East Side People

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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.

Mon
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.

Sun
21
Jun

Happy 100th Birthday, Mom!

Lorraine posing for the 1935 Payne Avenue Parade.
Lorraine posing for the 1935 Payne Avenue Parade.

Eighty years ago this picture was taken, with you in your gown as a member of the Queen’s Royal Court in the Payne Avenue Parade. You haven’t changed a bit!

Sun
21
Jun

Sprucing up Payne

Students from Washington Technology Magnet School, a high school in St. Paul’s North End, showed up on Wednesday, June 17 to help pick up Payne Avenue.

Sun
14
Jun

Metro State wins $14k for the ‘Big Read’

Metropolitan State University just won a $14,200 grant to host and promote a months-long reading event that will start next January.

Sun
14
Jun

Catching some rain

(photo courtesy of Urban Roots)
(photo courtesy of Urban Roots)

Students at Dayton’s Bluff Elementary School came out to work on the school’s rain garden on Friday, June 5 with Urban Roots staff.

Sun
14
Jun

Celebrating Art in the Hollow

A crowd formed to watch students at the American Indian Magnet School perform dance routines.
A crowd formed to watch students at the American Indian Magnet School perform dance routines.

The 2015 Art in the Hollow was held on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The annual event celebrates East Siders’ art along with Swede Hollow Park. Numerous musical guests graced the event. (Photos courtesy of Nick Doten)

Sun
14
Jun

After 4 decades, East Side vet scaling back

Dr. J. Patrick Ryan, long-time veterinarian has had a clinic on Arcade Street for 40 years, will be stepping back from his practice starting July 1. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Dr. J. Patrick Ryan, long-time veterinarian has had a clinic on Arcade Street for 40 years, will be stepping back from his practice starting July 1. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Patrick Ryan has cared for generations of pets
For over 40 years, Dr. J. Patrick Ryan has known his modest veterinary clinic, the Arcade Animal Hospital, as a second home.
He’s proud of the place, where he’s built up a loyal following of pet owners who swear by his clinic, and where the staff know the names of the dogs and cats that come in, as well as their owners.

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31
May

Marching Proud

On Thursday, May 21, Farnsworth Aerospace’s Upper Campus band marched from the upper campus over to the lower campus. The 270 member band was led along their route with a group of police officers.

Sun
31
May

Phalen Lake speaks Hmong

Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet Elementary School’s fourth grade Hmong-language immersion class meets with some Sepak Takraw players during a track and field day. The fourth graders have been learning Hmong language skills alongside English in the school’s two-way immersion program, which is now in its fourth year and has been growing steadily. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet Elementary School’s fourth grade Hmong-language immersion class meets with some Sepak Takraw players during a track and field day. The fourth graders have been learning Hmong language skills alongside English in the school’s two-way immersion program, which is now in its fourth year and has been growing steadily. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

School’s immersion program showing steady growth

“If a grandma cannot speak to her grandchildren, the relationship is lost,” says May Lee Xiong.

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