So, are you unsatisfied with Lake Calhoun's name? Here comes a reference ... or 50. Determining a replacement name for Lake Calhoun led local music nerds on Twitter to an obvious source: the Replacements. Here's the tweet from Hold Steady frontman/'Mats megafan Craig Finn that sparked the reference-off:
If we're going to change the name of Lake Calhoun could we make the new name a Replacements reference somehow?
@steadycraig Stinson Lake has a nice ring— solace (@solace) June 24, 2015
@steadycraig Skyway Lake, the most Minnesotan lake ever.— Ali Lozoff (@AliLozoff) June 24, 2015
@steadycraig Lake of the Isles Be You.— Todd Iverson (@todd_iverson) June 24, 2015
@steadycraig raised in the city, ready to drop, cruise to Lake Callmypop— rob sheffield (@robsheff) June 24, 2015