Downtown East

Will Downtown East Flourish From $1B Vikings Stadium?U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is just one year away from completion. And supporters of the $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium made a lot of development promises to get it built. But did they deliver?
Woman Hit By Blue Line Train; Rail Service DisruptedA Blue Line light rail train struck a woman Thursday as she was walking through a designated crossing area.
Mpls. City Council Committee Moves Forward With Downtown East Project The proposed Minneapolis downtown east project -- which would transform five city blocks of mostly surface parking lots into office space, housing, retail, and a city park -- is closer to being approved.
Mpls. OK’s $400 Million Downtown East Redevelopment ProjectThe Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved the framework for a $400 million redevelopment of Downtown East on Monday. According to city officials, the plan will redevelop over five blocks that are currently home to several surface parking lots. The redevelopment plan was proposed by Ryan Companies, in conjunction with the City of Minneapolis, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Authority and the Star Tribune.
Construction To Close Hiawatha Light Rail Stations This WeekendConstruction will shut down a portion of the Hiawatha light rail line this weekend, Metro Transit says.
Mpls Parking Meters Fitted For Bike RacksSelect parking meter posts throughout Minneapolis will be fitted with bike racks in an effort to decrease sidewalk clutter.
Minnesota Vikings Release New Stadium ImagesThe Minnesota Vikings have released three new conceptual images for a proposed stadium on the current Metrodome site.