Zenith Bookstore


The Zenith Bookstore in West Duluth is a worn-in, well-loved bibliophiles paradise. It is located just off the highway in a former liquor store next to Beaner’s Central coffeehouse, now Wussow’s Concert Cafe. You can’t miss it, just look for the vibrant and inviting mural of a collection of books painted by local artist Tom […]

February 13, 2020

Headed to Duluth: Your Must-Sees 

Antiques, Bookstore, Buildings & Architecture, Casino, Cemeteries & Graveyards, Concerts & Venues, Events, Food & Drink, Historical & Museum, Music, Parks & Geology, Retail

Hi there, Jessica here! I am headed up to Duluth, Minnesota for the weekend to bucket list and would love to see if there are places you think I need to stop! What are your favorite things to do in Duluth? Tag some of your favorites and tell me what makes that restaurant, park, mural, […]

March 4, 2017

Duluth Public Library 

Bookstore, Buildings & Architecture

Located in downtown Duluth, Minnesota and opened in 1980, the Duluth Public Library is a part of the Arrowhead Library System and serves a population of 86,319. They have three location; Main Library off Superior St., Mt. Royal Branch in Mt. Royal Shopping Circle and West Duluth. The building was designed by architect Gunnar Birkerts and […]

February 20, 2017

CLOSED: St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers


St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers, or simply, St. Croix Books. You might know it as Goodman Gary Bookseller, too. Or hey maybe The Goodman Theatre, or Loome Booksellers… Well, they are all connected but I just want to talk about one. St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers had been owned by Gary Goodman (who is really nice, by […]

March 2, 2016

Eden Prairie Library

Bookstore, Buildings & Architecture

On gloomy days like this, I find that the best thing to do is to find a book, look for a cozy spot and let the day melt away while you get lost somewhere else. And… I just so happen to know the perfect place where you can do just that. The Eden Prairie Library […]

June 11, 2015

The Valley Bookseller


Up next on the #mnbucketlist is The Valley Bookseller right off Main Street in Stillwater. I was a little busy this past Saturday BUT I didn’t forget that it was Indie Bookstore Day! And in reality, every day has the potential to be Independent Bookstore Day. There were lots of special events throughout the almost […]

May 4, 2015

Magers and Quinn Booksellers


Magers and Quinn Booksellers on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis is the perfect urban bookstore. Every single nook and cranny is crammed, brimming with books… just enough room to find a seat on the floor. They have a section devoted to Minnesota; authors, history, Minnesota inspired-wares (calendars, pens, notebooks… etc), along with an area for rare […]

March 16, 2015