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Pedro’s Makes Way for a Park

When Pedro’s Luggage closed down in 2009 they donated the building and the land to the city, and demolition finally began last Friday. The soon-to-be empty space at 10th and Robert will become a new park, which is something this… Continue Reading →

Nice Ride Plans to Expand

Thanks to nearly $2 million in new federal funding, Nice Ride is preparing to expand their operation by at least 50 stations this year. While the specific locations haven’t been named just yet, it looks like St Paul can expect some… Continue Reading →

Public TV Features East Side Youth

East Side Pride points out a documentary called Changemakers: Teens Who Learn and Earn,  which follows some teens who are making big changes in their communities, and it features some youth from East Side St Paul. From a girl-owned coffee shop in rural… Continue Reading →

Pigeon Birth Control Working in Saint Paul

Saint Paul’s efforts to curb the pigeon population have been working. By stealthily slipping birth control into special feeders at the top of the Lowry, the number hanging around that building has been cut in half (so have your chances… Continue Reading →

Beer Dabbler is Back

The 2nd Annual Beer Dabbler is back at the Winter Carnival, January 29th. It’s $25 in advance and $35 day-of but that’s worth it for a day of craft and micro-brew tasting and a pint glass to keep.  Plus, this… Continue Reading →

St Paul Athletic Club to Take Over LifeTime Space

If you were sad to see the LTF location in downtown St Paul close last fall, you will soon have another gym option. The soon-to-be St Paul Athletic club is filling the vacancy created when a dispute arose between LifeTime Fitness and the… Continue Reading →

Holiday Shopping Deals in St Paul

The 651.com has a great roundup of local holiday shopping deals for just about everyone. Men’s Shopping Night at Grand Hand Gallery: Enjoy snacks and beers from 5-9 on December 9th while the gallery staff help you pick out the perfect… Continue Reading →

St Paul Winter Carnival turns 125

In 1885 a New York Times reporter penned his opinion of our Capital City during winter, stating it was “another Siberia, unfit for human habitation.” Offended, the St Paul Chamber of Commerce created an event to show that wimp that not only was… Continue Reading →

1918 Wedding Reception Shows Historic St. Paul

A little peek into the history of the Palm Ballroom in the St Paul Hotel; a wedding reception held in 1918.

Habitat Community Build Day

Via East Side Pride blog, Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a Community Build Day at the St Paul site on December 16th, and they’re looking for volunteers. They’ll provide on-site training for those without construction experience, or you can… Continue Reading →

Hmong Village on the East Side

Hmong Village will open next Saturday at 1001 Johnson Parkway, giving St Paul their own sort-of Midtown Global Market. While most of the vendors are Hmong there will be Mexican, Somali, Thai and Vietnamese merchants, too. You’ll find local produce… Continue Reading →

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