St. Paul

St. Paul’s Grand Avenue… small town feel in the big city

St. Paul's Grand Avenue is a charming tree-lined stretch of about 25 blocks beloved by locals and visitors alike. Lined with quaint shops, restaurants and historic homes this street is what makes...
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Old Muskego Church, first Norwegian Lutheran church in the US

An old hand-built log meeting house quietly sits on a hill overlooking the campus of Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul… so well tucked away you wouldn't know it was there...
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Trotter’s Cafe… serving fresh and local in St. Paul’s Merriam Park

When I stopped at Trotter's Cafe in St. Paul's Merriam Park yesterday morning they were sold out of fresh cinnamon rolls! With tables filled with both groups happily chatting and...
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Desnoyer Park… once planned to be the site of the State Capitol

Desnoyer Park is part of St. Paul's Merriam Park neighborhood, named for Governor William Merriam and his developer father. This area has long been considered the midpoint between Minneapolis and St....
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Izzy’s Ice Cream Cafe… home of the ‘izzy’ scoop and the ice cream hot dish

Hot summer days make one think of ice cream, but any day is a good day to stop at Izzy's Ice Cream Cafe… included in Minnesota Monthly's  Best of Summer 2011...
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Walkable St. Anthony Park

St. Anthony Park is one of St. Paul’s most charming and popular walkable neighborhoods. With hilly terrain, winding streets and large irregular lots, it was first developed in the late 1800’s as estates for...
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Sunday’s Site – Rice Park, St. Paul

When I think of Rice Park I think of the heart of St. Paul, a public square since 1849 with the intimate old-world charm of a European town square. Surrounded by...
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Sunday’s Site – Best Burgers at The Nook, St. Paul

Burgers are at the heart of America, and nearly every neighborhood seems to have its favorite burger joint… sometimes the smaller the better.  The Nook, located near the corner of...
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