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My dream is to help create a MOOC that will enable world wide Digital Literacy. I envision a map of learning activities for raising one’s digital literacy competencies. Learners could jump in at any time, anywhere on the map, and find guidance to master that particular skill set. The map would be dynamic, continually being improved and expanded, much like in wikipedia.
By ARTiFactor on September 27, 2011
Do you want to learn what is happening in the Como Park neighborhood, but you don’t have time to go to lots of meetings? Do you want to connect with your neighbors, other parents, local small businesses? Check out and join our online Como Park Neighbors forum. This friendly forum is a place for neighbors who are passionate about […]
By ARTiFactor on August 16, 2010
Como Park Traffic & Parking Como Park now attracts more than 3 million visitors per year. Originally designed as “an outdoor haven for the area’s urban population”, Como Park visitors often are frustrated by full parking lots and and traffic congestion. Como Regional Park Transportation Implementation Plan A plan is needed that will address long and […]
Posted in Como Park, parking | Tagged como, como-park, ctip, features, Jessica-Laabs, Jonette-Kuhnau, kimley-horn, michelle-furrer, Mike-Foertsch, mn, pac, parking, parks-and-recreation, public-input, regional-park, saint-paul, Shuttle bus, Shuttle bus, survey, tip, traffic, traffic-implementation-plan, traffic-study | Leave a response
By ARTiFactor on January 25, 2010
Every year during winter carnival the Orchid Society of Minnesota hosts an orchid show at the Como Park Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. I posted 50 orchid photos on my Picasa web albums site. Click on the slidshow to access “full screen” viewing options.
By ARTiFactor on November 11, 2009
This trifold was endorsed by the People of the Como Community Council on Nov 19, 1996. It is formatted for printing on 8.5 X 11 paper. I will work on typing it as a text file. I hope this position from 13 years ago will not get lost. Clicking on the pictures will make them […]
By ARTiFactor on August 27, 2009
What is happening with the Como Pool project? Capital Improvement Bonds Funding for the Como Park Pool was not a priority within the 2009 Capital Improvement Bond (CIB) recommendations. The link below to a 3 page PDF shows the “Como Pool Replacement” falling just below the red cutoff line on page 2. http://mn-stpaul.civicplus.com/DocumentView.aspx?DID=9229 Budget Review […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged aquatics, budget, budget-review-committee, cib, como, como-park, financing, kathy-lantry, margaret-kelly, pool, saint-paul, swimming-pool | Leave a response
By ARTiFactor on July 18, 2009
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Commission approves Como Park pool design from Art Oglesby on Vimeo. Don Ganje presented the Como Park swimming pool design passed by the design task force to the Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Commission, July 15, 2009. They voted to pass the plan on to the mayor.
By ARTiFactor on July 9, 2009
Future fate of Como Park swimming pool is on Parks Commission agenda. The Como pool planning committee approved for final report preparation the refined schematic design that was presented Monday, April 20. A detailed report (140 pages) was released last week. You can download it by clicking this link (warning, this is a 17.4 MB […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged Anthony-Kell-Architects, capital-improvement-budget, como, como-park, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-planning-committee, don-ganje, parks-and-recreation, regional-park, saint-paul, US-Aquatics | 4 Responses
By ARTiFactor on June 19, 2009
Will ash trees follow the fate of elm trees? About 30 years ago my neighbor’s kid won a college scholarship for his sketch of the dead elm trees in front of my house marked with big red X’s. Now I fear for the the giant ash trees across the street in Como Park. Apparently the […]
Posted in Como Park, Conservatory, Environment | Tagged agriculture, ash, ash-trees, DNR, EAB, emerald-ash-borer, features, forestry, management, MDA, minnesota, minnesota-department-of-agriculture, mn, pest-management, ramsey, saint-paul, trees | Leave a response
By ARTiFactor on April 23, 2009
The Como Pool design task force voted to approve for final report preparation the refined schematic design that was presented Monday, April 20. Overall site relationships Project manager, Don Ganje, first discussed the overall site, the proposed street realignments, access, parking, trails, facility location with relation to Como Woodland, etc. Click on the thumbnail photos […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged Anthony-Kell-Architects, como, como-park, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-planning-committee, don-ganje, features, parks-and-recreation, regional-park, saint-paul, US-Aquatics | 5 Responses
By ARTiFactor on April 4, 2009
Mike Hahm talks about the upcoming Como Park shuttle service and promotes attending the June 4 meeting (7 – 8:30, Street Car Museum) to discuss traffic, parking, and strategies to make the new shuttle service a success.
Posted in Bonsai, Como Park, Conservatory, Meetings, Shuttle bus | Tagged bus, community, como-park, council, district-10, Mike-Hahm, minnesota, mn, parking, saint-paul, Shuttle bus, traffic | Leave a response