Lyndale Pictures

Women's Leadership Program

LNA's Women's Leadership Program Latina Cohort

October Lyndale Neighborhood Meeting

Lisa Lyons presents information on Accessory Dwelling Units

Lyndale at the Heart Walk

The Bassais Family at the Heart Walk

Dia Del Nino

Pepina showing off her dance moves with Mariachi Estrella

Litter Outta Lyndale

Cleaning up the Blaisdell Rain Garden

Board Thank You Calls

LNA Board Members Eric, Melissa, and Natasha make thank you calls and invite people to the Open House

February General Membership Meeting

It was one of the best attended General Membership meetings in years

La Posada Poster

Love Lyndale

November General Membership

Taylor thanks Council Member Tuthill and the 10th Ward Team

Curiosities of Lyndale

How to set up a shelf

Curiosities of Lyndale

Freshly installed boxes at Nicollet and 36th

Fish Fest 2013

Lula and the dancing bear

Fish Fest 2013

Steve waiting for the water balloons

Walk-A-Thon Kick Off

Folks gathered for a BBQ to kick off this year's Walk-A-Thon

Litter "outta" Lyndale

Saturday was cold, but we still picked up a ton of trash!

2013 Lyndale Open House

The Taste of Lyndale Was a Big Success

2012 Community Service Award

Richelle presents Teen Challenge with their Community Serivce Award

January General Membership

Rep Susan Allen discusses the upcoming legislative session

LNA Holiday Greeting

Lyndale Women's Leadership Program

Lyndale Women's Leadership Program Cohort visits City Hall

Live Nicollet Bus Front

On the road with Live Nicolet

La Posada (2011)

A dancer from Mexico Lindo

Museum in the Streets

Joyce Wisdom at Kick-off Event

Live Nicollet

Martha, Lisa, and Holly working on the garden at the Lyndale Community Center

Live Nicollet

Alex, the owner of Fresh Cuts outside his shop

Pats Tap Block Party

Scott, Shannon, and Holly hanging out at the Live Nicollet booth

Eating for Art

Join us for Eating for Art this year on Thursday, September 20th

Live Nicollet Feature on Goda Cafe

Moussa Doualeh, owner of Goda Café at 3400 Nicollet Ave. in the Lyndale Neighborhood, learned to cook watching his father in Somalia.

Pat's Tap Block Party Poster

Pat's Tap Block Party Poster

Live Nicollet Banner

Live Nicollet Banner

Live Nicollet

Ed and Sam at Variety Beauty Supply

Live Nicollet

Jerry (Corporate Incentives), Mary (El Paraiso), and Dan (Butter) at the July LNBA Happy Hour

Live Nicollet

Joseph G at Alem Chiropractor

Curiosities of Lyndale

Curiosities of Lyndale

Pats Tap

A salad at Pats Tap

Pats Tap Bar

The bar at Pat's Tap

Pats Tap

Pats Tap Skee Ball

Star Kuts Barbershop

Star Kuts Barbershop Sign

Businesses at Lake & Nicollet

Support businesses at Lake & Nicollet

Goda Cafe

Goda Cafe Sign

B-Squad Vintage

B-Squad Vintage Sign

Honeycomb Salon

Honeycomb Salon

B-Squad Vintage

Front of B-Squad Vintage

Live Nicollet

Sign Up For Live Nicollet Today

Curiosities of Lyndale

A mock for the Curiosities of Lyndale Project

First Layer of Pavement

The first new layer of pavement in over 50 years on the new Nicollet Avenue

Lyndale's Environement Committee

Cleaning up the Blaisdell Rain Garden as Part of St. Olaf's Day of Service

Twin City Tattoo

Erik, Jessica, and Mike

2011 Fish Fest

A scene from the 2011 Fish Fest

Passport to Lyndale

Passport to Lyndale

Passport to Lyndale

Join us on March 22nd for the Lyndale Open House

Lyndale Community Center

Lyndale Community Center (3537 Nicollet Avenue)

Horn Towers Puppet Show

Puppet Show at Horn Towers

Salsaabrosa

Salsaabrosa regularly appears at LNA's La Posada

2011 Lyndale Community Service Award Winners

John Meegan and Jeannie Wiener recieve their 2011 Lyndale Community Service Awards

Neighborhood News

Bob Becker and Leslie Foreman, from Minneapolis Health Department, attended the February 10th meeting to present key requirements of the Environmentally Acceptable Packaging Ordinance.  This new ordinance requires that food and beverages prepared for immediate consumption and to-go must be placed in environmentally acceptable packaging. Polystyrene foam is simply not a good solution for food service.  It is difficult or impossible to successfully recycle. 

Tucked into a store front on Lake Street just a few doors east of Lyndale, Showroom offers a unique and special experience for designers and shoppers alike.  Showroom features one of a kind items made almost exclusively by Twin Cities designers and artists.  Inside are jewelry, fashion, art, and apothecary items that delight the senses.

I was there to meet with co-owner Jennifer Chilstrom who is a woman of many trades, talents, and interests.  I first met Jen when she agreed to make silhouettes for our Volunteer Appreciation Party two years ago.  She rounded up some fellow artists and created lovely silhouettes of volunteers at the party, even convincing a few reluctant party goers to sit for a “portrait”.  Her warm demeanor and humor made the event fun and engaging. 

Business Notes are short updates about what’s happening with Lyndale area businesses.

Jungle Theater – 2951 Lyndale Ave
April 3rd – May 24th   And the World Goes ‘Round
Starring Bradley Greenwald and Tiffany Seymour
This show takes off like a shot and rarely descends to earth thereafter!

Dulono’s Pizza – 607 W Lake St
Stop down and enjoy the “All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet” $7.99   11:30am – 2:00pm
Bands appearing in March are:
High Forty Eights – Saturday, March 14th – 8pm
Platte Valley Boys – Friday, March 20th – 8pm
Moxie Blue – Saturday, March 21st – 8pm
Bill Giese Band – Saturday, March 28th – 8pm

LNA is happy to report that because of you, our Annual Fund goals were not only met, but surpassed!  Through the generosity and commitment to community building, Lyndale community members donated $3,353 during our 2014 Annual Fund Drive.  Our goal was to raise $3,000 and thanks to you, we were in a good financial position to start this year. 

Individual giving accounts for upwards of 72 percent of all charitable giving and in the past year about 95 percent of households (countrywide) donated to the nonprofit sector.  Without individual giving, organizations like LNA would not be able to accomplish the wonderful things we do. 

On Saturday, February 14th, community members and Lyndale staff gathered to thank Taylor Shevey for all her hard work at Lyndale the last four years and wish her the best in her next adventure!

Spring is fast approaching and as I’m sure you’ve noticed there is a lot of trash along our boulevards and streets when the snow melts!

We’re hoping for melted snow and warm weather for our spring neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, April 18th. You can come to the Lyndale Neighborhood Community Center between 10 and 1 that day to pick up treats, a route and garbage bags to assist your cleaning!

We look forward to seeing you and making sure our neighborhood is clean for spring!  For more information contact Jennifer at jennifer@lyndale.org / 612.824.9402 x12.

Homeowner Eligibility
Metro Paint-A-Thon is a program that helps low-income seniors and people with permanent physical disabilities continue to live independently in their own homes. A volunteer team is matched to scrape, prime, and paint the exterior of each eligible home/garage, thereby keeping it well-maintained, beautiful, and an asset to the neighborhood. All of this is done at no cost to the homeowner.

Eligible Homeowners Must:

The Crime & Safety Committee meeting was Tuesday, January 13th at the 5th Police Precinct.

On Wednesday, January 7th Jamie Graham DDS and Anna Seime DDS from Fiant Dental attended our housing meeting to present information about the “halo style” sign they plan to have installed on the new dental office at 3225 Lyndale Avenue and to ask for support for the Expansion of Conditional Use Permit. Because the business is in a residential area the signage must be approved by the City.

The Lyndale Open House fast approaches! This year’s Open House will take place on Wednesday, April 8th from 5:30-8pm (note the change from Friday to Wednesday).

The Lyndale Open House will once again take place at the Lyndale Community School (34th and Grand) and will be your best chance to catch up with community organizations, taste food from local restaurants, and play games with your kids at the carnival.

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2015 Lyndale Sponsors
Please take a moment to thank the following neighborhood businesses for sponsoring the Lyndale Neighborhood Association during 2015.


Community Builder

36th and Lyndale BP
3551 Lyndale Ave S
Cooper & Reid, LLC The Low Cost Law Firm
825 Nicollet Ave
Zion Lutheran Church
128 W 33rd St
Highland Plaza
3009 Nicollet Ave

Neighborhood Partner
Redeemer Health & Rehab
625 W 31st St

TruStone Financial Credit Union
2817 Lyndale Ave

Nicollet Ace Hardware
3805 Nicollet Ave
InnerCity Tennis
4005 Nicollet Ave
Blaisdell YMCA
3355 Blaisdell Ave S
Lake Wine & Spirits
404 W Lake St
Butter Bakery Cafe
3700 Nicollet Ave


Good Neighbor
Royal Pet
3019 Lyndale Ave S
Edina Realty
5318 Lyndale Ave S
Extreme Noise
407 W Lake St
Schatzlein Saddle Shop
413 W Lake St
State Farm Insurance
3430 Nicollet Ave
The Chair

3255 Lyndale Ave S
Warners' Stellian
5462 Nicollet Ave S

Become a Sponsor Today!