Plan to reconnect Cedar-Riverside, downtown Mpls. hits roadblock

Plan to reconnect Cedar-Riverside, downtown Mpls. hits roadblock

The idea, called "Samatar Crossing" in tribute to the city's first Somali politician, was a parting priority for former Mayor R.T. Rybak.
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Want a piece of '90s Minneapolis? Nicollet Mall granite for sale
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July 26
Tevlin: Group seeks to reunite Jews with their north Minneapolis history
Minneapolis
July 26

Youngest Peace Prize winner surprises her young Minneapolis fans

Malala Yousafzai followed in the evening by inspiring a much larger crowd, about 5,000 people — many of them girls — who packed Target Center to hear Yousafzai tell her life story.
Minneapolis
July 26

U.K. will open new trade offices in Minneapolis, two other cities

The United Kingdom is the ninth-biggest buyer of Minnesota exports.
Minneapolis
July 26
New scratch game lottery tickets being sold in Minnesota starting Tuesday have a Vikings theme.

In nod to new stadium, Vikings-themed lottery game is launched

The purple and gold scratch ticket, which features scenes of U.S. Bank Stadium, pays instant cash prizes up to $100,000 and includes a second-chance contest to win Vikings tickets
Minneapolis
July 26
Stephen Frenz, shown in 2013

Minneapolis tenants seek over $1 million in sanctions against landlord

Minneapolis landlord Stephen Frenz, accused of perjury and defrauding Hennepin County housing court, could face unprecedented sanctions if attorneys for a group of tenants that…
Minneapolis
July 26

U creates sex-assault panel to weigh in on discipline

Under the plan, training will be increased for those deciding whether to discipline accused students.
Variety
July 26

Vikings celebrate Minnesota artists at U.S. Bank Stadium art party

Minnesota artists, Viking's owners, veteran players and fans partied Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium's unveiling of its 300-piece art collection.
Blogs
July 26

More TCF Bank building redevelopment details released

The renovation of the four-story structure should cost between $15 and $20 million.
Variety
July 26

Loring Lore walking tours: Sold out

Columnist James Lileks will host guided tours of Loring Park this summer.
Blogs
July 26
The Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis has been sold for about $143...

Hilton Minneapolis sells for $143 million

The city's largest hotel sells to private equity firm.
Minneapolis
July 26
The GAF roofing plant, just upstream from the Lowry Avenue Bridge, mak...

Research finds spike in cancer, asthma near Lowry Av. Bridge

Researchers didn't pinpoint a cause of the deaths, but activists didn't hesitate Monday to point fingers at a roofing factory next to the bridge.
Minneapolis
July 25

Dad: Mystery man saved life of son shot while delivering pizza in Mpls.

Father of shot pizza deliverer said a passerby alerted police just in time.
Minneapolis
July 25

Minneapolis Park Board sets two meetings to hear minority concerns

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has scheduled two meetings with the aim of hearing from communities of color about their concerns with the park…
North Metro
July 25

Prosecutors defer charges in death of Le'Vonte Jones, case still under investigation

The case remains under investigation.
Minneapolis
July 24

Man, 63, admits killing mom in downtown Mpls. home; mental fitness in question

He hit her in the head with a statue in the likeness of himself and strangled her, authorities said.
Minneapolis
July 24

Minneapolis teen convicted of killing girlfriend with shot to head

Jurors have convicted a teenager who fatally shot his girlfriend in the head in his Minneapolis duplex and fled to Missouri, where he was tracked…
Minneapolis
July 24
Organizers hoping to stop the demolition of 2019 E. Lake St., the original office and factory for the company that made Burma Shave products, used rhyming signs reminiscent of the company's roadside advertising to make their case during Open Streets East Lake Street on Sunday.

Proposed demolition of Burma Shave home decried

They want the targeted building studied for historic significance.
Minneapolis
July 24

Minneapolis, St. Paul lead suburbs in growth

Suburbs still robust, but many families are seeking out homes in urban core.
Minneapolis
July 24

Minneapolis pizza delivery driver shot overnight in vehicle during robbery attempt

Driver, who was rushed to HCMC with serious injuries, was in critical but stable condition.
Minneapolis
July 23

Light-rail train clips car in downtown Minneapolis

A light-rail train clipped the rear of a car in downtown Minneapolis Saturday morning, authorities said. The accident happened around 10 a.m. as a westbound…
Minneapolis
July 23

Council Member Lisa Bender seeks to transform Minneapolis

Focus on development has earned her fans — and criticism.