Gene Thompson's dazzlingly green yard.

Where the Grass Really Is Greener

June 5, 2016      Highland Park, Macalester-Groveland, Summit-University/Rondo, North End, Como     19 miles This ride featured significant stops in five neighborhoods. First, Highland Park where I

Ryde is the next street to the east of Kilburn and off Como Avenue.

Just Ryde’n Around

  August 14, 2015 Macalester-Groveland, Merriam Park, Lexington-Hamline, Como Park 16.2 Miles   Cleveland Avenue, because of its proximity to my house, is the north-south

Hidden, but Not Really

June 26, 2015     19.96 miles (but I’m saying 20 miles) Macalester-Groveland, Summit-University, St. Anthony Park, Hamline-Midway   When you mention Summit Avenue, most people think

Stone and Diamonds

August 2, 2014 Lexington-Hamline, Summit-University, Midway, Como 14.5 miles Athletes and sports have played a big part in Saint Paul history. In recent years much

Charles, Churches and Culture-part 2

May 24, 2014 17.9 miles      Macalester-Groveland, Lexington-Hamline, Frogtown, North End I spent much of the first portion of this ride in Frogtown and on

The Fairest of Them All

August 24, 2013       Hamline, Como Park  15.5 miles Today’s ride is one that I considered for a couple of months. You likely know the Minnesota