The Not Guilty Band was one the many performances that hit the stage during the 7th Street Live event. At right, many food trucks were available during the 7th Street Live event located along East 7th Street between Minnehaha Avenue and Forest Street.
7th Street Live, the Dayton’s Bluff music, art and food festival, enjoyed beautiful weather on Aug. 13. This was the festival’s second year and was organized by the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council and the East Side radio station WEQY 104.7 FM.
The St. Paul Saloon, located at 1045 Hudson Road, was purchased by a new owner in the late spring and will open in late August or early September. Below, Alex Rivero, the new owner of St. Paul Saloon, made some cosmetic updates by replacing the carpet and painting. He also updated appliances and the food and drink menus.
The St. Paul Saloon, a small establishment with a checkered past located next to the Historic Mounds Theatre on Hudson Road, is now under new ownership.
Clockwise from top left: 275 Bates Ave., built in 1884, is 1,640 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. 700 E. Fourth St., built in 1879, is a two story Queen Anne style home. 737 Plum St., built in 1882, is 2,192 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. 767 E. Fourth St., built in 1890, is 2,136 square foot home with 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
Neighborhood & city partnership prevent demolition of historic homes
Six properties in the Dayton’s Bluff historic district, including 737 Plum St., have been saved from the wrecking ball, at least for now. (file photo)
Jane Prince helps broker deal
In her first week on the job, Ward 7's new council person, Jane Prince, has already helped cut a deal to give six properties in Dayton's Bluff's historic district a fighting chance.
The solution, she said, was simple: get the interested parties together for an in-person discussion.
The proposed Red Rock Corridor bus rapid transit line would connect southwest suburbs as far out as Hastings to St. Paul. The route would link up with the Gateway Corridor’s stops in Dayton’s Bluff before continuing on into downtown St. Paul. (submitted graphic)
East Side stops added to plan
East Side residents could one day use a bus rapid transit line to go to jobs in Cottage Grove.
By the same route, southwest suburbanites from Newport all the way down to Hastings could easily travel into the East Side to visit restaurants or go to school at Metropolitan State University, or commute to work in downtown St. Paul. And from there, they could link up with other transit lines such as the Green Line light rail route between Minneapolis and St. Paul.