A longtime Minneapolis eating establishment's doors are open again after a five-week renovation. Murray's Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge in downtown was closed in order to complete interior remodeling. The 66-year-old restaurant, which was last remodeled in 1984, includes a new bar and lounge area that is "designed as a more casual, energetic zone."
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Murray’s Restaurant closing for renovations in August
The downtown Minneapolis restaurant and cocktail lounge will close July 30 and reopen on Sept. 4. Co-owner Tim Murray told the Downtown Journal furniture, carpet and drapes will all be updated during the five-week renovation. The project will also focus on adding more seats by improving the bar and restaurant layout. Murray's Restaurant opened in 1946.
Cossetta's seeks variance to complete renovation
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Distinctive museum re-opens after renovation
The Weisman Museum re-opened to the public over the weekend after a $14 million dollar renovation. The distinctive curving silver building on the University of Minnesota campus now has double the gallery space. It closed for a year for the project that brings more light into the space and sweeping views of the nearby Mississippi River.
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