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Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square as city faces another 'tough day' of exceptional high tides

Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square as city faces another 'tough day' of exceptional high tides

Another exceptional high tide swamped Venice on Sunday, causing the tourist hotspot of St. Mark's Square to be closed due to the high water as the city marked the worst week of flooding since records started officially being kept.  Read full article: Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square...→

Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square as city faces another 'tough day' of exceptional high tides

Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square as city faces another 'tough day' of exceptional high tides

Another exceptional high tide swamped Venice on Sunday, causing the tourist hotspot of St. Mark's Square to be closed due to the high water as the city marked the worst week of flooding since records started officially being kept.  Read full article: Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square...→

Papa John's Pizza | St. Louis - South City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Features: Delivery, Family Style, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Dinner, Lunch, No Alcohol, Street Parking, Reservations Not Accepted Read full article: Papa John's Pizza | St. Louis - South Ci...→

Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from downtown St. Paul. With nine clients, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce consults for outside city and business initiatives

Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from downtown St. Paul. With nine clients, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce consults for outside city and business initiatives

When prospective business owners call the volunteer-driven Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce to introduce themselves, a staff member at the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce — located in downt… Read full article: Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from ...→

St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city of racist efforts, citing Ku Klux Klan Act

St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city of racist efforts, citing Ku Klux Klan Act

Kim Gardner claims the City of St. Louis and its police union attempted to "intimidate, silence and sideline" her from bringing criminal justice reform. Read full article: St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city ...→

Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near Rittenhouse Square

Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near Rittenhouse Square

A young man was stabbed to death on a busy Center City street Saturday evening as the dinner crowds were going to restaurants around Rittenhouse Square. The victim, identified by police only as a black man in his 30s, was stabbed on 17th Street just south of Sansom Street. The attack occurred about 6:15 p.m. and he died an hour… Read full article: Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near...→

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Venice has been racked by unprecedented flooding in recent months. Soon, other cities could see similar situations. See the full story, Sunday. Read full article: Flooding in Venice could be preview of t...→

Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council

Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council

Nelsie Yang was just two days away from her high school senior class commencement when her parents told her to pack up her things — they were losing their Brooklyn Park home to foreclosure. T… Read full article: Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hm...→

As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, city Animal Control sees opportunity for collaboration

As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, city Animal Control sees opportunity for collaboration

Visitors get St. Paul Animal Control and the Humane Society confused, though, in some ways, they couldn’t be more different. Read full article: As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, c...→

Morton's Steakhouse closes location in Center City after 20 years

Morton's Steakhouse closes location in Center City after 20 years

Morton's Steakhouse has closed its Center City Philadelphia location at 1411 Walnut Street. The restaurant had been there since 1999. Read full article: Morton's Steakhouse closes location in C...→

College Bound St. Paul: City picks savings account over stock market for kids’ college funds

College Bound St. Paul: City picks savings account over stock market for kids’ college funds

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series examining St. Paul’s plan to start a college-savings fund for every newborn in the city. The first story ran on Sunday, Dec. 22.  … Read full article: College Bound St. Paul: City picks savin...→

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals more than $5M

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals more than $5M

Peaking at over 6 feet above sea level, last month’s great tide was accompanied by wind gusts of up to 75 mph that pushed the waters even higher, flooding through the windows in St. Mark’s cr… Read full article: Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathed...→

St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening violence against city staff helped save his life, attorney says

St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening violence against city staff helped save his life, attorney says

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty to threatening staff last summer in the mayor’s office — and the incident ultimately may have saved his life. Jeffrey Karl Weissbach was upset over the city’s ha… Read full article: St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening ...→

St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City Hall Downtown

St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City Hall Downtown

THEN: NOW: City Hall is easily one of the most beautiful buildings in downtown St. Louis and this photo from the Missouri Historical Society shows... Read full article: St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City H...→

Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Council approves 2020 budget, tax levy

Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Council approves 2020 budget, tax levy

A divided St. Paul City Council approved Mayor Melvin Carter’s proposed 2020 city budget and tax levy by a vote of 4-3 following impassioned objections from Council Members Jane Prince and Da… Read full article: Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Counci...→

Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary as a sister city to Nagasaki

Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary as a sister city to Nagasaki

December 7, 1941, a day that will live in infamy. December 7, 1955, a day to make peace, new beginnings. December 7, 2019, a day to celebrate 64 years of friendship and peacemaking. On Saturday, De… Read full article: Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary...→

RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St. Louis

RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St. Louis

St. Louis is a city tied to its history. The 1904 World's Fair still looms large. Cards and Blues fans can recite with vivid clarity... Read full article: RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St....→

Mark Alter, Author at City Limits

Mark M. Alter, a special education expert, is Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. Read full article: Mark Alter, Author at City Limits...→

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

“I have to plan my whole day around how I’m going to find cell service for any kind of mobile communication,” said Anderson, who works as a technology adviser to electronics and Fortune 500 companies. “If I’m driving home, and I’m on a call Read full article: Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croi...→

St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban Vaping Product Sales

St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban Vaping Product Sales

Supporters of the ban say this is a good move, given the deadly lung disease connected to vaping. Opponents argued the ban could backfire by pushing some people to try cigarettes. Read full article: St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban...→

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Morton’s The Steakhouse’s longtime Center City location shuttered on Dec. 31, closing the door one of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants among the business community. The restaurant took up residence at the 1411 Walnut St. location in 1999, according to past reports. The Morton’s brand, which opened its first location in Chicago in 1978, entered the Philadelphia market in 1985. The… Read full article: Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes W...→

Women dominate St. Pete City Council, setting new record

Women dominate St. Pete City Council, setting new record

St. Pete City council officially has 6 female members on the 8 member council, making history. The council is also welcoming the youngest member and for the first time, two black women will serve at the same time. Read full article: Women dominate St. Pete City Council, se...→

Strong winds, high water levels lead to flooding along Lake St. Clair

Strong winds, high water levels lead to flooding along Lake St. Clair

The changing weather dynamics are driving water over the edge and into driveways and garages of homes along Lake St. Clair. Read full article: Strong winds, high water levels lead to ...→

Open Cities community health center appeals to governor, city of St. Paul for emergency cash

Open Cities community health center appeals to governor, city of St. Paul for emergency cash

Open Cities, a community health center serving low-income residents in St. Paul, is appealing to city leaders and the governor’s office for an emergency cash infusion. The health center, whic… Read full article: Open Cities community health center appe...→

Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage to Historic St. Mark's Cathedral

Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage to Historic St. Mark's Cathedral

Constructed atop two previous churches on a site that early Venetians believed was among the most secure in the Canal City, St. Mark's Basilica suffered at least 5 million euros in damage during last month's devastating great tides. Read full article: Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage t...→

Venice faces new exceptional flooding, but below peak

Venice faces new exceptional flooding, but below peak

The Italian lagoon city of Venice is facing Monday the prospect of more intense floods at a time when it's still counting the cost of the exceptional high tide that hit it in November Read full article: Venice faces new exceptional flooding, b...→

Seven things to know about the 2020 St. Paul city budget

Seven things to know about the 2020 St. Paul city budget

The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday narrowly approved Mayor Melvin Carter’s 2020 budget proposal following impassioned discussion about property taxes and library, recreation center and pu… Read full article: Seven things to know about the 2020 St. ...→

License granted to St. Charles dispensary, but city approval still needed for recreational pot sales

License granted to St. Charles dispensary, but city approval still needed for recreational pot sales

A medical marijuana facility in St. Charles has been awarded a state license to sell recreational cannabis under the same roof. But one key hurdle remains: Securing approval from the city. Read full article: License granted to St. Charles dispensar...→

Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Samsung Closes Last Smartphone Factory

Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Samsung Closes Last Smartphone Factory

A Chinese city reportedly has turned into a ghost town after Samsung closed its last smartphone factory. Read full article: Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Sa...→

Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' appearance leaves lasting mark on New York Jets

Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' appearance leaves lasting mark on New York Jets

The Kansas City Chiefs’ first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years means the franchise is finally moving out of the shadow of the American Football League era and leaving one other team in the dust. Read full article: Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' ...→

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims violations of anti-Ku Klux Klan law

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims violations of anti-Ku Klux Klan law

Kim Gardner, the city's first black chief prosecutor, says a "racially motivated conspiracy" is preventing her from doing her job. Read full article: St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims v...→

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police union, alleging racist ‘conspiracy’ to force her from office

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police union, alleging racist ‘conspiracy’ to force her from office

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday over what she claims was a racist conspiracy by city officials and the local police union to remove her from office. Read full article: St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police u...→

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

When Paul Anderson needs to make a cellphone call from his hometown of Marine on St. Croix, he drives three miles from his house to the highest point in town. There, at the top of Nason Hill, he si… Read full article: Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croi...→

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Morton’s The Steakhouse’s longtime Center City location shuttered on Dec. 31, closing the door one of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants among the business community. The restaurant took up residence at the 1411 Walnut St. location in Read full article: Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes W...→

Pope Francis struggles to free himself from woman in St. Peter's Square, video shows

Pope Francis struggles to free himself from woman in St. Peter's Square, video shows

A visibly annoyed Pope Francis slapped away a woman's hand and pulled himself away from her while greeting a crowd in St. Peter's Square Tuesday night.  Read full article: Pope Francis struggles to free himself f...→

St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named the Top Bacon-Loving City in America

St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named the Top Bacon-Loving City in America

The holiday season brings with it highs and lows, but today we're experiencing both simultaneously. Surely just as iconic as Christmas or New Year's, December... Read full article: St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named th...→

St. Paul City Council approves $53M in tax increment financing for Ford site

St. Paul City Council approves $53M in tax increment financing for Ford site

The St. Paul City Council voted 7-0 on Wednesday night to approve $53 million in tax diversion at the former site of the Ford Motor Co.’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant in Highland Park. The 26-y… Read full article: St. Paul City Council approves $53M in t...→

Penn Station East Coast Subs | St. Louis - South City | Sandwiches, Restaurants | Restaurants

The Penn Station in the Shop N Save Center continues the Cincinnati-based chain's sandwich tradition started back in 1985. Focusing on East Coast-style subs, Penn Station serves up such sandwiches as a chicken Parmesan and of course a Philly cheesesteak. Other options include a grilled artichoke sandwich with artichoke hearts, provolone cheese, oregano, Parmesan cheese and mayonnaise or create your own from Penn Station's selection of meats, cheeses, toppings and condiments. Read full article: Penn Station East Coast Subs | St. Louis...→

Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis - North City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis - North City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Located next to Schnucks on Union Boulevard at Natural Bridge Road, this north-city location offers Imo's locally renowned Provel-covered pizza for carryout and delivery only to the surrounding area. No tables inside Read full article: Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis ...→

As Ober Community Center closes in St. Paul, its alumni gather to say goodbye

As Ober Community Center closes in St. Paul, its alumni gather to say goodbye

For nearly 80 years, the Ober Community Center has been serving children and youth from St. Paul’s Frogtown and Rondo neighborhoods. On Friday night, several alumni gathered in the gym to say… Read full article: As Ober Community Center closes in St. P...→

Minneapolis, St. Paul City Leaders Pass 2020 Budgets

St. Paul and Minneapolis city council members passed multi-million and billion dollar budgets on Wednesday night. Read full article: Minneapolis, St. Paul City Leaders Pass ...→

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD

Costumed creeps like The Grinch and Cookie Monster can strongarm tourists for tips in Rockefeller Center because the city rules that regulate them only apply in Times Square. “The rules gover… Read full article: City rules apply to costumed characters ...→

Papa John's Pizza | St. Louis - South City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Features: Delivery, Family Style, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Dinner, Lunch, No Alcohol, Street Parking, Reservations Not Accepted Read full article: Papa John's Pizza | St. Louis - South Ci...→

Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' appearance leaves lasting mark on New York Jets

Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' appearance leaves lasting mark on New York Jets

The Kansas City Chiefs’ first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years means the franchise is finally moving out of the shadow of the American Football League era and leaving one other team in the dust. Read full article: Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' ...→

RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St. Louis

RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St. Louis

St. Louis is a city tied to its history. The 1904 World's Fair still looms large. Cards and Blues fans can recite with vivid clarity... Read full article: RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St....→

St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city of racist efforts, citing Ku Klux Klan Act

St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city of racist efforts, citing Ku Klux Klan Act

Kim Gardner claims the City of St. Louis and its police union attempted to "intimidate, silence and sideline" her from bringing criminal justice reform. Read full article: St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city ...→

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police union, alleging racist ‘conspiracy’ to force her from office

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police union, alleging racist ‘conspiracy’ to force her from office

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday over what she claims was a racist conspiracy by city officials and the local police union to remove her from office. Read full article: St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police u...→

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Venice has been racked by unprecedented flooding in recent months. Soon, other cities could see similar situations. See the full story, Sunday. Read full article: Flooding in Venice could be preview of t...→

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

When Paul Anderson needs to make a cellphone call from his hometown of Marine on St. Croix, he drives three miles from his house to the highest point in town. There, at the top of Nason Hill, he si… Read full article: Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croi...→

St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban Vaping Product Sales

St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban Vaping Product Sales

Supporters of the ban say this is a good move, given the deadly lung disease connected to vaping. Opponents argued the ban could backfire by pushing some people to try cigarettes. Read full article: St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban...→

As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, city Animal Control sees opportunity for collaboration

As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, city Animal Control sees opportunity for collaboration

Visitors get St. Paul Animal Control and the Humane Society confused, though, in some ways, they couldn’t be more different. Read full article: As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, c...→

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Morton’s The Steakhouse’s longtime Center City location shuttered on Dec. 31, closing the door one of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants among the business community. The restaurant took up residence at the 1411 Walnut St. location in Read full article: Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes W...→

Women dominate St. Pete City Council, setting new record

Women dominate St. Pete City Council, setting new record

St. Pete City council officially has 6 female members on the 8 member council, making history. The council is also welcoming the youngest member and for the first time, two black women will serve at the same time. Read full article: Women dominate St. Pete City Council, se...→

St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named the Top Bacon-Loving City in America

St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named the Top Bacon-Loving City in America

The holiday season brings with it highs and lows, but today we're experiencing both simultaneously. Surely just as iconic as Christmas or New Year's, December... Read full article: St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named th...→

Open Cities community health center appeals to governor, city of St. Paul for emergency cash

Open Cities community health center appeals to governor, city of St. Paul for emergency cash

Open Cities, a community health center serving low-income residents in St. Paul, is appealing to city leaders and the governor’s office for an emergency cash infusion. The health center, whic… Read full article: Open Cities community health center appe...→

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals more than $5M

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals more than $5M

Peaking at over 6 feet above sea level, last month’s great tide was accompanied by wind gusts of up to 75 mph that pushed the waters even higher, flooding through the windows in St. Mark’s cr… Read full article: Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathed...→

Venice faces new exceptional flooding, but below peak

Venice faces new exceptional flooding, but below peak

The Italian lagoon city of Venice is facing Monday the prospect of more intense floods at a time when it's still counting the cost of the exceptional high tide that hit it in November Read full article: Venice faces new exceptional flooding, b...→

St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening violence against city staff helped save his life, attorney says

St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening violence against city staff helped save his life, attorney says

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty to threatening staff last summer in the mayor’s office — and the incident ultimately may have saved his life. Jeffrey Karl Weissbach was upset over the city’s ha… Read full article: St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening ...→

Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis - North City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis - North City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Located next to Schnucks on Union Boulevard at Natural Bridge Road, this north-city location offers Imo's locally renowned Provel-covered pizza for carryout and delivery only to the surrounding area. No tables inside Read full article: Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis ...→

Seven things to know about the 2020 St. Paul city budget

Seven things to know about the 2020 St. Paul city budget

The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday narrowly approved Mayor Melvin Carter’s 2020 budget proposal following impassioned discussion about property taxes and library, recreation center and pu… Read full article: Seven things to know about the 2020 St. ...→

Minneapolis, St. Paul City Leaders Pass 2020 Budgets

St. Paul and Minneapolis city council members passed multi-million and billion dollar budgets on Wednesday night. Read full article: Minneapolis, St. Paul City Leaders Pass ...→

Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Samsung Closes Last Smartphone Factory

Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Samsung Closes Last Smartphone Factory

A Chinese city reportedly has turned into a ghost town after Samsung closed its last smartphone factory. Read full article: Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Sa...→

Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary as a sister city to Nagasaki

Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary as a sister city to Nagasaki

December 7, 1941, a day that will live in infamy. December 7, 1955, a day to make peace, new beginnings. December 7, 2019, a day to celebrate 64 years of friendship and peacemaking. On Saturday, De… Read full article: Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary...→

Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from downtown St. Paul. With nine clients, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce consults for outside city and business initiatives

Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from downtown St. Paul. With nine clients, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce consults for outside city and business initiatives

When prospective business owners call the volunteer-driven Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce to introduce themselves, a staff member at the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce — located in downt… Read full article: Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from ...→

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims violations of anti-Ku Klux Klan law

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims violations of anti-Ku Klux Klan law

Kim Gardner, the city's first black chief prosecutor, says a "racially motivated conspiracy" is preventing her from doing her job. Read full article: St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims v...→

Mark Alter, Author at City Limits

Mark M. Alter, a special education expert, is Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. Read full article: Mark Alter, Author at City Limits...→

Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near Rittenhouse Square

Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near Rittenhouse Square

A young man was stabbed to death on a busy Center City street Saturday evening as the dinner crowds were going to restaurants around Rittenhouse Square. The victim, identified by police only as a black man in his 30s, was stabbed on 17th Street just south of Sansom Street. The attack occurred about 6:15 p.m. and he died an hour… Read full article: Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near...→

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

“I have to plan my whole day around how I’m going to find cell service for any kind of mobile communication,” said Anderson, who works as a technology adviser to electronics and Fortune 500 companies. “If I’m driving home, and I’m on a call Read full article: Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croi...→

Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council

Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council

Nelsie Yang was just two days away from her high school senior class commencement when her parents told her to pack up her things — they were losing their Brooklyn Park home to foreclosure. T… Read full article: Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hm...→

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Morton’s The Steakhouse’s longtime Center City location shuttered on Dec. 31, closing the door one of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants among the business community. The restaurant took up residence at the 1411 Walnut St. location in 1999, according to past reports. The Morton’s brand, which opened its first location in Chicago in 1978, entered the Philadelphia market in 1985. The… Read full article: Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes W...→

Morton's Steakhouse closes location in Center City after 20 years

Morton's Steakhouse closes location in Center City after 20 years

Morton's Steakhouse has closed its Center City Philadelphia location at 1411 Walnut Street. The restaurant had been there since 1999. Read full article: Morton's Steakhouse closes location in C...→

Pope Francis struggles to free himself from woman in St. Peter's Square, video shows

Pope Francis struggles to free himself from woman in St. Peter's Square, video shows

A visibly annoyed Pope Francis slapped away a woman's hand and pulled himself away from her while greeting a crowd in St. Peter's Square Tuesday night.  Read full article: Pope Francis struggles to free himself f...→

Strong winds, high water levels lead to flooding along Lake St. Clair

Strong winds, high water levels lead to flooding along Lake St. Clair

The changing weather dynamics are driving water over the edge and into driveways and garages of homes along Lake St. Clair. Read full article: Strong winds, high water levels lead to ...→

College Bound St. Paul: City picks savings account over stock market for kids’ college funds

College Bound St. Paul: City picks savings account over stock market for kids’ college funds

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series examining St. Paul’s plan to start a college-savings fund for every newborn in the city. The first story ran on Sunday, Dec. 22.  … Read full article: College Bound St. Paul: City picks savin...→

St. Paul City Council approves $53M in tax increment financing for Ford site

St. Paul City Council approves $53M in tax increment financing for Ford site

The St. Paul City Council voted 7-0 on Wednesday night to approve $53 million in tax diversion at the former site of the Ford Motor Co.’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant in Highland Park. The 26-y… Read full article: St. Paul City Council approves $53M in t...→

Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage to Historic St. Mark's Cathedral

Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage to Historic St. Mark's Cathedral

Constructed atop two previous churches on a site that early Venetians believed was among the most secure in the Canal City, St. Mark's Basilica suffered at least 5 million euros in damage during last month's devastating great tides. Read full article: Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage t...→

Penn Station East Coast Subs | St. Louis - South City | Sandwiches, Restaurants | Restaurants

The Penn Station in the Shop N Save Center continues the Cincinnati-based chain's sandwich tradition started back in 1985. Focusing on East Coast-style subs, Penn Station serves up such sandwiches as a chicken Parmesan and of course a Philly cheesesteak. Other options include a grilled artichoke sandwich with artichoke hearts, provolone cheese, oregano, Parmesan cheese and mayonnaise or create your own from Penn Station's selection of meats, cheeses, toppings and condiments. Read full article: Penn Station East Coast Subs | St. Louis...→

St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City Hall Downtown

St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City Hall Downtown

THEN: NOW: City Hall is easily one of the most beautiful buildings in downtown St. Louis and this photo from the Missouri Historical Society shows... Read full article: St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City H...→

As Ober Community Center closes in St. Paul, its alumni gather to say goodbye

As Ober Community Center closes in St. Paul, its alumni gather to say goodbye

For nearly 80 years, the Ober Community Center has been serving children and youth from St. Paul’s Frogtown and Rondo neighborhoods. On Friday night, several alumni gathered in the gym to say… Read full article: As Ober Community Center closes in St. P...→

License granted to St. Charles dispensary, but city approval still needed for recreational pot sales

License granted to St. Charles dispensary, but city approval still needed for recreational pot sales

A medical marijuana facility in St. Charles has been awarded a state license to sell recreational cannabis under the same roof. But one key hurdle remains: Securing approval from the city. Read full article: License granted to St. Charles dispensar...→

Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Council approves 2020 budget, tax levy

Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Council approves 2020 budget, tax levy

A divided St. Paul City Council approved Mayor Melvin Carter’s proposed 2020 city budget and tax levy by a vote of 4-3 following impassioned objections from Council Members Jane Prince and Da… Read full article: Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Counci...→

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD

Costumed creeps like The Grinch and Cookie Monster can strongarm tourists for tips in Rockefeller Center because the city rules that regulate them only apply in Times Square. “The rules gover… Read full article: City rules apply to costumed characters ...→

Papa John's Pizza | St. Louis - South City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Features: Delivery, Family Style, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Dinner, Lunch, No Alcohol, Street Parking, Reservations Not Accepted Read full article: Papa John's Pizza | St. Louis - South Ci...→

Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' appearance leaves lasting mark on New York Jets

Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' appearance leaves lasting mark on New York Jets

The Kansas City Chiefs’ first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years means the franchise is finally moving out of the shadow of the American Football League era and leaving one other team in the dust. Read full article: Super Bowl LIV: How Kansas City Chiefs' ...→

Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from downtown St. Paul. With nine clients, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce consults for outside city and business initiatives

Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from downtown St. Paul. With nine clients, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce consults for outside city and business initiatives

When prospective business owners call the volunteer-driven Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce to introduce themselves, a staff member at the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce — located in downt… Read full article: Welcome to Oakdale, says the voice from ...→

RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St. Louis

RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St. Louis

St. Louis is a city tied to its history. The 1904 World's Fair still looms large. Cards and Blues fans can recite with vivid clarity... Read full article: RFT's City Guide 2020: The Future of St....→

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims violations of anti-Ku Klux Klan law

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims violations of anti-Ku Klux Klan law

Kim Gardner, the city's first black chief prosecutor, says a "racially motivated conspiracy" is preventing her from doing her job. Read full article: St. Louis prosecutor sues city, claims v...→

St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city of racist efforts, citing Ku Klux Klan Act

St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city of racist efforts, citing Ku Klux Klan Act

Kim Gardner claims the City of St. Louis and its police union attempted to "intimidate, silence and sideline" her from bringing criminal justice reform. Read full article: St. Louis chief prosecutor accuses city ...→

Mark Alter, Author at City Limits

Mark M. Alter, a special education expert, is Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. Read full article: Mark Alter, Author at City Limits...→

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police union, alleging racist ‘conspiracy’ to force her from office

St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police union, alleging racist ‘conspiracy’ to force her from office

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday over what she claims was a racist conspiracy by city officials and the local police union to remove her from office. Read full article: St. Louis prosecutor sues city, police u...→

Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near Rittenhouse Square

Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near Rittenhouse Square

A young man was stabbed to death on a busy Center City street Saturday evening as the dinner crowds were going to restaurants around Rittenhouse Square. The victim, identified by police only as a black man in his 30s, was stabbed on 17th Street just south of Sansom Street. The attack occurred about 6:15 p.m. and he died an hour… Read full article: Man Stabbed to Death in Center City Near...→

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Venice has been racked by unprecedented flooding in recent months. Soon, other cities could see similar situations. See the full story, Sunday. Read full article: Flooding in Venice could be preview of t...→

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

“I have to plan my whole day around how I’m going to find cell service for any kind of mobile communication,” said Anderson, who works as a technology adviser to electronics and Fortune 500 companies. “If I’m driving home, and I’m on a call Read full article: Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croi...→

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croix? City officials to hear plan on Thursday

When Paul Anderson needs to make a cellphone call from his hometown of Marine on St. Croix, he drives three miles from his house to the highest point in town. There, at the top of Nason Hill, he si… Read full article: Cellphone coverage in Marine on St. Croi...→

Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council

Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council

Nelsie Yang was just two days away from her high school senior class commencement when her parents told her to pack up her things — they were losing their Brooklyn Park home to foreclosure. T… Read full article: Nelsie Yang will be sworn in as first Hm...→

St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban Vaping Product Sales

St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban Vaping Product Sales

Supporters of the ban say this is a good move, given the deadly lung disease connected to vaping. Opponents argued the ban could backfire by pushing some people to try cigarettes. Read full article: St. Louis Park City Council Votes To Ban...→

As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, city Animal Control sees opportunity for collaboration

As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, city Animal Control sees opportunity for collaboration

Visitors get St. Paul Animal Control and the Humane Society confused, though, in some ways, they couldn’t be more different. Read full article: As Humane Society expands in St. Paul, c...→

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Morton’s The Steakhouse’s longtime Center City location shuttered on Dec. 31, closing the door one of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants among the business community. The restaurant took up residence at the 1411 Walnut St. location in 1999, according to past reports. The Morton’s brand, which opened its first location in Chicago in 1978, entered the Philadelphia market in 1985. The… Read full article: Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes W...→

Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes Walnut Street Location

Morton’s The Steakhouse’s longtime Center City location shuttered on Dec. 31, closing the door one of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants among the business community. The restaurant took up residence at the 1411 Walnut St. location in Read full article: Longtime Center City Steakhouse Closes W...→

Morton's Steakhouse closes location in Center City after 20 years

Morton's Steakhouse closes location in Center City after 20 years

Morton's Steakhouse has closed its Center City Philadelphia location at 1411 Walnut Street. The restaurant had been there since 1999. Read full article: Morton's Steakhouse closes location in C...→

Women dominate St. Pete City Council, setting new record

Women dominate St. Pete City Council, setting new record

St. Pete City council officially has 6 female members on the 8 member council, making history. The council is also welcoming the youngest member and for the first time, two black women will serve at the same time. Read full article: Women dominate St. Pete City Council, se...→

Pope Francis struggles to free himself from woman in St. Peter's Square, video shows

Pope Francis struggles to free himself from woman in St. Peter's Square, video shows

A visibly annoyed Pope Francis slapped away a woman's hand and pulled himself away from her while greeting a crowd in St. Peter's Square Tuesday night.  Read full article: Pope Francis struggles to free himself f...→

Strong winds, high water levels lead to flooding along Lake St. Clair

Strong winds, high water levels lead to flooding along Lake St. Clair

The changing weather dynamics are driving water over the edge and into driveways and garages of homes along Lake St. Clair. Read full article: Strong winds, high water levels lead to ...→

St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named the Top Bacon-Loving City in America

St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named the Top Bacon-Loving City in America

The holiday season brings with it highs and lows, but today we're experiencing both simultaneously. Surely just as iconic as Christmas or New Year's, December... Read full article: St. Louis Narrowly Misses Being Named th...→

College Bound St. Paul: City picks savings account over stock market for kids’ college funds

College Bound St. Paul: City picks savings account over stock market for kids’ college funds

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series examining St. Paul’s plan to start a college-savings fund for every newborn in the city. The first story ran on Sunday, Dec. 22.  … Read full article: College Bound St. Paul: City picks savin...→

Open Cities community health center appeals to governor, city of St. Paul for emergency cash

Open Cities community health center appeals to governor, city of St. Paul for emergency cash

Open Cities, a community health center serving low-income residents in St. Paul, is appealing to city leaders and the governor’s office for an emergency cash infusion. The health center, whic… Read full article: Open Cities community health center appe...→

St. Paul City Council approves $53M in tax increment financing for Ford site

St. Paul City Council approves $53M in tax increment financing for Ford site

The St. Paul City Council voted 7-0 on Wednesday night to approve $53 million in tax diversion at the former site of the Ford Motor Co.’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant in Highland Park. The 26-y… Read full article: St. Paul City Council approves $53M in t...→

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals more than $5M

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals more than $5M

Peaking at over 6 feet above sea level, last month’s great tide was accompanied by wind gusts of up to 75 mph that pushed the waters even higher, flooding through the windows in St. Mark’s cr… Read full article: Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathed...→

Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage to Historic St. Mark's Cathedral

Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage to Historic St. Mark's Cathedral

Constructed atop two previous churches on a site that early Venetians believed was among the most secure in the Canal City, St. Mark's Basilica suffered at least 5 million euros in damage during last month's devastating great tides. Read full article: Venice Floods Cause Millions in Damage t...→

Venice faces new exceptional flooding, but below peak

Venice faces new exceptional flooding, but below peak

The Italian lagoon city of Venice is facing Monday the prospect of more intense floods at a time when it's still counting the cost of the exceptional high tide that hit it in November Read full article: Venice faces new exceptional flooding, b...→

Penn Station East Coast Subs | St. Louis - South City | Sandwiches, Restaurants | Restaurants

The Penn Station in the Shop N Save Center continues the Cincinnati-based chain's sandwich tradition started back in 1985. Focusing on East Coast-style subs, Penn Station serves up such sandwiches as a chicken Parmesan and of course a Philly cheesesteak. Other options include a grilled artichoke sandwich with artichoke hearts, provolone cheese, oregano, Parmesan cheese and mayonnaise or create your own from Penn Station's selection of meats, cheeses, toppings and condiments. Read full article: Penn Station East Coast Subs | St. Louis...→

St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening violence against city staff helped save his life, attorney says

St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening violence against city staff helped save his life, attorney says

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty to threatening staff last summer in the mayor’s office — and the incident ultimately may have saved his life. Jeffrey Karl Weissbach was upset over the city’s ha… Read full article: St. Paul man’s arrest after threatening ...→

Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis - North City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis - North City | Pizza, Restaurants | Restaurants

Located next to Schnucks on Union Boulevard at Natural Bridge Road, this north-city location offers Imo's locally renowned Provel-covered pizza for carryout and delivery only to the surrounding area. No tables inside Read full article: Imo's Pizza-St. Louis North | St. Louis ...→

St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City Hall Downtown

St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City Hall Downtown

THEN: NOW: City Hall is easily one of the most beautiful buildings in downtown St. Louis and this photo from the Missouri Historical Society shows... Read full article: St. Louis Then and Now: St. Louis City H...→

Seven things to know about the 2020 St. Paul city budget

Seven things to know about the 2020 St. Paul city budget

The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday narrowly approved Mayor Melvin Carter’s 2020 budget proposal following impassioned discussion about property taxes and library, recreation center and pu… Read full article: Seven things to know about the 2020 St. ...→

As Ober Community Center closes in St. Paul, its alumni gather to say goodbye

As Ober Community Center closes in St. Paul, its alumni gather to say goodbye

For nearly 80 years, the Ober Community Center has been serving children and youth from St. Paul’s Frogtown and Rondo neighborhoods. On Friday night, several alumni gathered in the gym to say… Read full article: As Ober Community Center closes in St. P...→

License granted to St. Charles dispensary, but city approval still needed for recreational pot sales

License granted to St. Charles dispensary, but city approval still needed for recreational pot sales

A medical marijuana facility in St. Charles has been awarded a state license to sell recreational cannabis under the same roof. But one key hurdle remains: Securing approval from the city. Read full article: License granted to St. Charles dispensar...→

Minneapolis, St. Paul City Leaders Pass 2020 Budgets

St. Paul and Minneapolis city council members passed multi-million and billion dollar budgets on Wednesday night. Read full article: Minneapolis, St. Paul City Leaders Pass ...→

Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Council approves 2020 budget, tax levy

Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Council approves 2020 budget, tax levy

A divided St. Paul City Council approved Mayor Melvin Carter’s proposed 2020 city budget and tax levy by a vote of 4-3 following impassioned objections from Council Members Jane Prince and Da… Read full article: Voting 4-3, divided St. Paul City Counci...→

Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Samsung Closes Last Smartphone Factory

Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Samsung Closes Last Smartphone Factory

A Chinese city reportedly has turned into a ghost town after Samsung closed its last smartphone factory. Read full article: Chinese City Becomes Ghost Town After Sa...→

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD

Costumed creeps like The Grinch and Cookie Monster can strongarm tourists for tips in Rockefeller Center because the city rules that regulate them only apply in Times Square. “The rules gover… Read full article: City rules apply to costumed characters ...→

Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary as a sister city to Nagasaki

Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary as a sister city to Nagasaki

December 7, 1941, a day that will live in infamy. December 7, 1955, a day to make peace, new beginnings. December 7, 2019, a day to celebrate 64 years of friendship and peacemaking. On Saturday, De… Read full article: Letter: It’s St. Paul’s 64th anniversary...→