The Cabooze is located at 917 Cedar Ave. on the West Bank. John Hanson talks about the mural he painted for the Joint and the Cabooze: On this day, 42 years ago – August 10th, 1974, I completed my … Continue reading →
602 Lyndale Ave. No. Advertised as “Something Different” in September 1938, with “Chinese Foods and Good Entertainment.” Also see Club Delissa.
1329 So. Fourth Street, Minneapolis. Opened September 17, 1939, owned by Tommy and Harry Lewis. Opening night entertainment by Rook Ganz and His Entertainers. Chicken and Chinese Dishes their specialty – Come out and have a grand time.
The Cafe Expresso, at 2605 Hennepin Ave., was included as a coffeehouse/music venue in a 1967 newspaper list.
The Calhoun Ballroom was at Lyndale and Lake in 1944 – probably the same location as one or more entries here. The Red Pepper Orchestra provided a smooth dancing program that December.
Calhoun Beach Hotel, Minneapolis. Site of many University of Minnesota Greek dances.
Camden Bank was located at 4169-4147 Lyndale Ave. No. (now 705 – 42nd Ave. No.) in Minneapolis. The second floor was an old ballroom, and in 1959 North High student Marsh Edelstein started to organize dances on Friday and Saturday … Continue reading →
520 Hennepin Ave. Illegal after-hours club, 1934-36, where jazz musicians would sit in after hours.
5300 W. 78th Street. This really was a medeval castle surrounded by a moat. Norwegian Hans Skalle opened Camelot in 1964, bringing French cuisine to the Twin Cities. Camelot was awarded the Holiday Magazine Certificate for Dining Distinction 1966, in … Continue reading →