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The West Side is a St. Paul neighborhood south of downtown, bound by the river to the north, east and west and by Annapolis Street to the south. The West Side includes the St. Paul Airport (not to be confused with MSP International). It was also the site of a very close election for Dave
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The City of Anoka is known as the “Halloween Capital of the World,” since it hosted one of the first Halloween parades in 1920. Every year there are several parades to celebrate candy (and good vibes). Aside from Butterfingers, pumpkins, costumes and parades, the city also hosts a station along the Northstar Commuter Rail with
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Last week, to the delight of many fans, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Minnesota United owner Bill McGuire announced plans for a new stadium to house the Major League Soccer team at the northwest corner of Snelling Ave. and Interstate 94. The nearly 20,000-capacity stadium will be hosted by the Hamline-Midway neighborhood. As such,
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Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 19, 2015) – Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR) volunteers came together to build a playground in Whittier Park─a one-day project─on October 16. The project funding came directly from REALTOR® contributions through the MAAR Foundation. Below are a few of the before and after photos. This was in fact, the playground beforehand.
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Last Friday, October 16, 2015, Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® members helped build a new playground in the Whittier Neighborhood of Minneapolis in support of the CommonBond Communities Whittier affordable housing community. The MAAR Foundation provided $10,000 in funding toward the project, which was matched by a $10,000 grant from Calvary Church (located across the
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After an impressive summer, Twin Cities home sales continued at a 10-year record pace in September. Most indicators are beginning to show month-to-month moderation although year-over-year comparisons remain positive. The number of closed sales rose 12.0 percent to 5,114 homes. Fewer sellers listed their properties than last September, as new listings decreased 6.9 percent to
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