October 2014

Found 5 blog entries for October 2014.

The Minnesota History Center in St. Paul is an interactive museum for the whole family. It shares it’s building with the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives. They have permanent exhibits and changing exhibits inside. Many people visit for the concerts, family days, special events and lectures. Here is what makes the Minnesota History Center so popular.

Minnesota History Center - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/puroticorico/3611910519

What to See

The museum offers a variety of exhibits, daily activities, special events, family fun and access to the library.

Right now you can enjoy the special exhibit showing toys of the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s until January 4th, 2015. Ongoing exhibits include “Minnesota’s Greatest Generation,” “Sight, Sounds and Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis” and “Death has

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Family Enjoying in a St Paul MN RestaurantAre you looking for a great place to eat in St. Paul? It’s become the capital city for a great appetite and the city has done a great job of offering a huge variety to residents. Whether you’re looking for Italian, French or just a great steak, these restaurants are the places to go in St. Paul.

St. Paul Grill

For a great steak, seafood, chicken or pasta, St. Paul Grill is one of the most popular restaurants in the city. It overlooks Rice Park and offers a level of elegance and charm unlike most. They offer mostly American dishes and many people order the chicken pot pie, the 24oz porterhouse and the pan-seared scallops.

Pazzaluna Urban Italian Restaurant & Bar

If you’re looking for authentic Italian, try Pazzaluna Urban Italian Restaurant & Bar. Pazzaluna

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Seven Corners Gateway - St Paul Real Estate

 

There’s so much going on lately in St. Paul that I couldn’t figure out what to write about. Hodgepodge is a good word for this week’s post. Read on for bits and pieces of St. Paul news with an event or two thrown in for fun.

Get Totally Grossed Out on Halloween

Even the name is creepy: The Butcher Shop House of Gore. If your idea of a good time on Halloween is to get totally grossed out then you must go to this event. A den of murderers, dead people, dead people decomposing, rats, body parts, mummies and “gallons of shocking bloody gore” all await you.

The haunted house’s website warns that the venue is for adults only because the monsters within WILL attack, even kids, so expect some heavy interaction with them. They won’t deny kids

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Home Buyer Assistance St Paul MN

One of the most frustrating things for someone with the home buying dream is to have decent credit and a sufficient income but not enough money for the down payment and/or closing costs on a home.

If that dream home happens to be in St. Paul, you’re in luck. Both the city and the state offer lots of different programs to help folks just like you. From help with the down payment or closing costs to low-interest loans to rehab a home, let’s take a look at just some of what’s offered.

Help with your Down Payment and Closing Costs

Assistance may be in the form of a grant or a loan that you can use to pay the down payment or the closing costs when purchasing a home.

The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency is the place to start when you’re looking

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St Paul MN Dog Park

 

Ah, freedom! The minute the leash comes off your pooch is transformed into a speeding, tongue-lolling, tail-wagging blur. It’s the picture of pure joy.

If you’re new to St. Paul, allow us to introduce you to a dog park where the pup – and you – can socialize.

High Bridge Dog Park

Yelpers are a pretty tough bunch, so when a park receives four stars you know it has to be good.

High Bridge Dog Park, a former coal power plant, is comprised of 7 acres between Shepard Road and the River, beneath the Smith Avenue High Bridge in St. Paul. The area is completely fenced in so you can feel safe letting your dog off the leash.

Some of the few complaints users have about the park is that the gravel parking lot takes a beating in winter and

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