Monthly Archives: July 2009

Joe’s Crab Shack: Roseville, MN

July 15, 2009
Joe’s Crab Shack: Roseville, MN

2012 update: Joe’s is back in business. …Hooray? Installment #2 on Dumpy Strip Malls’ Roseville Restaurant Trilogy – the closed Joe’s Crab Shack off of Snelling Avenue. So yep, another abandoned building/former restaurant post with complementing photo essay. These places look so sad and creepy when they’re all boarded up & lifeless like this. But, hey, I like this kind of stuff and that’s...

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Stuart Anderson’s Cattle Company: Roseville, MN

July 10, 2009
Stuart Anderson’s Cattle Company: Roseville, MN

I have 3 Roseville restaurant posts coming up — I was going to put them all into one blog entry, but this Cattle Company entry got long, so I’m splitting them up. Look for a Joe’s Crab Shack and KFAN/Grumpy’s entries coming shortly. No, this blog is not turning into a restaurant review blog. These places are either closed (Cattle Company & Joe’s) or...

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Maplewood Mall: Maplewood, MN

July 6, 2009
Maplewood Mall: Maplewood, MN

Welcome to the Maplewood Mall – the main enclosed traditional mall serving the East Metro area. If you haven’t been here, you’re not missing out on anything. It’s just…a mall. In a suburb in Minnesota.  It’s not as if Maplewood is headed down the road to ruin, but it just isn’t anything special. This isn’t even a ‘Dale, even though it holds its own....

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