GermanFest Comes to West 7th Street
June 21 & 22, 2014
Schmidt Brewery, St Paul
New event celebrating German culture through food, music, dance, art, education, and other activities. The German history of the Schmidt brewery, West St. Paul, and Minnesota will be highlighted in many ways including tours of the area, music, arts and crafts, World Cup viewing, plus a Family area. Go to germanfestmn.org for more information.
"Stonehouse" Featured in News Story Regarding the Easing of Brew Pub Restrictions
The city of St. Paul is voting on a new ordinance Wednesday that could make it easier to open a micro-brewery, opening the way for potential businesses such as the "Stonehouse Pub" located on Smith Ave and featured in this news story.
City Council Member Dave Thune tells 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that opening a micro-brewery in a neighborhood that is zoned residential is not allowed, but the new ordinance would change that and allow a brewpub in a residential neighborhood.
Schmidt Brewery Project
After two decades of seeking a suitable new use for St. Paul's vacant Schmidt Brewery, the Federation, city officials a Plymouth-based
developer purchased the complex's iconic structures with plans to convert them into 247 rental lofts for artists. The historic Rathskeller and keg house are owned by the Federation and is looking for tenants and working to rehab the properties.
Little Bohemia Neighborhood Housing Initiative
The Little Bohemia neighborhood has been identified as a target area for the City of Saint Paul's Invest Saint Paul and Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The Fort Road Federation has served as the project manager for the rehabilitation and sale of four homes, with two more ready for the next phase.
Victoria Park Master Plan
The Federation is working closely with the City of Saint Paul to provide neighborhood input on the Victoria Park Master Plan. Visit the Park website to learn more.
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Paint-A-Thon Applications Available!
This annual event helps homeowners continue to live independently by matching them with volunteers who prep and paint the exterior of their home, garage or other structure. Eligible homeowners applications are due mid April, volunteer registration is due May 31. paintathon.gmcc.org
Friends Tree Sale 2014
Annual tree and shrub sale. Donate trees to the parks, get a tax deductionand park staff will plant it for you. Order by April 18, pick up your order Saturday, May 3, 2014. Go to friendsoftheparks.org for more information.
March 10, 2014
Fort Road Federation Office
974 West 7th Street
The Fort Road Federation's Board of Directors meets the 2nd Monday of each month to discuss issues and events that impact the community. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 651-298-5599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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