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Photos: Inside the Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, Longfellow’s newest venue

by Cecilia Johnson · September 29, 2016 South Minneapolis’s 3010 Minnehaha Avenue has seen a lot of history. In 1894, it was built as one of the southernmost fire stations in the city (with the original street number 3006). Through the years, it went from Chemical 10 (1894-1901) to Fire Station #21 (1901-6) to Hook & Ladder ... Read More

Firehouse Performing Arts Center settles into Station 21

By JAN WILLMS From its inception in 1894 up until 1958, Hook and Ladder Station 21 was housed at 3010 Minnehaha Ave. Today, the former fire station is again home to Hook and Ladder, but this time, it’s a theater and lounge. The Firehouse Performing Arts Center (FPAC) has taken over the building, which was Patrick’s Cabaret’s ... Read More

Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge Sign

New Music Venue Coming to Minneapolis

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 by Loren Green in Music Get, ready Longfellow: Three months after the surprise closing of Patrick’s Cabaret, a new Minneapolis live music/arts venue is coming to the space at the corner of Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue. The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge (3010 Minnehaha Ave. S) ... Read More

Roots, Rock & Deep Blues 6

The Longfellow Roots, Rock and Deep-Blues Festival is an environmentally conscious community-driven summer music, arts and cultural event that takes place in the Downtown Longfellow (Lake/Minneahaha) area in South Minneapolis. This 6th annual award-winning celebration of Minnesota craft, culinary and performance art in the Longfellow ... Read More

Charlie Parr Live @RRDBfest

Nobool Presents ~ Longfellow Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Music, Food & Art Festival VI. Charlie Parr & Friends performed Saturday, July 16th, 2016 on the Red House Records Stage at the Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge in Minneapolis, MN ~ #RRDBfest Read More