Looking northeast and another section of I-94/35E and the St. Peter, Wabasha and Cedar Street bridges. The buildings, beginning with the Capitol, include the Centennial Office Building, the Ag Department/Health Department lab building, Department of Revenue and Regions Hospital.

Talking With The Walkin’ Man

Bo, or as he’s known around Cathedral Hill, “The Walkin’ Man.”

The Irvine Hill Condominiums at 311 Pleasant Avenue.

A Pleasant Ride

July 22, 2017 Macalester-Groveland, Summit Hill, Downtown, Lexington-Hamline (Union Park) 16.7 miles The very unconventional home at 1523 Sargent Avenue prompted my first pause, shortly […]

Ship Shape

August 6, 2016 West End, Downtown, Lowertown 16.3 Miles A trip Downtown via Shepard Road seemed like a good idea. And so I got onto […]

To the Gulf of Minneapolis

July 10, 2016     Downtown, West Side 18.3 Miles I frequently look at maps of Saint Paul. Call it a “blogupational” hazard. Sometimes I’ll plan a […]

Living in Union Depot

May 21, 2016     Lowertown, Downtown     15 miles The grand and solemn Saint Paul Union Depot is a train station. Although this seems patently obvious, Union […]

The police museum exhibits on the second floor occupy a room about 25 feet by 10 feet. The volume of artifacts relegates many to storage areas around the police HQ.

Digging History

July 31, 2015       Lexington-Hamline, Downtown, Swede Hollow     17 miles “History” is an interesting word. Sure, it refers to the past, but history ranges from a […]

Painted Ladies, a Maiden and Bruce

July 17, 2015       18.1 Miles       Summit – University, Downtown, Lowertown   Victorian-era homes with narrow clapboard siding, bold colors, a variety of […]

On the Way to Jail

June 16, 2015 – Highland Park, West End/West 7th, Downtown – 16.2 miles It was fabulous to be back on my bike. First, it had […]

More Discoveries Around the Airport

Friday, October 24, 2014   19 miles Macalester-Groveland, West End, Downtown, West Side   Halloween is but a week away and there were some creative decorations […]

On the Edge of Downtown

Macalester-Groveland, West End, Downtown 13.4 Miles September 20, 2014 There are sales galore in Mac-Groveland on this beautiful Saturday. I made two stops on the […]