East Side Review

Tue
09
Jul

Let the good times roll


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review

A hot, sticky forecast didn’t keep people away from enjoying all that Kaposia Days had to offer on June 29.

Tue
09
Jul

East Side Review - Thursday, June 13 — Wednesday, June 19

Thursday, June 13 — Wednesday, June 19

Tue
09
Jul

American icons in Lafayette


A recent trip to Lafayette, Louisiana included gliding through a swamp at Cypress Island Nature Preserve, where cypress trees grew in the shallow water, large birds swooped overhead and an occasional alligator could be spotted. (Pamela O’Meara photos/Review)

Lafayette, Louisiana, is home to a number of American icons: Tabasco sauce, Martin accordions and the unique culture and nature of the gulf states. 

Mon
01
Jul

Making the most out of the longest day of the year


photos courtesy of Harland Hiemstra/Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Nearly 500 community members celebrated the summer solstice June 21 by getting out to Keller Regional Park, where the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hosted its “Take Aim at Summer Fun” event.

Mon
01
Jul

St. Paul PD pumps up its traffic unit to deal with distracted driving


As the St. Paul Police Department increases the staffing of its Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Unit to combat distracted driving crashes, the department is also continuing its Stop for Me education events. During the events — which take place at problematic intersections flagged by neighbors — police officers and citizens cross the road, educating both drivers and pedestrians about laws and expectations. (courtesy of Stop for Me)

With four fatal pedestrian crashes already this year in the city, the St. Paul Police Department is working to crack down on distracted drivers while helping out pedestrians.

Mon
01
Jul

‘Whereas June 2019 is Pride Month ...


A resident showed up to the June 24 West St. Paul City Council meeting to show their support for a proposed proclamation officially recognizing June as Pride Month in the city. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

City, PD for first time recognize the month

 

On June 28, 1969, people rioted after a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. 

Mon
01
Jul

Stepping up to create a clean energy future

The science is clear: carbon emissions sent into the atmosphere from a variety of human sources threaten to upend our economy, our health, our national security, and our very way of life. 

Mon
01
Jul

Dodge Nature Center working to improve energy usage

Dodge Nature Center’s mission statement says its goal is “providing exceptional experiences in nature through environmental education,” and the West St. Paul-based nonprofit is working to make sure it lives up to that ideal.

Mon
01
Jul

East Side Review - Police Reports • Thursday, June 6 — Wednesday, June 12

Thursday, June 6 — Wednesday, June 12

Mon
01
Jul

Celebrate Independence Day

Here’s a list of area Fourth of July celebrations​

 

Minnesota Historical Society

Summit Avenue Walking Tour

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