Dog Nearly Bites Man and Converted Churches On Dayton’s Bluff

September 27, 2021 Downtown, Lowertown, Dayton’s Bluff 20.1 miles The route map of my September 27, 2021 ride. The map is zoomable. A sunny late […]

The Mosquito Hunter

June 30, 2021 Highland Park, Macalester-Groveland, Summit Hill, Cathedral Hill, Downtown, Lowertown, Dayton’s Bluff, East Side, Battle Creek, West 7th/West End 32 Miles The idea […]

The front (Marion Street side) of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary, built in 1926 as Washington High School. The school is framed through a fence on Rice Street.

Icons of the North End and Folks Who’ve Hung Out There

Macalester-Groveland, Lexington-Hamline, Frogtown, North End, Downtown, Irvine Park, West 7th 23 Miles June 15, 2021 Lexington-Hamline Though my travels around the city concentrate on streets, […]

Skyline Tower, the largest low income hi-rise in Minnesota, is on St. Anthony Avenue between Griggs and Syndicate Streets.

The Ever Evolving Midway

September 10, 2019 13.4 Miles Lexington-Hamline, Midway I’ve spent a lot of time in the Midway shopping, eating, walking, biking and waiting at stoplights over […]

There’s an awesome view of Downtown Saint Paul, and behind it, Minneapolis, from Londin Lane.

Hightailing It to Highwood

August 13, 2019 25.4 Miles West Seventh (West End), Downtown, Dayton’s Bluff, Highwood I had a simple plan for this ride. Bike the 11 miles-plus […]

The view east all the way to Downtown, the Ecolab Building (formerly The Saint Paul Company Building) and behind it, the Wells Fargo tower.

Victoria Park Revisited

October 1, 2016 Highland Park, West End (West 7th) 16 miles Rather than ride the Samuel Morgan Trail that parallels Shepard Road, I slipped into […]

59 Years On Sunny Slope

March 31, 2015      9.9 miles      Highland Park The trees remain bare, the sides of most streets are ensconced in five months of winter grit and […]

Down South In Highland

August 27, 2014 Highland Park 12.1 Miles When time is limited, Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland are my go-to rides because of their proximity to my […]

A Visit to Rondo

July 4, 2014 (Independence Day) Macalester-Groveland, Rondo (Summi-University), Downtown, Lowertown, Crocus Hill 19.9 miles The non-profit Express Bike Shop on Selby Avenue is an excellent […]

The End of the Line

May 4, 2014 9.8 miles Macalester-Groveland, Union Park (Merriam Park, Midway) Snelling Avenue is one of Saint Paul’s best known, most diverse and busiest streets. […]