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Traveling grocery store provides opportunity to food deserts

Traveling grocery store provides opportunity to food deserts

Talia Lissauer

February 28, 2020

Offering accessible and affordable groceries to food deserts around the Twin Cities, the Mobile Market has added a stop in St. Louis Park, Tom Rapacz said.  “It’s a moving grocery store, and we have vegetables, fruits, as well as meats. Mostly everything that is on the bus is pretty good for...

Luminary Loppet illuminates city

Luminary Loppet illuminates city

Sofia Seewald

February 4, 2020

Lake of the Isles was an illuminated scene Feb. 1. Fire throwers, giant glowing penguins and polar bear figures, bustling hot chocolate stands and an ice band were all featured at the 2020 Luminary Loppet.  The Luminary Loppet is part of the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival run by The Loppet ...

St. Paul Winter Carnival celebrates tradition

St. Paul Winter Carnival celebrates tradition

Noah Orloff

January 28, 2020

While reflecting on the importance of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, St. Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation event coordinator Alyssa Klahsem said the St. Paul Winter Carnival creates unity.  “It’s the traditional, celebrating St. Paul event that brings people together to experience the magic of ...

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns

Sofia Seewald

December 12, 2019

While the Dec. 11 temperature dropped below zero, hundreds of people in the St. Louis Park community still gathered for an evening of free hot chocolate, music and holiday lights at the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, according to senior Sam McGurgan.  “Even though it was really cold, everyone ...

Chernobyl exhibit proves valuable investment of time

Chernobyl exhibit proves valuable investment of time

Henry Brettingen

December 7, 2019

The exhibit “After the Explosion: Documenting Chernobyl” is a unique experience, revealing rare insight into the historic tragic explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Through the exhibit, the immediacy of the disaster becomes palpable and reveals additional insight into the Soviet regime. The ...

Six stars for ‘SIX’

Six stars for ‘SIX’

Marta Hill

December 3, 2019

A pop concert, a history lesson and an empowering story all combine into one breathtaking performance, "SIX," at  the Ordway Center for Performing Arts. The premise of the show is comprised of Henry VIII’s six wives forming a high-energy pop group. Because of their competitive nature, the quee...

Impossibly delicious

Impossibly delicious

Tobias Khabie

October 10, 2019

I was thrilled when I heard Burger King had released the Impossible Whopper, a burger with a patty that is 100% vegan. The patty is mostly made out of soy, potato protein, and food starch, among other ingredients. It’s made by a company called Impossible Foods, which was  founded in 2011 with a go...

Dogs day event enlivens owners, pets

Dogs day event enlivens owners, pets

Lucy zumBrunnen

May 8, 2019

I was curious in what going to “All About Dogs Day” would entail, excited to participate and meet all the dogs present at the event. In all honesty, it wasn’t exactly what I expected, there was a lot more to see and participate in. It was held April 27 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Var...

Local pad thai flavors vary

Local pad thai flavors vary

Noah Orloff

April 9, 2019

I tasted vegetarian pad thai at five different local restaurants, reviewing the various components that make up a pad thai. The reviews below are not based off authenticity or traditionality — subjects that I am not qualified for — instead it is simply how much I enjoyed each dish. I acknowledge...

‘Follow This Line’ leads visitors into architectural art

‘Follow This Line’ leads visitors into architectural art

Izzy Kanne

November 4, 2018

The Walker Art Center’s newest exhibit, “Follow This Line” by Siah Armajani, incorporates his work as an architect into the field of exhibition artwork. The pieces grow in size and detail as you go up each level of the building, and the ideas deepen along with them. Armajani is known best for his ...

Punch Bowl Social offers a different night out

Punch Bowl Social offers a different night out

Sydney Hall

December 20, 2016

According to national beverage director Patrick Williams, Punch Bowl Social, a new restaurant and bar in St. Louis Park, features many new activities, as well as various foods and drinks. “It’s a place with a lot of options. It’s a great place to do stuff as a group,” Williams said. “From private...

Harry and Olivia’s Oscar predictions

Olivia Sieff and Harry Steffenhagen

February 25, 2016

Echo's award show experts share their predictions for who will take home the film industry's most prestigious prizes Feb. 28.

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