September 23, 2020

Early Fall Colors on Display — Especially Orange(!) — at Minneapolis’ Lake Bde Maka Ska

“But, Was He Wearing a Mask??” Unfortunately, the most brilliant orange on display at Lake Bde Maka Ska (formerly “Lake Calhoun”) late this afternoon wasn’t the Fall foliage (just starting to turn colors locally). Rather, it was the (too) vivid neon-orange shorts covering a certain gentleman as he strolled around the lake. Make that, partially...
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Edina’s “Country Club” Neighborhood: Multiple Choice

Where Are All the Garages?? Answer: Hidden in Back Guess which of the following statements about the historic Country Club district in Edina are true: A. Fruit trees may not be planted on the boulevards. B. Country Club is known for relatively small lots. C. Front-loading garages were originally prohibited (and are still rare). D....
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The Ultimate Impeachable Offense: A Commander-in-Chief Who Uses Their Office to Undermine U.S. Democracy and the Peaceful Transfer of Power

Batting Down the “I Was Just Joking” Excuse if Trump Loses [Note to Readers: The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. Edina Realty is a subsidiary of Berkshire.] Benjamin Franklin was walking out of Independence Hall after the...
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Handling Issues That Come Up on Inspection: Two Options

The Easy Way . . . and the Hard Way The Buyer’s inspection revealed a material defect in the home that the Seller doesn’t dispute. Both parties want to stay in the deal. What are their options? Option #1: the Seller fixes the problem, prior to closing. Here are the related steps: One. Buyer and...
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