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.

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


Port Authority development on Pelham leaves lingering questions

Construction site at Pelham and Wabash.

After a lawsuit with the City of Saint Paul and vigorous community objections, construction is underway at Industrial Equities’ new 68,000 square fo


Ax-Man Surplus: In spite of light rail, a family affair

One of the managers of Ax-Man, Ben, helps a pair of customers at the register. Photo by Daniel Surman.

Packed into an old building at the corner of University and Fry, Ax-Man Surplus does not seem particularly noteworthy from the outside.