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Cedar - Riverside/West Bank
Greater East Side
Macalester - Groveland
Payne - Phalen
Saint Anthony Park
Summit - University
Summit Hill and Crocus Hill
Thomas - Dale/Frogtown
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Greater East Side
Stretching north and east, this expansive residential neighborhood, centered on White Bear Avenue, has a suburban feel--Cape Cod and rambler houses and generous lawns predominate, and the sprawling Hillcrest Country Club golf course adds to the ambience. White Bear Avenue is the main commercial district, with a mix of chain establishments and local small businesses, and there is plenty of retail and business presence on Phalen Boulevard too, thanks to a major urban revitalization project a few years ago.
Urban Agriculture in MSP: Growing, Diversifying, Sustainable
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
As the rapid proliferation of urban farms, CSAs, community gardens, hyper-local farmers’ market stalls and farm-to-fork restaurants shows, MSP’s urban agriculture ecosystem is only getting stronger.
Pedals and Pints: A Guide to Your Own Bike Friendly Brewery Tour
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
All of these homegrown breweries are located on or near major bikeways, making for convenient — and safe — access. String two or three of these bike-friendly breweries together for a pedal-powered, DIY brewery tour.
Community Developers Create Room to Mingle
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Twin Cities community developers aim to create more public spaces in lower-income neighborhoods as common assets for all to enjoy.
Cultivating Youth As Agents of Change Through Urban Agriculture
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Youth programs with a focus on urban agriculture cultivate good health, leadership skills, community development and economic independence.
A Place People Call Their Own: Community Partnerships That Foster Community Health
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The 2014 Minnesota Healthy Communities Conference introduced participants to innovative community health projects that explore links between community development and the health of low-income people.
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Urban Organics expands at Schmidt Brewery site
St. Paul aquaponics firm
just finalized the purchase of an 80,000-square-foot building on the redeveloped Schmidt Brewery site, according to
Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal
. The site will likely house an aquaponic ...
St. Paul bike plan begins with downtown "loop" and Grand Round
SPRC's 4th annual Placemaking Residency focuses on healthy cities
St. Paul Bicycle Plan widens its scope
Alchemy Architects adds third prefab module to school
Tracy Sides' Urban Oasis concept wins Forever St. Paul Challenge
Payne-Phalen neighborhood gathers feedback for future of Arlington Hills Library
Gateway Food Initiative receives $10,000 matching grant
American Indian Family Center undergoes $50,000 renovation
Gateway Food Initiative launches member-owned coop on St. Paul's East Side
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The Brandlab boosts diversity with new curriculum
, an innovative nonprofit supported by MSP’s biggest creative agencies, is actively broadening creative-industry networks to introduce young people from diverse backgrounds to the dynamic world of advertising and marketing. With ...
Dino bike rack, Hmong fashion: Knight Arts Challenge winners
MN Cup: "American Idol" for entrepreneurs
Mobile markets bring fresh produce to low-income neighborhoods
One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
Groundswell hosts artwork from MMAA/Galtier School collaboration
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