Historic Minneapolis Diner Reaches Crowdfunding GoalA historic Minneapolis diner on the verge of closing now has the money it needs to stay open thanks to help from the public. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reported the Band Box Diner was running on its last grill burner and it needed to be replaced. If it went out, so would the business.
Guest Pass: Band Box Diner In MinneapolisThe Band Box is a place that any "knuckle puck" fan would recognize from the beginning of "D2: The Mighty Ducks."
Restaurant Review: Band Box DinerNestled on a triangle-shaped block in the Elliot Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, between Park and Chicago Avenues, is a small white restaurant adorned with bright red letters that spell out Band Box Diner. It is not a dining car, but a more stout structure with much larger windows.
Mpls. Chef Goes From Fine Cuisine To Slingin’ HashThe Band Box Diner has been at the fork in the road between 14th and 10th Streets in downtown Minneapolis since 1939. Its current owner, Brad Ptchek left the life of an haute cuisine chef 13 years ago to work the griddle at the historic little eatery and never looked back.

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