From left to right, State Rep. Tim Mahoney, State Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough and State Sen. Foung Hawj discussed their ideas to address educational disparities on the East Side.
Policy-makers talk educational disparities, new superintendent
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.
Teen volunteers work with Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit helping low-income homeowners and neighborhoods, to prepare the empty lot at 499 Minnehaha Avenue for the planting of a bee garden.
Pulling up to an empty lot along Minnehaha Avenue near the corner of Burr Street on a recent muggy morning, there was a group of about 10 volunteer, high-school boys cutting down brush, screwing fencing together and mixing concrete.
The Payne Avenue bike lanes will provide a north-south connection through the neighborhood, connecting to the Bruce Vento bike trail to the south and the Grand Rounds bike path along Wheelock Parkway, via Edgerton Street.
Bike lanes are a go for Payne Avenue after a St. Paul City Council vote on July 27.
In a press conference on July 20, the Ramsey County Attorney announced that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis admitted to wrongdoing in the handling of the sexual abuse of three children by former priest Curtis Wehmeyer.
The landscaping will take place in the park area in the corner of Hancock and Third streets. Facing west, the American Indian Magnet School is behind and up the hill from this park area, and the Parkway Little League baseball fields are across the street.
Neighbors to the American Indian Magnet School may need to prepare for some louder-than-average construction noise within the next few weeks.
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