Who amongst us does not enjoy sitting around on a Sunday morning, reading the New York Times and leisurely paging through the Book Review section?
In case you haven’t picked up your copy of the Times at Mount Royal yet, here’s a book review you can read to keep your morning on track. It’s of Safe from the Sea, by Peter Geye, which just won the North East Minnesota Book Award.
SPOILER ALERT: The “Freighter” bar is actually the Anchor. And the topless bar “Tallahassee” is actually the Saratoga. Oh, and the old man dies.
Tonight at Beaner’s Central at 8pm for $5, Toby Thomas Churchill and Excuse Me, Princess are playing, and it’ll be more fun than a barrel of monkeys, soooo… you should go for it! Nothing wrong with a rock and folk show on a Saturday night, yo.
Sublimely-talented Haley Bonar and her awesome band will be performing Friday, June 3 for the WOJB Concert Series at the Park Theater, 15791 U.S. HWY 63 in Hayward.
She’s about to head out on a nationwide tour starting mid-June with Andrew Bird and Gary Louris (The Jayhawks), so this is your best chance, Duluthians, to catch her live onstage. Hayward’s only about an hour-and-a-half south of you all. Don’t miss it!
Showtime is 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and available at wojb.org or 800-776-3689. They’ll be $20 at the door.
I would never consider myself a huge drinker but since I started trying to get pregnant earlier this year (and I am currently almost 11 weeks) I have missed the ability to experiment with different tastes and drinks. I’ve realized that I’m really unaware of the great non-alcoholic specialty drinks that may be floating out there in Duluth.
I’m also trying to stay away from too much caffeine, so I’ve been mainly sticking to McDonald’s lemonade or caffeine-free frappucinos from Starbucks when a sweet tooth strikes. There’s got to be something local out there to try, no? I was hoping the lovely folks at PDD had some ideas.
I’m already in love with the malts from the Portland Malt Shoppe, especially because it’s in walking distance from my apartment. Where should I try next?
For every $4 Duluth Traverse commemorative glass purchased at the Brewhouse, $2 will go to COGGS development of the Duluth Traverse Trail. Another $1 will be donated with every refill. A limited amount of glasses are available!!
This fundraising event runs May 19, 20, 21 and 22.
It won’t be as epic as Hansi’s, I’m sure, but I’m clearing out the samples this afternoon and tomorrow until noon.
Samples from Go Lite: Summer and Winter apparel, down & synthetic jackets, softshells, rainwear, baselayer, travel apparel, fleece, running apparel, backpacks, sleeping bags, hydration packs & waistbelts, and on and on and on. Women’s and Men’s are sized Medium. And even that is a relative term.
Samples from Carve Designs: Women’s surfy casual apparel, summer and winter pieces. Sized Small, though seem to be generous as I (a medium) can wear a lot of them.
Water Bottles: I’m swimming in stainless steel and aluminum water bottles from Innate and Laken. $5 and up. Some graphically hillarious bottles from the Kukuxumusu collection.
Kokatat: Mostly apparel like rash guards and board shorts here. A few used PFD’s.
Jytte Hats: It’s the seeds and stems at this point, but get a stylish merino wool toque for $5. Normally $30.
Location: 535 Glenwood St (upper Glenwood). Sale is in the garage off the alley that looks like Spear St. Look for the tall beach flag on the corner of the lot.
Cash only. Unless I know you. Oh, and a word about samples… they are usually priced at wholesale and just below. This isn’t a garage sale with items for twenty five cents. But I am motivated to make it go away.
Does anyone out there have (or know where I could get) an external SCSI cd rom drive? I’ve been to Roch Bochs, Downtown Computer, and John’s Twin Ports Recycling (WOW). No dice. There must be someone who can help??!?
Glensheen will be offering free standard house tours on Friday, May 27 in celebration of the 32nd anniversary of opening to the public. The complimentary community day begins at 9:30 a.m. and the last tour starts at 4 p.m. Tickets can be picked up in the ticket house, located at the base of Glensheen’s parking lot, beginning at 9 a.m.
The standard house tours will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (Hint: arrive early – a limited number of tickets are available.)
I am wondering if folks who use the trail along Amity Creek between Amity Road and Maxwell/Skyline have issues with horseback riding in that area. My daughter and her friends ride their horses there when it is dried up in late spring into the fall. I also use the trail for hiking and mountain biking and like to see the trail kept as multi-use. I’m just looking for comments to see if there have been any problems encountered by folks using the trail. Please, no horse poop jokes. Thanks.