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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.
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.
Forget Midwest. We Are North: Repositioning MSP's National Identity for the 21st Century
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
According to a recent panel discussion, we need to own our cold climate and our ingenuity in order to attract new talent, continue fueling the innovation at the heart of our economy, and create a new and authentic national identity. Shall we call ourselves the North?
Small Business Development Equals Big Growth in Three TC Neighborhoods
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Creative collaborations on St. Paul’s East Side, throughout Little Africa in St. Paul and along West Broadway in North Minneapolis are helping small businesses thrive while sparking economic vitality and community pride.
Cycling in the Cities: Seven New Local Inventions for Bike Enthusiasts Here and Around the Globe
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Twin Cities is a leader in bicycle use and a major innovator in bicycle design and technology. The seven inventions profiled here have, or will have, an impact on the local and global cycling industry. And the pace of innovation shows no sign of slowing down.
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St. Paul Bicycle Plan widens its scope
The City of St. Paul recently revealed the latest draft of the comprehensive
St. Paul Bicycle Plan
, which proposes adding more than 200 miles of bikeways to the city. Incorporating public input on a previous draft of the plan, the latest ...
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
Urban Organics redefines former Hamm's Brewery space
Updated $14 million plan for phase one of Payne-Maryland Center presented to community
Merrick Community Services prepares for $9 million new home on St. Paul's East Side
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Dino bike rack, Hmong fashion: Knight Arts Challenge winners
The Knight Foundation recently announced 42 winners of its first-ever
St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge
. The challenge tasked applicants with answering this question: “What’s your best idea for the arts in St. Paul?” The grants, ...
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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