East Side Review

Sat
06
Sep

With Payne Ave. picking up steam, it begs the question: what about Arcade Street?


With Payne Avenue experiencing a bit of a renaissance in the past few years, Arcade Street seems to be taking a backseat -- the street, just a few blocks east of Payne, remains mostly unchanged. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Payne Avenue has seen a lot of transformation over the past year. 
 
Fri
05
Sep

Local businesses get a boost with East Side Enterprise Center


The East Side Enterprise Center, a small business incubator located at the old Pabst building on Margaret Street, will offer a wide range of knowledge and resources to East Side businesses. The center will open in late September. (Submitted photo)
A business hub will open on the East Side this fall.
 
Tue
02
Sep

Grant looks to bring cultural fluency to Catholic schools

With a diverse student body, consisting of 11 different cultures, and seven different languages, St. Pascal Baylon is not the homogenous Catholic school it once was.
 
Tue
02
Sep

With summer coming to an end, 170 picked up so far for curfew violations

Crime index down 6 percent  Summer's nearly over, and on Tuesday, Sept. 2, teenagers attending St. Paul Public Schools will return to class. And with that, likely there will be fewer kids out past curfew, said Matt Toupal, the St. Paul Police Department's Eastern District senior commander.

Mon
25
Aug

Metro State gets grant to do 100 paid internships

May mean more students in community businesses  For many, the word "internship" often follows the word "unpaid." Such is often the case for students seeking internships at Metro State University. But thanks to a grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, Metropolitan State University will hook up 100 students with paid internships.

Mon
25
Aug

Police investigating death of St. Paul man attacked at Checkerboard Pizza

St. Paul Police confirmed today that they're investigating the death of 34-year-old Nicholas James Keilen of St. Paul.

Keilen died over the weekend and police were notified of the man's death Monday morning.

Fri
22
Aug

Bergeron memorial restored


The "Bergeron Pass" memorial stone near Lake Phalen underwent renovations recently. The stone is located near where Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron was ambushed and killed while he was investigating a carjacking in 2010.

Boulder repainted after death of officer Patrick
A couple weeks ago, the memorial commemorating slain Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron was not in peak condition. The lettering was faded, there was some sign of wear, and memorial had been defaced with spray paint in November 2013. 

Mon
18
Aug

HealthPartners eyes large East Side expansion


HealthPartners submitted a site plan for a 128,000-square-foot building to go alongside existing facilities at 295 Phalen Blvd., near where it intersects Interstate 35E. Leslie McMurray, director of the Payne-Phalen district council, expressed enthusiasm at the potential new building. (submitted photo)

Could mean major investment, new jobs        If what HealthPartners is planning comes to pass, the Phalen corridor will take on a whole new look. The HMO has submitted a site plan to the city of St. Paul for a 128,000-square-foot, four-story neuroscience center to go up alongside existing facilities at 295 Phalen Blvd., according to Tom Beach, who oversees site plan reviews for the city of St. Paul.

Mon
18
Aug

St. Paul carves out possible skate park at Arlington-Arkwright


Andrew Vega, 17, of St. Paul, does a trick at St. Paul's new Front Skate Park. With the new skate park in there, the park's old equipment may be resurfaced and moved over to the East Side. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
East Side skateboarders and aggressive skaters could be in luck -- the East Side may get ramps, rails and quarter pipes of its own.
 
Wed
13
Aug

Preferred Gateway Corridor route selected


The locally preferred alternate route selected by the Gateway Corridor Commission has a bus rapid transit line following I-94 from downtown St. Paul to Woodbury in a dedicated guideway. (submitted graphic)

The Gateway Corridor Policy Advisory Committee has identified a more specific route for a proposed bus rapid transit line traveling between downtown St. Paul and Woodbury. 

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