It's always fun to see what emerges as the snow melts - plants, trash and other treasures. This ornamental kale held on to some of its color from last fall, and looks almost as if it's still slowly draining out. Great colors and textures on a mostly gray and damp day. Photo taken by David... Continue Reading →

Owner, Benjamin (Ben) J. Smith and Mosaic Cafe Chef-Manager, Kathy Marthaler. More about Mosaic Cafe visit Backstory: About a decade ago, East 27th Avenue So. at East Lake, & East Lake at Minnehaha Avenue, in Longfellow was riddled with issues, fast forward to present day, and with the commitment of residents, the neighborhood, and... Continue Reading →

Bartender Rick at The Blue Door Longfellow caught smiling. Known for their Blucy burgers and great beer selection, The Blue Door Longfellow has been a popular spot as soon as they opened in January 2013 on 42nd Avenue across the river from the original in St. Paul. Happy hour every day from 2 - 5... Continue Reading →

The East Lake library is one of 12 Hennepin County Libraries providing K-12 homework help. East Lake's hours for this free service for all ages are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 7:30, September through May. There is one staff person and several "Homework Hub" volunteers who guide this effort. More free homework help... Continue Reading →

This three-sided garage mural is located near the Riverview Theater and was commissioned by the homeowner. It's an interesting piece of urban art that has stirred up a spirited conversation on Reddit - to the tune of 450+ comments. What do you think about having this in the greater Longfellow neighborhood?

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