Young woman locking up her bike on Nicollet Mall (1972) via Old Minneapolis

Near Lake & Lyndale (1973) via Old Minneapolis

Zach Parise, fashion model: Wild star shows off Olympic uniform

I’m sorry, but this picture makes Zach look like a mannequin at Herberger’s in Rosedale.

via Pioneer Press

Vikings Greyhound Coat via grandmaks

You guys…it’s a Greyhound wearing a Vikings coat.

  1. Camera: Olympus SP500UZ
  2. Aperture: f/4
  3. Exposure: 1/1000th
  4. Focal Length: 6mm

Unhappy Minnesota Etsy Models

When people are forced to be Etsy models, and don’t look happy about it.

Of course, here are the links if you wish to buy any of the pieces shown…

Pic 1 here

Pic 2 here

Pic 3 here

Pic 4 here

Pic 5 here

Pic 6 here

Pic 7 here

(all items ship from, or are tagged “Minnesota” on Etsy)

Mark E. Jensen, Untitled [man on street], c. 1970 by Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Twin City Auto Show and Market Week Style Revue (1925) via Minnesota Historical Society

James Gretsch of Blaine won $1,000 playing Emerald Green Slingo

Just wanted to remind you guys that the Minnesota State Lottery has a flickr account and it is pretty awesome.

My point is, as Minnesotans we tend not to dress up for our big “Lottery Winner” photo opportunity.

I spy with my little eye…

I am the last person who should be pointing out misspellings, but I gotta tell you folks at Glitz in MOA that “Pagent” is spelled Pageant.

Thank you, I now have a nice warm feeling of superiority and smugness.

Oh my, they have this on a t-shirt at 612 Clothing. Daddy want.