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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F