Construction at Minnehaha Crossing

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Construction of the front of a “new” charter school is underway on 28th Avenue and 29th Street in Longfellow. The charter school currently leases  the former Rainbow grocery store at 27th Avenue and 29th Street. The construction is State II of the Minnehaha Crossing Development. Further development plans includes establishment of retail in the front of the former Rainbow grocery store among other uses. www.minnehahacrossing.com

Photo: Ashley Yellick

Urban Cider

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Location: Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E. Lake St.

Jeff Zeitler’s tap room has finally opened in Longfellow. Jeff has been a homebrewer of wine and cider for decades. He sources all his fruit locally, and the tap room has everything from a fruit-forward pear cider to a dry apple to a gin-infused cider. There are also non-alcoholic versions. The tap room’s grand opening is this weekend and includes tours of the brewing room.

Photo: Rick Fuentes