Twin Cities Race Walkers keep fit with low-impact sport

Active people who are itching to get off their treadmills and onto outdoor walking trails may want to look into race walking as an alternative low-impact workout.Race walking, which long-time member Bruce Leasure describes as a “boutique sport,” has a…

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Fitness in the Parks still stretching its legs

Amy Zellner of Summit Hill can be found on Wednesday evenings teaching yoga classes at Linwood Recreation Center. She’s part of the Fitness in the Parks program sponsored by the Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation, which is back…

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Master plan in works to redesign Summit Avenue

One focus during the master planning process for Summit Avenue is to develop a more detailed plan for the segment between Lexington Parkway (shown above) and Victoria Street. A master plan for Summit Avenue will be unveiled by the city…

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Johnny Allen’s JK Movement takes over the operations at Jimmy Lee

JK Movement, a nonprofit  organization for youths, will now be managing operations and providing some of the programming at the Jimmy Lee Recreation Center under an agreement approved on March 16 by the Saint Paul City Council at the recommendation…

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Saint Paul drops 3.2 beer limit in designated city parks

The Saint Paul City Council voted unanimously on January 26 to remove longstanding regulations that allowed only 3.2 beer to be consumed in designated city parks. The change, which was discussed during a public hearing on January 19 and drew…

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Council sweetens city budget with new spending

Property tax levy increase is trimmed to 6.17%. Following a host of last-minute additions and subtractions, the Saint Paul City Council has adopted a city budget for 2022 that includes more money for affordable housing, police training, the replacement of…

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City OKs $360K settlement in suit over sick & safe time

A class-action lawsuit filed two years ago by Merriam Park high school student Benjamin Smith, who worked for the city of Saint Paul as a lifeguard, is one step closer to being resolved. The City Council approved a $360,000 settlement…

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The Kiosk, October 27, 2021

THURSDAY/OCTOBER 28 THE MJM HALLOWEEN BASH will be presented by Saint Paul’s Parks and Recreation Department from 6-8 p.m. at the Merriam Park Community Center, 2000 Saint Anthony Ave. Among the highlights will be a petting zoo, jump castle, haunted…

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