East Side Review

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11
Apr

143-year-old church changes name with changing times


Marjorie Otto/ Review "I feel like Vanna White," laughed Joe Stodola, manager of building and grounds for what will now be called LifePoint Church, as he took down the church's old signage. The church, located at 2220 Edgerton St. in Maplewood, was called Trinity Baptist Church until April 1.

 

Marjorie Otto
Review staff

Trinity Baptist Church, a longtime community member of both the East Side of St. Paul and, within the past 50 years, Maplewood, has changed its name. 

Sun
26
Feb

Rush Line route to be finalized this spring


Final route decisions will be made this spring for the Rush Line transit corridor between downtown St. Paul and downtown White Bear Lake. There are four route options for downtown St. Paul and Rush Line project planners are deciding if they should make a deal with BNSF Railway company to use their railroad right-of-way north of Interstate 694.

Multiple options for bus rapid transit route on the table

The Rush Line project is chugging along as final route decisions will be made this spring. 

Sun
26
Feb

Nation’s first sepak takraw courts to be built on East Side


The Southeast Asian game of sepak takraw is played by using only the head, feet, or knees to knock a plastic ball back and forth. Hands cannot be used and players go to gravity-defying measures to ensure the ball does not fall on their side.

Soccer-like game is a tradition for Southeast Asian cultures

Sun
26
Feb

East Side Review police reports - Feb. 2 — Feb. 8

Thursday, Feb. 2 — Wednesday, Feb. 8 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

Sun
26
Feb

Events Featured in East Side Review February 26, 2017

Events:  East Side Freedom Library; Urban homesteading ; Hayden Heights Library; Dayton’s Bluff Library Hosts Open House for Library Go; Elder Café; ESABA Third Annual Fish Fry; The East Side’s Got Talent Cabaret; Mexica New Year/Makuilli Kalli; ‘Designing Your Life’ author, Dave Evans, to speak at Metro State; 

Sun
26
Feb

East Siders march from Mexican Consulate to capitol on ‘Day Without Immigrants’


On Thursday, Feb. 16, marchers gathered at the Mexican Consulate along East Seventh Street to march to the Minnesota State Capitol on the “Day Without Immigrants.”

Businesses close as the community marches

Sun
19
Feb

Merrick Community Services finds a new home


Merrick Community Services will lease 15,000 square feet within Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, located at 1669 Arcade St.

Gustavus Adolphus church is leasing space to social services agency

After 10 years of searching, Merrick Community Services has found a new permanent home on the northern edge of the East Side. 

Sun
19
Feb

East Side Review police reports - Jan. 26 — Feb. 1

Thursday, Jan. 26 — Wednesday, Feb. 1 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

Sun
19
Feb

Events Featured in East Side Review February 19, 2017

Events: East Side Pride Open Mic; Free MN Sinfonia concert; “Designing Your Life” author, Dave Evans, to speak at Metro State; The event is open to the public, although seating is limited; Waniyetu/Winter Walk: Dakota Culture; Play-test a new game at Metro State University Library; The East Side’s Got Talent Cabaret; Urban homesteading; East Side Freedom Library; Hayden Heights Library; ​

Sun
19
Feb

Sanneh Foundation receives $600,000, plans to expand programming

The Sanneh Foundation, which is based out of the Conway Recreation Center on the East Side, recently announced it has received $600,000 in grants from the Otto Bremer Trust.

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