The Centennial Garden is the first element of a plan to bring back botanical features that park visitors would have seen at the time the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory was built.

Victorian-style garden returns to Como Park

The first in a series of formal gardens to be established around the Visitor Center and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Regional Park opens early this summer. ... more

Murray Middle School hits its stride

It is well-documented that the 2013-14 school year did not go well for Murray Middle School. After a year of weathering what some perceived as chaos created by the school district’s implementation of too many changes in one year, a … more

The Como baseball team: front row (L to R), Chris Steinhoff, Alex Ventrilli, Jake Vandome, John Wenger, Alec Johnson, Jacob Barnard and Jorge Mendoza. Top row (L to R): Coach Lenny Franco, Jackson Muehlbauer, Matt Klein, Patrick Kolias, Richie Gulner, Charlie Kray, Kevin Smith, Alex Forstrum, Nate Jackson and coach Matt Smith. Photo by Mike Krivit

Como baseball begins quest for championship repeat

Coming off a 2014 season that culminated with a conference championship, the Como Park Senior High School baseball team is clear about its goal for 2015: compete for another title. The Cougars coaches and players are not shy about articulating … more

Donate your used books, CDs, DVDs to library book sale

The St. Anthony Park Library Association is seeking donations for its annual book sale to be held during the St. Anthony Park Arts Festival on Saturday, June 6. The association is looking for books, CDs and DVDs that are in … more

Volunteers and Great River School students birding during an educational workshop in the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom

Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom dedication is May 20

The public is invited to attend the dedication of the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom on Wednesday, May 20, at 11:30 a.m. in Como Regional Park. The Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom (CWOC) has been a community-driven project since 2006. Supporters, students … more

Como Dockside will be open with limited hours through May

After months of planning and hard work, Como Dockside is just about ready for its close-up. Throughout May, the newly remodeled restaurant will be open with limited hours due to outdoor construction. St. Paul Parks and Recreation will be busy … more

April 23 gathering will launch Roseville ACT on Alzheimer’s 2015 project

A public gathering at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive, Thursday, April 23, will start a summer-long project aimed at helping people in the area build new skills and confidence so they can better assist people with Alzheimer’s disease. … more

Fundraiser for boys soccer at Como Dockside

The Como boys soccer program will raise funds for its 2015 season with a Friday, May 8, event at the soon-to-be-open Como Dockside at the Como Lakeside Pavilion. More information about “Night By the Lake” is available at with … more

SAPAS to host June fundraiser at Giggle’s Campfire Grill

Organizations often talk about “raising funds and raising friends,” and that’s exactly what the St. Anthony Park Area Seniors board intends to do with its first-ever fundraising event on Sunday, June 14, from 3 to 6 pm. A $35 ticket … more


Aikido Center settles into new digs above co-op

Students at the Twin Cities Aikido Center practice in the center’s new location above Hampden Park Co-op, 2382 Hampden Ave. Here, Kathy Aguilar-Downing and Vickie Selep work with students in the space that had been a ballroom dance school until … more

Help plant gardens at St. Anthony Park Library

Members of the St. Anthony Park Garden Club invite neighbors and friends to the annual planting of the flower boxes and gardens at the St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave., on Saturday, May 30, 9-11 a.m. Bring your own … more