The Nature Valley Grand Prix festivities were in full-swing this weekend in Stillwater, MN. Stillwater is home to that lovably loathsome, Chilkoot Hill. The hill, too steep for Winter travel, is celebrated/dreaded annually by a pack of bicyclists. A pack of bicyclist that maybe weren’t loved enough as children. The racers climb the hill over and over again, lactic acid filling their bulging muscles and tears stinging their eyes. Is this a race or some sort of art-piece on the absurdity of man? I don’t know.
I can’t believe it’s already June and I haven’t found a moment to go and buy a Mercedes! Where does the time go?
What if I started this blog post with dry data and statistics about the increase in Greenway traffic ? What if I went on and on about the rising percentage of recreational and commuting cyclists over the past 10 years? What if I was just hung up on the idea that 1,000,000 people use the Greenway each year? Wouldn’t that be boring?
Check out some of Ryan Haro’s work on display from 06/04/2010 – 09/03/2010 at the University of Minnesota:
That was the most delicious 10 year anniversary party for an architectural firm I have ever been to.
Whew! It’s all going according to plan – last minute details include cocktail tables,
*YOU = invited guests and dignitaries.
Here are some snapshots taken in the new (crowded) KMOJ lobby: I wish I could have been there … I heard that Ken and Prince got into a pretty loud argument – Usher just kept tipping his hat.
(Tanek-designed KMOJ : part of the North Side Revival Puzzle)
Alright, here we go: Good ol’ Feldmann’s, that icon of an auto dealership, is expanding. What does this mean? Two things: