Lowertown

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Mike’s Mix: Home-Crafted Valentine’s Day Cocktails

If your Valentine’s Day plans include staying in, I have an idea. What about impressing your sweetie with an easy, homemade craft cocktail? Here are three recipes from a bartender whose own love life heated up in a kitchen — Laurel Elm from Saint Dinette.

02/14/2015

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Work On New Lowertown Ballpark Nearing Finish

Crews say construction on the new Lowertown ballpark is about 85 percent completed. Crews have worked through the winter to get CHS Field ready for Opening Day this spring.

01/23/2015

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Mike’s Mix: New Fashioned

Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s taking a look at the New Fashioned from the PUBLIC kitchen + bar.

10/18/2014

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Saints’ New Home Gets A Name: CHS Field

The new St. Paul Saints ballpark currently under construction in Lowertown now has a name. The ballpark, which will open next year, will be known as the CHS Field. A deal was announced Monday morning that gives the naming rights to the Twin Cities-based CHS Inc., an agriculture cooperative.

09/08/2014

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St. Paul Farmers Market Might Be Moving

An iconic Twin Cities farmers market might be relocating. Attendance at the St. Paul Farmer’s Market has dropped by 25 percent over the last five years. Customers have complained about Lowertown construction and parking changes making access difficult.

07/29/2014

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A Breakdown Of Minnesota’s Neighborhoods: St. Paul

Some of the most fascinating neighborhoods in the country lie in Minnesota’s capital city of St. Paul.

07/19/2014

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Lowertown Named A Top ‘Up-And-Coming’ ‘Hood

One of the top “up and coming” neighborhoods in the country in right here in the Twin Cities. USA Today has named St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood as one of the top 10 places to get into currently.

05/13/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Buttered Tin

This week in DeRusha Eats, Jason headed across the Mississippi River to the Lowertown area of St. Paul to a café that has baked its way into the heart of the neighborhood. While Buttered Tin is known for its sweet treats, it also has an award-winning sandwich.

12/07/2013

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New Photos Released Of Saints Ballpark In Lowertown

On a cold day in December, folks in St. Paul have a reason to think about the boys of summer. And their new field. They unveiled the latest plans for the Saints new ballpark in Lowertown.

12/05/2013

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Where’s The Top Hipster Zip Code? In St. Paul, Apparently

A realty website says a St. Paul neighborhood is America’s top hipster zip code. And that’s a good thing. Lowertown topped RealtyTrac’s list. The site says hipsters mean trendy restaurants, bars and other amenities, and probably rising property values and rental rates.

11/21/2013

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Artists Face Deadline For St. Paul Saints Ballpark

The city of St. Paul is seeking artists to deck out the stadium and fulfill an ordinance that requires one percent of certain project costs to go for public art. In this case, the grant pool is $170,000 and there’s a Monday deadline for artists to make their pitches.

09/16/2013

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Local Music Tap: ‘Lowertown Guitar Fest’ Kicks Off This Weekend

In what they are calling the “first-ever guitar-centric fest,” McNally Smith College of Music will be hosting the Lowertown Guitar Festival on Aug. 10. The festival’s goal is simple: celebrate one of America’s most beloved instruments – the guitar – and the musicians who play it.

08/06/2013

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St. Paul Hosting All-Night Northern Spark Art Festival

Do you have plans from 8:58 p.m. Saturday to 5:26 a.m. Sunday? Thousands of Minnesotans will be heading to St. Paul’s Lowertown for the Northern Spark Art Festival. What’s up with the 8:58 start time and 5:26 a.m. end time? It’s an all-night festival. That’s the exact sunset and sunrise time according the the Farmer’s Almanac.

06/07/2013

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Lowertown Farmers Market To Open This Weekend

It’s opening a week later than usual, but rain, snow or shine, the show will go on for the St. Paul Farmer’s Market in Lowertown.

05/01/2013

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Resident: Saints Stadium Will ‘Ruin The Lives’ Of Those In Lowertown

Friday marked the start of the fourth year in which Target Field brought Twins fans to the Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis.

04/01/2013

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St. Paul Strives To Attract Young Professionals

In his State of the City address, Mayor Chris Coleman said he wanted to figure out a way to bring more young adults east of the Mississippi. He says young professionals are the city’s future.

03/30/2013

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St. Paul, Ryan Companies Finalize Ballpark Deal

The City of St. Paul announced Tuesday it has finalized a contract with Ryan Companies to build the stadium that will be the new home of the St. Paul Saints.

02/19/2013

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St. Paul Selects Ryan Companies To Build Saints Stadium

The City of St. Paul announced Thursday it has selected Ryan Companies, Inc., to design and build the new ballpark for the St. Paul Saints that will be located in the city’s Lowertowan area.

01/10/2013

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Thousands Visit St. Paul’s Newly Renovated Union Depot

Step into the grand old neoclassical building in St. Paul’s Lowertown and you’re immediately taken back to a time when coal-puffing locomotives carried passengers from the Twin Cities to points far and wide.

12/08/2012

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Coleman Gives Budget Address, Plans For Lowertown Revitalization

A makeover for St. Paul’s Lowertown is in the plans for the city next year.

08/13/2012

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Outdoor Dining, Frogtown Farm In St. Paul Mayor’s Proposals

Outdoor dining in St. Paul could be expanding and buying a home there may become more affordable, if Mayor Chris Coleman’s proposals get the green light.

08/13/2012

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St. Paul City Council Approves Financing For Saints Stadium

The St. Paul City Council is moving forward with plans for a new ballpark for the St. Paul Saints.

07/19/2012

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Dozens Of Projects Seek Minn. Development Money

Promoters of civic center expansions, a light-rail line, a minor-league ballpark and other local facilities are vying for a piece of a $47.5 million business development fund created by lawmakers who left those projects out of this year’s state construction package.

07/09/2012

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Saints Owner Caught in Political Fight

Mike Veeck says he’s about the only professional sports team owner in America without any leverage. The charismatic owner of the St. Paul Saints says he’s indirectly become a pawn in a political fight at the State Capitol.

03/29/2012

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Minnesota Family Fun Weekend Guide For June 3-5

The first weekend of June is what I consider the unofficial entry into summer. It’s almost like a rite of passage after enduring a snowy winter and spring storms, taking me from long sleeves to tank tops, rain boots to flip flops.

06/03/2011

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