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Posted on 20 March 2020

Read the entire March 2020 edition of the Midway Como Frogtown Monitor by clicking here. Or, check our Read Paper tab. Continue Reading

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Arts/Entertainment, HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Micro theater series highlights women filmmakers

Posted on 20 March 2020

Moonplay aims to be radically generous, celebrate creative energy and feature do-it-yourself approach By Jan Willms Jes Reyes is an artist who wears many hats. She founded the Altered Esthetics Film Festival at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis and directed it for four years. She teaches at Springboard for the Arts. She is a program […] Continue Reading

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Home Energy Squad helps homeowners save energy, cut costs

Posted on 20 March 2020

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Last year, the Home Energy Squad made 750 visits to homes in St. Paul – helping homeowners reduce their energy bills by using gas and electricity more wisely. Center for Energy and the Environment (CEE) Senior Marketing Account Manager Ashley Robertson said, “We deliver the Home Energy Squad services. CenterPoint Energy and […] Continue Reading

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AGING WELL, HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Get help at end-of-life

Posted on 20 March 2020

Midway mortician starts business to help families take an inspired journey together By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN A Midway woman is breaking ground by launching the first woman-owned, family-centered natural deathcare company. Angela Woosley of Inspired Journeys offers innovative end-of-life doula services, home funeral education, and funeral celebrant services in the Twin Cities area. She enjoys […] Continue Reading

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AGING WELL, HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Freddie is swimming

Posted on 20 March 2020

By Carol Mahnke The hardest part of learning to swim is putting your face in the water — especially if you’re 77 years old and have never learned to swim. But Freddie Lissimore has the courage and determination to do it. She decided she wanted to swim and so she is. She has an extraordinary […] Continue Reading

Is there enough parking at former Sholom site?

COMO, Development Roundup, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Is there enough parking at former Sholom site?

Posted on 20 March 2020

City staff, neighbors and board members debate whether 80 spots is enough for 150 apartments By Jane McClure The former Sholom Home, which has been vacant for more than a decade, will be redeveloped as a 150-unit apartment building. The St. Paul Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Feb. 24, 2020 unanimously approved two variances needed […] Continue Reading

Development Roundup

{ Development Roundup } March 2020

Posted on 20 March 2020

By JANE McCLURE University and Dale Redevelopment work continues on the northwest corner of University Ave. and Dale St. The St. Paul City Council, acting as the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) Board, voted Feb. 26 on measures for the project. A five-story, mixed-use building with 20,000 square feet of commercial space and 40 affordable […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY, MONITOR IN A MINUTE

{ Monitor in a Minute } March 2020

Posted on 20 March 2020

By JANE McCLURE Billboard can go up OutFront Media will be allowed to erect a large digital display billboard near Highway 280 and Interstate 94, as a result of St. Paul City Council action Feb. 19. On a 6-1 vote the council rejected a citizen’s appeal and upheld a Planning Commission decision allowing the new […] Continue Reading

What’s up with the zebra?

OPINION

What’s up with the zebra?

Posted on 20 March 2020

Too Much Coffee By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN, Tesha@MonitorSaintPaul.com What’s with the zebra? You may have noticed a zebra show up on the front page of the Monitor. Maybe you noticed a smaller one at the bottom of page four in our information box with a little notice: The Monitor is for profit and for a […] Continue Reading

What’s brewing west of downtown?

OPINION

What’s brewing west of downtown?

Posted on 20 March 2020

Building a Stronger Midway By CHAD KULAS, Midway Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Recently, a group of community-minded people met at Urban Growler Brewing to talk about the merits of the part of Saint Paul west of downtown. Initially, they called it “Midtown” but the name may change, perhaps to “Capitol West.” At the meeting, […] Continue Reading





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