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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. 

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.

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.

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.


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. 


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.

East Side Review police reports Oct. 10 - 23, 2013

Thursday, Oct. 17  - Wednesday, Oct. 23


East Side Review police reports Oct. 10 - Oct. 16, 2013

Thursday, Oct. 10 - Wednesday, Oct. 16


One dead, two injured at Moonshine Saloon shooting

Three people were shot in the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 26 outside of the Moonshine Saloon. One man died from his wounds a short time later at Regions Hospital. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Adlai Xiong, 27, of Minneapolis is dead following a shooting in front of Moonshine Saloon in the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 26, according to St. Paul police.
Two others - a man and a woman, ages 23 and 24 - also were injured in the incident and are expected to recover, said Howie Padilla, spokesperson for the police department.


City looks for new owner for classic fire station

The classic two-story fire station at 1720 East Seventh St. will be sold by the city, if a viable proposal comes in from a developer. (submitted photo)

The handsome red brick building known as “Old Engine House No. 24” hasn’t been used as a fire station for a long time.
The St. Paul fire station, built in 1916, is one of about six old neighborhood-based stations. It’s located at the corner of East Seventh Street and Flandrau Avenue, one block west of White Bear Avenue, nestled in the largely residential Greater East Side neighborhood.


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