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When Hamline-Midway artist Suyao Tian thinks back on her childhood, she remembers the freezing cold of winter. Tian grew up in a province of Northern China, near the border with Tibet. Her city, … more
  Coleen Gregor (left) and Joan James (right) with one of their signature garden beds. The co-owners of “A Backyard Farm” are dedicated to growing healthy food in the city. … more
Take a self-guided tour of Monarch City Flowers, butterflies, and bees: oh my! For a fun ending to a warm August, visit Monarch City and take a self-guided tour. Butterflies and bees love this … more
  ReUSE Minnesota Board President Jenny Kedward said, “We are leading the effort to collect, store, and distribute plywood used in the Uprising for reuse. We respect all artwork and … more
Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) and the city of Saint Paul began construction on a clean water project at Como Golf Course on July 6 that is expected to capture and clean 11 million gallons … more
Senior checks, healthy meals, implicit bias trainings and more offered for free; childcare and fitness options available Children enrolled in school-aged childcare at the Midway YMCA enjoy swimming … more
Program offers healing interactions with police Keep those car lights in working order! Previously, a broken head light, tail light, or brake light could spark a downward economic spiral that, for … more
PCs for People diverts electronics from waste stream, promotes digital inclusion PCs for People Tech specialist Chang Yang tests more than 100 donated computersevery day. If a computer can’t be … more
Tara Nielson (left) is one of the two mosaic artists who will teach the community workshops at Mosaic on a Stick. Lori Greene (right) will design the mosaics. The monarch design for the first … more
By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Erin Pavlica, co-founder of Zero Waste St. Paul and longtime Midway resident. During a recent Intro to Zero Waste training, she said, “We’re not expecting anybody to be … more
Homeowners may be eligible for funding to help boost Rusty Patched Bumblebee population Staff from the partner organization Blue Thumb led a Lawns to Legumes workshop at North Regional Library … more
CRWD building showcases native plantings, pocket park, rain gardens, tree trenches, permeable pavement, and more By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Midway resident Anna McLafferty said, “We can’t survive … more
The Mississippi River looks tranquil as it flows through Hidden Falls Regional Park, where people come to fish, hike, and relax. Just a few yards north of where this was taken, a cyclone fence … more
Catholic Cemeteries begins offering natural burials in three-acre restored prairie   Executive director Joan Gizek stood on top of the plot she has already purchased in the natural burial … more
By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Anyone who has walked or biked around Como Lake this summer has got to wonder, “What is that smell?” The short answer is decomposing curly-leaf pondweed. The long answer is … more
Surprise - there’s Pierce Butler Meadows just before the Snelling Ave. crossing By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The Pierce Butler Route is known as a short cut through the Midway and Central neighborhoods … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Seven years to the day they bought the house at 1012 Grotto St., Emily and Jesse and their 10-pound Chihuahua Buster Busta held a party. Their home – which they lovingly … more
Two benefits: 1) Shoppers use and re-use what is already here, and 2) Proceeds benefit local non-profits Flying Pig Thrift Store owner Melody Luepke, said, “The memory of my sister Heather has … more
Capitol Region Watershed District is now located at 595 Aldine Street. Its neighborhood assets will soon include a pocket park for public use, and a watershed learning center. (Photo by Margie … more
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