Dave Healy (left) and Richard Horberg share a laugh as they discuss
a novel Horberg is writing. It’s a love story set in the Philippines, where
Horberg spent a year during his time in the Army. Horberg is one of
Healy’s “Bards,” a poetry group at St. Anthony Park Home. Photo by
Kristal Leebrick

The Bards

Twice-monthly poetry class a highlight for a group of St. Anthony Park Home residents ... more
Jon Oulman hopes to rekindle St. Paul's love affair with Lake Como.  Photo by Alex Lodner

Como Dockside to open in early May

The freshly painted walls and newly hung chandeliers at Como Dockside are beginning to form an image of what is to come: a sophisticated yet approachable space, where families and friends can gather for a lakeside meal or take in … more

Colossal Cafe is taking its Flappers to a third location. Photo by Alex Lodner

Colossal #3 to open on Grand Avenue

Great news for the Twin Cities: There will soon be three locations where folks can satiate their Flapper cravings. Colossal Café, the beloved neighborhood diner on Como Avenue in St. Anthony Park, will add a new location on Grand Avenue, … more

The Turf Club is as much a music destination as it is a food destination on University Avenue, according to its new chef, Karl Litchfuss. Below, a March Blue Plate Special: Guiness-braised corned beef and colcannon, served with house made irish soda bread Photos by Marina Lang

Turf Club brings new dining option to University Avenue

When the owners of Minneapolis music club First Avenue bought the Turf Club in 2013, they did more than touch up the paint. The brand-new bathrooms and newly exposed racing mural behind the stage are lovely and much-needed improvements, but … more

Franklin Avenue to be repaved and improved for bikes and pedestrians

Paving and improvements to Franklin Avenue just west of trunk Highway 280 will cause street closures and other traffic disruptions this summer. St. Anthony Park Community Council member Brad Engelmann said it will be worth the trouble. The council met … more

Climate Rally 2015 to celebrate Earth Day, climate work in state

There is a lot of good work going on in Minnesota to address climate change, said Dawn Tanner, and she and her husband, Jim Perry, both of St. Anthony Park, are throwing a party of sorts at the State Capitol … more

Meet the bus (or the train or the . . . )

I don’t know about you, but once I was an adult, I felt like I was supposed to know how to do things. And since I had never ridden a Metro Transit bus, not knowing how it works is one … more

Citizen group demands action after recent rail explosions

In the wake of five rail explosions in five weeks, Citizens Acting for Rail Safety-Twin Cities (CARS-Twin Cities), a newly formed citizen-action group, is asking that Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), Canadian Pacific (CP) and Union Pacific (UP) railroads halt … more

Library gardens need your shade-loving plants

Over several decades, members of the St. Anthony Park Garden Club (SAPGC) have purchased plants and helped provide labor to install and maintain the gardens and window boxes at St. Anthony Park Library. In recent years, the St. Anthony Park … more

Music in the Park will bring music to our ears in April

The Schubert Club will bring music to St. Anthony Park with April concerts from the St. Lawrence String Quartet on Sunday, April 19, and a Family Concert, Folk Music from Latin America with Leo and Kathy Lara, on Friday, April 10. … more

Roseville project aims to help community cope with Alzheimer’s

A volunteer group of residents, businesses and government leaders is about to launch its 2015 project seeking to make Roseville a more dementia-friendly community. The kick-off event for the Roseville ACT on Alzheimer’s project will be held Thursday, April 23, … more