Karen at Junket: Tossed & Found


The Junket: Tossed & Found store, part of the Minnehaha Mile Shopping District will begin sharing its space in the fall with All Square, a socially responsible gourmet grilled-cheese restaurant, as reported in the Longfellow-Nokomis Messenger.

Photo: Martin Schub

Vincent L. Giantvalley American Legion Post 234

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Location: 3751 Minnehaha Ave.

Vincent L. Giantvalley was an American soldier from Minneapolis that gave his life in service of our country in 1918 during World War I in France.

Decoration Day

Sleep, comrades, sleep and rest
On this Field of the Grounded Arms,
Where foes no more molest,
Nor sentry’s shot alarms!

Ye have slept on the ground before,
And started to your feet
At the cannon’s sudden roar,
Or the drum’s redoubling beat.

But in this camp of Death
No sound your slumber breaks;
Here is no fevered breath,
No wound that bleeds and aches.

All is repose and peace,
Untrampled lies the sod;
The shouts of battle cease,
It is the Truce of God!

Rest, comrades, rest and sleep!
The thoughts of men shall be
As sentinels to keep
Your rest from danger free.

Your silent tents of green
We deck with fragrant flowers
Yours has the suffering been,
The memory shall be ours.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Photo: Carri Musil

Photography, the city, and life coming together

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Location: 3630 Minnehaha Ave So.

Humans of Minneapolis Author and Photographer Stephanie Glaros was hosted at Moon Palace Books today. She talked about some of her more popular subjects and how her life is interconnected with those she photographed.

Photo: Trica Leland

The Fix Studio


Location: 3725 Minnehaha Avenue

The Fix Studio is a fun and engaging workout studio that works with runners and also cyclists. The Fix has been open since 2003 but in the Longfellow neighborhood since May 2010. Larry and his wife Sophie thought there was a need for a unique studio in the Twin Cities, there is nowhere in the country that has the high tech equipment and high level of expertise that Larry and Sophie have. Larry had trained Olympic athletes from 1998-2008. Sophie was also a professional athlete and has been training since around the same time. Come on in and check out The Fix Studio! They are engaged, fun and supportive people that can make you a better athlete.

Photo: Kenzi Donaldson