If you like to look good while working out, you’ll love a brand new fitness shop that just opened in downtown Minneapolis. Lole has a great store front on Washington Avenue. But it’s what takes place on the roof, and what they do for charity, that caught our attention.
A big crane is coming to help build the Minnesota Vikings new stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Construction say one of the largest cranes in the world will be used to help build the $1 billion stadium. The crane will start arriving at the construction site in downtown Minneapolis Monday morning. The crawler crane will arrive in 70 truckloads over 10 days. When assembled, the crane can lift up to 1,250 metric tons.
Media mogul, political activist and author Arianna Huffington was in downtown Minneapolis Monday, urging women to embrace what she calls the secret to her success.
No one was seriously injured Sunday night after a Metro Transit Green Line test train collided with a vehicle, according to authorities.
Another store is saying goodbye in downtown Minneapolis. Saks Off Fifth is closing its doors in January.
It’s a part of city life that Minneapolis hopes to end – panhandling. Billboards in downtown Minneapolis urge visitors and workers to avoid giving money to panhandlers. The “Give Real Change” campaign encourages people instead to give to charities.
A woman is in the hospital after being struck by a school bus in downtown Minneapolis early Thursday afternoon, according to police. Shortly after noon, the woman was hit by the bus near the intersection of 3rd Street North and 2nd Avenue North and was trapped underneath for a period of time.
It seems like everywhere you look downtown, a new condo or apartment building is popping up. But now, the vacancy rate is going up, too. Minneapolis-based Marquette Advisors reported the vacancy rate for apartments in downtown Minneapolis at 5 percent at the end of March. That’s up from the 2.2 percent vacancy rate at the end of March from last year.
Pizza Luce has just finished the lineup selection for their 11th annual block party – and local hip-hop bands dominate the bill this year. The pizza-local music extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9 starting at 12 p.m.
It’s being called the Grand Central Station of Minnesota. The newest light rail station opened Saturday at Target Field in downtown Minneapolis. It will serve as a hub for the light rail as well as Northstar trains. Commuters can also connect to bus routes and bike trails there.
Minneapolis Police are investigating a shooting early Saturday morning near downtown. Police received reports of shots fired in the area of 15th Street and LaSalle Avenue at about midnight.
A $50 million transformation of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis is now in the final stages of planning. The latest renderings show a street with much more greenery and many more places to gather.
Twin Cities residents are getting a new look at how Target Center officials hope to redesign the Minneapolis facility. On Monday, renderings were released that show a freshened appearance for the 23-year-old structure.
A major downtown development project broke ground in Minneapolis Tuesday. It is what’s known as the Downtown East Project. It will cost $400 million and promises to grow five blocks near the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
One person is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Minneapolis early Tuesday morning left one person injured, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called to the Loring Towers Apartments at 15 East Grant Street at about 1 a.m. on a report of a stabbing.