The repeated scenes of chaos, including a shooting near the Gay 90's club last week, is keeping restaurant tenants away from the district, an executive from Cassidy Turley tells the Business Journal. At least one business owner has left downtown completely.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota
The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.
Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Average parking rate in downtown Minneapolis jumps 8 percent
A new parking survey from Colliers International shows the average rate in downtown Minneapolis is $13 per day, the Business Journal reports. That's up about 8 percent from last year, but the rate is still more than four dollars below the national average of $17.19.
Dueling piano bar Howl at the Moon closes in downtown Minneapolis
After just seven-months, the Business Journal reports Howl at the Moon Minneapolis has shuttered its doors. The dueling piano bar was in direct competition with the nearby The Shout House. White paper now covers the windows and the sign has already been removed from the building.
Last call for Bootleggers in downtown Minneapolis
The owners of Bootleggers, one of two nuisance nightclubs in downtown Minneapolis, have agreed to close by Oct. 1, according to the Star Tribune. Earlier this month, city officials threatened to revoke the liquor license of both Bootleggers and Envy because of violations and unpaid citations. The owners of Envy have until Aug. 27 to decide if it will voluntarily close.
Apartment market on fire in downtown Minneapolis
“It’s kind of a fight to the death to see who can get the property before the next person,” said Dylan Garrison, a leasing agent for Downtown Resource Group, which rents out condos for owners who want to wait for better market conditions before selling.
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