Patrick Larkin

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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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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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Apr

Metro State data breach proves substantial

Metropolitan State University announced on Tuesday, March 14, that a December data breach led to the exposure of personal information from 160,000 current and former students.

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19
Apr

Neighborhood meeting assuages some fears, but worries others

Freedom Works, a post-prison ministry, will look to locate in a former convent at 869 E. Fifth St. where they’d provide housing for about 24 men who are recently released from prison. (file photo)
Freedom Works, a post-prison ministry, will look to locate in a former convent at 869 E. Fifth St. where they’d provide housing for about 24 men who are recently released from prison. (file photo)

Post-prison ministry group hoping neighbors will be welcoming

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12
Apr

Keller Creek gets some TLC

A kayaker enjoys a bout of warm weather in late March on Keller Creek. Boating in the creek should be a little easier once there’s a new boat portage spot later this summer. (submitted photo)
A kayaker enjoys a bout of warm weather in late March on Keller Creek. Boating in the creek should be a little easier once there’s a new boat portage spot later this summer. (submitted photo)

This year, Keller Creek should start looking a little nicer.

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12
Apr

Meeting to look at development opportunities along Gateway Corridor

The Gateway Corridor, a bus rapid transit route, is on track to be completed in 2022. Ahead of that, Community and business leaders are getting together to discuss ways to attract development to the new transit corridor. (submitted graphic)
The Gateway Corridor, a bus rapid transit route, is on track to be completed in 2022. Ahead of that, Community and business leaders are getting together to discuss ways to attract development to the new transit corridor. (submitted graphic)

With plans for the Gateway Corridor coming along slowly, planners are looking to spark conversations about how to attract desirable commercial development along the proposed route.

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12
Apr

Goodbye, tattered billboard

The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building will be taken down. (file photo)
The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building will be taken down. (file photo)

Deciding to abide by the city’s own regulations, City Hall staff have announced the blank, aging billboard above the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building is coming down.

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