Stumbled on this wonderful folksinger tonight at Merlin's Rest on Lake Street. Amanda Standalone played songs from her debut solo album, Trouble. Originally from Fargo, she lives in Georgetown, MN (pop. 130). In addition to guitar she plays washtub bass, fiddle, accordion, and piano. She'll be back at Merlin's on Thursday, September 3rd. For details see or Continue Reading →

Share the River Gorge Ice Cream Social Invite

The 11th Annual Share the River Gorge Ice Cream Social and Canoe Ride event is Wednesday, July 29th, from 6-8pm. There will be free ice cream, guided canoe rides from Wilderness Inquiry, and tours of the Oak Savannah, in addition to Longfellow Community Council information, merchandise, and community resource tables. This is a great event... Continue Reading →

Find Rocky

Signs around Longfellow alerted the neighborhood to a lost dog on Monday evening. A poster near this one listed his name as Rocky, a male rat terrier wearing a collar. Photo: Jake Mohan

Chia and Lucky

Chia and her son Lucky visit the park near the Lock and Dam. With the many trails, picnic sites and river to fish in, there are many fun ways to spend time as a family in the Longfellow neighborhood. This is one of their favorite areas in Minneapolis. Photo: Stacy Quast

Bee Happy!

Ever notice that the middle of a daisy is full of flowers? That must be where the good stuff is! Photo: Sue Romain

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