University Grove resident David Wark took this photo of one of the great horned owl chicks now “hanging out” in the Falcon Heights community.

The owl babies of University Grove

The sight of two great horned owl chicks hanging out in the brushy commons on Northrup Street recently was a celebratory event for neighbors in the University Grove community of Falcon Heights. ... more

Donate to the Fourth in the Park

The annual Fourth in the Park parade and picnic in St. Anthony Park happens each year through the generosity of neighbors and local businesses. Donations are needed. Donate online at: or mail a check to Fourth in the Park 
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New parking rules established for Back to the ’50s in June

Como residents who’ve complained about pre-dawn noise associated with the Back to the ’50s car show at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds may get some relief this year. Participants in the June 18-21 event will be prohibited from parking from midnight … more

Food hub sprouts on former Hermes site

A Falcon Heights project several years in the making took a step closer to reality in mid-May when ground was broken for the Good Acre food hub on the old Hermes greenhouse site. Scheduled to open this fall on Larpenteur … more

Forum to address hazardous chemicals and rail safety

Learn about hazardous chemicals and rail safety in a community conversation with Dr. Bill Toscano, professor of environmental health science at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The event, Chemical Awareness Training: Hazardous Chemicals and Rail Safety, will … more

CIC fuses dog training and therapy.

Nonprofit trains dogs and people to help others

Danielle Graczyk believes in the good in people, and dogs. Through her nonprofit organization, Canine Inspired Change (CIC), she sees that philosophy come to life every day. Graczyk has been a dog trainer for more than 15 years, first at … more

Park B4 Dark returns, family activities added this year

Park B4 Dark, a celebration of food, music and shopping in the north St. Anthony Park retail district, returns this summer on the third Thursdays in June, July and August. The series, sponsored by the Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation, … more

Fourth in the Park needs you!

The Fourth in the Park Committee is looking for volunteers to adhere 1,500, “Donate Now” stickers to the flags the committee will distribute during the Fourth in the Park celebration in St. Anthony Park on Saturday, July 4. The committee … more


Show your colors with a 4th in the Park t-shirt

When that parade comes down Como Avenue on July 4, you know you’re going to want one of those Fourth in the Park t-shirts all the cool kids will be wearing. And you’ve got until Saturday, June 11, to order … more

Como Fest: a weekend of art, camping and more

The Como Park neighborhood will celebrate summer at the sixth annual Como Fest Friday- Sunday, July 10-12. The event will include outdoor games, a family fun run, camping under the stars, creative arts, and budget-friendly vendors and concessions. FRIDAY, July … more

SAP Community Foundation awards $52,000 in grants

The Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation announced it 2015 annual grant award winners. Through all of its grants, using both dedicated and general funds, the foundation awarded more than $52,000 this year. The foundation is able to support these organizations … more