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A Portion Of Duluth’s Lakewalk Will Be Closed During The Day For Two Weeks
A Portion Of Duluth’s Lakewalk Will Be Closed During The Day For Two Weeks
I've only been on the Lakewalk a couple of times lately because of surgery, but I'm going to be ramping my running up in hopes to run the Grandma's Half Marathon.  If you're a frequent user of the Lakewalk or are floatin' in my boat with just starting training, you need to know that they will be closing a portion for about two weeks.
Are You Frugal? I Sew Monkeys.
Are You Frugal? I Sew Monkeys.
I'm not totally frugal about everything, but for some reason I felt the need to start saving the dog toy monkeys that Bauer the Schnauzer has chewed holes in.  After 8 monkeys, a hedge hog and the worm started taking up too much space in the craft room, I decided it was time to open the sewing kit and repair.  Oh, one thing, I can't sew.
Slip Bridge Getting Fixed
Slip Bridge Getting Fixed
For locals, the blue slip bridge near the DECC in the Canal has been a source of frustration.  We never knew if it would be operational or if it would be inoperable and stuck in the open position making it useless to foot traffic.  The City of Duluth announced in a press release today that they are planning on making changes to the bridge to improve the design.
Is It More Expensive To Fix Aluminum Body On New Ford F-150’s? [VIDEO]
Is It More Expensive To Fix Aluminum Body On New Ford F-150’s? [VIDEO]
One of the most exciting things to happen in the automotive industry is the introduction of the aluminum body from Ford.  It's lighter, less likely to dent (because lighter means they can make it thicker), and also more costly.  Edmunds.com did a great video on what happens if you need body work done to an aluminum truck.  Would it be more expensive?
Portions of 24th Ave West in Lincoln Park Close Starting Today For Pavement Repair
Portions of 24th Ave West in Lincoln Park Close Starting Today For Pavement Repair
I knew it would only be a matter of time before construction hit my side of town.  I've been warning you of bridge closures and detours and up until now, it hasn't affected me in my daily driving.  But, for those of us in the Lincoln Park District, the time has come.  Here's what you need to know to make sure you pick an alternative route to get you to your destination on time.
City of Duluth Popular Bike Routes Gain Five Self-Service Bicycle Repair Stations
City of Duluth Popular Bike Routes Gain Five Self-Service Bicycle Repair Stations
It happens!  You and your family are enjoying a Saturday afternoon on one of Duluth's popular bike routes and your bicycle chain slips or falls off.  Or, your daughter gets a flat tire.  Sure, you could call someone to help, but you have no idea how to explain to get to you.  Don't panic, the City of Duluth and Continental Ski & Bike have you covered!  With self-service bike repair stations.