Archive for the ‘History’ Category

On This Day: June 24, 1988

Mexican restaurant chain planned Twin Cities arrival in Uptown.

Ads from the Past: Rose & Thorn

Ads from the Past: Rose & Thorn

A toystore ad from 1981

On This Day: April 10, 1990

Development heat: “spoiled brats’

Ads from the Past: The Big Cheese Co

Ads from the Past: The Big Cheese Co

A 1981 cheese ad.

Ads from the Past: Frogi’s

Ads from the Past: Frogi’s

An ad for Lake & Dupont’s Frogi’s restaurant.

On This Day: March 29, 1990

Recycling effort progresses.

Historic Photo of the Week: Whittier Play Room

Historic Photo of the Week: Whittier Play Room

Students attending Whittier School may have had an opportunity to use this play room.

Historic Photo of the Week: Amercian Hardware Mutual Insurance Co

Historic Photo of the Week: Amercian Hardware Mutual Insurance Co

Images from West Calhoun.

Historic Photo of the Week: Rainbow Building

Historic Photo of the Week: Rainbow Building

The Rainbow Building in 1993.

Historic Photo of the Week: Girard Streetcar Tracks

Historic Photo of the Week: Girard Streetcar Tracks

A look at the streetcar tracks on Girard Avenue just north of Lake Street, including links to historical images of this stretch.