November 2015

Found 4 blog entries for November 2015.

It’s the weekend! Time to get out and about in St. Paul and there’s lots of holiday-themed events from which to choose. We've chosen two we thought you might be interested in.

Holiday Lights in the Park

Remember how amazing holiday lights were when you were a kid? Even the Las Vegas Strip couldn’t hold a candle to the spectacle of riding through one of those neighborhoods where every family had the holiday spirit and their decked-out homes proved it.

It’s a good thing we live in St. Paul because it’s home to the best light display in the Twin Cities and it’s happening now through January 1 at St. Paul’s Phalen Park.

This year you’ll be able to drive through more than 60 twinkling, dazzling  light displays. The cost is $10 per car ($8 if

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St. Paul’s real estate market may be settling in for the winter. We say “may” because we need more than this one month’s statistics to see a trend so we’ll proceed with caution and use the qualifier. Allow us to explain what happened last month in St. Paul’s housing market.

St. Paul’s Inventory of Available Homes

Fewer people listed their homes for sale in St. Paul and fewer people bought homes in St. Paul compared to this time last year. Despite the latter, it is because of the former that the city’s inventory of available homes decreased more than 25 percent over what it was in October of 2014. We now have a 2.8 month supply of homes for sale which is a clear sign of a seller’s market.

If, on the other hand, this indicates a slowing of the

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If you’re thinking of buying a Minneapolis home in the Saint Anthony Park neighborhood and you’ll be sending your student to public school, he or she will attend Murray Middle School. With a total enrollment of more than 800 students (grades 6 through 8), and a full-time teaching staff of 51, Murray has a student-teacher ratio of about 16:1. At Murray, however, your child will have the same teacher and classmates for the entirety of the middle school years.

Extra-Curriculars

Aside from Murray’s core curriculum, the school offers an array of electives, such as orchestra, computers, drama, creative writing and ceramics. Some of the more popular programs the school offers include the Spanish and French language camps which occur off-campus and

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November isn’t all about pigging out and shopping, you know. It’s also a great time to give back to the community and this month, St. Paul is host to a number of ways to do just that, while having a great time.

Taste of Thanksgiving

The St. Joseph Worker Program’s aim is to empower “women committed to social change to respond to the needs of the times. While committing to a year of service, St. Joseph Workers grow in the areas of justice, leadership, spirituality, and living simply in an intentional community.”

If you’d like to support their goals, plan on attending the Taste of Thanksgiving event tomorrow night at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul. Amazing chefs from notable local eateries, such as Tinucci’s and Prima will be

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