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Minnesota Department of Agriculture Lifts Quarantine for Lowry Hill

June 27, 2018

On June 14, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has lifted the quarantine for Lowry Hill.  MDA treated the quarantine area on three separate occasions in May to eradicate the insects. The Department will monitor the area this summer using small, triangle-shaped traps made of cardboard. The traps contain a pheromone to lure in…

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Open Streets: Festival (and Roads Closed)

June 8, 2018

More Than a Street Festival! Open Streets Minneapolis is a free event bringing together community groups and local businesses to temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, opening them up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing. Residents and visitors explore their neighborhood in a safe, fun, family-friendly environment. Each event encourages people to use…

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Board Meeting June 5, 2018 at First Unitarian Society

June 4, 2018

The LHNA monthly board meeting will be on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the First Unitarian Society, 900 Mt Curve Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403. The meeting will be in the Dietrich Room from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All residents are welcome. Board Meeting May 1, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00 PM First Unitarian Society, 900…

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Lowry Hill Gypsy Moth Quarantine STILL IN EFFECT

June 3, 2018

REMINDER: Although aerial treatments have been completed, the quarantine is still in effect. This is extremely important!  The insects are active and feeding. We will be monitoring the sites closely the next couple of weeks.  A press release will be issued if and when the quarantine is lifted.

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Movies in the Parks: “Wonder” Friday June 22 Kenwood Park

June 2, 2018

‘WONDER” (2017) Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters 5th grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.  See more at IMDB Fri, Jun 22, 2018 9:15pm – 11:15pm @ Kenwood Park Rating: PG Movies…

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2040 Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan – Important Info Session June 6th!

May 30, 2018

Every ten years, the City of Minneapolis develops a long-term plan for how it will change and grow. The City’s draft 2040 Comprehensive Plan addresses topics such as housing, job access, the design of new buildings and how we use our streets. This plan could be the single most important issue to come before the…

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2nd Gypsy Moth Treatment Tuesday May 22nd

May 21, 2018

Due to forecasted rain this Wednesday, the previously announced treatment has been moved up to Tuesday May 22. Aerial applications are targeted to begin at 5:35 AM (sunrise) and ending at 8:30 AM. THIS IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. Tomorrow morning there is a forecast for early morning fog. If that weather forecast holds true we may…

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Neighborhoods 2040 Information

May 15, 2018

There is important work being done to further develop and improve upon the City of Minneapolis’ neighborhood based engagement structure. From the City of Minneapolis: Neighborhoods 2020 is an opportunity to further develop and improve upon the City of Minneapolis’ neighborhood based engagement structure. Neighborhood organizations are by the people, for the people. When all…

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MDA to Fight Gypsy Moth in Lowry Hill on Wed., May 16th

May 14, 2018

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is planning to treat a portion of the Lowry Hill and Kenwood neighborhoods in Minneapolis to eradicate a gypsy moth infestation detected last year. Officials plan to conduct the treatments on Wednesday, May 16, starting as early as 5:45 a.m. This is dependent on weather conditions…

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Meet Your Neighbor, the Bryant-Franklin Median!

May 10, 2018

Where is the Bryant-Franklin median located? The median is located on the Bryant Avenue South and Franklin Avenue in the Wedge Neighborhood (aka Lowry Hill East), near the boarder of Lowry Hill off Franklin and Hennepin.   Why is it located there? Bryant Avenue South is a designated bikeway that connects the Midtown Greenway to downtown Minneapolis and the Cedar…

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