Minnehaha Ave. has been home to artist Ricardo Levins Morales and his four-person staff since January. Sandwiched neatly between Peace Coffee and Two Betty’s Cleaning Service, the art studio and shop welcomes visitors to the neighborhood. Photo right: Artist Ricardo Levins Morales said, “I was born into a […] Continue Reading

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Share the Gorge 2018 celebrates the urban wilderness

Posted on 27 August 2018

Photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN This year’s Share the Gorge began under parting storm clouds on July 25. The annual ice cream social and community gathering celebrates the Mississippi River Gorge, with its easy access to the urban wilderness in the heart of the city. Share the Gorge is hosted by the River Gorge Committee of […] Continue Reading

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What’s being done about the trash on Lake Hiawatha?

Posted on 27 August 2018

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Sean Connaughty, Standish resident and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) volunteer steward of Lake Hiawatha, continues to push for a solution to the large amount of trash that drains into the lake. Since 2015, he’s picked up 4,500 pounds of trash from the lake. That doesn’t include the amount others […] Continue Reading

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Minnehaha Commons breaks ground

Posted on 27 August 2018

On Thurs., Sept. 13, 4pm, community leaders, public officials, neighborhood residents and others will gather at 3001 E. Lake St. to celebrate the groundbreaking of new housing development by Alliance Housing. By fall 2019, 44 adults, 55 years old or older, will call Minnehaha Commons home. All residents will be very low income; most will […] Continue Reading

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Extend the Greenway Partnership commissions bridge study

Posted on 27 August 2018

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The Midtown Greenway is a 5-1/2 mile long bicycle and pedestrian trail through the heart of South Minneapolis. The trail begins near Lake Calhoun at Chowen Ave., and travels east across the city. It currently ends at W. River Pkwy. near 27th St. in the north Longfellow neighborhood. More than 35 organizations […] Continue Reading

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DanceCo plans October performance

Posted on 27 August 2018

Following the success of its first self-produced performance last October, DanceCo is premiering “Which Witch is Which??” to Minnesota audiences in October. DanceCo, a dance-theater company in the Twin Cities, was built on the creative vision and collective experience of Longfellow residents, husband-and-wife team Brittany and Matthew Keefe. DanceCo’s creative focus is to produce original […] Continue Reading

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BARK!ART: Dog & Art Festival slated Sept. 15-16

Posted on 27 August 2018

Off-Leash Area, 3540 34th Ave. S., will sponsor their inaugural BARK!ART Dog & Art Festival, Sat., Sept. 15, 12-8pm and Sun., Sept. 16, 12pm-5pm at the Off-Leash Art Box. The festival is a two-day event for dogs and their art-loving families and friends in the Nokomis neighborhood. BARK!ART brings together two communities beloved by Off-Leash […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow plans Movie Night, Parent Group in Sept.

Posted on 27 August 2018

The volunteers with Transition Longfellow create opportunities for South Minneapolis neighbors to get to know one another while also learning how to live more sustainably and prepare for changes ahead. Visit www.transitionlongfellow.org for more details on these and other activities. Transition Parents & Kids Play Group meets Sat., Sept. 1, 10am-noon, at Longfellow Park, 3435 […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis Days blends Monarch Fest, Big Tent Event and block party

Posted on 27 August 2018

Nokomis Days Discover Nokomis Days on Sept. 8 and 9 in the Nokomis East neighborhood! Spend the weekend exploring our quiet, family-oriented community through three celebrations that highlight different facets of Nokomis East. Start with the Minneapolis Monarch Festival on Sat., Sept. 8, 10am-4pm, with art, dancing, music and make and take activities. The festival […] Continue Reading

IN THE NEWS

Minnehaha Academy student honored for explosion story podcast

Posted on 24 July 2018

By JAN WILLMS A podcast done in the aftermath of a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy, 3100 W. River Pkwy., telling the stories of those who experienced the tragedy, has been named one of the top winners in a student podcast competition sponsored by the New York Times. Emma Melling (photo right provided) was […] Continue Reading

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