You don't consider yourself a follower.
But you'll latch like a leech onto Giesla Hoelscher's Saint Paul Art Crawl and History Walking Tours.
The collage artist (see her cool work here and pictured) always incorporates history into her pieces. When she moved into her storefront last year, she became entranced with the area's history and started doing research.
In the 45-minute walking adventure, you'll find out about the Midway's rich architectural history, including details about buildings that date from the 1891 and 1930s. Check out Midtown Commons office building, which was originally the Street Car barn...and right along the path of the under-construction-Light Rail.
Then you can scour the rest of the St. Paul Art Crawl with a new appreciation for the scenery.
Now that's worth getting behind.
Saint Paul Art Crawl and History Walking Tours, Saturday and Sunday, tours start on the hour between noon and 5 p.m., $5 suggested donation. Meet at Studio at 795, 795 Raymond Av, Saint Paul. See the Facebook page for directions that avoid University Avenue.