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In all likelihood, the owners of 331 Club in Minneapolis and Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul are taking on a new venue next year -- if the St. Paul City Council approves the deal. Update: In a previous version of this post, we said "The discordant strains of Marijuana Deathsquads could be booming over Como Lake next summer." Turns out it'll be different, but not quite that different.
A group called Como Dockside -- which includes Jon and Jarrett Oulman and Josh Mandelman -- have reached a tentative agreement with the city to renovate, operate, and manage the Como Lakeside Pavilion starting in spring 2015.
"Heavy-hitting rock stuff is probably not going to be an activity," Jarrett tells Gimme Noise. "It's going to incorporate the components that were successful with the Music in the Park series, and we're going to supplement it with appropriate, yet interesting, programming for a park setting with a dense surrounding community around Como Lake."More »