Tuesday, January 1, 2013
A developer has asked the Eagan City Council to approve preliminary plans for a 5,580-square-foot restaurant and adjacent multi-tenant retail building.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us The Eagan City Council will convene at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at City Hall to hold a regular council meeting. Here's a preview of a selection of agenda items the council is expected to discuss. For a full agenda, click here.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Each Sunday, Eagan Patch recaps the headlines from the following week.
BLOGS: BUSINESS: COMMUNITY: GOVERNMENT: PUBLIC SAFETY: SCHOOLS:
Monday, June 4, 2012
Market Fest will open in Central Park on Wednesday, June 13.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter In many ways, 2011 was a banner year for the Eagan Market Fest, a weekly farmers market that occupies Central Park every Wednesday evening. Over its 17-week span, Market Fest drew roughly 34,000 attendees. If that wasn't enough, the farmers market was honored by the American Farmland Trust, which named it the top farmers market in Minnesota and among the top 20 in the nation in 2011. So how do you follow that act up? With more innovation, according to Market Fest Coordinator Kerry Phillips. This year, the farmers market will only run for 15 weeks, but Phillips is planning to add several new elements that may make up for the shorter duration. The new …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The weekly farmer's market has grown and improved greatly since it started, representatives say.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Britt Johnsen
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Eagan Market Fest ends its weekly farmer's market season today at dusk, and takes with its seasonal goodbye more accomplishments. Now in its fifth season, the Market Fest can boast its vote as top farmer's market in Minnesota. It's also among the top 20 in the country, as shown in recent results of a contest promoting farmer's markets. "It's very exciting to see how the community's embraced the event," said Kerry Phillips, recreation supervisor and Market Fest coordinator for the city. "Residents, they talk about it all year long." The project began five years ago with 10 vendors. Today it has about 60. "Vendors became supportive," Phillips said, explaining that people set up tents, formed new friendships and connected more as a community…
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Market Fest attendees cautioned.
The oppressive heat that has kept many Eagan residents indoors and looking for reprieve will end tonight, according to the National Weather Service. The excessive heat warning is scheduled to end at 9 p.m., the National Weather Service said. Heat indexes are expected to reach 110 today, according to the National Weather Service. Still, life goes on in Eagan. Tonight's Market Fest, the weekly outdoor farmer's market at 1501 Central Parkway, will continue. But attendees are encouraged to drink plenty of water and find ways to stay cool, such as taking breaks in the shade or at the nearby Community Center, according to the City of Eagan. Tom Garrison, the City of Eagan's communications director, released a written statement explaining that …