East Side People

Mon
20
Oct

All-woman brew team making headway

Kathleen Culhane, head brewer at Sidhe Brewing, stands in the new taproom space the brewery is working on in Plaza Del Sol on Payne Avenue. Culhane’s hoping the place will be open by Jan. 1, 2015.
Kathleen Culhane, head brewer at Sidhe Brewing, stands in the new taproom space the brewery is working on in Plaza Del Sol on Payne Avenue. Culhane’s hoping the place will be open by Jan. 1, 2015. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Kathleen Culhane, head brewer at Sidhe Brewing, has been working hard to get the fledgling brewery open. If things go well, Sidhe Brewing will soon be operating one of the smallest beer taprooms in the state.

Thu
25
Sep

Theatre in the hollow


photo courtesy of Romi Slowiak

A picnic operetta in Swede Hollow Park on Sunday, Sept. 14 drew a big crowd. The play, put on by Mixed Precipitation, was a fun "punked up" take on the English Baroque play King Arthur. The group has one final performance on Sunday, Sept.

Tue
16
Sep

Harvest Fest looks to go full scale


The parade draws marching bands from area schools such as Farnsworth Aerospace Elementary School. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

In 2011, the Payne Area Business Association’s musical lineup for the Mexican Independence Celebration drew many fans.

The parade will feature colorful costumes and floats.

Back in 1932, Harvest fest was a huge event along Payne Avenue, and featured banners adorning the commercial strip. (submitted photo)

Last year’s festival was sort of an on-foot trial run with a more modest walking parade, This year, Harvest Fest reboots its full parade tradition, adding back floats, vehicle units, marching bands and more. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The loudest and reddest entries in the parade: local fire departments’ vehicles. Onlookers always appreciate getting to thank the heroic crews who staff them. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Full-on parade is back in business

Tue
19
Aug

Happy 50th Anniversary


Karen and Rick Chase

Please join us to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Rick and Karen Chase. Their open house is Saturday, Aug. 23, from 1 to 6 p.m., at Richard Walton Park, 1584 Hadley Avenue, Oakdale.

Tue
29
Jul

Pictured with a book


submitted photo

Families were photographed at Arlington Hills Library as part of a St. Paul Public Libraries efort to promote family literacy.

Tue
29
Jul

Hangin’ with cops


submitted photo

Officers from St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District ate dinner with neighbors on a pleasant summer night at Conway Rec. Center on Thursday, July 17. The event was one of the department’s SAFE Summer Night events.

Tue
29
Jul

Artmobile keeps crusing


photo courtesy of Sarah Geving

The East Side Arts Council’s Artmobile made a stop at Phalen Recreation Center on Wednesday, July 23. There, kids made musical instruments and goofed around with the East Side Arts Council staff.

Mon
14
Jul

Family and friends rally for East Sider with heart trouble


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.

Mon
07
Jul

East Sider Chris Rider wins St. Paul’s Karl Neid award

East Sider Chris Rider has a long track record working for the city.
From a long list of volunteer contributions to the East Side and the city at large, and with over 25 years under her belt as a city employee, she’s demonstrated a commitment to St. Paul.

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