St Paul

Mon
21
Sep

Coleman announces sidewalk poem contest

St. Paul residents will have a chance to win $100 and have their words permanently engraved in a sidewalk somewhere in the city.

Sun
20
Sep

St. Paul Libraries offering new online courses

St. Paul Public Libraries staff are hoping to help adults plug back into education and strengthen their resume, and they're making it easy to do.

Sun
20
Sep

Mississippi Market opens on East Seventh

A 9,000 square-foot grocery store showcasing organic products opened in Dayton’s Bluff on Wednesday, Sept. 2. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A 9,000 square-foot grocery store showcasing organic products opened in Dayton’s Bluff on Wednesday, Sept. 2. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Co-op comes from humble neighborhood beginnings

East Seventh Street is starting to look whole again — a foundation’s set for the new senior housing project by Dominium, Metropolitan State University’s parking ramp is done and their student center’s coming along, and the new Mississippi Market food co-op is open.

Sun
13
Sep

Payne/Arcade Harvest Fest 2015 supplement

Payne/Arcade Harvest Fest is September 18-20, 2015. Here is information, event schedule and advertisers' specials for this year's Festival.

 

 

Sun
13
Sep

Harvest Fest momentum builds

The 2014 parade grand marshal Alfreda Flowers charmed the crowd. Flowers, who started the social services and charity organization Family Values For Life, organizes an annual backpack giveaway. This year’s grand marshal is Ed Bertges, owner of the revitalized Schwietz Saloon. (file photo)
The 2014 parade grand marshal Alfreda Flowers charmed the crowd. Flowers, who started the social services and charity organization Family Values For Life, organizes an annual backpack giveaway. This year’s grand marshal is Ed Bertges, owner of the revitalized Schwietz Saloon. (file photo)

Weekend full of fun on the docket
With the East Side’s long-time tradition hitting its stride again, neighbors will gather for fall fun and merriment the weekend of Sept. 18 through 20.
At noon, Payne Avenue’s golden commercial stretch will be closed off to make way for a 60-group parade on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Sun
13
Sep

Teen-cop dialogue series launches

Will address topics of racism, interacting with police
Some new conversation projects hosted by three St. Paul district councils will seek to get teens talking to adults in law enforcement and the city’s parks department.
A dialogue starting Monday, Sept. 14, will team up 35 or so teens with 15 police officers from the St. Paul Police Department to talk about race and racism, how police are perceived in the community, and more.

Sun
13
Sep

Grand Round construction slotted for spring 2016

More biking, fewer intersections on the docket for Johnson, Wheelock
Looking to make Johnson and Wheelock parkways more park-like, planners behind the St. Paul Grand Round are proposing closing off many side streets that intersect the two roadways, to improve the experience of the Grand Round for pedestrians on the East Side.

Sun
13
Sep

Bronze vessel stolen from St. Pascals

The bronze tabernacle from St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church was stolen by a group of young men in the early hours of Friday, Sept. 3. (submitted photo)
The bronze tabernacle from St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church was stolen by a group of young men in the early hours of Friday, Sept. 3. (submitted photo)

A 50-pound bronze tabernacle was stolen from St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church in the wee hours of Friday, Sept. 3.

Sun
13
Sep

Long-vacant gas station gets buyer

The long-vacant gas station at Payne and Minnehaha avenues has a new owner. Abdi Wali Ali bought it in August and says he plans to revive it as a gas station and convenience store, but he will face numerous code issues and will have only a short period of time to rehabilitate the place. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
The long-vacant gas station at Payne and Minnehaha avenues has a new owner. Abdi Wali Ali bought it in August and says he plans to revive it as a gas station and convenience store, but he will face numerous code issues and will have only a short period of time to rehabilitate the place. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Buyer hoping for fruitful first business; neighbors hope to see it demolished
The long-vacant gas station at 719 Payne Ave. has a new owner.
Paying only $39,000 for it, Abdi Wali Ali bought the place hoping to turn his business management education from Goshen College in Indiana into a solid first business.
His plan is to re-open the building for the same use as before: a gas station and convenience store.

Wed
09
Sep

People Incorporated greenlighted for East Side


People Incorporated have the green light to move into the former convent building at White Bear and Lacrosse avenues -- the St. Paul City Council voted 5-2 to allow the building to be rezoned, which means People Incorporated can house up to 16 men and women who are in the midst of mental health crises. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Mental health crisis organization will move into former convent
Parking worries failed to surmount a social services agency's attempts to move into the greater East Side area. 

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