Comments for Perfect Duluth Day
Google Books has some relevant pages in Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town By Arnold Robert Alanen, page 178 is best (not sure how to link this). Apparently there were eventually 13 such community garages and in 19...
Thoreau’s “Walking” essay revisited. Nice.
Obscure winter sport enthusiasts: check
Felted Wool: check
Cheerful community bonding: check
Don Ness: check
First location today.
Interesting! Never heard of that idea. I did used to wish there were still locker plants, communal type freezers to store your extra roasts, etc. No need to buy an energy-hog freezer!
This picture from 1931 may be even clearer.
I believe that you can you see the round facility at the location I indicated in this aerial photo from 1948.
Those are some happy puppies in this vid!
I’m from Duluth but live in the Netherlands now, just south of Utrecht. You’re more than welcome to borrow my copy of Don Ness’ Hillsider if you think it might help with the homesickness (and if you read Dutch, you can get the Minnesota Trilogy f...
That is awesome.
Beautiful work done by David Cowardin! The programs and student staff at UMD’s Recreational Sports Outdoor Program are truly awesome!
That is indeed the Glass Block store and the present-day location of the U.S. Bank Building.
The Glass Block building was two stories tall when it was constructed in 1892. Three stories were added to it within a decade. The store closed in 1981 an...
I adore these old Duluth postcards. Do you think that is the Glass Block building? Kinda looks like it to me.
Thanks Robert! Sam, you can get them at Amity Coffee too. I had never had one of the doughnuts but enjoyed one last night at Blacklist.
I would do anything for a ZBP doughnut right now. So would everyone in my family. They are so difficult to find. I swear the Snooty Fox has them for like 5 minutes on Saturdays. I guess we’ll need to try stopping by Blacklist Artisan Ales on S...
Basically, the willingness to sit in it, and listen, and then try to figure it out. Pretty important stuff.
Yeah. That right there.
From a white perspective, this isn’t about guilt, not at all. (And to those of you reading this who can’t help but think it is, really really it isn’t. Get over yourself.) It’s about trying to root in there and get at the ...
Historical addendum: Vintage Kitchen closed in December 2016.
Update story: Juice Pharm taking over Vintage Kitchen space
Great article Lissa and congratulations Amanda! My brother and I own Duluth’s Best Bread and we can vouch for Zenith being a good bakery. Welcome to Lincoln Park.
Dedication: To Vicarious, American hero.
Apparently, I never updated this post. When I disputed the citation, I promptly received a reply from the city attorney informing me that the ticket was being waived “as a courtesy” while the statute was reviewed.
I take full credit for this.
Here’s video of the 27 scintillating seconds that comprise the historic first reading.