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Tap Talk: Sisyphus Brewing

Over the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota breweries have opened just since 2010. So, we decided to help […]

06/25/2015

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3 Seriously Injured In Pedal Pub Crash Near Downtown Mpls.

Minneapolis police say three people suffered serious injuries and ten others were taken to the hospital after a Pedal Pub was rear-ended on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis Wednesday night.

06/24/2015

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Artists To Pull An All-Nighter At Northern Spark

Tens of thousands of spectators and more than 1,200 local and national artists have gathered for one night in June to take part in a very unique event since 2011. Northern Spark in Minneapolis is now in its fifth year.

06/13/2015

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4 Your Pets: Bring The Kids & Fido To The Pet Expo!

The Minneapolis Convention Center will be overflowing with four-legged fun this Saturday. The 2015 Minnesota Pet Expo is an opportunity for pet lovers and their loved ones (human and non-human) to enjoy events including agility competitions, pet talent and costume contests, wiener and wiener-wannabe races and even musical chairs!

06/11/2015

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City Eyes Peavey Plaza Revitalization Anew

Minneapolis announced that it is accepting proposals for revitalizing Peavey Plaza in the downtown area, though a grand re-opening is at least three years away.

06/10/2015

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Met Council Struggles To Make $341M In SW Light Rail Project Cuts

The Metropolitan Council has to cut millions of dollars from the Southwest Light Rail project. The Green Line extension will run from Eden Prairie to downtown Minneapolis. The Southwest LRT Corridor Management Committee met Wednesday morning to go over potential cost-saving options.

06/03/2015

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Minneapolis Police Declare Downtown ‘Safe’

The message from police in Minneapolis is clear — downtown is safe. Officers from Minneapolis joined forces Wednesday with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office and Metro Transit police to continue their “SafeZone” collaboration.

05/27/2015

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MNfusion: Apothecary Bar & Lounge Opens At Loews Hotel

A spoon full of sugar, and bitters, helps the medicine go down at Minneapolis’ new Apothecary Bar. On Thursday, Loews Hotel in downtown Minneapolis unveiled its new bar as part of a $10 million renovation that included upgrading 251 guestrooms.

05/25/2015

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4 Things To Know: Mpls. Protest, Tom Brady’s Appeal & More

From a protest in downtown Minneapolis to Tom Brad’s expected appeal of his suspension, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, May 14.

05/14/2015

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National Volleyball Tournament Takes Over Downtown Minneapolis

Volleyball teams from across the country are in Minneapolis this weekend. Lakeville’s Northern Lights is the host team for the tournament at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/18/2015

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State Patrol: Pedestrian Hit On I-394 Near Downtown Mpls.

A man was hit by a vehicle early Saturday morning on Interstate 394 at 12th Street North in Minneapolis. The Minnesota State Patrol says the pedestrian was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.

04/18/2015

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Nicollet Mall Farmers Market Moving To Hennepin Avenue

The downtown Minneapolis farmers market that has been on Nicollet Mall for nearly three decades is moving summer 2015.

04/08/2015

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Vigil Set For Man Shot Dead In Downtown Minneapolis

A vigil is planned Friday evening in honor of a man who was shot to death one week ago in downtown Minneapolis. Twenty-eight-year-old Justin Murry Williams, of Bloomington, was found shot several times near the intersection of North 10th Street and Currie Avenue by an off-duty police officer at about 6:30 a.m. There is currently no suspect in custody.

04/02/2015

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New Hope Man, 2 Others Charged In Downtown Mpls. Brawl

A New Hope man has been charged after a flash mob in downtown Minneapolis on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/24/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For The Best Shoe Shine In Minnesota

A good shoe shine not only makes your shoes look great, but it also makes you feel great. There are a lot of opinions when it comes to the right way to shine a shoe, so we went in search of the best of Minnesota.

03/19/2015

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HCMC Expanding In Downtown Minneapolis

We’re getting a first look at the plans to expand Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis.

03/17/2015

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Spyhouse Planning To Open New North Loop Location

There will soon be a fourth location for Spyhouse Coffee fans to get their java. The coffee shop announced via Instagram that they had found a new location in the North Loop.

03/03/2015

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Minneapolis Downtown Ranked As Second Best In US

Downtown Minneapolis’s entertainment options, high percentage of new homeowners, proximity to lakes and parks and location on the Mississippi River earned it the No. 2 spot on a Livability.com list of the top downtown areas in the United States.

03/02/2015

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Brave New Workshop Gets Kinky In ’50 Shades Of Gravy’

Did you know Minneapolis is home to the oldest sketch comedy troupe in the country? It’s called the Brave New Workshop, founded by former circus performer Dudley Riggs in 1958.

02/28/2015

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Apartment Complex Proposed Over Historic Mpls. Building

Downtown Minneapolis could soon have a new 18-story apartment complex right by WCCO-TV studios. According to the Twin Cities Business Journal, a plan has been submitted for the nearly 300-unit complex at the intersection of South 10th Street and Marquette Avenue.

02/20/2015

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Twin Cities Catholics Mark The Start Of Lent

It was packed inside St Olaf Church in downtown Minneapolis on Ash Wednesday during the noon mass — with Catholics marking the beginning of Lent. Father Patrick Kennedy says the ashes given on this day represent the fragility of life. “The ashes are a symbol of actually dying,” Kennedy said.

02/18/2015

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MSFA: Vikings Stadium 40% Complete

The new Vikings Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is now 40 percent complete. The Minnesota Sports Facility Authority says over one million hours of work have gone into the nearly $1 billion stadium as of Friday.

02/13/2015

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Man Gets 6 Years For Shooting 2 In Minneapolis Bar

A man convicted of shooting two people in a Minneapolis gay bar was sentenced Wednesday to six years behind bars.

02/11/2015

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Sports Authority To Open Downtown Location At Mpls. City Center

The Sports Authority Inc. is coming to downtown Minneapolis. Shorenstein Properties LLC announced Tuesday that the athletic company signed a lease for a 21,877 square foot space at the Minneapolis City Center along Nicollet Avenue.

02/10/2015

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Manny’s Steakhouse Named One Of The World’s Best

Manny’s Steakhouse is one of the best places in the world to gnaw into a juicy steak, according to Men’s Journal. The journal placed Manny’s in its “10 Best Steakhouses In The World” list, which includes steakhouses in cities like New York City, London, Paris and Buenos Aires.

02/06/2015

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