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Art, food and community at Little Mekong Night Market

Knight Foundation Levi Weinhagen, August 14, 2015   Earlier this month, a few blocks off of University Avenue in St. Paul were transformed into an Asian-inspired night market. It’s called the Little Mekong Night Market. It’s a Knight Green Line Challenge winner and it’s part of the Asian Economic Development Association’s strategy to harness the…



This weekend’s Little Mekong Night Market will mark expansion

Pioneer Press Frederick Melo, August 6, 2015   A banner announces the ‘Night Market’ in the Little Mekong section of University Avenue in St. Paul, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (Pioneer Press: John Autey) In St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, the Little Mekong Night Market returns Friday and Saturday night, larger than ever. North and south of…



Two Nights in Little Mekong

MSP Magazine Drew Wood, August 3, 2015 Literally meaning “Mother of Water” in Lao and Thai, the Southeast Asian Mekong River is a physical cross section of its culturally diverse slice of the globe. The Mother of Water meanders south from China through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam before its terminus in the South…



Little Mekong Night Market is bigger this year

MPR News – Arts and Culture Jon Collins – August 7, 2015 Little Mekong Night Market is returning to St. Paul this weekend, expanding its footprint to both sides of University Avenue. The yearly two-day event is modeled after night markets in Southeast Asia, but with what event coordinator Audrey Park called a “St. Paul…



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