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Hiawatha-Lake Intersection The intersection of Highway 55/Hiawatha Ave. and Lake St. (County Road 3) will be reconstructed beginning in April. The hoped for result will be a simplified … more
NEW NAME FOR LITTLE NOKOMIS BEACH? The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is considering renaming the Lake Nokomis 50th Street Beach "Al Wittman Beach." It's the smaller beach of two … more
Primary election   The presidential nomination primary will be held on March 5. The election is partisan and only open to candidates seeking to run with one of the three participating … more
Gather on Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m., at the Hook and Ladder Theater and Lounge to focus on the transformation of the former 3rd Precinct site into the Minneapolis Black Cultural Center. This event aims to … more
The Minneapolis Police Department has launched a new public survey tool to better understand local residents’ concerns, attitudes, and trust in their police officers. The survey, launched in … more
LOLA ART SHOW  LoLa will once again be hosting a winter art show at Squirrel Haus Arts in late February and early March, including a reception on Saturday, March 2. Over two weekends in … more
New Nicollet redevelopment project The City of Minneapolis is accepting proposals until Feb 2, 2024, to hire consultants to help plan the development at the former Kmart site. Consultant teams … more
Lighting on river parkway Park Board Commissioner Becky Alper announced that she is working to amend the park’s state legislative agenda to advocate for statewide solutions to the copper … more
38th/Hiawatha intersection improvements On Nov. 14, a Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory subcommittee received a report from Minneapolis Public Works and Metro Transit staff about a plan to make … more
  Cooper playground removal meeting Minneapolis Public Schools is considering removing the Cooper school playground (3239 44th Ave. S.) used by hundreds of neighborhood families. … more
Nokomis-Hiawatha trail improvements On Oct. 18, a proposal for several trail connection improvements in Nokomis-Hiawatha Regional Park was presented to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board … more
DREAMING IN COLOR OCT. 21 The 7th Annual Minnesota Black Authors Expo is set for Oct. 21, 2023, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at DeLaSalle High School. It is the largest gathering of Black writers and book … more
New Director of Regulatory Services Mayor Jacob Frey has nominated the City of Minneapolis’ director of inspection services, Enrique Velázquez, to be the next director of regulatory … more
Candidate filings Aug 15 was the last day for candidates for any of the 13 city council wards to file to be on the Nov. 7 municipal ballot. The following candidates, listed by ward and in order … more
36th Ave. Bridge Mural The city arts commission has approved an application for SPRAYFiNGER teaching artists to work with youth from Hiawatha High School’s public art club after-school … more
B Line construction begins Construction work on Lake Street from Minnehaha Ave. to the river started in June and will move from east to west along Lake Street. This includes station … more
Police Department Community event The Minneapolis Police Department will be holding a community picnic and barbeque on Thursday, June 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cedar Field Park, at 2500 … more
LBA LUNCHEON at GALAPAGOS BAR & GRILL The Longfellow business community will gather for the Longfellow Business Association (LBA) Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, May 11, from 11:30 a.m. … more
Cedar and 42 StreetIn April, Hennepin County workers began improvements on 42nd Street at 21st, 26th, and Nokomis Ave that include installing raised medians and pedestrian curb ramps that meet … more
New shelter housing on 27th Ave. This month, Agate participated in two meetings about their new shelter housing project coming to the Longfellow neighborhood. Agate purchased a lot on the 2800 block … more
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