File under funny because it's true
Downtown St. Paul is a beautiful place, but no one goes there. No one ever has. According to Lileks, nothing has changed:
You’ve seen “28 Days,” where the guy wakes up from a coma and wanders around post-plague London? That’s Tokyo at noon compared to St. Paul on a Wednesday night.
Scott Hansen had one of his comedy clubs in Galtier Plaza. I remember walking out of a show around 10pm and thinking you could probably set up a card table in the middle of the road and play a game of bridge without worry of being run over.