East Side Review

Wed
23
Nov

Women’s Human Rights Film Series: “Basta!” and “Peace by Peace”

The Women’s Human Rights Film Series, presented by The Friends and Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights concludes this November with screenings of two films: “Basta! Women Say No to Violence” and “Peace by Peace: Women on the Frontlines.”

Wed
23
Nov

Victorian Christmas set at Ramsey House

Perhaps no other Minnesota house evokes the spirit of a Victorian Christmas so completely as the Alexander Ramsey House, one of the nation’s premier vintage homes. Beginning Nov. 25, the Ramsey home, 265 S. Exchange St., St.

Wed
23
Nov

Holiday Boutique to be held at Como Streetcar Station

A holiday boutique will take place at the Como Streetcar Station on Saturday, Dec. 3 from noon to 3 p.m. The Como Streetcar Station is located at the intersection of Lexington and Horton (1224 Lexington Pkwy. No.).

Wed
23
Nov

Take snowmobile safety training now

Minnesota residents born after Dec. 31, 1976, must complete a DNR snowmobile safety training course before they can legally ride a snowmobile anywhere in Minnesota, including private land.

Wed
23
Nov

CarolFest and tree lighting

The 6th annual East Side community’s CarolFest and tree-lighting ceremony will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. at Sue’s Park (Payne and Rose Avenues). There will be Latino music and the Salvation Army Band to accompany the carolers. Free hot dogs, cider and coffee.

Wed
23
Nov

Gwen Stefani plays Minneapolis . . . er, St. Paul

On Monday, November 14, pop princess Gwen Stefani rocked the Xcel Energy Center in Minneapolis. Or at least, that’s what Stefani would have us believe. During her performance, she referred to the city as Minneapolis.

Wed
23
Nov

Fraud caseloads are increasing

While police think Steven Boland and a possible accomplice might have been able to put on a convincing act, necessitating a plea from the police for all East Side residents to stay wary, the simple fact is their scam is very, very common, and a staple of cons everywhere.

Wed
23
Nov

Bird flu panic reaches the heartland

We interrupt this column for a breaking news flash!

A case of avian influenza has been reported at a junior high near you.

How do we know this? you’re wondering.

Well, this writer’s 12-year-old sons declared it at the supper table one day last week.

Wed
23
Nov

District 2 Council Review

Wed
23
Nov

‘All decked out in red hats’

“When I grow old, I shall wear purple with a red hat … and satin sandals … and summer gloves … and make up for the sobriety of my youth …”
— from “When I am an old woman,” by Jenny Joseph

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