Wild, Wild Wonderland

When Wonderland is opened to the public and its ten acres peopled with thousands enjoying themselves in various open air recreations, when the lights gleam from thousands of incandescents, when the band plays, cars flash up-and-down on the undulating surface of the scenic railway, boat dash down shoots into the …

The Pence Opera House

Announcement We take pleasure in announcing to the public the opening of the Pence  Opera House under our new management which will conduct it on a new and practical plan enabling us to present the best dramatic productions at a cheaper price of admission then any other first class theater …

A Fishy Fellow’s Zoo

Originally from upstate New York, Robert Jones came to Minneapolis in 1876. He got a job delivering meat and managed to scrape up $500 to buy a fish market on Hennepin Avenue. Jones was known “The Oyster King” after he took out an ad in the St. Paul Pioneer Press …