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Duluth’s Largest Coffee Break today

Despite overnight rain, Duluth’s Largest Coffee Break is still scheduled for 9 a.m. today at Lake Place Park. Visitors will receive free coffee from the Duluth Coffee Company and free doughnuts from the Greenery. A $5 donation is suggested as all funds will go toward supporting the restoration of the Lakewalk. Lake Place Park can be accessed along Superior Street across from the NorShor Theater. A similar event was held in February as part of…

Sidewalk Days Festival kicks off next week

Downtown Duluth’s annual Sidewalk Days Festival is scheduled for next Wednesday through Friday, when thousands of people are expected to converge on Superior Street for the popular tradition. While the boundaries are slightly condensed this year due to Superior Street reconstruction, that just means more activity within a few blocks. Hit the street and get in on great shopping, mouth-watering food and fun for the kids during this annual event in the heart of the…

Arts Walk coming to Downtown Duluth

It is an exciting time of growth for arts groups in downtown Duluth. From the HART District on one end and the Duluth Art Institute on the other, the downtown arts community is thriving and looking to attract local and seasonal visitors to a monthly, year round Downtown Arts Walk. The inaugural event will take place on Friday, June 29 as a way to unite, revitalize, and enrich the community through the arts. The Downtown…

Superior Street reconstruction walking tours start Tuesday in Downtown Duluth

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth is partnering with the team at The Duluth Experience to help “dig” a little deeper into the history behind the buildings and under our feet in downtown Duluth. The downtown district is rich with known and hidden historic facts, some of which has been unearthed during the phase 1 reconstruction of Superior Street between 7th Ave West to 3rd Ave West. “We are embracing our reconstruction inconvenience with…

Hanging flower baskets going up in Downtown Waterfront

Duluth’s Downtown Waterfront is getting another splash of color for the summer, just in time for Grandma’s Marathon. Colorful hanging flower baskets are being delivered for placement on decorative light poles throughout the central business district. One hundred twenty baskets were delivered Monday morning. The flower baskets have been growing at Engwalls and will be placed out on the poles by the Duluth Downtown Waterfront District’s Clean & Safe Team. The flowers and their maintenance…

Superior Street Reconstruction Word on the Street

Wrap-up of This Week Temporary water main has been installed, tested, and is approved to be put in service. Pedestrian ramps were installed over the temporary water main where necessary to maintain public access to businesses. Water connections were made Thursday night to the 300 block businesses and additional connections to maurices and Starbucks are planned for Friday night (May 4). The city recommends running water for 30 minutes after new connections are made to…