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City closes areas in Canal Park, Brighton Beach and Park Point due to weather and flooding

DULUTH, Minn. — Due to standing water in the Canal Park business district, the city is temporarily closing Canal Park Drive by Morse Street and the Lighthouse parking lot by the maritime museum until further notice. Harbor Drive behind the DECC is not accessible. Brighton beach is also temporarily closed at this time. The Lakewalk Trail behind the Canal Park hotels may be partially inaccessible due to debris, please use caution. City crews are monitoring…

City of Duluth PR: William A. Irvin scheduled to be moved Friday night

The retired William A. Irvin oreboat will likely be moved out of the Minnesota Slip to Fraser Shipyard in Superior sometime between 7 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Sunday, the City of Duluth said in a press release today. “The city, its contractor and the DECC continue to monitor the weather and lake to determine the ideal start time,” the city wrote. “The move is necessary for restoration and repairs of the historic 610-foot laker…

William A. Irvin move delayed

The City of Duluth and the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center were anticipating the move of the William A. Irvin ship out of the Minnesota Slip to Fraser Shipyard this week. The move is necessary for restoration and repairs of the historic 610 foot laker but is dependent on calm winds and lake conditions since the ship has no propulsion mechanisms. Unfortunately, the weather outlook for the remainder of the week is not favorable. Therefore, the…

Duluth Pack handcrafts leather backpack for Grammy-winning artist

Duluth Pack is teaming up with the Xcel Energy Center by handcrafting a bag for singer-songwriter and Grammy winner Sam Smith. Duluth Pack will be delivering a handcrafted leather backpack along with best-selling apparel pieces to the English artist today. This is one of multiple partnership gifting opportunities with the Xcel Energy Center for the Minnesota-based company, which is looking forward to many more. In the past, Duluth Pack handcrafted products for world-renowned entertainers Mumford…

Imagine Canal Park launch party Friday afternoon

By Pakou Ly Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, city officials and community partners are hosting an official Launch Party for Imagine Canal Park at 3 p.m. Friday in the Lighthouse Parking Lot, next to the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center. As part of the short-term demonstration project, the city has created pedestrian oriented spaces to increase public engagement and activate unique locations. Visitors to Canal Park have already experienced the new way finding signs, sidewalk decals…