Whenever a new development is announced in West St. Paul, there’s consternation that it’s not what people wanted. But the reality is we don’t have a lot of control.
Local artist Carolyn Swiszcz is finishing off her West St. Paul zine project with a do-it-yourself ‘make a zine’ workshop kit.
The holidays are upon us and it’s a good time to shop local and support West St. Paul businesses, organizations, and artists. We’ve rounded up some tips for holiday gifts.
Six months into the pandemic, we check in on how local businesses are doing. A few have closed, a few are actually opening, and a lot are adapting.
How West St. Paul businesses respond to closures, from not requiring rent to opening a takeout window, can be heartening in the midst of the storm.
More than 50 people came together to say thanks to employees at Oxendale’s while also supporting local businesses—to the tune of $1,350 in gift cards and a donation to Neighbors, Inc.