PDD Quiz: Neon Signs of the Twin Ports

Banner image by Garner Moffat.

Whether you’re in Superior or Duluth, we’re in that prime Perfect Day™ time of year. Belly up to this week’s quiz and see if you can identify local neon signs based on a single letter (and some possibly helpful hints)!

The next PDD quiz, scheduled for Aug. 25, will review the month’s headlines and happenings. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Aug. 21.

#1 This Canal Park establishment lends its name to a recurring character in “Take it with You,” a Duluth radio theater series.

Little Angie’s is part of the Grandma’s group of restaurants.

#2 This eatery’s predecessors include Chi-Chi’s and Baja Billy’s.

Mexico Lindo opened in the Fitger’s Brewery Complex in 2010.

#3 Jim Bolin has owned this Superior tavern for 62 years.

While Bolin retains the President Bar & Liquor Store, he sold President’s One Stop and President’s Car Wash in 2019. Read more here.

#4 This nightclub has locations in both Duluth and Superior.

Justin Vranish has entered into a purchase agreement with Alvin Berg to buy the Duluth Flame.

#5 The Duluth location of this regional record store chain received $74,000 after an illegal drug search in 1994.

Read more about the search here.

#6 This Canal Park Hotel features an outdoor rooftop swimming pool.

The Inn on Lake Superior is operated by ZMC Hotels.

#7 This adult club discontinued Saturday afternoon jazz in 2018.

Read more about the Club Saratoga jazz tradition here.

#8 This Duluth complex was closed between 1972 and 1984.

Read more about the history of the Fitger’s complex here.

#9 This South Superior bar was established 60 years ago.

Les Birds changed hands in 2016; read more here.

#10 This regional chain formerly had locations in both Duluth and Superior.

The Duluth Grizzly’s locations closed in 2017 and 2018.


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