Many of you requested a plain language guide to this year's charter amendments. We put together a version of that here, which includes links to some of our favorite guides that have been published elsewhere. This is the last of our voter guides this year – you can find the Park Board and Board of Estimate and Taxation guides here.

Have any final questions before you vote? We'll be publishing an FAQ later this week to try to answer them. Shoot us a text at 612-204-2887 if there's anything else you need us to include and we'll try add it in there.

The Southwest boys soccer team officially landed the #1 seed at the state tournament. They'll kick off their efforts at winning the whole thing against Rochester Mayo on Tuesday in Farmington. If they win, they'll play in the semifinals at US Bank Stadium next week. We'll have a feature up on them later today that we'll share here tomorrow.

Almanac on Twin Cities Public Television hosted a mayoral debate on Friday night. The whole event lasted 37 minutes, and you can watch it here. The moderators asked some interesting questions that haven't often been asked of the candidates, so this one is probably worth your time.


Awesome South Uptown Tex-Mex spot MB Foodhouse is moving from 34th and Lyndale to the North Loop. Bummer for the neighborhood, but sounds like it's because they're growing and that they'll have a great new spot.

Want more info on the E Line bus rapid transit project we mentioned on Friday? Check out this video of the Metro Transit team presenting at the Lowry Hill East neighborhood association meeting. Metro Transit is asking people to submit comments on the project by October 31st. Info on how to do that is here.


The Lyndale Neighborhood Association is offering free English classes for adults, Monday - Thursday from 9:30 - 12:30 and Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Blaisdell YMCA. You can register or spread the word here.

Want to help improve water quality in your community at a grassroots level? Check out a webinar on how to become a Water Steward happening tomorrow night (10/26).

The Kingfield Neighborhood Association is partnering with the Aliveness Project to collect winter hats, jackets, scarves, and more. You can drop them off at the South Nicollet Action Center at 3537 Nicollet through October 30th.


Circle Mirror Transformation, a student-directed play, will be performed at Southwest High School on October 27 - 30.