Woolworth: The rise and fall of the mighty five-and-dime

I’m an occasional contributor to the wonderful Hennepin History Magazine. For the Fall/Winter 2019 issue, I wrote the following article about the venerable old dime store, Woolworth: Vol. 77, No. 3, winter fall 2019–Woolworths It is hard to imagine a business that was so at once iconic, romanticized, and — at times — vilified as… Continue reading Woolworth: The rise and fall of the mighty five-and-dime

Lake Street Stories reading at Moon Palace Books!

Come check out Lake Street Stories, Sunday, October 21, 3 – 4:00 p.m. Reading, authors, books–really, how can you go wrong?   Lake Street Stories is 12 stories about the heart of south Minneapolis. We had 85 people at the launch party Friday, and now we are back for a reading at the best book… Continue reading Lake Street Stories reading at Moon Palace Books!

Lake Street Stories has arrived!

I am so excited to announce the publication of Lake Street Stories! Lake Street Stories is an anthology of short stories by 12 established and emerging Twin Cities’ writers about Minneapolis’s iconic south side main street. It’s available now at Amazon.com and other online stores in both print and e-book, or ask your favorite bookseller… Continue reading Lake Street Stories has arrived!