I mentioned earlier this week on 5×8 that the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis is being lit this weekend in honor of PRIDE weekend, one of the few times the magnificently understated structure has been bathed in a light other than blue.
How does it look? Ed Kohler provided the answer in this Flickr posting.
Joe Bielawa steps back for another look (also via Flickr):
This perspective comes from Cynthia Frost:
At least for this weekend, this may be the most photographed structure in Minnesota. If you’d like to send me yours, here’s the gateway.
Update 6:24p– Paul Weimer captured the lovely reflection on the water.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.