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Minneapolis Mayor-elect Jacob Frey speaks at a meeting at City Hall on Friday, July 10, 2014.

Citing affordability, Frey looks to increase household occupancy limits

November 21, 2017

An ordinance authored by Mayor-elect and Ward 3 Minneapolis City Council Member Jacob Frey aims to make housing more affordable by increasing occupancy limits.  The maximum occupancy ordinance went...

Mayor-elect Jacob Frey smiles at the end of his Election Day party at Jefe: Urban Hacienda on Nov. 7. 

Jacob Frey elected mayor of Minneapolis

November 8, 2017

City Council Member Jacob Frey was confirmed as the winner of Minneapolis's mayoral race Wednesday.  Frey claimed victory over Raymond Dehn in the fifth round of ranked-choice tabulation, with a total...

Warsame clinches victory for Ward 6 seat

Warsame clinches victory for Ward 6 seat

November 8, 2017

Incumbent Ward 6 City Council Member Abdi Warsame took over 50 percent of the first-choice votes on Tuesday night, narrowly beating opponent Mohamud Noor, who took 47 percent. The Ward 6 race saw record...

Piff, a clothing store on Como Avenue Southeast near the University of Minnesota, is relocating to a larger space across the street from its original location. The under-construction site is seen on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Como shoe shop set to grow in size

November 2, 2017

A high-end sneaker and street wear shop in Southeast Como is set to add a new location.  Piff will open a second location across the street from its current business in November. The shop, located...

Ramen restaurant coming to Como

October 30, 2017

Amid the wide range of Asian-themed restaurants near campus, another is set to open in Southeast Como. Ramen Kazama, a Japanese soup shop, will open near the corner of 15th Ave SE and Como Ave SE by early...

UMN unveils transgender oral history exhibit

October 23, 2017

The University of Minnesota unveiled an exhibit documenting the history of the transgender and gender non-conforming community on Thursday. The exhibit, titled “'In Their Own Words': The Tretter Transgender...

CPM Companies rebrands amid criticism

October 20, 2017

A local housing developer has rebranded its business. CPM Companies officially changed its name and restructured to North Bay Companies on Oct. 1, according to an email sent to tenants. Previous tenants...

Pedestrians walk through Dinkytown Friday evening. Business owners in the neighborhood are pushing for more security cameras in an effort to stem crime in the area. 

Dinkytown business owners call for more area surveillance

October 19, 2017

Dinkytown business owners and managers are voicing concern over a lack of surveillance in the neighborhood. Many owners say area nightlife can be unsafe for employees and customers due to inadequate security...

Dinkytown Business Alliance faces declining participation

October 12, 2017

The Dinkytown Business Alliance is struggling to bring new businesses into the fold.   The Alliance and its predecessor, the Dinkytown Business Association, have existed for the last 69 years. The...

Plans for a 25-story apartment tower in Marcy-Holmes proposed by Doran Companies and CSM Corporation was denied by the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission denies 25-story apartment pitched for Marcy-Holmes

October 12, 2017

On Tuesday, the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission rejected plans for a 25-story apartment proposed for the University's Marcy-Holmes neighborhood. The development, proposed by Doran Companies...

The former Baldys BBQ space undergoes renovations for new ramen and barbecue restaurant Ichiddo Ramen & BBQ on Sunday.

Ramen and barbecue restaurant coming to Dinkytown

October 2, 2017

A new Japanese restaurant is coming to Dinkytown, occupying the former space of Baldy’s BBQ. Ichiddo Ramen & BBQ, a Japanese restaurant offering authentic ramen and barbecue options, will open its...

State Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, addresses community concerns about immigration policy changes during the Immigration Resource Fair and Legal Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Rep. Ilhan Omar holds immigration resource fair in Cedar-Riverside

October 2, 2017

An immigration resource fair held in Cedar-Riverside on Saturday drew discussion over national policy and President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban.  State Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, hosted...

Interim Vice President for University Services Mike Berthelsen speaks at a Campus Conversation held Monday in Walter Library on East Bank.

UMN down to final three candidates for VP for University services position

September 21, 2017

The University of Minnesota’s search for a new vice president for University services has been narrowed to three candidates.  Interim Vice President for University Services Mike Berthelsen is vying...

Interim Vice President for University Services Mike Berthelsen speaks at a Campus Conversation held Monday in Walter Library on East Bank.

[Photo] Mike Berthelsen named VP of University Services

September 29, 2017

Interim Vice President for University Services Mike Berthelsen speaks at a Campus Conversation held Monday in Walter Library on East Bank.

Mapps Coffee undergoes renovations on Friday with plans to reopen as Campus Cafe on West Bank.

Mapps Coffee and Tea to reopen as new restaurant

September 18, 2017

A popular West Bank coffee shop is in store for a big expansion. Mapps Coffee and Tea recently closed their business to expand and reopen as Campus Cafe, a Turkish cafe and restaurant. The business plans...

Doran Companies and CSM Corporation will present plans for a 25-story apartment tower in Marcy Holmes at a Heritage Preservation Commission meeting in October.

Student government and neighborhood association lobbies for housing affordability in Marcy-Holmes

September 14, 2017

A residential project proposed for the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood could fill an entire city block, but residents and students aren’t sold on the project’s scale and price tag.  Doran Companies...

The Prime Place apartments under construction on Tuesday, Aug. 1.

More students displaced by unfinished campus apartment

September 5, 2017

Construction delays at a new campus-area apartment have left University of Minnesota students scrambling to find housing. For the second time in a month, management at Prime Place, an under-construction...

Left Click Lounge owner Ryan Christianson poses for portraits with Alyssa Shoultz outside of the new space in Dinkytown on Sept. 1.

New Dinkytown business a haven for gamers

September 5, 2017

A new University-area business hopes to give gamers a destination while improving their image. Left Click Lounge, Dinkytown’s first video game center, will open its doors on Friday, Sept. 15. The business,...