As you are well aware, there are many superb blogs and websites available. It’s not hyperbole when I say there are far too many sites worth visiting. Nevertheless, I have some of my favorites related to Saint Paul, biking, history and news that have helped me and are worth a visit. When you have an extra moment or two, check these out.

  • Eye On St. Paul is Star Tribune reporter James Walsh’s weekly Q & A with an important, inspirational or interesting person with a St. Paul connection. Thanks to James for featuring Saint Paul By Bike in the January 4, 2023 Eye On St. Paul. James, a St. Paul native, also covers the neighborhoods of the city.
  • Saint Paul By Bike blog in the Pioneer Press/Twin – Saint Paul Pioneer Press reporter Frederick Melo does an outstanding job covering the City of Saint Paul. If you live or work in the Capitol City, Fred’s coverage of development, politics, and other important issues is required reading. Fred’s story about Saint Paul By Bike is another nice piece that makes me look better than I really am. Thank you Fred!
  • Curt Brown featured Saint Paul By Bike in the “My Minnesota” feature in the Sunday, November 3, 2013 StarTribune newspaper and on its website.
  • – This is a transit and land-use-focused blog that is written by volunteer bloggers and is a non-profit entity. (I contribute edited posts of SPBB.)
  • Saint Paul Historical tells more than 270 fascinating stories about people, places and things in our fair city with interactive map links. You can view this site on a computer or via free iOS and Android apps. Brought to us by Historic Saint Paul.
  • The Minnesota Historical Society is an amazing resource for every Minnesotan. The exhibits at the History Center in downtown Saint Paul and dozens of historical sites around the state are fun for all. For research, the website is unbeatable for access to images, maps and other documents.
  • – John writes about whatever crosses his mind. Sometimes thought provoking, sometimes funny, occasionally total fiction, his posts are quick and fun reads.
  • Ramsey County Historical Society – Another great place to learn about Saint Paul and Ramsey County history. RCHS offers a fantastic free tour of the Ramsey County Courthouse/Saint Paul City Hall, an architectural gem built during the depression. Saint Paul Union Depot is another fine venue open for free tours. Follow the link for tour days and times.


  1. Wonderful to discover your blog! We received a grant to explore Highland Park’s legacy and document the history being made with the Highland Bridge development at the former Ford site. Eventually we plant to produce a book, web site and organization to carry on this work in the Highland community.

    1. Jackie, thanks so much for finding the blog. Your project sounds great. if I can help you document HP history, let me know. I’m happy to supply photos.

      Best, Wolfie

  2. Heh Wolfie,
    I have been following you on Streets MN for a while now. Just discovered this site. I love your work with Saint Paul and how you intertwine the story and maps!!! I am a 7th generation Saint Paulite and I am also a Civil Engineering Technician for the City of Saint Paul in Street Design and Construction (Map and Plan maker). I am also the unofficial historian for my office relating to past projects, maps , and construction documents.

    I also live in Mac Groveland currently and grew up in Mac Grove as well. I have maps that would change a few of your stories and would add extra detail to others. We should collaborate on some things!!!

    Charlie Evans

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