'Falcon Heights will never be the same'

‘Falcon Heights will never be the same’

  Philando Castile. Twelve months ago, most Falcon Heights residents had never heard the name. That changed July 6, 2016, when Castile, a 32-year-old black man from Robbinsdale, was shot and killed by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez during … more

Everything you need to know about the 4th in the Park

Click here to see the when, what and wheres of the 70th annual 4th in the Park, set for Tuesday, July 4, of course, in St. Anthony Park: 4th in the Park ad July 2017 FINAL

Rick Beeson named 2017 Spirit of the Park Award winner

Longtime Sunrise Banks executive Rick Beeson will be honored with its Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation’s 2017 Spirit of the Park Award at the Fourth in the Park celebration at Langford Park July 4. Beeson currently serves as executive vice … more

ComoFest returns in July

The Como Park neighborhood will celebrate its eighth-annual ComoFest the last three weekends in July with a variety of events, including a movie night and campout, an ice cream social, an art fair, a 5K walk and run, and summer … more

A garden of surprises

One of the great pleasures of a garden is that you never know what you will find in it. You design, plant and tend your garden, but it has a mind of its own. It issues its own invitations to … more

Midtown Greenway could extend into St. Paul

Minneapolis’ Midtown Greenway is a crown jewel of American urban bicycling, an off-street trail along an old railroad corridor used by thousands every day. But it ends abruptly at the old railroad bridge over the Mississippi River, where a sturdy … more

Linnea Gardens Condominiums to celebrate building’s centennial

  In the early 1900s, government services for the elderly and indigent were nearly non-existent. So a group of Swedish immigrant women, headed by Anna Bennett of St. Paul and Ida Kindvall of Minneapolis, came together as the Linnea Society … more

Como students’ anthology explores identity and culture

 By Ned Leebrick-Stryker For six months of their inaugural year of high school, 41 ninth-graders at Como Park Senior High School collaborated with the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute, a nonprofit on University Avenue that teaches writing skills to under-resourced students, to … more

Delicata could open before State Fair

The District 10 Board will vote June 20 on waiving the 45-day waiting period for a beer-and-wine license for Delicata. That could help the restaurant open in the old Java Train/Como Park Grill space before the Minnesota State Fair. Restaurant … more

Gremlin Theatre opens July 7 in Vandalia Tower

Gremlin Theatre will open its 20th season in its new performance space at 550 Vandalia St. in the Vandalia Tower Friday, July 7, with “Don’t Dress for Dinner.” The comedy is the first show the theater produced when it debuted … more