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The Republic building November 2016 via Google Maps.

Republic bar and restaurant closes with plans to relocate

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
February 1, 2021
The West Bank restaurant shuttered last November with an uncertain timeline for reopening.
Michelle Kwan poses for a portrait in front of her family-owned restaurant, Keefer Court Bakery and Cafe on Monday, Jan. 25.

West Bank restaurants withstand pandemic

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
January 27, 2021
Though Acadia has temporarily closed and the Malabari Kitchen shuttered, many restaurants in Cedar-Riverside have remained open — if just for takeout and delivery.
Al Milgrom, 2015

‘The spirit of Dinkytown’: Dinkytown remembers legendary filmmaker Al Milgrom

Jasmine Snow
January 22, 2021
Longtime residents remember Milgrom’s contributions to the history and culture of the area.
Ward 2 Council Member Cam Gordon poses for a portrait in his office at Minneapolis City Hall in 2017.

Council member Cam Gordon helps lay framework to reduce homelessness

Emalyn Muzzy
January 22, 2021
Amid the struggles of 2020, the Council member has pushed for more emergency shelters and has created policy for permanent affordable and public housing.
Screenshot of a presentation from Erin Sikkink, public health specialist at the Minneapolis Office of Violence Prevention, to Prospect Park neighbors on Wednesday, Jan. 13th.

Prospect Park Association explores public safety alternatives in neighborhood workshop

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
January 21, 2021
The “Who Keeps Us Safe?” series includes input from local activists and city officials.
Rachel Selly, Amanda Holscher, and Maddy Personius pose for portraits on Monday, Jan. 18 outside the former Dinkytown McDonalds that closed January 9th. Selly discusses her thoughts on the closure, “This year has done a toll on Dinkytown and it will never look the same without those arches.”

A campus icon: Students mourn the loss of Dinkytown McDonald’s

Lydia Morrell
January 20, 2021
Developers will clear the popular University landmark to prepare for construction.
Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson and administrative assistant Abdi Mohamed discussed safety concerns with local Muslim leaders at Seward neighborhood’s Tawfiq Islamic Center on Tuesday.

Local mosques consider lockdown over inauguration violence fears

Jasmine Snow
January 20, 2021
While local law enforcement does not officially recommend closures, increased caution and vigilance were emphasized at a recent community safety meeting.
Jake and Maggie, former students at the University of Minnesota, check out one last time at the Dinkytown Wine and Spirits on Saturday, Jan. 9. “I am going to miss the deals and the people here, truly an experience, and I hope for the best for the owners.”

The last day: Dinkytown Wine & Spirits shutters after 30 years

Lydia Morrell
January 18, 2021
Students and regular customers crowded in the popular liquor store on its final day open to say goodbye to the owners and the store’s legacy.
The McDonald's located on the corner of Fourth Street Southeast and 15th Avenue Southeast is seen on Saturday, Aug. 31. The proposed development would replace Mcdonald's as well as other popular businesses such as Dinkytown Wine and Spirits.

Dinkytown McDonald’s closes after 57 years of business

Jasmine Snow
December 14, 2020
Community favorite “Drunk Donald’s” is expected to reopen on the ground floor of the CA Ventures development.
A trash bin adorned with the silhouette of Minneapolis is half buried in snow in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The neighborhood provides housing for a significant number of University students.

Here’s how the 2021 Minneapolis budget will impact UMN-area neighborhoods

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
December 12, 2020
The budget tackled issues like public safety, neighborhood funding and renters’ rights.