A downtown business association tells KSTP that each Timberwolves game brings in $1 million to $2 million. Canceling games could also mean businesses in the area put off hiring new workers.
Downtown Minneapolis' Nicollet Mall could get $60 million makeover
Some city and business leaders want to revamp the downtown walkway, saying routine repairs to fix cracks and water damage are now amounting to millions of dollars a year. The Downtown Journal says the city would ask the state to kick in $25 million, with the private sector and city covering the rest.