A chef by trade, the St. Paul man (who asked to remain anonymous) started cooking in an on-the-job training program when he was 13 years old. After nearly 31 years as a chef, the 45-year-old North End resident was unemployed last summer and spent hours on the computer every day looking for and applying for jobs.
The train is coming, and one group of Frogtown and Summit-University residents and business owners is fired up to prepare for the arrival of light rail transit (LRT) on University Avenue in St. Paul. The group, organized mainly through Facebook and the e-Democracy Forum met October 21 at Rondo Community Outreach Library, with the assistance of the District 7 Thomas-Dale Planning Council and the District 8 Summit-University Planning Council.
It's the talk of the town - Ty Pennington has brought his Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's design team to the West Side of St. Paul, and YOU can get in the act! Neighborhood House and the St. Paul Chapter of the American Red Cross, both located on the West Side are sponsoring an "Extreme Food Drive" and an "Extreme Blood Drive" to accompany the build.