We are contemplating a move to the twin cities and have friends (w/o kids) in the Longfellow neighborhood. Longfellow would put us in walking/biking distance to work. Can anyone tell us more about raising kids in this neighborhood? (We know it has "sub-neighborhoods" like Seward and would love to hear more about these as well). TIA!
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here's some info on it. Minneapolis is great for parks and fun stuff in every neighborhood. and if you're close to a biking trail then you're set! plus it's the Twins Cities, so you're only a short drive from just about anything!
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The Longfellow neighborhood is actually one of the best places in Minneapolis to raise a family. Houses in that area sells very quickly. I say go for it! (BTW-I live in St. Paul, but lived in Mpls for over 15+ years.)
I have never personally lived in that neighborhood, I lived in the Whitier neighborhood, but I have friends that live there and I hang around there quite often. I think it's a beautiful neighborhood and very kid friendly. Tons of parks w/i walking distance, and everwhere in Longfellow is quite close to the river which is my favorite part of the entire city of Mpls! I don't know if you have a dog, but there is a dog park on the river that is just sprawling and quite amazing that I go to year round which is super fun to hike! There are also some cute coffee shops/ cafes, and yoga/ dance studios that I enjoy in that area as well.
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