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“No Fly Day” on Sat., Oct. 24

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Join MSP FairSkies for “No Fly Day” on Sat. Oct. 24, at noon at the Lake Harriett Band Shell (look for MSP FairSkies Coalition signs.)

Special guest speaker, State Representative Frank Hornstein, and other officials will be there right at noon to talk about important issues, initiatives and impacts of our metro area aviation noise problems. You’ll want to hear what he has to say (that is if we can hear over the sounds of those low-flying planes.)

What are we celebrating? Oct. 24 is National “No Fly Day” with many events being held around the U.S. Learn more at:

And…remember that public meeting back in August where the Metropolitan Airport Commission (MAC) presented its MSP Long Term Comprehensive Plan (LTCP)? Many of you attended and some of you wrote to elected officials to voice concerns about airport expansion, more flights and bigger planes. Your efforts, along with those of our city and state officials, paid off. The MAC decided to delay publication of the LTCP until the FAA completes an evaluation of runway use at MSP. Stay tuned—we will want to review the new data before the next steps in the MAC’s MSP LTCP.

We’ll talk about the LTCP and the impact of the FAA at MSP on Sat. Oct. 24—Join us!

Meanwhile, you can read about the “pause” by the MAC at:

Thanks, neighbors, for all you do. We will see you on the 24th-and bring a friend.

We live here!

Categories: News

Neighborhood Heritage Survey by U of M Student

Dear Neighbors,

A U of M student is conducting a Master’s Thesis project and is administering a survey to Southwest Minneapolis residents about the importance of neighborhood heritage. She reached out to the neighborhood association asking for help distributing the survey and will share the results with us to help us better understand the needs and priorities of the neighborhood.

If you are interested in helping, here is a link to the survey (please complete by Sept. 1):

Keep reading for more information and a message from the student:

What makes your neighborhood special?

Please take this opportunity to be part of a research study about the character of your neighborhood and the places you feel are important to it. The purpose of this study is to better understand the similarities and differences between the Southwest Minneapolis neighborhoods through the experience of residents. Most importantly, it is a chance to express your views and contribute to the conversation about what makes your neighborhood special. The results of this study will be made available to the Southwest Minneapolis community so that the participating neighborhoods can appreciate the diversity of resident views.

This study is being conducted by Madelyn Sundberg from the University of Minnesota for her Master of Science in Architecture: Heritage Conservation and Preservation thesis under the guidance of Professor Greg Donofrio. If you have questions, you are encouraged to contact them at or

This anonymous online survey will take you approximately 15 minutes to complete. As an incentive, you will be given the option to enter your email address at the end of the survey for a chance to win an iPad Air. To participate in this survey please click the link or copy the url into your browser.

Categories: Community Engagement, News

Public Hearing Notice: Agra Culture Kitchen Liquor License Change


Agra Culture Kitchen has applied for upgraded liquor license to add distilled spirits to their menu choices.  A public hearing has been scheduled to gather public opinion and solicit comments regarding the application.

Wed., July 22
6 p.m.
Pershing Park
3523 West 48th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55410

Please see the full notice below for more information and how to submit comments if you are unable to attend the public hearing.

Public Hearing Notice for Agra Culture Kitchen

Categories: News

Fulton/Lynnhurst Garage Sales on Sept. 19

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Sat., Sept. 19
9 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine

If you would like to host a sale, mail registration and $5 fee (checks made payable to Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association) to:

Mary Vander Leest
4653 Aldrich Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Questions? Call Mary at 612-827-5132

Your $5 registration fee will include a group ad in the Star Tribune and your listing on sale maps.

Registration must include:
• Your name and phone number (it won’t be published, but just in case there are questions)
• Address of the sale
• Location of the sale: Front, Back, Alley or Driveway
• In five words or less, a description of your sale (e.g. kids gear, general household, sporting goods, etc.)

2015 registration

Deadline to register: Sept. 9

Categories: News

Applications Now Available for Fulton Marketplace on Sept. 12


As part of the big Fulton Fall Festival, we host a Marketplace area for local artisans and entrepreneurs to have a place to show and sell their goods and services. The fee for hosting a table is $10 (free for kids 17 and under); if you need an actual table, they are available to rent for an additional $10.

Its always a fun day and a great way to meet neighbors and make connections.Download an application today!

Fulton Festival Marketplace Application 2015

Applications due by Sept. 5.

Categories: News, Uncategorized

Minneapolis Launches Weekend 311 Hours

The City of Minneapolis recently announced new weekend hours to its popular 311 system.

Weekend hours will be 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday and Sunday, with regular Monday through Friday hours remaining at the current 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

They city is excited to offer greater opportunity for residents to reach City services. Please let them know how it works for you!

Categories: News

Notice of Neighborhood Priority Plan

FNA will consider a motion to modify its Phase I Plan and roll forward a strategy into a Neighborhood Priority Plan (NPP).  This NPP will establish and fund a grant program consistent with previously identified NRP strategies.

A board vote will be taken at the FNA meeting on May 14 at 7 p.m. at Pershing Park

If you have comments or are unable to attend the meeting, please feel free to contact us at 612-922-3106 or at

Categories: News

Notes from the Parking Discussion on 1/8

Please click here to view notes from the recent discussion about the Critical Area Parking 24 around Red Cow restaurant.

Categories: News

Discussion of Ongoing Parking Issues on 1/8

FNA will host a discussion about the ongoing parking issues in the neighborhood and around the new Critical Parking Area 24 at is regular meeting on Jan. 8.  The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Pershing Park.  Council Member Linea Palmisano will be joining us with a Ward 13 Update and will take part in the parking discussion.

Categories: News

Ward 13 City Council Hiring Announcement

Ward 13 City Councilmember-Elect Linnea Palmisano is reaching out to anyone that might be interested in serving our communities at City Hall.  Applications are due by November 29.

Click here for a job description and application information for the Ward 13 Policy Aide position.

Click here for a job description and application information for the Ward 13 Policy Associate position.




Categories: News