January 2014

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This neighborhood’s origins

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If you haven’t seen this gorgeous video about the early history of Lincoln Park/Duluth’s West End, you really need to. It’s about 40 minutes long, so pull up a comfortable chair and make yourself a cup of tea.

So delicious

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So the Minnesota Department of Agriculture website’s “What’s In Season Chart,” linked here, doesn’t even include January. When we talk about finding fresh, delicious local food, we’re probably dreaming about the first asparagus in May or the full glory of the summer tomatoes. That doesn’t mean we need to give up, though.

Northern Expressions Arts Collective and the Lincoln Park Fair Food Access Committee are teaming up to bring lessons in good food to the “In the Park After Dark” series. Join them at the Harrison Community Center at 5:30 on January 23 for a cooking class featuring treats that are both delicious and good for you. All ages are welcome–kids under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Community Action Duluth Tax Sites

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It’s that special time of year when W-2 forms arrive in the mail and we have to contemplate filing taxes once again. If this is a daunting task, there’s help! Community Action Duluth has several free tax sites where you can find assistance in preparing your returns. Community Action’s ace team of volunteers served over 2,000 individuals last year and helped them claim over $3 million in refunds.

Click here for a link to their hours and locations. Please note that some sites operate by appointment only, while others are walk-in.

Ecolibrium3 Launches New Website

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The Lincoln Park portal is here! Check in for neighborhood highlights, an interactive calendar of events, and facts about our part of town.