Marjorie Otto

Marjorie Otto can be reached at motto@lillienews.com, or at 651-748-7816.

Tue
11
Sep

Bringing performance alive through taste


The cast of “Dr. Falstaff and the Working Wives of Lake County” will be performing the operetta at Swede Hollow Park on Saturday, Sept. 29. The operetta not only includes sights and sounds, but also tastes, as food will be used to extend the story and interact with the audience. (submitted photo)

Picnic operetta returns to Swede Hollow Park

 

Sun
02
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Coming together

The replica Aiwan Pavilion, a gift from St. Paul’s sister city of Changsha, China, is coming along at Lake Phalen Regional Park. As seen on a rainy Aug.

Sun
02
Sep

The dirty work must be done


Sewer rehabilitation work will start this month in neighborhoods east of Johnson Parkway between Case Avenue and Beech Street. A second project area will be south of Interstate 94 along Highway 61 and Warner Road. The sewer lines will have a resin layer added to the inside to combat corrosion.

In a continuation of repairing and rehabilitating sewer lines in St. Paul, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services will be starting sewer work this month in neighborhoods near Interstate 94 on the East Side. 

Sun
02
Sep

East Siders pedal across country, raising funds for nonprofits along way


submitted photo • Whitney and Ben Greilanger, a couple from the East Side, will be wrapping up a four-month bike trip across the U.S. later this month when they ride into Maine. The couple raised money for bicycle nonprofits in each state through which they pedaled.

Two East Siders spent their summer biking across the U.S. 

 

Tue
28
Aug

Safety concerns call for railroad changes near Pig’s Eye Lake


courtesy of Google Maps • Neighbors and businesses near Pig’s Eye Lake and the Red Rock barge and railroad terminal are dealing with a complex problem involving worker safety and preserving natural resources caused by trains blocking access to the area for hours at a time.

Neighbors worry about maintaining access to natural resources

 

Tue
28
Aug

Local music education nonprofit eyeing Payne Avenue for new venue


file photo • The nonprofit Twin Cities Catalyst Music is looking to use the basement of the Old Swedish Bank building for a new all-ages and alcohol-free music venue. Twin Cities Catalyst Music teaches youth about various aspects of the music business — composing, recording, operating a venue and other skills.

Group plans to have after-school music programs.

 

Payne Avenue is being eyed up as a spot for a new all-ages and alcohol-free music venue. 

Tue
28
Aug

Woman dead, husband arrested for murder


Dah Eh Ray

Killing caps a week of homicides on the East Side

A woman is dead and her husband was arrested and charged with murder after police responded to what was originally a fire call the morning of Aug. 18. 

Mon
20
Aug

A day in the life of a Payne Avenue restaurant owner


Marjorie Otto/Review • When business picks up during the lunch rush, Eddie Wu steps in to help cook. On this particular Tuesday, it was just Wu, one cook and one server.

There’s a sense of magic when eating at a restaurant — your order goes in and a bit later, a warm meal comes out. 

Mon
20
Aug

Carter shares budget proposal, addresses East Side projects


Mayor Melvin Carter

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter shared his priorities for the 2019 St. Paul Budget during an address at Washington Technology Magnet Middle School on Aug. 9.

Mon
20
Aug

East Side primary round-up

In what was one of Minnesota’s largest primary election turnouts ever on Aug. 14, East Siders had few local elections in which to have a say.

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