Grand Avenue

Residents, Businesses Protest Parking Meters On Grand AvenueBusiness owners and residents along St. Paul's popular Grand Avenue say they want city leaders to leave the area alone. Several weeks ago, Mayor Chris Coleman proposed a plan within his budget that would install parking meters along the busy shopping strip.
Grand Avenue Residents, Business Owners To Challenge City Hall Over Parking MetersA dispute over parking meters has St. Paul business owners and residents ready to take on City Hall. Tuesday night, members of Mayor Chris Coleman's staff are meeting with people who are strongly opposed to a plan to install parking meters along Grand Avenue.
Parking Meters Could Be Added To Some St. Paul NeighborhoodsParking may soon cost more in some popular St. Paul neighborhoods. According to the Pioneer Press, a parking pilot program was tucked quietly into Mayor Chris Coleman's recently released 2016 budget proposal.
Paws On Grand Opens Bidding On Celebrity Dog HousesBidding is now underway for Paws on Grand's Celebrity Dog House auction. WCCO's Ali Lucia created the Downward Doggie Doghouse for the auction last week.
St. Paul Celebrates 'Dog Days Of Summer' With Paws On GrandSt. Paul is going to the dogs this Sunday! St. Paul's Grand Avenue is celebrating the "Dog Days of Summer," complete with the Paws on Grand event.
Celebrate Somali Independence In MinneapolisSaturday is Minneapolis' Somali Independence Day celebration, promoting diversity and intercultural appreciation. There will be live music, food, animals and art gallery exhibits.
St. Paul Prepares For Grand Old DaysPreparations are underway for the largest one-day festival in the Midwest. The Cactus Blossoms gave WCCO a sneak peek of their set for Grand Old Day in St. Paul in a rooftop performance on our Saturday morning show. Grand Old Days kicks off Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with a parade.
Best Gift Shops For Mother's Day In MinnesotaFive Minnesota gift stores that can make finding a gift for Mom a delightful and energizing experience.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 25)This week on WCCO Saturday Morning, it's all about sports, burgers and robots. There are all sorts of things going on around the Twin Cities this weekend, and we've got everything you need to know in one place.
Minnesotan To Meet: Acupuncturist Senia Mae TuominenWhen you grow up good at math and science there are so many good jobs out there, like engineering. But what if you end up hating it?
Car Smashes Into Green Mill Restaurant In St. PaulPolice in St. Paul say a driver suspected of being under the influence caused a crash Saturday night that resulted in a car smashing into the Green Mill restaurant on Grand Avenue.
St. Paul Florist Has Hand Delivered Flowers For Nearly 8 DecadesJust like his grandfather, Tom Johnson has found a love for big bouquets. He wanted to be a veterinarian then a pilot, but instead he settled on delivering smiles across the Twin Cities.