Dylan Thomas

Another all-nighter


Last June, Northern Spark promised the Twin Cities its first European-style nuit blanche, or “white night” festival, and what did we get?

As it neared 2 a.m., the view from the open-air observation deck 30 stories up the historic Foshay Tower was of a night sky dyed orange from streetlights and of darkened skyscrapers speckled fluorescent green where the lights still glowed in empty offices. A giddy crowd watched red taillights stream down Interstate 94 and saw the sleepy neighborhoods beyond spangled with white porch lights left burning through the night.


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