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.
Vikings fans clamor for change after latest bad loss under Mike Zimmer
The "fire Mike Zimmer" tweets are raging on Twitter again.
Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown
The Twins legends were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday night.
Report: Minnesota's first Omicron case linked to 15 COVID infections at NYC anime convention
The Minnesota patient was in New York with 30 friends last month.
Woman in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Paul
Officers responded to the incident at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.
Omicron variant confirmed in Wisconsin man who traveled to South Africa
Five other cases have been confirmed and linked to a Wisconsin wedding.
Police find man dead, another with 'self-inflicted stab wound' in St. Anthony home
The incident is now under investigation.
Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals
Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.
National show trains its spotlight on St. Paul theater company
"Rock Center" will profile Penumbra Theater's founder and artistic director, Lou Bellamy, on Monday's broadcast. A trace of New York snobbery shows through in NBC's promotional material, though. It remarks that "the nation's largest African-American theater company is in St. Paul, Minnesota, of all places."
Minn. theaters keep up security checks in response to Colo. shooting tragedy
A day after the mass shooting at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., Minnesota theater managers are still taking precautions to keep their patrons safe. Several theater officials noted their procedures, including monitoring audiences for suspicious behavior, checking entrances and exits, and keeping an eye on security cameras.
Longtime Minneapolis movie theater demolished
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.
Renovations under way at the "The Brick"
The new Minneapolis concert venue is making changes after numerous complaints from fans during the nightclub's inaugural show last month. Managers expect the improvements to be complete sometime in June. Four sold-out concerts are being moved to alternate venues in the Twin Cities while the work is completed. Take a look at the list of changes...
Uptown Minneapolis' Suburban World theater can be yours -- for $899,000
The Star Tribune reports the bank that has owned the iconic theater since it sank into foreclosure is putting the building up for sale. The newspaper says the 85-year-old theater still has most of its original features intact.
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