NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | Saint Paul dignitaries help raze Erik’s Bar

Mayor Chris Coleman and City Council Member Don Bostrom took the first shots in the razing of Erik’s Bar on Saint Paul’s east side earlier today.City Council Member Don Bostrom, AKA Demo Don, brought his own sledge hammer. Mayor Chris Coleman was the first to man the heavy machinery. The bar was purchased by the Port Authority and was razed in what officials are calling the final final phase of the Beacon Bluff redevelopment project on Saint Paul’s east side. Continue Reading

Food Shelf Frenzy March 23rd and 24th at Afton Alps Ski Area

Food Shelf Frenzy March 23rd and 24th at Afton Alps Ski AreaBring 4 non-perishable food items and your lift ticket is only $8.If you are not flying to the tropics to get out our extended winter, head for Afton and enjoy some of the best spring skiing conditions possible. The snow conditions are near perfect and the days are long and the sun is strong.The resort will likely close for the season on March 30th as the new owners, Vail Resorts, are anxious to get started on their plans to spend close to 10 million dollars upgrading the ski area over the coming summer. Continue Reading