Mai Vang and her son Kevin made and sold egg rolls during the 7th Street Live event on Aug. 13. Mai lost her hearing three years ago, leading to the loss of her jobs. The East Side mother of four sells egg rolls to pay the bills.
Mai Vang started the business to support herself, is now supporting others in need
“I woke up one day and I lost my hearing, like all my hearing,” said Mai Vang, a long-time East Side resident.
From left, Delena Zekarias, Aisha Mohamud, Nyalat Dojiok, Hafsa Mohamud, State Sen. Foung Hawj, Fatuma Jama, Nahome Zekarias, Andrew Parker, Ramla Zekarias, and youth council advisor Chia “Chilli” Lor. These members of the District 1 Youth Council and Youth Task Force hosted the first East Side Pride Open Mic on Aug. 16.
On the stormy summer evening of Aug. 16, East Side youth gathered at the East Side Freedom Library, nervously awaiting the arrival of poets and performers.
The Not Guilty Band was one the many performances that hit the stage during the 7th Street Live event. At right, many food trucks were available during the 7th Street Live event located along East 7th Street between Minnehaha Avenue and Forest Street.
7th Street Live, the Dayton’s Bluff music, art and food festival, enjoyed beautiful weather on Aug. 13. This was the festival’s second year and was organized by the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council and the East Side radio station WEQY 104.7 FM.
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Protesters began to gather at the entrance to the community center in St. Anthony Village around 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19. The organizing group -- Justice Occupation for Philando -- said it would wrap up the protest around 4:30 p.m. so that participants could join a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who was scheduled to make a fundraising stop in Minneapolis that evening. (Jesse Poole/Bulletin)
More than 100 people were expected to show up at some point at a day-long protest in St. Anthony Village Aug. 19.
The group gathered at the entrance to the community center in the 3300 block of Silver Lake Road N.E. in opposition to the news that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez had returned to work
When Shawn Kuehh, middle, and his friend Kyle Hance, left, visited Phalen Regional Park to play Pokémon Go, they did not expect to meet anyone new, but Bee Cheng, right, another Pokémon player, joined them at their Pokémon lure. As they sat together on the shady bank next to the lake, they learned that they all played for the red team and had all grown up playing the Gameboy and Gameboy Advance SP games in addition to the trading card game.
Barley John’s Brew Pub in New Brighton is one of the closer establishments to Mounds View residents who want to enjoy in-house brewed beer. Thanks to possible upcoming changes to Mounds View’s zoning and license codes, residents may soon be able to stay within city limits for such an opportunity.
With dozens of breweries already established in the Twin Cities area, Mounds View has begun to consider opening its doors to the trend.