Every year one woman displays her private collection that spans decades. It shows the rich history of this St. Paul tradition. Marlyn DiMartino said she loves the Winter Carnival.
The Minnesota Twins say tickets have sold out for Saturday’s “TwinsFest at Target Field.” But tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday. The Twins say ticket inventory is more limited since the annual event moved to Target Field. The indoor event runs Friday through Sunday. Some 75 current and former Twins players are scheduled to participate.
As the Metrodome prepares to be deflated, a lot of people are reflecting back on their time spent inside the stadium. The Dome was home to the Minnesota Vikings and Twins. Even though they moved out four years ago, the Twins have cleaned out their Target Field closets and found lots of unique memorabilia. Many items came from their hold home, the Metrodome.
Jackets, shirts and shoes are a staple of any rummage or garage sale. But when that old clothing belongs to sports reporting legend Sid Hartman, there’s going to be a market for it. Hartman’s estate sale kicked off Saturday in St. Louis Park at the Estate Sales Minnesota building. Unlike most estate sales, which occur after a home sale or death, Hartman isn’t selling his house – and the 93 year old shows no signs of slowing down.
Hundreds of former workers from the shuttered Ford Plant in St. Paul got a chance to walk down memory lane Saturday. Memorabilia from the factory was on display, including old employee badges, pictures and even glass formerly made inside the plant. The event, which also featured a car show, was organized by a group of local historians who want a section of the closed factory to be turned into a museum.
Even if you don’t know everyone on the roster, there’s still plenty to check out this weekend at TwinsFest.
For 17 years, the 400 bar was a spot for up and coming and popular Twin Cities bands. Now, the owners of the Minneapolis club decided to close.
Porky’s in St. Paul served its last burgers Sunday. Now, its memorabilia is being catalogued for the auction block.