Minnesota or Wisconsin: Hardware store cinema

  This hardware store has plumbing equipment, hammers, paint, glue, drama, comedies, westerns and romantic comedies. Yes, someone turned an old neighborhood movie theater into a hardware store. Customers can watch the action play out on the big screen while they wait for clerks to mix a quart of paint or find their screen repair … More Minnesota or Wisconsin: Hardware store cinema

Minnesota or Wisconsin: Mystery Mall Mexican Food

I’ve learned abandoned shopping malls are a great place to find good Mexican food. Back in my Forest Lake newspaper days, I discovered a great restaurant called Mi Casita in the almost¬†empty Northland Mall. Their food was wonderful. The cook poured a special white sauce on everything. I would go to Mi Casita¬†once a month … More Minnesota or Wisconsin: Mystery Mall Mexican Food