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Cedar - Riverside/West Bank
Greater East Side
Macalester - Groveland
Payne - Phalen
Saint Anthony Park
Summit - University
Summit Hill and Crocus Hill
Thomas - Dale/Frogtown
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Transit Oriented Development
Walking or biking through Como feels like a trip well beyond urban boundaries. The big park that gives this peaceful residential neighborhood its name is graced with a beautiful lake, an airy pavilion where orchestras and bands serenade in the warm months, and with a zoo that, while smaller than the suburban Minnesota Zoo, holds a special place in the hearts of several generations of Saint Paulites, and features an aquatic polar bear. The Como Park Conservatory, full of gorgeous flowers and other tropical plants, is a favorite spot for snapping wedding photos and for an hour or two of winter-denial.
The Buzz on MSP's Growing Pro-Pollinator Community
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
MSP's increasing public awareness about the plight of pollinators has mobilized beekeepers and gardeners, social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, educational institutions and government representatives to create new initiatives on behalf of bees and butterflies.
The Sounds of Summer: August Arts and Culture In MSP
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
In this month’s feature highlights arts, entertainment and culture not to be missed in MSP by focusing on music, festivals and fashion.
Forget Midwest. We Are North: Repositioning MSP's National Identity for the 21st Century
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
According to a recent panel discussion, we need to own our cold climate and our ingenuity in order to attract new talent, continue fueling the innovation at the heart of our economy, and create a new and authentic national identity. Shall we call ourselves the North?
Cycling in the Cities: Seven New Local Inventions for Bike Enthusiasts Here and Around the Globe
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Twin Cities is a leader in bicycle use and a major innovator in bicycle design and technology. The seven inventions profiled here have, or will have, an impact on the local and global cycling industry. And the pace of innovation shows no sign of slowing down.
Q+A: Shawn Combs Walding, MnDOT's Transit Advantages Coordinator
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
We recently sat down with Shawn Combs Walding, MnDOT’s Transit Advantages Coordinator for the Twin Cities Metro District to discuss alternative transportation in the Twin Cities, what local entities can do to promote transit use, and how easy it really is to be car-free.
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St. Paul bike plan begins with downtown "loop" and Grand Round
Grand Rounds Scenic Byway System
is well known to Twin Cities walkers, runners and bicyclists. One of the country’s longest continuous systems of public urban parkways, the system includes the Chain of Lakes, the Mississippi ...
Oulmans bring a "throwback vibe" to new Como Dockside
Paddy Shack brings Irish fare to Half Time Rec
Greening the Green Line with POPS
St. Paul Bicycle Plan widens its scope
Sunrise Market: old-world traditions, gluten-free options
Vintage carousel soon to be up and running again at Como Park
St. Paul to get sakura cherry trees as a gift from Japan
Como Park neighborhood begins planning a community garden
Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom gets $218,000 for cleanup, education
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One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
Got big plans for April 26? Lu Lippold, the local producer for
One Day on Earth
“One Day in the Twin Cities,”
has a suggestion: Grab whatever video recording device you can—cameraphones included—and record the ...
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