Welcome to Pier-adise

Storm clouds part to create a heavenly glow over Lake Mendota in this view from the Goodspeed Family Pier at Alumni Park. The floating pier segments (stretching off to the right) return from storage each summer so that boaters can enjoy access to the Union Terrace. | Photo by Bryce Richter

Sunlight peeks through as storm clouds roll in over Lake Mendota near the Goodspeed Family Pier along the Memorial Union Terrace.