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Duluth Experience launches Lincoln Park Craft District tour

Lincoln Park Craft District Tour - Photo by Lissa Maki

Lincoln Park Craft District Tour – Photo by Lissa Maki

The buzz around Duluth’s burgeoning Lincoln Park Craft District continues. Now the neighborhood has its own walking tour, where people can learn more about the area and some of the key entrepreneurs driving its growth.

The Duluth Experience developed the tour. The company, now in its fifth year, also provides including biking, brewery and kayak tours. Knowledgeable guides lead the Duluth-centric outings, which include interesting tidbits about the city as well as historical context.

Coming soon to Lincoln Park: ice cream and pastrami

Two new businesses are setting up in Lincoln Park’s burgeoning craft district. Love Creamery and Corktown Deli and Brews will occupy 1908 and 1906 W. Superior St., respectively.

The building, which now features an adjoining space, is undergoing renovations to separate the businesses. Tom Hanson hopes to open Corktown Deli and Brews by January, while Love Creamery owner Nicole Wilde anticipates a May opening.

PDD Shift: Mark Bartel, Frost River

This semester, UMD journalism student Jamie Merideth has been working at Perfect Duluth Day on a series of interviews with people at work. Monday through Thursday of this week, we’ll present four videos that profile five people and their jobs.

You’ll be seeing more of Jamie’s work around town, she’s employed at WDIO-TV now and will be managing editor of the UMD Statesman in the fall.

This first video is with Mark Bartel of Frost River. Filmed at Frost River’s store and manufacturing facility at 1910 West Superior Street, Duluth.

Music: 1922 Blues by Charlie Parr.

Thanks to all the people who took time to talk with us, and to the local musicians who gave permission to use their songs in these videos.

Also in the Series:
Rick Allen and Janelle Miller, Kenspeckle Letterpress

Tara Lieberg / Great Lakes Aquarium

Dan Neff / Näf Glass