Photo from 2014 courtesy Stephen Raymer. It was how we met each other, how we fell in love, and constituted the whole of our sex lives years before apps and websites would take out all the guesswork and, for many, all the fun as well. Eaton was the owner of the Roller Garden in St. This was a popular venue for dances held by the black community in the 1920s, at a time when their options were limited. Foshay to emulate the Washington Monument.Next
The Blue Ox was around until at least 1978. It was located at 150 West 4th Street, across from the St. Train stations, parks, and public restrooms have more security personnel and fewer cruising patrons — particularly when many guys can just sit at home and hookup on Scruff. In 1934 he brought in Boyd Atkins from Chicago to lead the band of local musicians he then presented at the Cotton Club. He said the proliferation of pornographic films and adult book stores has diminished interest in live strip-tease performances.Next
Tommy Lewis was shot and killed on August 24, 1969. The large Quonset hut styled building was owned by Bob Zimmerman later Bill Cavenaugh? Harry Blons jazz band played there early on. . The note was for 24 months but he paid it off in a year. Played host to Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, and Louis Armstrong. The Gables was located at Franklyn and Lyndale.
The Broken Drum is open until 2 am Thursday through Sunday, but the entertainment, because of a city ordinance, stops at 1 am. Coliseum Roller Rink Band from 1927, courtesy Minnesota Historical Society. The chemistry of the Northeast Arts District, just over a decade old, is creating quite a cauldron of hormone-crazed youth seeking leisure and libation. It was a massive missed opportunity — no pun intended. With a full bar, pool tables, and dance floor, Bar 5. The Cafe Expresso, at 2605 Hennepin Ave.Next
This venue was in an ad for a dance in 1923 in the Northwestern Bulletin. The Casablanca had become the Shanghai House restaurant by 1947. How could they not have had music? In 1975, with the help of the Danish American Fellowship and the Minnesota Historical Society, the building was put on the National Registry of Historic Places, giving it some measure of protection. Changed from the Cabaret in 1969, owned by Bob Mecay. My impulse is to wag my finger at an industry that caters to the rich — but I also love circuit parties.Next
Gayborhood gyms are almost asking for public sex, while gyms in smaller towns and conservative communities might be higher risk. Take the light rail to Union Depot two blocks away as of this summer. The guy was standing at least one foot back from the urinal and I could see every inch of his massive cock. There was a time when Franklin Avenue was the Mecca for singles. It was a jazz venue, featuring such local mainstays as Percy Hughes, Irv Williams, Oscar Frazier and the Four Notes, and the Rook Ganz Orchestra. Owner Glen Triviski felt women should have their fair share.
In 1970 it was advertised as the Cascade 9 Supper Club. Someone remembers another Barn in Plymouth, off Highway 18 and Bass Lake Road, on the north shore of Bass Lake. Friday and Saturday 9:30 to 1:30 am. Minneapolis Hookup Spots In Disney. Visit often, be friends with the people who work there, and keep an eye peeled — ready and restless guys are around every corner.Next
It was opened by John and Annette Flaherty, who had owned in Robbinsdale. This small and unpretentious bar just up from Broadway on University Avenue attracts singles seeking social settings. Paul Flame, the Twin Cities lost another of their traditional jazz spots. This was a popular venue for dances in the black community in the 1920s. Bellanote: Sixth and Hennepin Belmont Supper Club, 615 University Ave. You'll find more exotic species in the zoo's Discovery Bay, which includes a 218,000 gallon Shark Reef exhibit. I cut a deal with one of the promoters and put up flyers and posters in exchange for free admission.Next
The building was sold to the city on June 30, 1996 and became a community center. Witnesses who were employees of the bar were discredited by giving conflicting testimony. It was an office building for decades, and is now a luxury hotel. Photos above from 1968 provided to Secret Stash by Dean Constantine pictured. Regardless of your views on sex, cruising defined our world at one point. Alvin Burlesk: Not sure a strip joint belongs here, but their ads appear in every paper, including the Minnesota Daily! Paul hosted many big name jazz acts in the early 1950s. Dick Long and His Curtis Hotel Orchestra was there as early as 1928; in 1933 he debuted his new 12-piece band at the Saturday Night Frolic.Next