Neighborhood Briefs


Community Fix It events

This once-a-month program gives people the opportunity to learn how to fix small household items, tools, and textiles. No reservations are required and it is open to the public on the third Sunday of the month from 3 to 6 p.m. at 1620 Central Ave. NE Suite 120. 

Lynnhurst Buckthorn Bust Nov. 5

Buckthorn crowd out native plants and displace the native shrubs and small trees in woodsy areas. If interested, meet at Aldrich Ave. and Minnehaha Pkwy. on the north side of Minnehaha Creek on Nov. 5. Lynnhurst neighborhood requests that people bring their own gloves and tools, such as pruners, loppers, and shovels. They will have some weed wrenches available for sharing.

Nicollet Ave. Zero Vision meeting

The Nicollet Avenue Vision Zero Community Meeting will be at The Lowbrow (4244 Nicollet) on Monday, Nov. 7, 3-4 p.m.

Linden Hills Crafters Nov. 10

Attend an evening of sociable crafting every second and fourth Thursday of the month at Heartfelt (4306 Upton Ave. S) from 6-8 p.m. Bring your own project or be inspired by the supplies available at Heartfelt. All crafts are welcome.

LHENA Food Share Nov. 12

The food share offers free groceries twice a month to anyone in the Wedge who needs it. This means one bag of fresh fruit/vegetables and one bag of pantry items. Food Shares are on the first and third Friday-Saturday of the month at 2836 Lyndale Ave. S #132. 

Neighborhood Roots Winter Market Nov. 12

Enjoy music and fresh, ready-to-eat food and beverages, and stock up on produce, sweet treats, crafts, and gifts from local farmers, bakers, and artisans. The market will feature vendors from the Kingfield, Fulton, and Nokomis Farmers Market. All markets will be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 6010 Lyndale Ave. S. 

SSCO Listening session Nov. 14

SSCO will be hosting a weekly listening session from 6 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 to hear from neighbors about the direction they want to see the organization take. Join via Zoom link found on the website. 


LHiNC’s Zoning and Housing Committee is proud to host a talk by Dr. Kirsten Delegard, co-founder and project director of the Mapping Prejudice Project, on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Dr. Delegard will discuss her research on the history of racial covenants in Minneapolis, and particularly in Linden Hills, to explore the complex history of discriminatory housing policies and their contemporary legacies.This meeting will be held virtually.


On Sept. 29, LHiNC hosted a meeting with Sustainable 9 Design + Build and interested neighborhood residents to discuss a proposed four-condo project at 4352 Zenith Avenue South. The developer presented the project, heard concerns, answered questions and presented revisions. Watch the full meeting on the LHiNC YouTube channel. The rezoning and variance requests for this project will be taken up by the City Planning Commission on Nov. 1. Public comment before that date can be shared with City Planner Hilary Dvorak, 612-673-2639 or at the Planning Commission meeting on Nov. 1, 4:30 p.m. in City Hall, Room 317.


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