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The 21st century version of ‘over the fence’: Facebook

Posted on 12 April 2016

Hamline Midway Facebook page deals with everything from dog poop to the stadium to racial insensitivities By MARIA HERD The purpose of Facebook is to “connect with friends, family and other people that you know,” but the members of the Hamline Midway Facebook Group also use the social media platform to communicate with a lot […] Continue Reading

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“Poet Guitar” screens at the International Film Festival

Posted on 12 April 2016

Filling ‘down-time’ on the bus leads artist to poetic interpretations in an animated film By JAN WILLMS Lisa Rydin Erickson is a multi-tasking mom living in the St. Anthony Park area. Her multi-tasking is reflected in the variety of artwork she creates—paintings, drawings, prints, and animation. And all of those artistic skills have resulted in […] Continue Reading

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Local author releases timely novel ‘Crosshairs on Castro’

Posted on 12 April 2016

John J. Harrigan hopes historical thriller helps readers understand decades of mistrust between Cuba and U.S. By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN As Cuba opens back up to Americans, a local author is hoping to help people understand what happened between the two countries five decades ago. “With President Obama’s initiative in opening up to Cuba, this […] Continue Reading

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Lyngblomsten kicks off iPod Project for Music & Memory

Posted on 12 April 2016

On May 1, Lyngblomsten, 1415 Almond Ave., will launch the iPod Project for Music & Memory. This month-long donation drive has a goal of collecting enough iPods for each of Lyngblomsten’s 237 Care Center residents. With the help of many individuals, Lyngblomsten will be able to bring the healing power of personalized music on iPods […] Continue Reading

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Earth Day: a time for celebration and resolution

Posted on 12 April 2016

By TRUDY DUNHAM, Ready and Resilient Hamline Midway April is a time to celebrate our planet. The greening lawns and sun warming our faces herald Earth Day on Apr. 22. Celebrated in nearly 200 countries, Earth Day is touted as one of the largest secular celebrations in the world. And like New Year, it is […] Continue Reading

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News from Como Park High School

Posted on 12 April 2016

• The BrandLab (www.thebrandlab.org) has awarded six marketing internships to Como Park Academy of Finance students. The recipients are Archie Gjerdrum, Larissa Evans, Titilope Yusuf, Tou Meng Yang, Angela Aryiku and Innocent Murwanashyaka. The paid summer internships will allow students to work alongside marketing and advertising industry professionals at various agencies and corporations throughout the […] Continue Reading

St. Paul Spring 2016 Art Crawl scheduled Apr. 22-24

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St. Paul Spring 2016 Art Crawl scheduled Apr. 22-24

Posted on 12 April 2016

Over 50 artists represented in open studios and galleries in Midway and Como The St. Paul Spring 2016 Art Crawl will be held Apr. 22, 23 and 24 in multiple locations throughout the city. Hours are 6-10pm on Friday, 12-8pm on Saturday, and 12-5pm on Sunday. Now in its 25th year, the Saint Paul Art […] Continue Reading

From pajama storytime to garden cleanup, the library is where it’s at

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From pajama storytime to garden cleanup, the library is where it’s at

Posted on 12 April 2016

This spring, the Hamline Midway Library (1558 W. Minnehaha Ave.) is offering a film showing, book clubs, storytimes, and a gardening event to help library patrons learn, grow, and connect with their community. Preschool Storytimes happen at 10:30am every Friday through May 20. Each storytime features finger plays, songs, puppets, and stories. They’re a great […] Continue Reading

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Join the conversation about proposed improvements to Hamline Ave.

Posted on 12 April 2016

The Transportation Committee of the Hamline Midway Coalition will host a community conversation around the scheduled construction project on Hamline Ave. Join us Wed., Apr. 27, 7-8:30pm at Galtier Community School, 1317 Charles Ave., to learn about the proposed improvements, and provide input on the plans to inform final design decisions. The City of St. […] Continue Reading

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 12 April 2016

Compiled by JANE MCCLURE “STOP FOR ME” CAMPAIGN HAS BIG TASK AHEAD “Stop For Me” is the theme of a safety campaign launched in mid-March by the St. Paul Police Department, all 17 district councils, St. Paul Smart Trips and other pedestrian and bicycle advocacy groups. If statistics from the first five of 34 planned […] Continue Reading

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