A Minneapolis Cinderella

Born in 1918, Hilda Moses grew up in Minneapolis. The eldest of 13 kids, she walked from her family home at 908 Emerson Avenue North to Sumner and Grant Elementary Schools. She was confirmed at the Basilica of Saint Mary and graduated from St. Margaret’s academy. She got her early …

Movie Nites

The Uptown opened as the Lagoon Theater in 1913.  After new sound equipment was installed, the theater’s name was  changed on  April 11, 1929. The Uptown was  rebuilt and redesigned by the architectural  firm of Liebenberg and  Kaplan after a fire tore through the building in 1939. The theater was …

Rice Park Postcards

The scene of circuses, celebrations and concerts and seven years older than New York’s famous Central Park, this land was designated you Public Square in 1849 by John R. Irvine, a territorial pioneer. and Henry M. Rice territorial delegate in United States Senator after statehood. Rice for whom the park …