The Hanger Room Shuts Down and Morning Roundup

The Hanger Room hangs it up (perhaps temporarily), Iggers spins the incredible tale of Abdul’s Afandy reopening after 24 years only to close down immediately thereafter, the Food Truck Fair enrages attendees by overselling tickets (ratio of 5,000 tickets sold to 14 food trucks; you do the math), and the Nicollet may add food and liquor after an ownership change.

By James Norton

James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of Lake Superior Flavors, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a regular on-air contributor to Minnesota Public Radio.