Monthly Archives: August 2012

Speakeasy at Tycoons

This is the sub-basement in Tycoons, 123 E. Superior Street. The wall is the original bluestone. The website www.duluthtycoons.com/ says: Tycoons Alehouse & Eatery—located in the historic city hall of Duluth’s gilded 1890s—proudly pours award-winning Fitger’s Brewhouse Beer from a fully stocked bar. Dine on superb menu standards or delectable chef features with locally sourced […]

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Exposed roots at Miller Creek

The torrential rains of June ripped through Lincoln Park. Some trees fell and some trees now have exposed roots.

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Hot Steam in August

There is some type of repair work on Superior Street. I’m not sure what it is. Duluth has quite the  steam system underground. I assume that this is somehow connected to that system.

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Cattails on the English Coulee

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Floodwood

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Warm summer night at the Aerial Lift Bridge

I was ready to just post “Sorry peeps, no new Duluth Daily Photo today. My day job took all day and half the night, two days in a row.” But then I thought, “Well, I could post a photo someone else took yesterday.” Photo by a Milwaukee college student on vacation. Yes, this is supposed […]

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Book Worms Garden Club

This garden is in front of our Duluth Library. In the background you see the Duluth Depot. Duluth has many Garden Clubs. (over 25)  According to the Duluth Garden Flower Society, “These clubs were started by Rebecca Boyington, who started it by holding gardening meetings in her cozy Fon Du Lac home in far western […]

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Irvin and Carriage

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New ice-cream joint on 9th Street

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Minnesota Flags at half staff in honor of “Minnesota’s Civil War”

Today the flags were at half-staff in honor of  “Minnesota’s Civil War,” sometimes known as the “Great Sioux Uprising.” It is the 150th Anniversary of the U.S. – Dakota War of 1862 in which hundreds of Dakota people, American soldiers and settlers lost there lives. This happened in southwestern Minnesota where my father’s people settled. […]

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