Author Archive | Allie

Now you see it…

Since the destruction of the ol’ Metrodome, I’m really enjoying the new views of the University of Minnesota West Bank and Cedar-Riverside neighborhood from downtown east. Here is a view captured by Clint McMahon of the 5th Street light rail tracks in downtown Minneapolis looking east.

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Nicollet Island Railroad Bridge

I live really close to Nicollet Island and love to take walks around it. It’s so quiet and secluded that for a few minutes you can forget that you are right in the middle of a huge city. Most people pass right over it as they cross over the Hennepin Avenue Bridge, but the island […]

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Looking Down

Whenever I get the window seat while flying, I spend the entire time during takeoff and landing with my face pressed up against the window looking down. I love the opportunity to look at cities from an aerial perspective. Andy Tucker has a great set of aerial photos on his Flickr account. I’ve included a few […]

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Friday Photo – New Ulm, Minnesota

      Original caption: A Minnesota Street in New Ulm, Minnesota, Is Blocked Off for One Day Each Summer for “Crazy Days.” Merchants Move Bargain Merchandise Onto the Street and Sidewalks to Sell in the Summer Promotion. The Business Section Is Some Eight Blocks. The Town Was Founded by German Immigrants in 1854 and […]

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