Welcome to our weekly newsletter. On Fridays, we share things we've published, popular links from our daily newsletter, and a curation of stuff to do over the weekend.

Here's a roundup of what we published this week

Henry Pan talked with Southwest's Met Council councilmember, John Pacheco, Jr., about how his upbringing informs his commitment to community service today.

Broders' is serving up pizza again, after an April fire shut down their pizza oven.

A Southwest resident wrote about the history of the Lake Harriet Bandshell's color and is asking people to sign a petition to repaint the bandshell to its original sky blue color.

LynLake's Jungle Theater released its upcoming schedule and we have it all for you here.

Links that our daily subscribers clicked on a lot this week

We all love a good NextDoor post. The review post of the new Jones Coffee was a hit.

As the London queue to honor the Queen of England continues to be a 5 mile journey, you can honor her here by reading about the house she once owned on Cedar Lake.

Emily Vieth, an oil painter, has been painting Lake of the Isles pieces, which you can now find on her website.

If you missed this story about Cockadoodledoo in Bryn Mawr, it is worth a read. The store will close at the end of October and will only be open on the weekends until then.

Alma Provisions opened up this week nestled in with Brasa on 46th and Bryant.

You can order free COVID-19 test kits through the State of Minnesota right now. All of you have to do is enter your mailing address and VOILA!


Our events calendar is filled with unique events happening around town. You can submit events to be added to our calendar here. If you subscribe to the calendar, the events go straight to your personal calendar. Or you can add just the events you like.  🤯

It's Latin Music day at CycleBar Uptown.

The City of Minneapolis is hosting its 8th annual Trans Equity Summit today. There are virtual and in-person options to attend.

The weekly Loring Park Stroll with a Park Board naturalist has moved to Fridays from 3 - 4 p.m.

Tonight is the Fire & Ice Social at Cedar Lake Beach. There will be fire twirling!

Lakewood Cemetery is hosing its Lantern Lighting event Friday through Sunday.

Join the Fall Fun event at Washburn Tot Lot to celebrate the beginning of school, learn about the pollinator garden, and pick up renter resources.

The season's last Twin Cities Community Pop-Up Market hosted by LHENA and Bread starts at 11 a.m.

Learn about vertical farming at Wooden Ship at 2 p.m.

b.resale is hosting local artist pop-ups on Saturday and Sunday.

Centro is hosting Crunch Brunch featuring maple crazed brioche and a breakfast burger on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For extra fun, stop by Sunday for Disco Crush Brunch with NightChurch spinning tunes at 11 a.m.

The Linden Hills Fall Fest kicks off at noon with live music and a beer garden.

Circus Abyssinia returns to The Children's Theater for a run through October 23. This extraordinary celebration of athleticism and the power of speed is inspired by Ethiopian runner Derartu Tulu, the first Black African woman to win Olympic gold.

Up-Down Arcade is hosting an 80s music dance party at 7 p.m.

Anthony Gomes is playing the blues at the Uptown VFW.

Rock, Paper, Scissors Goods' last day of business is Sunday. Stop in for discounted vinyl and artsy stuff.

At Rock the Sunnyside Garden, mingle with fellow plant lovers, enjoy food from the Market BBQ truck, and listen to live music.

Celebrate Oktoberfest at La Doña Cervezeria from 12 - 8 p.m.