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Springboard for the Arts purchases University Ave. building

Posted on 11 June 2018

The building at 262 University Ave. as envisioned for the new location of Springboard for the Arts. (Photo provided) Springboard for the Arts has purchased the building and lot at 262 University Ave. W. The space will be used for community events, expanded programming, and new market opportunities during the planning and pre-development phases, before […] Continue Reading

Como High Badminton 3rd in State

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Plenty to celebrate at the closing of the Como High School year

Posted on 11 June 2018

By ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • Nearly 300 Advanced Placement (AP) students at Como Park High School completed their rigorous coursework by taking national AP Exams in May. In total, over 600 tests were taken in 20 different AP courses ranging from U.S. History to Calculus, English Literature to Biology and several other academic […] Continue Reading

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June 2018 Development Roundup

Posted on 11 June 2018

By JANE MCCLURE Neighborhood STAR recommendations Twenty-five projects could split $2,713,295 if the 2018 Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization (STAR) recommendations are approved by Mayor Melvin Carter and the St. Paul City Council. Projects recommended in late May by the Neighborhood STAR Board lean heavily toward small business efforts, reflecting a direction urged last year by […] Continue Reading

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June 2018 Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 11 June 2018

By JANE MCCLURE Sidewalk to be built A new sidewalk will be built on the west side of Wheeler St. between Thomas and University avenues, as a result of St. Paul City Council action May 16. The project, which has a cost of $100,000, would provide a needed connection between neighborhood residents and destinations including […] Continue Reading

Hamline Midway Library The Art of Fielding

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Summer fun swings into high gear at the Hamline Midway Library

Posted on 11 June 2018

By CARRIE POMEROY The Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave., is your neighborhood spot to connect with your community, enjoy great programs, access the Internet, and stock up on books, CDs, and DVDs, all free with your library card. For families and kids Preschool Storytimes in English happens Fridays, 10:30-11am, with upcoming events on […] Continue Reading

Hamline Undergrad Student Congress Accessibility

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Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress talks accessibility

Posted on 11 June 2018

By TRISTAN D. HAYES The Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress (HUSC) was hard at work this year. The organization, which is made up of student representatives who are passionate about making Hamline University better for all students, decided to focus on increasing accessibility on campus. Broadly, HUSC defined accessibility as the ability of a space to […] Continue Reading

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Dist. 11 Committees continue important neighborhood work

Posted on 11 June 2018

By MELISSA CORTES, Community Organizer Community Engagement Committee The Community Engagement Committee is ready for a busy summer. We have been meeting with people throughout the district and are looking forward to meeting and connecting with YOU. • 6/20 – Ginkgo Coffeehouse – 8-9:30am – Meet and Greet • 6/22 – Hamline Park – 6:30-8:30pm […] Continue Reading

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Como Harbor has broken ground on new seal habitat

Posted on 11 June 2018

A ground breaking ceremony for Como Park Zoo & Conservatory’s (1225 Estabrook Dr.) new seal and sea lion habitat, Como Harbor, was held June 7. Photo right: Land cleared for Como Harbor at Como Park. (Photo provided) The 2017 Minnesota Legislature awarded a $15 million bonding appropriation for the asset preservation of the Seal and […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Elementary’s next chapter

Posted on 11 June 2018

By JESSICA KOPP After five years of sharing a space with Hamline Elementary, Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy will begin the 2018-19 school year in a new space. Hamline Elementary and Jie Ming Principal Bobbie Johnson will move with the program she created to the former Homecroft Elementary building, 1845 Sheridan Ave. We wish her […] Continue Reading

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Como Community Council Corner

Posted on 11 June 2018

By MICHAEL KUCHTA, Executive Director Garage Sale The annual Como Neighborhood Garage Sale is this weekend, June 15-17, 2018. For a map of where you’ll find the yard and garage sales and a list of what they’re selling, see District 10’s website: www.district10comopark.org. Join the next wave of rain gardens Capitol Region Watershed District leads […] Continue Reading