The Minnesota Daily

MSA, U in talks for fare-free LRT zone

Cody Nelson
September 17, 2012

University of Minnesota students might ride between the East and West banks for free when the Central Corridor light rail is completed in 2014. The Minnesota Student Association will propose an official...

Peppermint Park CEO and founder Jessie Conners readies bags for display in her store Sunday morning in Dinky Town. Conners had been at work since 4:00 a.m. prepping the store to open the following day.

Dinkytown designer shop opens

September 4, 2012

Dinkytown is not an easy place to open a clothing store. Three have shut their doors in as many years, leaving only specialty apparel shops like Gold Country Inc. and Underground Printing. Online, membership-based...

Light-rail construction 68 percent complete

Jessica Lee
September 4, 2012

Central Corridor light- rail construction reached major milestones near the University of Minnesota campus prior to the holiday weekend as workers put in extra hours to have roads, sidewalks and crosswalks...

Espresso Royale building sold

Nickalas Tabbert
August 8, 2012

The building housing Espresso Royale and Al’s Breakfast will soon be under new ownership. There will be no changes to how either business operates though, according to business owners. Both eateries...

Como reuse program struggles with funding

Megan Gosch
August 8, 2012

This fall, Southeast Como’s neighborhood free store may not be an option for students moving off campus. As of Monday, funding had not been secured for Move In/Move Out, the waste reduction project...

City uses students’ work to revamp Cedar-Riverside

Megan Gosch
July 25, 2012

Three streets in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood are getting a makeover — based on the class work of University of Minnesota students. The City of Minneapolis will use research conducted by three...

City looks to amend rental license rules

Megan Gosch
July 18, 2012

The proposal of amendments to the Minneapolis rental license revocation ordinance has University of Minnesota residents and landlords asking for higher standards. As part of the proposed amendments to...

Cedar Riverside Youth Council member Kowsar Abdi, second from the right, supervises the chalk drawing station Monday outside the Brian Coyle Center. The CRYC organized the field day Monday as part of a week of events that for Youth Awareness Week.

Council works to empower Cedar-Riverside youth

Megan Gosch
July 11, 2012

Youth played soccer and sketched chalk drawings on the sidewalks of Cedar-Riverside’s Currie Park on Monday as part of an event organized by their peers. This field day was one part of the third...