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The 90th commemoration of the landmark 1934 truckers strike that made Minneapolis a union city hits high gear in July with a culminating picnic featuring striker descendants and labor activists, the … more
Twin Cities area labor activists and sympathizers will keep alive the spirit of the landmark 1934 Minneapolis Teamster strike over the next two months with a 90 th anniversary commemoration that … more
It’s been four years since the Coliseum building was damaged in the Uprising following the murder of George Floyd around the former 3rd Precinct site at E. Lake and Minnehaha. On Juneteenth … more
The city of Minneapolis Planning Commission has approved most of Minnehaha Academy’s requests to make their proposed field improvements, but not the one needed to install a new synthetic turf … more
You probably know that many different fruits are commonly grown in Minnesota, like apples, raspberries, and grapes. But did you know we can also grow kiwis? Read on to learn about some unusual fruits … more
Eight years ago, Nokomis East Neighborhood Association worked with the community to create the Giving Garden. The Nokomis East Neighborhood Association’s Gateway Garden and Nokomis Naturescape … more
2633 Minnehaha Safety Center updates City staff reported on a first round of engagement about the South Minneapolis Community Safety Center at 2633 Minnehaha Ave that is expected to include … more
Joel McReynolds joined the Longfellow Community Council after a decade of experience in nonprofit programming, including youth mentoring, community gardens, refugee outreach, fundraising, and … more
The City of Minneapolis Department of Arts & Cultural Affairs has unveiled two new artist-designed asphalt murals on 21st Avenue in south Minneapolis. The murals are located near Folwell … more
REMOVE BUCKTHORN AT MINNEHAHA PARK Join the Friends of Minnehaha Park to remove buckthorn Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 1-3 p.m. through July 6. Meet at the Wabun Picnic Area free parking … more
On May 30, 2024, Minneapolis police officer, Jamal Mitchell, 36, was shot and killed while responding to a double shooting in southwest Minneapolis, near 22nd St. and Blaisdell Ave. S. after 5:15 … more
As MnDOT evaluates its upcoming Interstate 94 project, community members are talking about how they live, work and play along the corridor, and what they envision for the next 50 years. It’s … more
Most people don’t think of moving as fun. The thought of it can be overwhelming. But Gentle Transitions will put anyone’s mind at ease. Gentle Transitions is a move management … more
The Minneapolis City Council is taking another look at how to better manage the decades-old practice of allowing city police officers to make money while working independently when they are … more
Organizers of the new Uptown Community Coalition want to push negative vibes out of Uptown and bring in resources to help local businesses make it cool again. “We really want to make … more
New Civil Rights Director The city council has approved Mayor Jacob Frey’s nomination of Michelle Phillips to be the next director of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights. Phillips … more
Lisa Sayles-Adams, the new Minneapolis Public School (MPS) Superintendent, has been on the job for less than three months and has already participated in two major contract negotiations. Plus, she is … more
What’s next for community safety in the 3rd Precinct? Over 70 people gathered at the Lake Nokomis Community Center on May 23, 2024 to hear about two new safety centers planned for south … more
When Longfellow resident Mary Laurel True was only five years old, her mother taught her how to recognize a bargain and how to dress with style. True said, “I’m the oldest of six … more
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