It's been a pleasure serving as the Tuesday photographer for the Longfellow 365 project this year! I started this project as a newcomer to Minnesota, having moved here in July 2015. Each weekly photo pushed me to get to know our neighborhood and neighbors better, and for that, I thank you! Allow me to introduce... Continue Reading →

Holiday lights and bunting beckon passersby to stop in for a coffee or baked treat at Fireroast CafĂ©, on the corner of 37th Avenue and 38th Street. Photo: Kristen Lancaster  

City plows clear 39th Avenue south of Lake Street. The City of Minneapolis declared the season's first Snow Emergency Sunday after a weekend snowfall of nearly 6 inches. Photo: Kristen Lancaster 

Initially opened in 1918, Longfellow Community School served Longfellow's elementary-aged students until 2010. The school reopened in 2011 as Longfellow High School, an alternative school program that serves pregnant and parenting teens and their children. The school's vision is that every teen parent will be prepared for post-secondary education and employment, and that every child... Continue Reading →

Longfellow residents await their turn to vote inside Brackett Recreation Center. Photo: Kristen Lancaster

I always love hearing the rowing teams practicing while I'm walking my dogs along the river. The falling leaves make it easy to see them now too! Photo: Kristen Lancaster

With tree-lined streets ablaze in reds, yellows and oranges, what's not to love about Longfellow in the fall? Photo: Kristen Lancaster

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