The Minneapolis Armory has a new owner who plans to turn it into an entertainment venue. The historic building has been a parking garage for more than 15 years, disappointing preservationists who saved it from being torn down.
Summer theater has become part of the “destination” for “destination vacation spots.” Those who want to fish, play golf, bike, hike or camp can also scratch the itch for some performance. You might even see former Twin Cities anchor Don Shelby as Mark Twain.
The debate over removing the Confederate battle flag from public displays provides an excellent opportunity to look at the Minnesota state flag. It depicts a white man as a hardworking individualist and an Indian riding a horse and holding a spear.