Dayton's Bluff

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14
Jun

Catching some rain

(photo courtesy of Urban Roots)
(photo courtesy of Urban Roots)

Students at Dayton’s Bluff Elementary School came out to work on the school’s rain garden on Friday, June 5 with Urban Roots staff.

Sun
31
May

Neighbors file appeal against Freedom Works zoning decision

Some Dayton’s Bluff neighbors have filed an appeal against the city of St. Paul’s zoning decision that would allow Freedom Works, Inc., to move into a vacant former convent building at 869 Fifth St. E.

Sun
24
May

WEQY getting closer to airtime

An open house preview of the new WEQY radio station will take place on Saturday, May 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the East Side Enterprise Center, 804 Margaret St. There, East Siders can learn more about how to be involved in the community radio station, and check out some of the equipment that will be used. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
An open house preview of the new WEQY radio station will take place on Saturday, May 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the East Side Enterprise Center, 804 Margaret St. There, East Siders can learn more about how to be involved in the community radio station, and check out some of the equipment that will be used. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Open house scheduled for May 30
With a studio location in place, equipment purchased, and some programming beginning to form, the East Side’s own community radio station, 104.7 WEQY, is on its way to being ready for broadcasting.
“We have all the equipment; we have the antenna,” reports Brenda Reid, project manager for the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council.

Sun
17
May

Placemaking panel examines zipcodes and death

Dr. Anthony Iton, a national public health expert, talked about the connection between a person’s zipcode and their life expectancy as part of a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 12 at Metro State University. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Dr. Anthony Iton, a national public health expert, talked about the connection between a person’s zipcode and their life expectancy as part of a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 12 at Metro State University. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

If you live in the Payne-Phalen or Dayton’s Bluff neighborhoods, odds are your life will be eight years shorter than someone living in Minnetonka, Edina, or Eagan.

Sun
03
May

Placemaking residency to celebrate/examine Dayton’s Bluff

National health experts to pay visit How does Dayton’s Bluff chalk up in terms of walkability? Residents and community organizers will be considering this as they tour the neighborhood with three internationally renowned urban design experts. A week-long “placemaking residency” put on by the St. Paul Riverfront Corporation will take an in-depth look at the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood, as well as five other Twin cities locations, from a perspective of population health.

Mon
27
Apr

Pizza & Gardening

Urban Roots workers teamed up with the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council to fix up the Dayton’s Bluff Children’s Garden.

Sun
19
Apr

Metro State data breach proves substantial

Metropolitan State University announced on Tuesday, March 14, that a December data breach led to the exposure of personal information from 160,000 current and former students.

Sun
19
Apr

Neighborhood meeting assuages some fears, but worries others

Freedom Works, a post-prison ministry, will look to locate in a former convent at 869 E. Fifth St. where they’d provide housing for about 24 men who are recently released from prison. (file photo)
Freedom Works, a post-prison ministry, will look to locate in a former convent at 869 E. Fifth St. where they’d provide housing for about 24 men who are recently released from prison. (file photo)

Post-prison ministry group hoping neighbors will be welcoming

Sun
05
Apr

Christian prisoner reform group eyes Dayton’s Bluff location

Freedom Works, a Christian non-profit that does post-prison programming is looking to add housing and programming for 24 men in a building in Dayton’s Bluff. The building, located at 869 5th St. E. is a former convent near Sacred Heart Church and is owned by Catholic Charities. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Freedom Works, a Christian non-profit that does post-prison programming is looking to add housing and programming for 24 men in a building in Dayton’s Bluff. The building, located at 869 5th St. E. is a former convent near Sacred Heart Church and is owned by Catholic Charities. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Freedom Works eyeing former convent on Fifth St.

A Christian non-profit providing programming and long-term housing for men after they get out of prison is looking to add a location on the East Side.

Sun
05
Apr

Stepmom charged after 9-year-old screams ‘Mom’s trying to kill me’

Boy flees into elementary school, principal witnesses threat

A 24-year-old Dayton’s Bluff woman is charged with making terroristic threats to her 9-year-old stepson, and for maliciously punishing him.

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