Local Current Blog

August 21, 2015

Grand Old Day to expand to two-day event in 2016

St. Paul’s Grand Old Day plans to expand from a one-day to a two-day event in 2016. In addition to the traditional activities—including concerts, food vendors, and street tents—on Sunday, June 5, there will also be activities on Saturday, June 4. The newly-added second day, though, will have a different vibe. “We really wanted Saturday […]

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It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles played in Minnesota

It’s hard to believe that five decades have passed since the Beatles played their one and only show in Minnesota. The show was held at the Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, a former home to the Minnesota Twins that sat on the plot of land where the Mall of America is now, and provided nearly 30,000 young fans with an outlet […]

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