District Councils November 24, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005Board opening—The Highland District Council is seeking candidates for an at-large seat on its board of directors. The position is for a partial term and will be up for re-election in April 2023. Apply by 5 p.m.…

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District Councils October 27, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005 Trick or Treat in Highland—The Highland Business Association, Highland District Council, Friends of Highland Arts, and Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a Halloween event that includes trick-or-treating, a scavenger hunt and prizes…

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District Councils October 13, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005 Business of the Month—Quixotic Coffee, 769 S. Cleveland Ave., is the Highland District Council’s neighborhood business of the month for October. The coffee shop, which opened in December 2014, sells beverages and pastries. An interview with…

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Wrecking crew levels the last remnant of Midway Center

Midway Center is no more. A demolition permit for what remained of the 1950s-era shopping center was issued on September 16, and a wrecking crew swung into action on September 20, reducing the building to rubble later that week. Cleanup…

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District Councils September 29, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005 Homeless services and Highland Bridge—The Saint Paul City Council will hold public hearings at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, on proposed amendments regarding homeless service facilities in the city and on the required open space on…

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District Councils September 15, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005 HDC meetings remain online—Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, the Highland District Council’s plan to move toward in-person meetings has been postponed. The decision will be re-evaluated in the coming weeks. Citywide drop-off event—The city…

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The Kiosk, September 15, 2021

FRIDAY/SEPTEMBER 17A CO-ED DRUM CIRCLE will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Women’s Drum Center, 2242 University Ave. Anybody 16 or older is invited to explore percussion, rhythm and freedom of expression through games, songs and improvisation. The cost…

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District Councils August 18, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005Meetings to remain online—Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, the Highland District Council’s plan to move toward in-person board and committee meetings has been postponed until at least September. The decision will be re-evaluated at…

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District Councils August 4, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005 Pool House music and more—The Highland District Council will cohost an evening of food and fun at the old Highland Pool House on Montreal Avenue from 6-11 p.m. Thursday, August 5. The outdoor event will…

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Advantage goes to the seller

With inventory low and demand high, single-family home prices are soaring. The real estate market in the neighborhoods served by the Villager is setting records with a persistent shortage of homes for sale, multiple offers from prospective buyers and hefty…

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UPDC opposes increase in Hwy. 280 speed limit

A proposal to raise the speed limit on Highway 280 from 55 to 60 mph is drawing resistance from local neighborhood associations. The Union Park District Council (UPDC) joined the opposition on July 7, forwarding its concerns to the Minnesota…

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