Merrlam Park Neighborhood News and Events

UNION PARK - comprised of Merriam Park, Snelling Hamline and Lexington-Hamline neighborhoods, is one of 17 neighborhood districts in Saint Paul. In 2007, the Merriam Park, Snelling Hamline, and Lexington-Hamline Community Councils merged into one organization to represent all residents of Union Park, hence the name, Union Park District Council (UPDC). (Information from UPDC website)

For detailed demographic information, see the neighborhood profile from Minnesota Compass.

Frogtown's Daily Diner dishes up meatloaf and mashed potatoes, with dignity and sobriety on the side

I still remember the days when I used to get excited about the opening of new restaurants serving exotic dishes like pho and pad Thai. But nowadays, you can find pho and pad Thai on almost every block of St. Paul's University Avenue, and my definition of new and exciting has shifted. What's new and exciting these days is the Daily Diner, which opened Monday at University and Dale in Frogtown.


St. Paul residents discuss Marshall Avenue improvement plans

Theresa Nix shares ways to improve Marshall Avenue with fellow St. Paul residents during Marshall Avenue Complete Streets Project public meeting April 10 at Oxford Community Center in St. Paul (Photo by Ibrahim Hirsi)

Marshall Avenue, which runs from the St. Paul Cathedral to the Mississippi River, brought 70 people to the Oxford Community Center on April 10 to voice their opinions about traffic, safety, convenience and possible changes to the avenue.


NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | New location for Mosaic on a Stick

The Hamline Midway store and studio Mosiac on a Stick has moved from Snelling Avenue to a new location at 1564 Lafond Avenue.  This neighborhood establishment now occupies the old Hamline Park


Buffalo Wild Wings on Snelling: Facebook fight, full house for Land Use Committee meeting

UPDATED 6/13/2013 (at bottom of article) | Will a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant on Snelling cause problems of traffic, noise, and "student bacchanalia?" More than 30 opponents who packed


E-DEMOCRACY | What to do about graffiti in St. Paul

From: Sue Trupiano Date: Mar 25 02:33