East Side Review

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Fourth of July Celebration

Did you know...
• In 1776, only 2.5 million people lived in the United States. (Compare this population with today's 321.2 million!)

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Fourth of July recipes

Shown is Elaine’s Jello (top) and Edamame Salad (bottom). (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Shown is Elaine’s Jello (top) and Edamame Salad (bottom). (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Add some zest to your Fourth of July picnic with these mouth-watering salad recipes from employees of Lillie Suburban Newspapers.


Edamame or Soybean Salad

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Fourth of July fireworks

This Fourth of July, residents across the east metro will gather to celebrate the star-spangled holiday at one of these festivals and fireworks shows.

Mon
29
Jun

Dry Bones Blues Festival celebrates sobriety

Mary Elias and Tim Jenkins play for a crowd at the 12th annual Dry Bones Blues Festival at the Minnesota Music Cafe on lower Payne Avenue.

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29
Jun

Booster club helps out Duluth & Case

Thanks to the efforts of the Duluth & Case Recreation Center’s Booster Club, the kids who play at the rec center will have some more gear to try out.

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29
Jun

State legislature throws $50k towards Chinese garden at Phalen

A rendering of the structure imagined for the Chinese garden at Phalen Regional Park would feature southern-style Chinese architecture with sweeping eaves on the roofline. (submitted graphic)
A rendering of the structure imagined for the Chinese garden at Phalen Regional Park would feature southern-style Chinese architecture with sweeping eaves on the roofline. (submitted graphic)

On Friday, June 12, the Minnesota Legislature finished up a special session by passing six bills, one of which included $50,000 in funding for the design and construction of a Chinese garden at Phalen Regional Park.

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29
Jun

People’s Inc. struggles for approval

People Incorporated is hoping to move its Diane Ahrens Crisis residence to this former convent building at 1784 Lacrosse Ave., but the District 2 Community Council is recommending the company’s zoning requests be denied. (Photo courtesy of Cushman Wakefield)
People Incorporated is hoping to move its Diane Ahrens Crisis residence to this former convent building at 1784 Lacrosse Ave., but the District 2 Community Council is recommending the company’s zoning requests be denied. (Photo courtesy of Cushman Wakefield)

City staff approves zoning requests, district council, neighbors oppose

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29
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New city ordinance means take-home beer on Sundays

Kathleen Culhane, brewer and co-owner at Sidhe Brewing, based in Payne Avenue’s Plaza del Sol, fills up a growler. Starting July 5, Sidhe Brewing and other breweries will be able to sell growlers for people to take home on Sundays, thanks to a new city ordinance. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Kathleen Culhane, brewer and co-owner at Sidhe Brewing, based in Payne Avenue’s Plaza del Sol, fills up a growler. Starting July 5, Sidhe Brewing and other breweries will be able to sell growlers for people to take home on Sundays, thanks to a new city ordinance. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

East Side brewers to sling growlers starting in July
Starting in July, beer drinkers won’t need to stock up for Sunday — instead, they can just go pick up a beer from their nearest brewery, and take it home to imbibe.
Thanks to a state law and a subsequent city ordinance signed into St. Paul law in late May, East Siders can buy beer to take home on Sundays from two nearby breweries, as well as any others in other parts of the city.

Tue
23
Jun

Ramsey County bridge projects abound

Ramps from Highway 36 to Interstate 35E are scheduled to open by late-August. (courtesy of  MnDOT)
Ramps from Highway 36 to Interstate 35E are scheduled to open by late-August. (courtesy of MnDOT)

For residents and commuters in Ramsey County, many are probably well aware that construction season is in full swing.

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21
Jun

Nienstedt quits after charges against Archdiocese

Following the criminal charges filed against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop John Nienstedt has announced he’ll step down.

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