Porky’s drive in opened on St. Paul’s University Avenue in 1953 and closed in 2011. It’s space age building and neon pig’s head now reside at The Little Log House Pioneer Village in rural Hastings.
A high school disaster proves fruitful for a course on orality and narrative with Professor James Fernandez.
Inspired in part by New Orleans greats like Sidney Bechet, members of The Hall Brothers performed at The Emporium of Jazz from 1966 to 1991.
In the late 80s, the artist Garry Hayes brought a couple of lucky kids to the happiest place on earth: a legendary Minneapolis bar called the Gay 90s.
I often brag about visiting my Minn home in January, the coldest month of the year. Continue reading MN Winter 2020