Saint Paul restaurants embrace vaccine mandate, some with reservations

Saint Paul bars and restaurants, theaters and other entertainment venues that have been struggling for close to two years with state-imposed shutdowns and a drop in business driven by fears of COVID-19 now find themselves bracing for the impact of…

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City to enlist public’s help in redesign of Summit Avenue

A master plan for Summit Avenue to improve the recreational experience on the tree-lined boulevard and the safety of all those who use it will be drawn up in the coming months by Saint Paul’s departments of Parks and Recreation…

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Music to the eyes

Amdur enters Art Crawl with paintings that vibrate to creative energy of jazz. Venture into Studio No. 250 in the Northern Warehouse at 308 Prince St. this weekend, and you will find yourself in the company of musicians who have…

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Art Collective remakes fall Crawl as series of weekend events

In 1991 the Saint Paul Art Collective introduced the Art Crawl to connect its artists to the public. The event was intended to be more intimate than the art fairs that had been held in the Twin Cities for decades.…

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Letters to the Editor for July 7, 2021

The 3 percent solution The new 3 percent maximum rent increase imposed on landlords by the city of Saint Paul (Villager, June 23) means only one thing: continuous 3 percent increases every year, guaranteed, whether justified or not. And those…

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Plan to renovate old Dale Street garage gets HPC’s blessing

Aformer auto repair garage at 156 N. Dale St. will be transformed into space for as many as three businesses under a renovation plan approved on March 22 by the Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC). The plan is likely to end…

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Local CIB projects fail to make committee’s cut

By Jane McClure All of the proposed local projects were shut out of the city of Saint Paul’s 2021 Capital Improvement Budget (CIB) recommendations after the CIB Committee backed 10 projects with a total price tag of $940,000 on September…

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