December 19, 2012

“Exodus” This Way, Please

  Don’t Worry, the Food’s Fine I think it’d be risky for a diner or steakhouse (or a movie theatre!), but if there’s a restaurant that can get away with using the word “Exodus” (in front of the food ordering line), it would be a deli — in this case, “Rye” in Minneapolis’ Kenwood neighborhood. I...
Read More

View of Lake Calhoun? THERE It Is

The Difference Between Night & Day? Try, Winter vs. Summer Want a rather dramatic example of how views can change seasonally? Contrast this summer-time photo, taken from the east-facing balcony of my listing at 3150 West Calhoun Parkway in Minneapolis: With this photo, taken just after the Twin Cities 16″ snowfall 10 days ago: See...
Read More

(Real Estate) Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present & Future

New and (Very) Improved:  2712 Joppa in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill Neighborhood In the, umm . . .  spirit of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, I offer up 2712 Joppa, a teardown-in-progress in St. Louis Park’s Fern Hill neighborhood just west of Cedar Lake (runner-up title:  ‘A Tale of Two Properties’). This is what the front...
Read More