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Comment on Home? by Barrett Chase

I feel like we should warn newcomers that despite its name, Lakeside is not literally at the side of the lake. Most of the neighborhood is quite a ways inland.

Comment on PDD Gift Guide 2014 by Paul Lundgren

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Comment on Duluth Michael Brown Memorial by previewaddress

I apologize for the avatar. I came out of lurking to post this comment and appear to have no ability to change my avatar.

Comment on Duluth Michael Brown Memorial by previewaddress

Would someone explain to me why this vigil was held at the CJM Memorial? Would it have made sense to hold it somewhere more neutral, perhaps any other street corner?

Comment on Home? by Sonya

I live in the central hillside and I love it. My block is quiet and I have many friendly neighbors with big gardens, chicken coops, etc. I like being within walking distance of downtown and the Whole Foods Co-op and having access to several bu...

Comment on Coach Cork: Lesson #2 by Shane

I like how the intro is longer than the actual instructional part.

Comment on Outdoor fitness groups in Duluth by Shane

<a href="http://www.northlandrunner.com/run?page=Clubs" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Northland Runner</a> has a few running groups listed.

Comment on Duluth moving company recommendations … another try by marko3133

Several years ago I used Lakeside Transfer (726-0317) to move the contents of a small two-bedroom house from one part of Duluth to another. It went very well. I believe they charged by the hour. I had everything packed and ready to go, which kept...

Comment on Coach Cork: Lesson #1 by Herzog

I literally just had service at Ski Hut which is funny you mention, because I had sort of convinced myself I preferred Continental, until they proved to be mediocre on service continuity as well. I realized "service" as it were, albeit relative an...

Comment on Outdoor fitness groups in Duluth by toyota200x

There is another group of people who go running on Wednesday from Canal Park to the East end of the lakewalk. I believe they meet at 5:45 now days near Grandma's Restaurant. DXC (xc ski club) also has some events and races throughout the winte...

Comment on Wonderful Duluth: Photos of the 1972 Flood, Part Six by schmood1971

I believe the "500-year" designation comes from the Army Corp of Engineer's propensity to catagorize things.

Comment on Coach Cork: Lesson #1 by Paul Lundgren

The BS level is relatively high, so it shouldn't cause any negative feelings toward Ski Hut. PDD made a gag video and Ski Hut sponsored it. That's it.

Comment on Coach Cork: Lesson #1 by spy1

I'm not sure of the BS level of this vid, but it succinctly sums up my customer service experience at Ski Hut. Thanks for cementing it.

Comment on Outdoor fitness groups in Duluth by aluminumpork

Austin Jarrow and Duluth Running Company hold a free (donation) spring and fall race series. I started doing them ~5 years ago and they were an amazing way to familiarize myself with all of Duluth's single track courses. You can find more informat...

Comment on Outdoor fitness groups in Duluth by mlatsch

<a href="https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=312162565626058&id=288579317984383" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Lincoln Park Meet on the Street</a> was sort of modeled on a Ciclovia. There are quite a lot of regular group bike rid...

Comment on Home? by BadCat!

Honestly, don't rule out <i>any</i> neighborhood based on cost/safety. Unlike most cities where the character of a neighborhood is pretty much the same across several miles, a neighborhood in Duluth can be completely different a few blocks a way....

Comment on PDD Gift Guide 2014 by Paul Lundgren

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Comment on Home? by MomAH

Don't rule out Lakeside because of cost. There have been some real deals around here lately. There was a nice 3 bedroom for sale directly across from Lester Park School for $147,000 not too long ago. I think it might still be on the market. You co...

Comment on Home? by squidinsweaters

Great, thanks for the links... and thank you both!

Comment on Wonderful Duluth: Photos of the 1972 Flood, Part Six by Ramos

Thanks for the info. I assume the "500-year" designation came from studying 500 years of newspaper archives and weather data, and not from any propensity of humans to overdramatize things.

Comment on Home? by Herzog

In that case wherever you can find a nice decent house... the neighborhood will only be so bad compared to the roads, and the view will be great. Preferably you'd want to be out of the paper mill zone on the lower west end, nor would I rule out Su...

Comment on Home? by Paul Lundgren

Here are some PDD threads related to this topic: <a href="http://www.perfectduluthday.com/2014/10/08/house-hunting-riverside/" rel="nofollow">House Hunting in Riverside</a> (Oct. 8, 2014) <a href="http://www.perfectduluthday.com/2013/08/23/mov...

Comment on Home? by squidinsweaters

From what I've heard (and my parent's recommendations) Lakeside sounds perfect, but I'm not sure we could afford the location...just something we'd have to look into. But along with what Herzog said, we are a pretty young couple and still enjoy so...

Comment on Music rehearsal space for rent in Duluth? by TimK

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Comment on Home? by Herzog

Welcome. There's a smorgas of previous posts on this topic that the moderators should link to when they emerge from their depressionary stupor of the Vikings loosing. If you're looking for best schools and lowest crime, commentators here will ul...

Comment on Home? by Bret

Welcome to Duluth! What type of neighborhood are you looking for? I live in Lakeside which is five miles from downtown and near the edge of the City going up the north shore. We thus have good access to the amenities of downtown and the norther...

Comment on Wonderful Duluth: Photos of the 1972 Flood, Part Six by Paul Lundgren

There was a similar comment on another of these posts about how what was supposedly a "100-year event" happened at least one other time in recent history. Actually, the <a href="http://www.perfectduluthday.com/tag/historic-summer-solstice-flood...

Comment on Wonderful Duluth: Photos of the 1972 Flood, Part Six by Ramos

We heard a lot about how the Great Flood of 2012 was a 100-year event, but in reality it was a 40-year event. If you went back to 1932 or thereabouts, I wonder if you'd find another big flood.

Comment on Wonderful Duluth: Photos of the 1972 Flood, Part Six by Paul Lundgren

Yes, that appears to be a 1970 Saab 95 ... according to the Internet, not that I know what I'm talking about.

Comment on Wonderful Duluth: Photos of the 1972 Flood, Part Six by Geraldine Sasquatch

Is that a Saab making the wet crossing of 8th st E? I wonder how long the brakes lasted in such a freewheelin' thing.

Comment on Iron Mug Coffee House in Morgan Park by toyota200x

I had been meaning to try this place for months now and finally made it here after a mountain bike ride at Mission Creek. The owners did an amazing job fixing this place up. Feels very cozy and clean. Great service and a super friendly server. The...

Comment on Music rehearsal space for rent in Duluth? by MomAH

The <a href="http://www.isd709.org/district/departments-3/community-education/facilities" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">school district rents all kinds of different space</a> at pretty good prices. It would probably not be space you could leave y...