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Lost Fox co-owner Michael Rose (with wife Ann) poses with daughter Mala, 14, as they worked the counter of the Lowertown restaurant on a recent afternoon. Photo by Brad Stauffer

Coffee, cocktails and prime cuts: New establishments open across the city

Saint Paul restaurant patrons have or soon will have a new steak house and three combination coffee and liquor establishments from which to choose for their refreshment. The operators of these restaurants, coffee bars and cocktail lounge are hoping to…

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Business Briefs August 17, 2022

Team Edelstein’s new digs at 757 S. Snelling Ave. Photo by Spacecrafting Photography Team Edelstein, a residential real estate group affiliated with Coldwell Banker Realty, has moved into its new headquarters at 757 S. Snelling Ave. Led by Tom and…

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Saint Paul considers parking ban on tractor-trailers

Big rigs are tying up too many spaces on streets. It seems a growing number of tractor-trailers and other big trucks are parking illegally on Saint Paul streets. The problem has arisen as the trucking industry hires more independent contractors…

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Business Notes April 27, 2022

Dr. Ben Thomas has taken ownership of Dr. Bob Maley Family Dentistry, 1150 Montreal Ave. Thomas, a Saint Paul native and member of the family that owns Thomas Liquor, has worked as a dental associate for five years. The business…

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Spring brings a flowering of new SE Asian fare

Three restaurants whose roots are in Southeast Asia are being transplanted this spring in Saint Paul. The owners of the single Filipino and two Vietnamese establishments all promise updated versions of classic family recipes.KALSADASet to open by the end of…

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Downtown venues hanging on in hopes of return to normal

Downtown Saint Paul restaurants and entertainment venues have been devastated by the pandemic. Patrons have shied away from indoor dining and large crowds during successive surges of COVID-19, and thousands of downtown employees have vacated their offices to work from…

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Commodore gets to open west dining room

The long fight to be able to use the Commodore Bar & Restaurant’s west dining room has cleared another hurdle. The Saint Paul Planning Commission unanimously approved a nonconforming use permit on January 7 to allow the restaurant at 79…

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Groveland Tap remodeling plan shutters comic shop, hair salon

The Groveland Tap's renovation and expansion plans on Saint Clair and Fairview avenues are displacing long-time tenants Uncle Sven's Comic Shoppe and the Curl Up & Dye hair salon. The Groveland Tap, 1834 Saint Clair Ave., has announced a renovation…

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Business Briefs December 10, 2021

Holly Home Renovations, LLC, owners Jill and Todd Johnson won four CotY (Contractor of the Year) awards at the 25th annual National Association of the Remodeling Industry of MN’s awards gala in November for renovation of their home at 539…

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Business Briefs October 28, 2021

The Darling Den has opened on the former Schmidt Brewery campus at 882 W. Seventh St., Suite 3. Owner and esthetician Sara Baumgartner made a name for herself in Los Angeles, where she worked with Damone Roberts and the Four…

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