Parking would remain on both sides of Payne Avenue and include bike lanes. (Image courtesy of Eric Saathoff)
New lanes could help Payne Ave. businesses
“Within Payne-Phalen, there really aren’t places, safe places, to ride,” said Eric Saathoff, a member of the District 5 Planning Council and Board, and the chair of the District 5 Transportation Committee.
Saathoff is also a bike commuter, who goes back and forth to his job as a teacher at Crossroads Elementary in the Como neighborhood.
The St. Paul Parks and Recreation Department released an architects’ rendering of the future China Garden at Phalen Regional Park, This pavilion is designed to look like the Aiwan Pavilion in Changsha, China. (submitted illustration)
Conceptual plans released for Phalen Park amenity
After months of discussions, the proposed China Garden at Phalen Regional Park has begun to take shape, even if it’s still in the blueprint stage.
St. Paul Parks and Recreation and The Minnesota China Friendship Garden Society recently released conceptual plans for the China Garden. According to their press release, the garden will be built in phases, with a goal of starting Phase 1 in 2016.
Should fill gaps in library's collection relating to women, feminism
As a young adult, Dr. Paula Rabinowitz started collecting various feminist journals, poetry chapbooks, pamphlets, books, and any other kind of material she could find related to feminism and women.
She said she understood as a young person how important it would be in the future to have a collection of the evolution of feminist thought. Now she has decided to share her collection with others by donating it to the East Side Freedom Library.