The purple tributes to Prince on the anniversary of his death are — not surprisingly — artistically inspiring and delightful. Unless you live in St Paul.
Rarely has the lack of whimsy and personality in the Capital City been more obvious than today’s Twitter feeds.
Minneapolis? Minneapolis knows how to light itself up.
— Mpls Institute Art (@artsmia) April 21, 2017
— Todd (@dombrotd) April 21, 2017
— 🐶 (@mustluvdogs1971) April 21, 2017
— Steve Gyurci (@gerk4) April 21, 2017
— U.S. Bank Stadium (@usbankstadium) April 21, 2017
— Isabella D (@Isadougherty) April 21, 2017
Minneapolis landmarks are lit up for the Purple One tonight 💜☔️ pic.twitter.com/ToMZPIhiNp
— A.J. (@ajtzielike) April 21, 2017
— Alan Hoglund (@alanhoglund) April 21, 2017
So cool. So sweet. So inspiring. So not St. Paul.
St. Paul? One sign.
St. Paul's iconic 1st Bank sign is paying flashing purple tribute to Prince this morning. pic.twitter.com/dgFe8nF3FK
— Tim Nelson (@timnelson_mpr) April 21, 2017
Garrison Keillor once described Minneapolis as “white bread” to St. Paul’s “pumperknickel.” He was so wrong.
Why must you be so boring, St. Paul?