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Mpls. clubs drop under-21 nights as part of anti-crime strategy

Putting an end to Sunday night under-21 events is part of Minneapolis' effort to reduce closing time crime at downtown nightclubs. This summer has seen several downtown shootings in the wee hours. City officials are also working on making bars' liquor licenses subject to more conditions.
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Putting an end to Sunday night under-21 events is part of Minneapolis' effort to reduce closing time crime at downtown nightclubs. This summer has seen several downtown shootings in the wee hours. City officials are also working on making bars' liquor licenses subject to more conditions.

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