Lyn-Lake Street Art Walking Tour


Street art and graffiti has become more common and visible throughout the Twin Cities in the past two years. Public art projects such as the LynLake Street Art Series and the George Floyd Global Memorial have brought more visibility to street art [...]

Lyn-Lake Street Art Walking Tour2022-06-03T17:02:34-05:00

Take the Bitter with the Sweet: Abdallah’s Banana Split Dish


April 2, 2018 This banana split dish is from the 4th generation family owned business established by Lebanese immigrant Albert Abdallah. Albert opened Calhoun Candy Depot in 1909 on the corner of Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue in the Uptown area [...]

Take the Bitter with the Sweet: Abdallah’s Banana Split Dish2023-08-19T16:07:41-05:00

Uptown Girl


July 1, 2017 In the summer of 1955, the life of a "summertime shop girl from Uptown" was changed forever. Judy Penney, a 19-year old language student at the University of Minnesota and a retail clerk at the Purple Door gift [...]

Uptown Girl2023-08-19T13:08:53-05:00
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