In a neighborhood that's been around as long as Longfellow, homes have quirky little details that you may not even notice - like these two chimneys, high off the ground, with fancy brick and tile work. Photo: Jane Strauss

With over 40 beers on tap, Rosie the bartender has no problem finding one you'll like. The Rail Station has a complete menu and there are several large screen TVs as well as a pool table. A great place to enjoy Minnesota's televised sports games. Photo: Robert Ball

Driving around Longfellow yesterday, dashing between rain showers, puddles, and drops, there is a bush that stands out and shouts, "Spring is here!!!" One of the first bloomers, BEFORE dandelions, is the Forsythia bush. Photo taken by Roxanne Dunlop

This image of a wayward gutter downspout in the middle of the street is emblematic of the windy, rainy weather we experienced yesterday and will for much of this week. I thought about making a "found gutter downspout" sign and posting it on nearby poles, but with the rain and wind the sign wouldn't last... Continue Reading →

Today families from Howe School and the community gathered to start the installation of the gardens. The Howe School gardens is a joint project of the Hiawatha PTO and Hiawatha Community School. The garden is in the front of Howe School, located on 38th Street between 43rd and 44th Avenue South. To find out more... Continue Reading →

Longfellow Market has now opened - and its full service Deli, right in the front of the store, includes home-made convenience foods, salads, desserts, old fashioned beef jerky, double thick bacon, even fresh subs for your lunch. It faces the baked goods section, which is reflected in the case. Photo taken by Jane Strauss

Members of the Longfellow neighborhood hear potential candidates introduce themselves and speak about issues they believe are important to the betterment of the neighborhood. Photo taken by Robert Ball

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