When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.
Ten years ago Minneapolis officials turned the heart of downtown into a parking lot. Now they've got an even better idea
Block E redevelopment probably means saving one historic theater and destroying another. The question is which will be left standing: the Shubert or the Mann?