The budget for creating a new interchange at Hwy. 7 and Louisiana Avenue has risen by more than 8 percent since the city awarded a construction contract, leading St. Louis Park City Council members to debate whether the extra costs could have been foreseen. The council on Oct. 6 approved a supplemental agreement with contractor [...]
As Duke Realty seeks to exit from The West End area the company largely created, the developer of an apartment complex in the area has taken over a plan for office towers. The office project stalled for five years, leaving a sea of sparsely used surface parking and vacant space near The Shops at West [...]
St. Louis Park actor Phil Hall has appeared on television screens in offbeat commercials for the Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves and as a fired-up football coach in a Treasure Island Resort and Casino commercial. His latest role also has a Minnesota theme but on the big screen. At the Twin Cities Film Fest in St. Louis [...]
Some visitors to St. Louis Park’s Brush Studio arrived on an October evening without having had any painting experience in years and left with their own versions of “The Starry Night” they intended to use to adorn walls or as gifts. Ten months ago, two couples opened Brush Studio at The Shops at West End. [...]
Safety in the Park is disbanding after accomplishing a feat even its leaders did not initially envision. More than four years ago, Safety in the Park began as an advocacy group opposed to a proposed freight rail reroute in St. Louis Park to accommodate the planned Southwest Light Rail Transit line. Safety in the Park [...]
St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts will unveil a mosaic and showcase an art exhibit Oct. 10-11. The St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts 2014 Our Town project entailed workshops in which community members created segments of a large tree mosaic that will adorn a wall at the ShopPlace ICON Theatre at The [...]
St. Louis Park and Minneapolis voters in Hennepin County’s District 3 will decide whether an incumbent or a newcomer should occupy the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat during the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4.