The second, southernmost boardwalk on the Robert Piram Trail. The first boardwalk is visible if you click the picture and look closely.

Taking a New Path

West End, Downtown, West Side 24.6 Miles September 1, 2021 When it comes to bike rides for the blog, (which I call “Official” rides) regular

By the 1950s, most of the houses had been removed from Williams Hill. Those that remained were in rough shape. Courtesy MnHS

A Look Back at a Kid’s View of Williams Hill

By the 1950s, most of the houses had been removed from Williams Hill. Those that remained were in rough shape. Courtesy MnHS

Downtown Saint Paul's taller buildings peeked above the tree line and Pig’s Eye Lake. Left to right, Wells Fargo Tower, First National Bank Building, 400 Securian Center, Airye Condominiums (formerly Jackson Tower, Cray Plaza and Galtier Tower) the two buildings on the right.

Riding Across the City, Riding Across the Country

Downtown Saint Paul’s taller buildings peeked above the tree line and Pig’s Eye Lake. Left to right, Wells Fargo Tower, First National Bank Building, 400 Securian Center, Airye Condominiums (formerly Jackson Tower, Cray Plaza and Galtier Tower) the two buildings on the right.

This side, rather than the street-facing side of the Village homes is considered the front. Notice the skyline of Downtown to the southwest.

In, out and around Railroad Island

September 23, 2019 23 miles Summit-University, Frogtown (Thomas-Dale), Downtown, Railroad Island (Payne-Phalen), North End, Midway, Lexington-Hamline, Macalester-Groveland, Highland Park Downtown Minnesota’s stunningly beautiful and recently

Schools, Pools, Beer and Deer

Macalester-Groveland, Highland Park, West End Saturday, September 6, 2014    11.9 miles: Students in Saint Paul went back to school this week, making the visit one