A Grand redo planned from Snelling to Fairview

A map showing the existing conditions on Grand Avenue between Snelling and Fairview avenues. Improving pedestrian safety and slowing traffic are among the primary concerns that have emerged as planning gets underway for the reconstruction of Grand Avenue between Snelling…

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Comments sought on rebuilding Grand from Snelling to Fairview

A virtual meeting will be held on June 1 regarding the city’s plans to reconstruct Grand Avenue from Snelling to Fairview avenues (shown in red above) in 2024 at a cost of around $6.9 million. Plans for reconstructing Grand Avenue…

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Committee weighs in on Grand reconstruction

Public comments are being sought on a plan to add new pavement, sidewalks, streetlights and underground utilities on Grand Avenue between Snelling and Fairview avenues. The estimated $7 million project is scheduled to start in 2024. The stretch of Grand…

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Royal Shade & Awning marks 100-year milestone

Royal Shade & Awning, which is currently celebrating a century of covering the windows of Twin Cities homes, was a one-person operation for many years under owner Steve Matovitz. The shop, which has been located on Fairview and Saint Clair…

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Neighbors split over bike lanes, sidewalks on Edgcumbe Road

Plans to redesign a half-mile stretch of Edgcumbe Road between Fairview and Saint Paul avenues in 2022 drew a mixed response from neighbors during a virtual meeting of the Highland District Council’s Transportation Committee on November 9.While some support a…

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