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Oct

SNAPSHOTS: Clothes Closet gets a new look

Neighbors Inc. reopened its Clothes Closet Thrift Store in South St. Paul on Sept. 11. Along with a ribbon cutting, guests were able to spin the wheel to earn discounts and deals. photos courtesy Neighbors Inc.

Tue
11
Sep

SNAPSHOTS: Closing out summer with talent

To close out the last weekend of summer, Caydence Records and Coffee hosted a hip hop festival Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at the shop located at 900 Payne Ave. Some of the performers included Jaysco Creative and Soul Reflect, as seen above.

Tue
11
Sep

Bringing performance alive through taste


The cast of “Dr. Falstaff and the Working Wives of Lake County” will be performing the operetta at Swede Hollow Park on Saturday, Sept. 29. The operetta not only includes sights and sounds, but also tastes, as food will be used to extend the story and interact with the audience. (submitted photo)

Picnic operetta returns to Swede Hollow Park

 

Tue
11
Sep

Meet South St. Paul Library’s newest addition: Bobski


The South St. Paul Library’s Honora Rodriguez, an adult services librarian, is also the Librarian On Wheels and can be found at the local farmers’ market. Her pull-behind cart was made possible by donations in honor of former library volunteer-turned-employee Bob Meehl. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

New library tool is in memory of beloved employee

 

When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, it’s not uncommon to see people around riding their bikes. 

Tue
11
Sep

Milwaukee in April: Bites, bikes and a blizzard


Grizzly bears lumbered around at the Milwaukee Zoo. (Pamela O’Meara photo/Review)

Miss Katie’s 1950s diner is a good place to start a spring visit to Milwaukee if you like good burgers and delicious fries. Follow that up with a custard tour of 1950s drive-ins with Milwaukee Food and City Tours.

Tue
11
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Season draws to a close

As the weather begins to cool, the farmers' markets season is coming to an end. The South St. Paul Market, which still had a variety of produce and flowers to pick from on Sept. 5, will run through the end of the month.

Tue
11
Sep

Once-denied Mendota Heights development gets the green light


A year and a lawsuit after the process started, Marilyn and David Olin, along with Royal Oaks Reality, are able to move forward with transforming a 13.5-acre former orchard into 18 single-family home lots at 1136 and 1140 Orchard Place in Mendota Heights. (file graphic)

The Mendota Heights City Council unanimously granted approval Sept. 4 for the final plat of “The Orchard” development, and also approved a developer agreement with Orchard Heights, LLC. 

Tue
11
Sep

South St. Paul VFW building sold, will close soon

Terry Pieper, senior vice commander of the South St. Paul VFW Post 295, addressed rumors and gave an update on the future of the almost 100-year-old Veterans of Foreign War hall at the Sept. 4 South St. Paul City Council meeting.

Tue
11
Sep

South-West Review police reports published September 9, 2018

South-West Review police reports published September 9, 2018 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Tue
04
Sep

Photo installation inspired by ‘The Giver’ urges viewers to see beyond


“Polar Bear Paws” is the most popular piece in Lilja’s show, “Seeing Beyond.” It was photographed in 2013 at St. Paul’s Como Zoo. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lilja

Through photography, Sarah Lilja, an emerging artist from Maplewood, tries to capture the beauty in the world that many times others pass by without noticing. 

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