Larue's, a staple of the East Harriet neighborhood, will be moving to Linden Hills in September. The store will swap one prominent corner across the street from Kahluna for another when they take up residence at 43rd and Upton.
Last call for school board candidate questions! We are sending questions to the school board candidates and we want your input. What do you want to know about the candidates? The role they play at the district? Remember--there is no such thing as a dumb question. Reply to this email or text us with your input/questions/comments.
Field & Festival is a new weekly market at Wagners every Tuesday night through Aug. 30, brought to you by the people from the Minneapolis Craft Market and Wagners Garden Center.
There will be local makers, food vendors, and growers all in one place. The market will be open from 4 - 7 p.m. tonight and every Tuesday for the rest of the summer.
Five Watt Coffee has new hours. Lyndale is now open 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Kingfield is open 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Starting Aug. 1, Kingfield will stray open until 6 p.m., too. (Instagram)
Minneapolis Sidewalk Repair Hunters and Michael Sack talked about their work fixing our city sidewalks. (MPR)
Andy's Diner Uptown, the Mexican/American diner at 1500 W. Lake St. next to Jersey Mike's, has officially closed. You can still find them in the Midtown Global Market. (Facebook)
The Kenny Park pool is currently closed for construction. It's scheduled to be shut down for the next week-and-a-half. (Instagram)
The Star Tribune says you should try the artichoke at Petite Leon. (Star Tribune)
Today is the last day to audition at the Jungle Theater for their 2022-2023 season. (Jungle Theater)
Are you a renter that wants to recycle your organics but don't have access to organics bins at your building? Sign up here to use the bins located outside the Wedge Co-op.
The Lyndale Neighborhood Association is cohosting an event tonight called Southside Goes Green at Muhim's Cafe on East Lake Street.
Hennepin Paramedic Corps is looking for young people to join their training program. Details are here.
The City Council Committee of the Whole meets today. The agenda includes a discussion of the after-action report created to discuss the issues the city had responding to the uprising following George Floyd's murder.
Attention, Wedge and Wedge-adjacent residents – "Come meet your neighbors at Common Roots Café for an evening of socializing, environmental projects, and fun! Learn about projects by LHENA and Common Roots Café on improving the environment of the neighborhood, and learn about ways of getting involved."
The Armatage Neighborhood Association monthly meeting takes place from 6:30 - 8 p.m. outside at Armatage Park tonight.
OUT & ABOUT
The Jugsluggers, a bluegrass-influenced string band music, play tonight from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Bryant Square Park.
Animated movie "Sing 2" will be playing at at Pershing Park tonight at 9:10. There will be ice cream and a mini-talent show. (Perhaps future Jungle Theater stars?)