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Kieran’s Owner Suing For Lost Business During Block E Construction

You can’t see the front door of Kieran’s Irish Pub, because it’s covered in plastic and the windows are boarded up. Owner Peter Kellin says business is down 27 percent since Block E renovations began.

14 hours ago

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Mayo Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center Opens In Minneapolis

The Mayo Clinic’s new Sports Medicine Center is celebrating its opening in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday. Dr. John Finnoff with the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center was one of the people instrumental in bringing the facility to the Twin Cities.

10/01/2014

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2-5-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

National Signing Day….listen to what Sid thinks by clicking the link above!

02/05/2014

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Timberwolves, Lynx To Open New Practice Facility

The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized a plan to build a practice facility across the street from their arena in a vacant former movie theater.

02/04/2014

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Wolves, Lynx, Mayo Clinic Unveil New Plans For ‘Block E’

Soon enough, the area known as Block E may be better known as Mayo Clinic Square. The plan to retrofit the much beleaguered Block E in downtown Minneapolis was unveiled on Tuesday afternoon. The transition should be complete by fall 2015.

02/04/2014

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Block E To Undergo Major Renovation By Late 2014

After months of Block E standing for “Block Empty” there’s a new plan in place to bring some life to the desolate area in downtown Minneapolis.

11/25/2013

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Local Artists Needed For Hennepin Avenue Display

Calling all artists. A new project is being launched in Block E and the Hennepin Theater Trust wants your work. The idea is to give business owners a whole new perspective on what available usable space can offer them, energizing the area by filling blank store front canvasses with art.

08/08/2013

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Block E In Downward Spiral As Theater Closes

The movie theater located in downtown Minneapolis’ troubled Block E closed its doors on Sunday night.

09/24/2012

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Block E AMC To Close In Minneapolis

The movie theater in Block E is now the latest to pack up and leave.

09/12/2012

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Block E Developers Reiterate Casino Benefits

Once the epicenter of entertainment in downtown Minneapolis, Block E is now struggling to stay alive. Now, the developers of the struggling Block E are prepared to join the stadium debate — placing a wager that they could be the saving grace.

01/20/2012

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Dayton Meets With Casino Supporters, Wilf On Stadium

Gov. Mark Dayton is continuing to meet with supporters of a new Vikings stadium Wednesday, including one group who says they have a plan to pay for it.

10/19/2011

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Block E’s Hard Rock Cafe To Close

It seems another Block E business has bit the dust. Officials say the Hard Rock Cafe, located at 600 Hennepin Ave. S. in Minneapolis, will close its doors on Sept. 30.

09/07/2011

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Is A Downtown Mpls. Casino Worth Betting On?

For more than 30 years, efforts to bring vitality and safety to downtown Minneapolis have struggled over Block E. But plans unveiled in a slick news conference on Wednesday aim to change the outlook.

05/04/2011

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‘Block E’ Casino Complex Plans Unveiled

Developers have unveiled their plans for turning the Block E entertainment complex in downtown Minneapolis into a casino.

05/04/2011

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Man Stabbed Near Block E

A man was stabbed multiple times near Block E in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon.

03/02/2011

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