PDD Quiz: November 2018 in Review

Test your knowledge of November headlines with this month-in-review quiz!

The next PDD quiz, on restaurants and bars of yesteryear, will be published on Dec. 16. Please email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Dec. 12.

#1 Perfect Duluth Day reported this month that a local Thai restaurant had changed names and owners. Thai by Thai was most recently known by which name?

Sala Thai owner Sumlee Beede sold the business to her sister Supannee Stamm, who changed the name of the restaurant to Thai by Thai.

#2 Duluth’s first cidery opened this month; what is its name?

Duluth Cider, located at 2307 W. Superior St., opened on Nov. 14.

#3 Which unusual phenomenon caused a Honda Civic to roll over near the Silver Creek Cliff tunnel on Nov. 17?

The driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

#4 Security Jewelers announced this month that the business will change ownership in January. In what year did Security Jewelers open?

Security Jewelers is located at 307 W. Superior St.

#5 Moline Machinery announced a $9 million expansion this month; what does Moline manufacture?

Founded in 1945, Moline is currently located at 114 S. Central Ave.

#6 Hostel du Nord held its grand opening this month. Proprietor Bob Monahan also owns which business?

Hostel du Nord is located in the former Garon Bros. Jewelers building at 217 W. First St.

#7 Wasabi opened its second Northland location this month in Duluth’s Old City Hall. What was the name of the restaurant that most recently occupied the space?

Wasabi opened its Duluth location on Nov. 23.

#8 Which business announced that it would temporarily close in 2019 due to Superior Street reconstruction?

Black Water Lounge will close on New Year’s Day.

#9 Which national restaurant chain has offered Duluth $5,000 for pothole repair?

The Duluth City Council officially accepted the offer on Nov. 19; the potholes must be filled by July 1.

#10 Scott Simon singled out Duluth as a potential host of the 2026 Winter Olympics on which NPR show?

Hear a clip of the program here.


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