Council spends $4.5M in rescue funds to assist tourism

Seven groups will receive grants to promote tourism in Saint Paul as a result of City Council approval on May 4 of $4.477 million from the federal American Rescue Plan through a city Tourism Recovery Support Program.City planning director Nicolle…

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On the Town Briefly, May 11-30 2022

Books My Mighty Journey: A Waterfall’s Story, author John Coy and illustrator Gaylord Schanilec’s account of 12,000 years of Minnesota history from the perspective of the only major waterfall on the Mississippi River, will be discussed at 7 p.m. Thursday,…

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On the Town Briefly, April 27, 2022

Books Douglas Stuart, Booker Prize-winning author of Shuggie Bain, will read from his second novel, Young Mungo, at 6 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Next Chapter Book­sellers, 38 S. Snelling Ave. For the required tickets, visit nextchapterbooksellers.com or call 651-225-8989.…

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On the Town Briefly, April 13, 2022

Exhibits “Totally Radical, Designing the 1980s,” an exhibit that captures the variety and idiosyncrasies of styles prevalent during the 1980s, is being displayed through May 27 in the University of Min­ne­sota’s Goldstein Museum of Design, located in Gallery 241 of…

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On the Town Briefly, March 30, 2022

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will be joined by mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski and flutist Linda Chatterton at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Sundin Hall, 1531 Hewitt Ave. The concert will include newly commissioned works for guitar quartet and flute by…

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Names in the News February 8, 2022

The Saint Paul Roy Wilkins Chapter of the NAACP recently presented Outstanding Servant Leadership Awards to Saint Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell, Golden Thyme Coffee and Cafe co-owners Mychael and Stephanie Wright, Hallie Q. Brown executive director Jonathan Palmer and…

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On the Town Briefly, January 12, 2022

BooksRamsey County Historical Society’s 2022 History Revealed series will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 13, with a virtual panel discussion of We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World. The new book is a…

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ON THE TOWN Briefly, May 27, 2020

BooksNext Chapter Booksellers, 38 S. Snelling Ave., will feature the following in free virtual discussions via Zoom: Macalester College professor Lesley Lavery and her book, A Collective Pursuit: Teachers’ Unions and Education Reform, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28; and…

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