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Ultimate Electronics: Maple Grove, MN

August 3, 2012
Ultimate Electronics: Maple Grove, MN

Did you know that Ultimate Electronics went out of business? Probably not. And if you did, you probably didn’t care. I only cared (and I’m using that term loosely here) because A.) I run a blog about about dead retail stores and B.) I live in the area. It’s kind of hard to ignore the giant, empty big box shell staring at you from...

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Robert’s Off 10: Mounds View, MN

July 17, 2012
This place looks more like a fortress than a friendly neighborhood sports bar

When there’s a “sports bar” on every goddamn block in the Twin Cities metro area, there’s bound to be some that don’t make it. Roberts Off 10 in Mounds...

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Back in the saddle

July 13, 2012
Back in the saddle

Vacation’s over and I’m back in town. I think I took a million pictures over the two weeks I was gone! I had a BLAST but being gone two...

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Kentucky Fried Chicken: Maple Grove, MN

July 5, 2012
Finger lickin' good. Not.

Today’s post features the Maple Grove Kentucky Fried Chicken location. This fast food joint opened in 1989, serving up fried chicken battered in 11 herbs and spices. (In reality,...

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Columbia Ice Arena: Fridley, MN

July 2, 2012
Arena

University Avenue in Fridley is one abandoned building after another. If you think it’s bad today, it used to be much, much worse. Abandoned fast food restaurants and other...

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Grand Rios Water Park: Brooklyn Park, MN

June 30, 2012
Water Parks= collective human sweat, pee and pubes.

We’re well into our first official week of summer — hooray! Summer is my favorite time of year — and nothing says summer like a decrepit waterpark! Water parks...

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