Monthly Archives: October 2011

Shadows of Gotham City

I love Halloween. I especially love the homemade costumes that barely make any sense. It’s true, the neighborhood art gallery’s month-long, haunted basement thing grows old after just a few days, but I assume the gallery is making a lot … Continue reading

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Dinkytown houses flaunt their colors

Dinkytown smiles in ways that its more dignified neighbor, the University of Minnesota, can’t. Dinkytown residents party on just about any night of the week. One of its restaurants, Al’s Breakfast, succeeds year after year serving a meal that college … Continue reading

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It’s dog-eat-dog on my bur oak branch

Last month I ran a photo of a mysterious black band on the bur oak branch I’ve been following since February. A state scientist helped me identify the band as a batch of eggs laid by an unidentified moth. Here’s … Continue reading

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