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Booze in movie theaters

Faced with competition from streaming video, movie theaters have been forced to up their game. Some of the improvements seem a little beside the point (does every cinema really need some poor teen shoveling wood chips into a brick pizza oven?), while some others are long overdue. This spring will see the first Minnesota location of the boozy Alamo Drafthouse chain, but in recent years, numerous movie houses have taken taps into their own hands. From the bar at the renovated Uptown Theatre to the cocktail-friendly Emagine chain to St. Anthony Main inviting beverages from the neighboring Pracna, it’s now gratifyingly easy to add an adult beverage to your night out at the movies. 

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