East Side Review

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East Side Review - Police Reports • July 5 - July 11 • 2018

Thursday, July 5 — Wednesday, July 11 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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Swinging for the fences to cure ALS


courtesy of John Cronin • Last year’s ALS Wiffleball Tournament raised just over $3,100 for the ALS Association. West St. Paul resident John Cronin took a backyard favorite and turned it into a tournament to raise funds and awareness for the disease.

What started off with four teams in a backyard has turned into an all-day, annual wiffleball tournament, but the goal has remained the same: to raise money to help find a cure for ALS.

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Filing opens for non-primary races

Candidate filing for non-primary races opens July 31 at 8 a.m., and closes Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.

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25
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New business opening in former Stargate space


Marjorie Otto/Review • Grocery & Nepali Kitchen, a family restaurant/grocery store, will soon open for business in the former location of Stargate Bar & Nightclub, near the corner of Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood. The building has been vacant since the city closed the nightclub in February 2017 after a chaotic shooting at the bar that injured five people.

Grocery & Nepali Kitchen setting up shop at Rice and Larpenteur 

 

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Payne Avenue leaders trying out new strategy to revitalize


Marjorie Otto/Review • A group of local business and property owners, residents and developers, is asking Payne Avenue stakeholders to join in creating a strategy to attract and retain businesses on Payne. The effort is called Payne Avenue Reboot and is based off Main Street America principles for community building.

Business owners, property owners, developers and residents are working to develop a new strategy to continue to revitalize the economy of Payne Avenue and the nearby neighborhood. 

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Bringing a community together through storytelling


Emma Melling

Local student’s podcast recognized by The New York Times

 

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22
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Ground broken for China garden at Lake Phalen


file image • Construction of a replica of the famous Aiwan Pavilion, in Changsha, China, will begin in the next few weeks at Lake Phalen Regional Park, following a July 14 groundbreaking ceremony.

Visitors will be able to watch Chinese craftsmen work in next few weeks

 

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SNAPSHOTS: Growing veggies, growing minds

Marjorie Otto photos/Review • Urban Roots, the East Side urban agriculture nonprofit that employs local high school students, held a grand opening event for its new high tunnel grow house at its Rivoli Bluff Farm site.

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Family of man killed in IGH crash awarded more than $2 million

After more than a year in court, the family of a Cottage Grove man killed in a 2016 Inver Grove Heights crash has been awarded a settlement worth more than $2 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the other driver.

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SNAPSHOT: Quiet sanctuary, big heart

submitted photo • A small event was held to dedicate a new pench in Poetry Park July 18. The bench was commissioned by the East Side Arts Council to honor one of the council’s founders, 90-year-old Kitty Anderson, who is pictured above.

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