Panoramic image of Minneapolis and the Mississippi River as seen from atop a 24 story condo tower near the University of Minnesota. From the brand new Vikings stadium (U.S. Bank Stadium) and the downtown skyline to the Guthrie Theater and the ancient Stone Arch Bridge, this is Minneapolis in all its glory!
After the sad and untimely passing of musical icon, Prince, his hometown of Minneapolis was awash in purple. From the new US Bank Stadium to the IDS and Capella towers, the Guthrie Theater and the 35W bridge, purple reigned supreme.
The Milky Way in all its glory over Ellingson Island and Split Rock Lighthouse at Little Two Harbors in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The city lights of Duluth are visible on the horizon on the right side of the image.