A public art project coming to the Arlington Hills Community Center may bring a media pod, tables with live plants sprouting from them, and a giant sign proclaiming “We Belong Together” to the new building. (submitted photo)
One idea Works Progress has for the community center is to add live plants to the furnishings -- a work table would have live plants in the middle to add appeal to the surrounding space. (submitted photo)
If your idea of public art is static paintings or murals on walls, the public art project at Arlington Hills Community Center is redefining the term to embrace both new technology and nature.
Hopes to improve relationships with neighbors
Shoring up agreements made with Dayton’s Bluff residents last fall, Metro State University has hired a community liaison officer to ensure the school is in good communication with its surrounding neighbors.
A map of the section of Payne Avenue near Morelli’s and Yarussos imagines pedestrian plazas, improved lighting, better parking, and added green space. The plan comes out of a city initiative to redesign key streets. As of now, it’s just a plan and lacks funding. (submitted graphic)
Drive north on Payne Avenue starting at its East Seventh Street beginning and continue up to Minnehaha, and you’ll see what according to some is a disjointed, unfriendly place to be, especially if
Supreme Court decision not slowing plans for October grand opening
Despite a deluge of news reports and street protests following Hobby Lobby’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision last month, the company is marching forward with its expansion plans.
Anna Robole faces animal cruelty charges
Anna Robole, 47, is charged with animal cruelty after two dead puppies were found in a dumpster at Scenic Hills Animal Hospital, 1939 Burns Ave., according to a complaint from the Ramsey County attorney’s office.
47-year-old Wendy Kichler has spent three months in the hospital recovering from a catastrophic aortic dissection. Her daughter Mindy and some long-time friends have pulled together to help her out and make sure she can keep up with bills. (submitted photo)
Benefit for Wendy Kichler scheduled July 19
Life-long East Sider Wendy Kichler has run into some bad luck.
Janice LaFloe, founder of a new American Indian Montessori school looking to start this fall on the East Side, stands with her assistant teacher Annette Whitener outside the school building at 1909 Ivy Ave. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Curriculum at the American Indian Montessori will include hands-on exercises to instill an ability to focus in youngsters. In one activity available to kids, they’ll polish wooden eagles. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
American Indian and Hmong pre-schools add early childcare options to neighborhood
Two small early childhood education Montessori schools focusing on language preservation will likely be coming to the East Side this fall.