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Schneider Drug’s longtime owner will be missed

Community center, concert hall, "bastion of civic engagement": Neighbors lament Tom Sengupta's departure from corner drug store ... more

St. Anthony Park community meeting will embark on vision for 2014

With funding from the St. Anthony Park Community Foundation, Transition Town–All St. Anthony Park (ASAP) will embark on developing a vision for the neighborhood in 2040 with a lower footprint and a stronger community. Those who live, work, worship or … more

Tom Fisher

Dean of U’s College of Design to step down in June

Longtime St. Anthony Park resident Tom Fisher will step down in June as dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Fisher originally came to the U as the head of the College of Architecture and Landscape … more

St. Anthony Park Progressive Dinner is March 7

The 29th annual St. Anthony Park Progressive Dinner will be held Saturday, March 7.The fun, food and neighborliness will begin with appetizers at 5:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Park United Methodist Church, 2200 Hillside Ave. Then diners will fan out across … more

St. Anthony Park Arts Festival artist applications open

The St. Anthony Park Arts Festival is accepting artist applications for the 46th annual event, which will be held Saturday, June 6, on Como Avenue between Carter and Luther Place. The festival includes more than 70 juried artists, music, food, kids activities, … more

It’s Bugle poetry contest time

Poets: It’s time to sharpen your pencils and start thinking about the fifth annual Park Bugle poetry contest. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 6. The top three winning entrees will be published in the April issue of the … more

Wanted: artistic ideas for an ‘arts-immersive’ mini golf course

If you are an artist, engineer, architect, designer, maker, dreamer, student, hacker, you name it, Can Can Wonderland wants you to throw your ideas into the ring to help create an 18-hole “arts-immersive” mini golf course in a 19,000-plus- square-foot … more

The Como Park varsity hockey team, from left: (first row) Nick Kopic, Richie Gulner, Matt Klein, Carter McCoy, Alec Johnson, Carter Inskeep and George Neisewander; (middle row) Kevin Smith, Adam Swanson, Eliot Berven, Patrick Kolias, Ian Tully, Matt Hageman and Jack Freier; (top row) coach David Bakken, assistant coach Carl Hamre, Charlie Kray, Owen Guetschow and Peter Dadlez. Photo by Mike Krivit

Nomadic Cougars hockey team started season with 12-game winning streak

The Como Cougars are creating a special season, playing spirited hockey whenever and wherever they can. The St. Paul Pioneer Press took notice, which has raised eyebrows in the “State of Hockey” and beyond. High school sports beat writer Tim … more

Twenty-three pies—13 sanctioned and 10 unsanctioned—were entered in the Comstock family’s 2014 pie baking contest. The pies ranged from sweet to savory and traditional to original. Photo by Marina Lang

Perfect pies

The 23 pies lined up in two straight rows on the front table at Claddagh Coffee & Café on West Seventh Street, St. Paul, had names as alluring as the pies themselves: Strawberry Butter Cream, Caramel Chocolate Supreme, Reese’s Cup, … more

Amy Sparks and her "visual recording." Photo by Duane Schriever

Miss the meeting? Don’t worry, she took notes

If you couldn’t attend the St. Anthony Park Community Foundation’s second annual State of the Park event on Dec. 4, don’t worry. Amy Sparks (above) took notes. Sparks, coordinator of the Creative Enterprise Zone and former executive director of St. … more

Jon Schumacher

Foundation director announces bid for school board seat

Jon Schumacher, executive director of the Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation, has announced his candidacy for the St. Paul Public Schools Board of Education election in 2015. Four seats on the school board will be up for election next fall. … more