East Side Review

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22
Mar

Paint it white?

This city-owned billboard atop the Eastern District police station has intentionally been left blank while the St. Paul mayor’s office decides what to do with it. Either the community will come up with a message to put on it, or it will be removed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
This city-owned billboard atop the Eastern District police station has intentionally been left blank while the St. Paul mayor’s office decides what to do with it. Either the community will come up with a message to put on it, or it will be removed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Residents seeking legal action over city-owned billboard

The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building is no longer as scrappy and junky looking, but it’s still blank.

Sun
22
Mar

Man killed by police in standoff

A man wearing a bullet-resistant vest and armed with a rifle was shot and killed by St. Paul police at this home on White Bear Avenue, one block north of Old Hudson Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A man wearing a bullet-resistant vest and armed with a rifle was shot and killed by St. Paul police at this home on White Bear Avenue, one block north of Old Hudson Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

28-year-old was from St. Paul

A 28-year-old man was shot to death by St. Paul Police at a vacant home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue around 4:15 p.m. March 16.

Sun
22
Mar

Used bookstore coming to the East Side

A used bookstore will be cropping up on the East Side. A Greener Read has plans to open a store in May in a building in the Hamm’s complex on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue. Pictured here is one of the company’s owners, Jason Burbul. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A used bookstore will be cropping up on the East Side. A Greener Read has plans to open a store in May in a building in the Hamm’s complex on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue. Pictured here is one of the company’s owners, Jason Burbul. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Come summer, the East Side will have a used bookstore, situated on the second floor of one of the Hamm’s buildings on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue.

Wed
18
Mar

Maplewood company prepares to cultivate tobacco-based vaccines

Dave Roeser and Jeff Reinert are partners in MN Pharm. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Dave Roeser and Jeff Reinert are partners in MnPharm. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Imagine having access to a seed bank for cancer treatments that would allow you to just go into a drawer and start growing a cure.

Tue
17
Mar

‘Minnesota Mayhem’ discussed at library series

Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)
Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)

As Minnesotans, we often think sensational crimes “can’t happen here.”

A series of presentations called “Minnesota Mayhem: True Crime Stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes” puts some bullet holes in that theory.

Mon
16
Mar

Man killed by SPPD in standoff


A man was shot dead by police outside a home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue, just north of the intersection of White Bear and Old Hudson Road. The incident is the second officer-involved shooting in St. Paul this year. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A man was shot to death by St. Paul Police at a vacant home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue around 4:15 p.m. today.
Mon
16
Mar

State rep says 'Hold!' on powdered alcohol

(Linda Baumeister/Review)
(Linda Baumeister/Review)

Turning water to wine is said to be a miracle. The transformation of water to cocktail, however, has become child's play.

Mon
16
Mar

East Side Review police reports Feb. 19-26, 2015

Thursday, Feb. 19- Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2015 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
15
Mar

Ramsey County Parks holds winter recreation summit

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)

Hoping to generate ideas for cold-weather facilities at Battle Creek

Sun
15
Mar

City gives interpretive center the nod

The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)
The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)

Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary may get a new building

Dan McGuinness dreams of making the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary a top-notch St. Paul destination.

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