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St. Paul

Sherlock Holmes: The Collection and The Exhibit

The Minnesota History Center is currently featuring an exhibit they created about Sherlock Holmes and the beginnings of forensic science running through April 2, 2023. But the first question to...
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Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2023… started in 1886 to prove the city wasn’t unfit for human habitation

Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2023, oldest winter festival in the United States, runs January 26-February 5, 2023.
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The Yarnery… nurturing creativity in the Ramsey Hill Historic District

When I learned that a friend who recently retired loves to knit, I knew I had to give her a gift card for The Yarnery… a wonderful learning-focused yarn shop...
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Summer of Sparky… find all 21 Sparky the Sea Lion sculptures!

In celebration of the return of the beloved Sparky the Sea Lion shows at the new Como Harbor in Como Zoo, 21 hand-painted Sparky the Sea Lion statues have been...
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Highland Bridge development on the site of the former St. Paul Ford plant is progressing… and townhouses are for sale!

It was 2019 when I first wrote about the St. Paul Ford truck plant history and Ryan Company plans for reshaping it into a walkable village of thousands powered by...
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Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2022… the oldest winter carnival in the United States

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is the oldest winter carnival in the United States, started in 1886… this year celebrating 136 years! It is hard to believe the 10-day festival...
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St. Anthony Park… a college town in the city

The hills of St. Anthony Park were originally expected to become an elite suburb for people living on the East Bank of the Mississippi near St. Anthony Falls. That didn’t...
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Wet Paint… where I found my new fountain pen

It was my birthday last week and John told me my present was to be selecting a new pen! That set us off on an adventure to find said pen....
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