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The Minneapolis skyline will undergo a significant change on Saturday when power to the Metrodome is cut.RELATED: Some Metrodome seats were dismantled by fans following Vikings finale [PHOTO] Jenn Hathaway, communications director for the Sports Facilities Authority, told us that turning the power o ... More >>
On Sunday, the final Vikings' game will take place at the Metrodome, their indoor football home since 1982. And beginning shortly afterward, the Dome will be demolished in order to build the new Vikings stadium. In addition to all of the unforgettable (but mostly frustrating) sports' memories that h ... More >>
Sure, the Metrodome is ugly, but it has been the site of some of the most memorable moments in Minnesota sports history.SEE ALSO: Metrodome collapse survivor: Maintenance man escaped roof deluge in fork lift [VIDEO] With the stadium slated for demolition following the upcoming Vikings series, Duluth ... More >>
Just a day before the Minnesota legislature approved a bill that will fund a new, nearly $1 billion Vikings stadium, Time Magazine named the Metrodome the worst stadium in the whole country.And while many of us have fond memories of watching the Twins and the Vikes under a Teflon roof while sitting ... More >>
Motorcycle mogul faces the music
Another view of the collapse of the Metrodome roof.New video of the collapse of the Metrodome's roof was just released by the Metrodome Sports Facilities Commission.The footage shows snow begin to trickle through the Teflon roof, which sags at an ever-quickening pace until it covers up the enti ... More >>
MSFCThe Metrodome's woes pile up.At least nine Teflon panels from the Metrodome roof will need to be replaced, maybe even more, in the wake of the Dec. 11 blizzard that caused the dome to collapse the following day. Pat Milan, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, told ... More >>
More big trouble. Another hole opened in the Metrodome roof, following Sunday's collapse (above).The Metrodome's Teflon roof, already deflated and defeated from the weekend blizzard, tore open a fourth time yesterday. There were workers on the field, but no one was hurt when the panel ripped ... More >>
The Metrodome is missing its bubble. The roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome has collapsed under the weight of the blizzard that hammered Minneapolis yesterday. In place of a plaza and surrounding parking fields that should have been filled with pre-game hub bub, there's just blowing sn ... More >>
The now widely-circulated Fox Sports video inside the collapse of the Metrodome's roof shows two holes open in the Teflon roof and dump tons of snow into the Red Zone.Although the video is just 30 seconds, it reveals a lot about how the roof failed. We've got a Zapruder Film-like frame-by-frame a ... More >>
The Metrodome roof gives way and snow pours into Mall of America Field.Fox has just released video of what the collapse of the Metrodome looked like from inside, and it is nothing short of amazing.It starts with water dripping in, then an ominous sagging, before a hole rips in the skylight and to ... More >>
The NFL's leading rusher should feast on the 'Cards run defense.
R. Justin Stewart, System of Knowing 07, 2010 and Liz Miller, Untitled 05 (Ornamental Deception), 2010 Saturday night will play host to a compelling double header in Minneapolis, but unlike an athletic event, this one will be less about winning or losing, and more about contemplation and artistic ... More >>
InterpolAugust 14, 2010First AvenueThey looked a little bit different this time, but there was no mistaking it: Interpol are still Interpol. After now-former bassist (and by far the most recognizable band member) Carlos D quietly exited stage left this past May, it was a little unclear how that v ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidHere's part two of our chat with Michael Rostance, executive chef at Broders' Cucina Italiana and Pasta Bar in south Minneapolis. (Read part one here.) Today we talk with the veteran chef about the challenges of grilling in front of customers and why American dried pasta will never ... More >>
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The art center loses its fourth staff member in two months Is there quitting juice in the Walker water? Less than two months after the new building opened its doors, four staff members have abruptly thrown in the towel. First, senior curator Philippe Vergne left in May to head up a new museum in P ... More >>
Or at least office furniture and ugly Teflon exterior The New York Times ran a piece in Sunday's paper that made the new Walker Art Center, which opens April 17, look like the world's greatest art museum--and it just might be. The writer asserts that not only is the Walker innovative for its design ... More >>
Or at least office furniture and ugly Teflon exterior The new Walker Art Center opens April 17, and if the opening were anything like Star Wars, we'd be setting up camp outside the steel cube for three weeks. Not only to be the first to check out the expanded exhibit space (10.000 square feet), whic ... More >>
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Watching nothing happen with the beautiful losers of Friends.
Nor would she want to.