Varsity Theater boasts 'America's Best Bathroom'

2:38 PM, Nov 19, 2013   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS - If you've gotta go.... "really" gotta go... the Varsity Theater bathroom is the place to do it.

Online viewers voted the Varsity best bathroom stop in the 12th annual Cintas contest, Voters noted its quirky design and furnishings, with the unique décor: ornate mirrors and curvy brick walls.

Other distinctive features include sinks operated by foot pedal and a co-ed hand wash area. Bartenders even serve drinks into the restroom on a back counter.

For many Twin Cities residents, the restroom at the concert hall is as popular as the artists on stage.

"The team at Varsity Theater understands the value of a well-maintained and memorable restroom," said Cintas' Senior Marketing Manager John Engel. "What they have is more than a creative concept. It's an effective business tool that keeps people coming back."

Engel visited Varsity on Tuesday to present owner Jason McLean with the 2013 award. The theater has now secured its place in the Cintas' America's Best Restroom Hall of Fame.

Portland's Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade's restroom was voted the No. 2 best place "to go", while Public Glass Bathrooms on the Square in Sulphur Springs, Texas took 3rd.

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