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Sun
10
Apr

Dayton’s Bluff homes get a second chance


The homes on the tour are located in the Dayton’s Bluff Historic District. (courtesy of St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority)
Sun
10
Apr

Rush Line project down to four options for north end of transit corridor


The Rush Line Corridor Transit Study has four alternatives planned for the suburban route (Phalen Village to Forest Lake) and eight alternatives planned for the downtown routes. (courtesy of Rush Line Corridor Transit Study)

The Rush Line Corridor project is seeking more community input regarding possible transit routes and station locations.

Sun
10
Apr

‘Eyesore’ to be demolished


The gas station at Minnehaha and Payne Avenues will be torn down and replaced with a new restaurant and coffee shop. (Marjorie Otto/Review)

East African cuisine & coffee shop to replace gas station

The vacant gas station building at 719 Payne Ave. will soon be replaced with a new East African coffee shop and restaurant. 

Mon
04
Apr

Dayton’s Bluff to host Vacant Home Tour


The home at 767 East Fourth Street will be on of the properties on tour. (submitted photo)

The Dayton’s Bluff Vacant Home Tour will be April 17, from 1 to 5 p.m. Participants will meet at 804 Margaret St. to get information on the homes.

Sun
03
Apr

Signs of Spring

photos by Linda Baumeister

Sun
03
Apr

East Side Review police reports - March 3 — March 9

Thursday, March 3 — Wednesday, March 9 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
03
Apr

Payne Avenue is a little sweeter thanks to a new business in town


Dulceria Bon Bon opened for the first time March 19 and is located at 882 Payne Ave.(Marjorie Otto photos/Review)

Dulceria Bon Bon
specializes in Mexican & American candies

 

Marjorie Otto

Review staff

 

Dulceria Bon Bon has been a dream for a long-time East Side family.

Fri
01
Apr

Business meeting discussion veered toward Payne Avenue street assessments

While the intention of a March 29 meeting between city planners and business owners was to discuss the Commercial Vitality Zone program, business owners quickly brought up frustrations regarding city assessments for road improvements.

Fri
01
Apr

Parents want Farnsworth program to be considered for new middle school

Overcrowding has St. Paul district eyeing constructing East Side school

At a recent community information session on a proposed new East Side middle school, some parents questioned whether St. Paul Public Schools had looked at all its options.

The school district administration is considering building a new middle school in an area bounded by Larpenture and Minnehaha avenues, and Arcade Street and McKnight Road. 

The district estimates there will be a 500 student-seat shortage for middle-schoolers by the 2019-2020 school year.

Wed
30
Mar

The Battle of Battle Creek


The sandstone ravine and caves where the conflict occurred is now part of Battle Creek Park. (submitted photo)

Frank Gilbertson 

Maplewood Heritage Preservation Commissioner

 

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