Lake Bde Maka Ska

Sunset Cruise — at 4:25 p.m.(!) — on Minneapolis’ Lake Bde Maka Ska

Wet Suits Optional What’s so remarkable about sailing, at sunset, on Lake Bde Maka Ska? (formerly Lake Calhoun). Several things, actually: –Time of year: the shot above was taken in December (yesterday, in fact). –Time of day: sunset in late June in Minneapolis is past 9 p.m. Now, it’s about 4:30 p.m. –Temps: Notwithstanding the...
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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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Lake Calhoun vs. Lake Bde Maka Ska

Not Mutually Exclusive At least at the moment, there’s no need to choose between “Lake Calhoun” and “Lake Bde Maka Ska.” That’s because — in the wake of unceasing local rain — the primary lake now has at least two satellite lakes. The larger body of water (top photo) is at the southwest corner of...
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