The Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum is a place to share announcements and discuss community issues and life specific to our neighborhood. The Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum is supported by, but independent from, the Hamline Midway Coalition.


The purpose of the Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum is to foster civil communication about issues specific to the Hamline Midway Neighborhood, which is bounded by University Avenue on the South, Pierce Butler Route on the North, Lexington Avenue on the East, and Transfer Road on the West.


The goals of Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum are to:

  • Build community
  • Contribute to quality of life
  • Encourage participation of all community members to reflect the full diversity of the neighborhood
  • Build healthy relationships between neighbors of all backgrounds
  • Report on neighborhood happenings (events, meetings, gatherings,
  • sales)
  • Encourage local self-reliance and sustainability (make residents aware of local businesses, bartering for goods and services)

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include, but are not limited to:

  • Events and activities in the neighborhood
  • Events at local schools
  • Neighborhood development issues
  • Housing issues
  • Service recommendations
  • Crime Issues and neighborhood conditions

Participation Rules

By taking part in this forum, you accept the full rules of the forum.

Highlighted rules:

  • Forums posts must be specific to our neighborhood or reflect our common experiences as neighbors.
  • Posts from those who live in the neighborhoods who are members of a civic group or place of worship hosting a nearby community event (e.g. a pancake breakfast) may post event announcements.
  • Participants may request recommendations on service providers and other participants may recommend specific businesses or providers publicly. Service providers themselves should reply privately if offering to provide that service for a fee. Providers may provide general advice helpful for all in direct topic responses publicly.
  • Commercial service providers who live or have offices within the city-defined boundaries of the neighborhood or immediately adjacent neighborhoods may generally introduce their services up to twice a year. Community events, free performances, community fund raisers, etc. hosted by neighborhood businesses may be announced without limit.

Forum Manager

The Forum Manager in St. Paul Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum is Dan Trudeau.

The volunteer Forum Manager is responsible for the general health and well-being of the forum. The Forum Manager shall:

  • enforce forum rules
  • respond to participant questions
  • listen to complaints or concerns
  • encourage active participation
  • maintain respectful tone of discussion

If you have any questions or concerns about the St. Paul Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum, please contact us at: