Patrick Larkin

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May

Major I-35E closures to last until September

If you’re an East Sider who uses Interstate 35E north of Maryland Avenue, MnDOT advises you to be prepared.

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03
May

Placemaking residency to celebrate/examine Dayton’s Bluff

National health experts to pay visit How does Dayton’s Bluff chalk up in terms of walkability? Residents and community organizers will be considering this as they tour the neighborhood with three internationally renowned urban design experts. A week-long “placemaking residency” put on by the St. Paul Riverfront Corporation will take an in-depth look at the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood, as well as five other Twin cities locations, from a perspective of population health.

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03
May

$1 million idea has morphed

The Standard Oil Building in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be demolished. So, Tracy Side’s idea to turn the building into a food hub, which she won $1 million for, had to change. But, she says, the crux of her idea remains. (file photo)
The Standard Oil Building in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be demolished. So, Tracy Side’s idea to turn the building into a food hub, which she won $1 million for, had to change. But, she says, the crux of her idea remains. (file photo)

Sans building, Tracy Sides switches focus to food programs When Tracy Sides won $1 million for her idea to transform the old Standard Oil building into a food hub for farmers, gardeners and anyone who enjoys eating, the idea sounded romantic. Sides won the $1 Million Forever Saint Paul Challenge in 2013. Sponsored by the St. Paul Foundation, the contest was driven by one question: “What would you do with $1 million to make Saint Paul great?”

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03
May

Six charged in gunfire skirmish at Hmong Village

Six men are charged for participating in a fight at Hmong Village after shots were fired inside the indoor food market in January 2015.

According to a criminal complaint from the Ramsey County attorney’s office:

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26
Apr

Ramsey County to hold May 2 warrant resolution event

Ramsey County is hoping to close out some of its 4,500 active misdemeanor warrants.

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26
Apr

Phalen will get new fishing dock

A new fishing dock will be built along the west side of Lake Phalen. The pier, similar to the one shown above, will replace an old pier that was removed in 2013.  (submitted photo)
A new fishing dock will be built along the west side of Lake Phalen. The pier, similar to the one shown above, will replace an old pier that was removed in 2013. (submitted photo)

Lake Phalen will have a new fishing spot this summer.

The Minnesota DNR is teaming up with the Ramsey Washington Metro Watershed District and St. Paul Parks and Recreation to install a public fishing dock on the west side of the lake.

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26
Apr

Man charged with shooting at baby near Wilder Park

Joseph John Johnson
Joseph John Johnson

Joseph John Johnson, 22, of Minneapolis faces felony charges in Ramsey County after firing a gun at his ex-girlfriend’s car while she was driving with her 1-year-old baby.

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26
Apr

Moonshine Saloon could re-open with new owner, new name

The empty Moonshine Saloon on East Seventh Street could be getting a new owner. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
The empty Moonshine Saloon on East Seventh Street could be getting a new owner. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

East Side bar employee wants to buy, re-open old brick bar

Matt Burns, an employee at the St. Paul Saloon on Hudson Road, is hoping to re-open what was once called the Moonshine Saloon at 1179 East Seventh St.

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26
Apr

Twin Cities Academy moving out

Twin Cities Academy will look to build a new school building for the 2016-2017 school year. The Dayton’s Bluff based public charter school enjoys small class sizes and high achievement rates. Shown above, students participate in a literature discussion in a classroom of about nine students.
Twin Cities Academy will look to build a new school building for the 2016-2017 school year. The Dayton’s Bluff based public charter school enjoys small class sizes and high achievement rates. Shown above, students participate in a literature discussion in a classroom of about nine students.

Sacred Heart concerned about future of school building

Twin Cities Academy is moving on up.

According to a newsletter from Twin Cities Academy, the public charter school will be looking to move for the 2016-2017 school year.

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19
Apr

Arcade’s got the better betta

Betta fish are considered “living jewelry” for their gemlike colors and their value to their collectors, who prize their variety of fin types and distinct hues. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Betta fish are considered “living jewelry” for their gemlike colors and their value to their collectors, who prize their variety of fin types and distinct hues. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

East Side shops bring southeast Asian tradition to the world

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