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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 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 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
By ARTiFactor on April 2, 2009
Como Park Master Plan Don Ganje explained the Como Park Master Plan at a District 10 Community Council open house meeting held Mar. 30, 2009 at the Street Car Museum. The best way to view videos is to choose “HQ” full screen. Read the Como Park Master Plan To view full screen, double click and […]
By ARTiFactor on March 1, 2009
Alice Hauseman explaining how our Minnesota budget will be balanced at the Town Meeting held at the Como Park Pavilion Feb 28, 2009.
By ARTiFactor on March 1, 2009
John Lesch addressed the community at the Town Hall Meeting about the Minnesota budget at Como Park Feb 28, 2009.
By ARTiFactor on February 28, 2009
There was a town hall meeting at the Como Park Pavilion Sat. morning, Feb 28, 2009. Senator Ellen Anderson addressed the group, responded to questions, and made note of suggestions. Town Hall Meeting, Ellen Anderson from Art Oglesby on Vimeo.
By ARTiFactor on January 27, 2009
A process to replace the Como Pool Last fall the City of Saint Paul explained the process for redeveloping the Como Park swimming pool. The adjacent Woodland Classroom and McMurray Field area along with their parking and traffic needs will be included. You can learn more by clicking the link below. Como Park Swimming Pool […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged aquatics, como, como-park, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-repair, como-regional-park, minnesota, mn, parks-and-recreation, saint-paul, US-Aquatics | 2 Responses
By ARTiFactor on October 3, 2008
Sholom Home for sale The Sholom Home at 1554 Midway Parkway is currently for sale. RS Eden is exploring development of the current Shalom Home building into an affordable, supportive, sober, permanent rental housing option for individuals. The Sholom Home sits across from the State Fair Grounds entry gate on Snelling Ave. and is a […]
Posted in Como Park | Tagged 1554midwaypkwy, como, como-park, comocommunitycouncil, dan-cain, dancain, dist10, land-use-committee, luke-kuhl, minnesota, mn, recovery, rs-eden, rseden, saint-paul, saleofsholomfacts, sholom-home, sholomhome, stopeden, transitional-housing | 3 Responses
By ARTiFactor on August 8, 2008
Como Park Alliance A group of people with an interest in preserving, maintaining, and helping Como Park have created an organization called the Como Park Alliance. Their mission is: To preserve the park’s rich history and natural environment to ensure the integrity of the park for the future through partnerships, proactive activities and education. The […]
Posted in Como Park, Groups | Tagged como, como-community-council, como-park, como-park-alliance, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-survey, comoparkalliance, district-10, feature, features, minnesota, mn, saint-paul | Leave a response