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IN OUR COMMUNITY

PUZZLER: Have you seen this billboard?

Posted on 29 December 2019

Mizna is an organization based in the Midway that promotes Arab-American culture through programming and their art/literary journal. They have partnered with the Minnesota Museum of American Art on a new exhibition, “History Is Not Here: Art and the Arab Imaginary.” The show, which has been in the works for two years, pushes back against […] Continue Reading

In Our Community Events December 2019

IN OUR COMMUNITY

In Our Community Events December 2019

Posted on 29 December 2019

‘Uh, Oh, Here Comes Christmas’ Dec. 12-14 Applause Community Theatre presents “Uh, Oh, Here Comes Christmas” at Dreamland Arts, 677 Hamline Ave. N. The second weekend of shows are set for 7 p.m. Dec. 12-14. Holiday stories from the international best-selling author of “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” have been […] Continue Reading

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COMO, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Como Community Council Corner December 2019

Posted on 29 December 2019

By MICHAEL KUCHTA, Executive Director, district10@district10comopark.org Upcoming District 10 Meetings • Community Council Board Meeting: Tuesday Dec. 17 • Land Use Committee: Monday Jan. 6 • Neighborhood Relations Committee: Tuesday Jan. 7 • Environment Committee: Wednesday Jan. 8 All meetings typically begin at 7 p.m. at the Como Park Streetcar Station, which is at the […] Continue Reading

Library upgrade, choir, D.C. fundraising

COMO, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Library upgrade, choir, D.C. fundraising

Posted on 29 December 2019

by Eric Erickson Physical improvements to the library at Como Park High School have also been accompanied by programming changes. Ms. Sheri Chaffee-Johnson, a veteran English teacher at Como, has transitioned to become the school librarian. Chaffee-Johnson has transformed the library layout into an open, welcoming environment capitalizing on natural light and creating places for […] Continue Reading

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IN OUR COMMUNITY, VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE

HER STORY IN HER OWN WORDS

Posted on 29 December 2019

After 50 years, she’s encouraging others Editor’s note: The text below was from a speech Nadine wrote and gave at two Twin Cities churches during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have used just her original first name and not her new name to protect her and her daughter. My name is Nadine. I am 77 […] Continue Reading

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Development Roundup, IN OUR COMMUNITY

B Line route may extend to downtown St. Paul

Posted on 29 December 2019

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN After hearing from community members, planners now recommend extending the B Line to downtown St. Paul. The B Line will run along Lake St., Marshall Ave. and Selby Ave. Initial plans called for the B Line to only go as far east as Snelling Ave. Planners recommend that the existing Route […] Continue Reading

Development Roundup, HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY

The Pitch meets delays

Posted on 29 December 2019

By JANE MCCLURE Too-high groundwater levels and rising construction costs have slowed the start on the Pitch, a six-story mixed-use development west of Allianz Field. The six-story project, which was to break ground this fall, is delayed until 2020. Union Park District Council’s land use committee heard an update Nov. 18 from developer Wellington Management. […] Continue Reading

Building a Stronger Midway- Holidays: a time for giving

HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY, OPINION

Building a Stronger Midway- Holidays: a time for giving

Posted on 29 December 2019

By CHAD KULAS, Midway Chamber of Commerce Executive Director As you look outside, you know winter is upon us. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, we are in a busy time – between holidays, office/company parties, and wrapping up projects by the end of the year. But many also look for ways to help, in […] Continue Reading

Stop the presses – Chamber Directory: Support your local merchants

IN OUR COMMUNITY, OPINION

Stop the presses – Chamber Directory: Support your local merchants

Posted on 29 December 2019

By DENIS WOULFE, Denis@MonitorSaintPaul.com or 651-917-4183 Over the years, the Midway Como Monitor has had the good fortune to have a great working relationship with the Midway Chamber of Commerce. The genesis of the Monitor back in the 1970s was in large part due to encouragement and support from organizations like the Midway Chamber, the […] Continue Reading

OPINION

To the Editor: Thank you, US Bank, for the many years of smiles

Posted on 29 December 2019

Dear Editor: On Dec.3, the US Bank at 2383 University Ave. (University and Raymond) closed for good. The building was formally a “First Bank” when built in the late 1940s/early 1950s and has endured many years of development happening around it. A developer has bought the property and neighboring property to make way for student […] Continue Reading


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