There are two options for how the Swede Hollow overlook might be designed. Upcoming surveys of the area will help determine which option will be viable both structurally and fiscally. (courtesy of St. Paul Parks and Recreation)
The St. Paul department of Planning and Economic Development has chosen a project to move forward with to help revitalize the Lower Payne Avenue neighborhood.
Not all local wild turkeys are as fortunate as Bessie, the turkey pictured above, who received acceptance and care from both staff and customers of Beisswenger’s Hardware and Garden Store in New Brighton in 2014. Area residents have been dealing with less-friendly wild turkeys over the last few weeks, as it has been breeding season for the birds.
Officials suggest standing up to local wild turkeys
The graph above compares the fine particle (PM2.5) concentration of Payne-Phalen and other test sites. These daily concentrations are the averages of the readings taken during 24-hour cycles. The graph below compares the air toxins measured in Payne-Phalen with Minneapolis, St. Paul and the suburbs.
At a May 17 Payne-Phalen Environmental Committee meeting, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency shared the results of three months of air monitoring at Bruce Vento Elementary School, 409 Case Ave. E.
Margaret Street, at the intersection of East Seventh Street, has been changed to a one-way street. The “Edible Streetscape” project will be planting in the large, round planters seen in the newly drawn “bump outs.”
This summer, East Seventh Street will be a showcase for local food “to honor and share the diverse healthy food traditions that we have on the East Side,” said Tracy Sides, executive director of Urban Oasis.