East Side Newsbriefs

Mon
16
Feb

House for sexually trafficked girls to close

This bedroom in Jerry’s Place, furnished with donated furniture, is home to a girl who was a victim of sex trafficking. Due to financial shortfalls, Jerry’s Place will close in March. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
This bedroom in Jerry’s Place, furnished with donated furniture, is home to a girl who was a victim of sex trafficking. Due to financial shortfalls, Jerry’s Place will close in March. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Jerry’s Place runs into financial barriers

Almost before it could get off the ground, Jerry’s Place, a home on the East Side for underage female victims of sex trafficking, will close.

Mon
16
Feb

Bilingual barber school lands on East Side

A new bilingual barber school opened up on Payne Avenue last week. Valeria Mejia, a student at the school who currently works as a server at a Mexican restaurant in Minneapolis, said she will look forward to having new career options after attending the school. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A new bilingual barber school opened up on Payne Avenue last week. Valeria Mejia, a student at the school who currently works as a server at a Mexican restaurant in Minneapolis, said she will look forward to having new career options after attending the school. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

It’s the first Minnesota barber school to open in 35 years

Sonia Ortega and her business partner Les Hill, proprietors of Payne Avenue’s Plaza Del Sol, seem to be people who like to make others’ dreams reality.

Mon
09
Feb

Swede Hollow Cabaret held Feb. 20

BARRA will be the house band for the third annual Friends of Swede Hollow Cabaret. (submitted photo)
BARRA will be the house band for the third annual Friends of Swede Hollow Cabaret. (submitted photo)

The 3rd annual Friends of Swede Hollow Cabaret will be held on Friday, February 20th in the Historic Mounds Theatre located at 1029 Hudson Road from 8 to 11 p.m.

Mon
26
Jan

Dayton’s Bluff and Hayden Heights libraries to get extended hours

Thanks to some stubborn city council members, Dayton’s Bluff and Hayden Heights public libraries will stay open longer on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Mon
12
Jan

Three candidates so far looking at Lantry’s Ward 7 seat

With St. Paul City Council President Kathy Lantry’s announcement last November that she won’t be running for city council this year, four potential replacements have announced their intentions to run.

Mon
12
Jan

HealthPartners to add a clinic to Suburban Square

HealthPartners will move an outpatient physical therapy clinic from Phalen Boulevard over to Suburban Avenue near the intersection of White Bear Avenue. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
HealthPartners will move an outpatient physical therapy clinic from Phalen Boulevard over to Suburban Avenue near the intersection of White Bear Avenue. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

HealthPartners is doing some building shuffling on the East Side.

Mon
22
Dec

Lights dazzle


Linda Baumeister/Review

The NECA St. Paul Chapter presents the 7th annual Holiday Lights in the Park  at Phalen Park in partnership with the Saint Paul Police Foundation. More than 60unique and vibrant displays are showcased in lights and animation through Jan.

Mon
22
Dec

Donated gifts bring cheer to families in need

A volunteer helps a shopper pick out gifts.
A volunteer helps a shopper pick out gifts.

Over 650 families came through to receive gifts on Saturday and Sunday for the Merrick Community Services’ Holiday Share Event. An additional 300 families got gifts in the following days.

Fri
19
Dec

Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office warns of telephone scam

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of reports from citizens stating that they have received phone calls from someone claiming to be a member of the Sheriff’s Office and asking them to “settle warrants by putting money on a pr

Mon
15
Dec

New HealthPartners construction to start in spring

HealthPartners will add a new 128,000-square-foot neuroscience building at 295 Phalen Blvd., near the intersection of Interstate 35E, replacing the structure shown above. The nonprofit HMO asserts it will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Midwest, and one of very few in the country.
HealthPartners will add a new 128,000-square-foot neuroscience building at 295 Phalen Blvd., near the intersection of Interstate 35E, replacing the structure shown above. The nonprofit HMO asserts it will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Midwest, and one of very few in the country. (submitted photo)

New Phalen Blvd. site will be 4-story neuroscience building
HealthPartners has announced it will begin building a new neuroscience center on Phalen Boulevard, just east of Interstate 35E, starting this spring.
According to a statement from the company, it will be the largest, freestanding neuroscience center in the Midwest, and one of very few in the country.

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