March 9, 2014

“It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a . . . A/C Unit Outside a 2nd Floor Window(?!?)”

I’ve seen plenty of A/C compressors in attics. What’s not so common is seeing one mounted outside a 2nd floor window. What’s going on? Without knowing specifics, you can surmise a couple things: –It’s an older home — in this case, a 1928 Tudor — that was built without central a/c. –The original heating system...
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“Let’s Meet at the Neighborhood Cafe”

“Wait . . . Where??” Much as I like the clever name, I imagine that The Neighborhood Cafe inspires at least a little confusion — at least amongst people who don’t already know it. It obviously isn’t a big problem for the St. Paul diner, just east of Snelling and Marshall; when I drove past...
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