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Ruby Red Letters: Re-Starting the Beating Heart of St. Paul’s West End?

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in Featured, Slice of the City, St Paul | 2 comments

    The developers of the old Schmidt Brewery site in St. Paul — being turned into lofts and apartments after years of...

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Pearl Harbor, 1941: St Paul Sailors Fire the First Shot

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in Slice of the City, St Paul, WorldWarII | 7 comments

  (This post originally was published on 12-7-11) If you grow up in St. Paul, you will hear the story of the Naval Reservists from...

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Still Working

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Slice of the City, Taxes, Work | 4 comments

I was enjoying a nice dark roast on the bench behind Cafe Bene in St Paul when I noticed that the guy loading large boxes of coffee onto a...

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The Turf Club gets Duded Up

Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in Slice of the City, St Paul, Top Story | 0 comments

  St Paul’s venerable Turf Club celebrated Monday the installation of a massive and awesome glass-mosaic mural enshrining the...

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Slice of the City: The Turkeys of St Paul

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Slice of the City | 0 comments

No, these turkeys are not in the Legislature. They were on Iglehart Avenue near Fairview in Merriam Park, strolling west at a leisurely...

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Slice of the City: Mohamed Gets His Man, and His Coffee

Posted by on Mar 18, 2011 in Citizens, Slice of the City | 4 comments

I was buying a book at the Highland Park Barnes & Noble in St Paul Wednesday, just after 6 p.m., when shouts and a loud commotion...

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