What’s making news in Minneapolis, reported by the Star Tribune’s team of city reporters. Send news tips to baird.helgeson@startribune.com.

Thursday roundup: Senior housing opens, city wins victory over landlord, Viking on trial

Posted by: James Eli Shiffer under Local business, Parks and recreation, People and neighborhoods, Politics and government, Public safety, Urban living Updated: March 8, 2012 - 10:09 AM

What's making news in Minneapolis:

Model senior housing complex offers peace of mind: The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority's new $27 million complex just north of downtown include assisted living and memory care facility, plus a senior health and wellness center. (Randy Furst)

City wins in court fight against landlord: Spiros Zorbalas lost appeal for 3 properties, could lose 35 more. (James Eli Shiffer) See my Whistleblower story on Zorbalas here.

Vikings' Chris Cook case: A tale of two tales: Was Vikings cornerback the aggressor, or was he set upon by angry girlfriend? (Abby Simons)

Tight timeline for Vikings stadium bill: The chief House author for a Minnesota Vikings stadium bill outlined a road map Wednesday for approval at the State Capitol -- setting up a tight and politically dicey timetable for a major piece of legislation. (Mike Kaszuba)

A vision for Water Works Park: Imagine being able to explore the tunnels of mills long buried along the Minneapolis riverfront, enjoy live entertainment and grab a bite to eat while overlooking St. Anthony Falls all on the same afternoon. (Nicole Norfleet)

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