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Summit - University
This neighborhood embraces both the vanished Rondo district--the onetime center of black life in Saint Paul, eliminated when Interstate 94 came through--and the overwhelming Summit Avenue historic district, probably the largest aggregation of Victorian and Edwardian mansions in the country, of which the biggest and brownest is the former home of James J. Hill, the railroad baron who virtually ruled Saint Paul in the late nineteenth century. Selby Avenue between Lexington and the Cathedral is an urban laboratory: once ghetto-tough, it now supports both African-American and white-run businesses, barbecue places and brunch spots, the Urban League and Garrison Keillor's Common Good bookstore.
A Dingy Foursquare in St. Paul Finds New Life as a Modern Urban Farmhouse
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Designer David Strand looked beyond the brown asphalt shingles on a drab St. Paul foursquare and found an urban farmhouse ready for a light and airy modernization.
Fast and Frequent: New A Line Gets You Where You're Going Between Minnehaha and St. Paul
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Metro Transit's first aBRT, the A Line, provides fast, frequent, all-day service in one of the region’s busiest transportation corridors for MSP'ers.
Sounds True: St. Paul Celebrates All Genres During Year of Music
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
In declaring 2016 the Year of Music, the City of St. Paul showcases all of the music genres, schools, initiatives and venues thriving throughout the city as economic drivers and cultural amenities.
Where To Take Winter Visitors in MSP: 14 Time-Tested Activities
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
As anyone who’s spent a winter in MSP knows, the pace of life here doesn’t drop with the temperature or the snow. Show your visitors a great time this month with these classic MSP winter activities.
Make the Switch from Car to Bike Commute This Winter: Here's How
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Imagine a day in a bike commuter’s boots. How does he or she prepare before walking out the door? How do they stay comfortable behind Arctic fronts and snow curtains — even the dreaded polar vortex. Here's how.
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Affordable Housing Goals Ahead of Schedule Along the Green Line
The Big Picture Project (BPP),
a public-private partnership established to ensure and strengthen affordable housing along the Green Line, has just released a progress report showing it's already exceeded the halfway mark for its 10-year goals.
Heirloom brings "hipster farmhouse" feel and food to Merriam Park
Greening the Green Line with POPS
St. Paul Bicycle Plan widens its scope
CREATE: The artful meal and "food system intervention"
Cycles for Change bikes into underserved neighborhoods
University Avenue corridor to be called 'Little Africa'
Irrigate Arts trains 200 artists to do public art along Central Corridor
Summit Hill community members trying to establish a $5,000-plus community garden in the neighborhood
Minnesota Housing Partnership gets $750,000 to help lead new federal 'place-based' initiative
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FocusStart, a startup that gets medical devices to market
Bringing a new medical device to market is a costly, time-consuming process. Innovations that seem like a slam dunk in the research lab often turn out not to work as intended during development. Clinical trials require minute, painstaking attention ...
Corridors 2 Careers strengthens workforce development
One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
Latuff Brothers Body Shop: Any color you want so long as itís green
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MSP top metro for innovatively solving urban issues
Minneapolis-St. Paul was recently named one of the top 10 innovative cities in the U.S. by
"From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability," the article stated, the cities included are "leading the ...
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