Dayton's Bluff

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06
Aug

CLUES expansion to start this month, will wrap up in the spring

Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio, also known as CLUES, celebrated the groundbreaking of an expansion of its headquarters at 797 East Seventh St. in Dayton’s Bluff on Aug. 1.

Mon
16
Jul

From homemade to community anchor


Marjorie Otto/Review • Mañana Restaurant’s new location more than doubles its seating — from 30 seats at the old restaurant to nearly 90 at the new spot, which includes an outdoor patio.

Mañana Restaurant makes the step to full ownership

 

Mon
16
Jul

Dayton’s Bluff homeless shelter controversy far from over


file image • In April, First Lutheran Church, which houses Listening House homeless day shelter, sued the City of St. Paul in federal court over conditions imposed by the city on how the shelter can operate out of the church. The conditions followed months of complaints from First Lutheran neighbors about people who use the shelter defecating, urinating, and trespassing in the neighborhood, among other issues.

Federal judge eases restrictions on church that houses it

 

Mon
25
Jun

Construction finally starts at 208 Bates


Marjorie Otto/Review • Construction has finally started on 208 Bates Ave., a historic apartment building in Dayton’s Bluff. The building was a part of the 2016 Vacant Home Tour that was organized by Dayton’s Bluff neighbors to save historic buildings from being torn down.

Just over two years ago, six Dayton’s Bluff homes were in the shadow of the wrecking ball.

Mon
11
Jun

Look for a new mural in Dayton’s Bluff


Marjorie Otto/Review • Phoenix Market, located near the corner of Third Street and Maria Avenue in Dayton’s Bluff, will soon feature a mural on the building’s southern wall. The mural’s creation was organized by the Urban Root’s Youth Council and should be installed by the end of the month. Urban Roots’ oldest garden is also located next to the neighborhood convenience store.

Urban Roots leaves its mark on the neighborhood through a series of gardens across the East Side. Soon, the organization can add murals to the list. 

Mon
28
May

Metro State home to Minnesota’s first ‘cyber range’


Marjorie Otto/Review • Metropolitan State University held a grand opening celebration May 16 for its new MN Cyber Range, which will be based in the university’s Jason R. Carter Science Education Center. The cyber range, the first of its kind in Minnesota, is described as a “flight simulator for cyber attacks.” Cyber security professionals will use the range to practice how to react to and stop cyber attacks. Instructors demonstrated how the training simulator works during the grand opening.

Range will be used to train for cyber attacks

 

Mon
30
Apr

Railroad Island to be an energy conservation hotspot


courtesy of Google Maps • A new solar garden, part of an energy conservation program taking place in Railroad Island, will be located at the end of Minnehaha Avenue near the Village on Rivoli housing development. Homes with low income occupants will be hooked up to the solar garden for free, with the goal of eliminating barriers to renewable energy.

The little neighborhood of Railroad Island has become a big target when it comes to energy consumption and renewable energy.

Mon
09
Apr

Listening House sues St. Paul over guest restrictions


file graphic • Listening House, a homeless day shelter that operates out of First Lutheran Church at 463 Maria Ave., is suing the City of St. Paul over restrictions put on it by the St. Paul City Council that limit the number of guests it can serve, among other things.

As Listening House, a homeless day shelter in Dayton’s Bluff, neighbors and the city struggle to find a balance so all can coexist, the organization filed a lawsuit against the City of St. Paul in Ramsey County District Court on April 2. 

Mon
19
Mar

Dayton’s Bluff ‘greenhouse’ to be renovated this year


courtesy of 292 Design Group • The original, 3,000-square-foot facility will be renovated and a some 750 square feet of space will be added to the front of the building to create a demonstration area.

A project that was only about 50-percent-funded less than a year ago is now planned to be completed by the end of the year. 

Mon
12
Mar

After chaotic end to 2017, Dayton’s Bluff Community Council slowly stabilizing

The Dayton’s Bluff Community Council board of directors has slowly been picking up the pieces to stabilize the organization following tumultuous events at the end of last year.

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