East Side Review

Tue
29
Nov

Shaping the future of Payne-Phalen

The last time the District 5 Planning Council took charge of creating a new 10-year Area Plan for its city district, bell bottoms were just fading from the streets.

Mon
28
Nov

Silver bells or funeral bells?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

On the road, it’s also one of the deadliest times of the year.

Wed
23
Nov

Law enforcers say proposed federal cuts threaten public safety

Minnesota law enforcement leaders released a report Nov. 9 that said proposed budget cuts by the U.S. Congress will increase crime by slashing support to law enforcement and proven investments that help kids get the right start in life and avoid crime.

Wed
23
Nov

Metro State hosts free concert Dec. 2

Metropolitan State University presents Holiday Pops on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in the university auditorium, 700 E. Seventh St., St. Paul. The concert is free and open to the public.

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.

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