A fixture in Minneapolis' Stadium Village is being demolished. The Oak Street Cinema went under the wrecking ball Friday. The Star Tribune reports a 60-unit apartment building will take its place. In recent years the theater showed classic films and was the primary venue for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.
Twin Cities radio DJ who worked extensively with Prince dies
He was an icon in the Twin Cities hip-hop scene.
Deputy injured when fleeing suspect crashes into his vehicle
The 34-year-old deputy was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
Vineeta Sawkar named as WCCO Radio’s new morning host
She succeeds the legendary Dave Lee, who retired earlier this year.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, December 7
The latest from the state health department.
Footloose! Duluth scraps Prohibition-era ban on unlicensed dancing
Establishments had to have a license to allow the public to dance.
2 armed suspects rob victim at U of M concert hall
The two suspects pointed guns at the victim.
Nine police agencies called in for crowd control after 2 shot in West St. Paul
Police say a large group "attempted to take control" of part of the crime scene.
Brooklyn Center approves $1.3M public safety budget, including policing reforms
The city will use some money from the police department for the new programs.
Snow impacting morning commute across southern Minnesota
A quick inch could make a bit of a mess on the roads.
Minnesota United star allegedly hit teen with gun in Argentina
The 26-year-old could face charges in Argentina.
Contest coming to Minneapolis gives filmmakers 48 hours to make movies
A unique movie contest is coming to the Twin Cities. The 48 Hour Film Project will give filmmakers two days to write, cast, film and edit a movie. To start, the registered teams will each be given a movie genre, character, prop and line of dialogue at the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis on June 8. The final products will screen at the venue June 12-14.
Block E clears out, AMC movie theaters to close Sept. 23
Developers announced that AMC movie theaters in downtown Minneapolis' Block E will close at the end of the business day Sept. 23. The complex is nearly empty, leaving only one business afloat. Block E's owner intended to build a $400 million casino in the space, but the plan wasn't making any progress at the Capitol.
Minneapolis theater director found dead in northern Minnesota
A man with ties to the Twin Cities arts community was found dead in northern Minnesota Tuesday. Andrew Wagner rented two homes, one in northeast Minneapolis just down the street from the Ritz theater where he served as technical director.
Minneapolis' renovated theaters put evening shoe leather on Hennepin Ave.
According to a new study, half a million people went to events at the four live theater venues on Hennepin Avenue last year. That foot traffic and the businesses it supports are the payoff for the $38 million spent renovating those theaters.
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