DULUTH — Get Downtown week was scheduled for April 25-30, with over 30 different businesses in and around downtown Duluth offering discounts to help entice shoppers, diners and drinkers. To add a little challenge to your downtown adventure,
we snapped 10 photographs at several of the participating businesses.
Did you figure out where they were taken?
If you named all 10, you cracked the code to answer this question: What's the best cure for spring fever?
To complete the answer, write down the letter "M" (that's a freebie) and then proceed to add the third letter from the name of each business pictured, in order. Spaces don't count as letters, and a single business may be pictured more than once. Remember that "downtown" is defined fairly broadly for this promotion:
Here's the list we drew from in selecting these locations.
When you're ready for the answers, scroll down for the reveal.
If the riddle answer doesn't make sense to you, catch up on this classic "Saturday Night Live" skit.
Arts and entertainment reporter Jay Gabler joined the Duluth News Tribune in February 2022. His previous experience includes eight years as a digital producer at The Current (Minnesota Public Radio), four years as theater critic at Minneapolis alt-weekly City Pages, and six years as arts editor at the Twin Cities Daily Planet. He's a co-founder of pop culture and creative writing blog The Tangential; and a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can reach him at email@example.com or 218-279-5536.