Downtown

Target shopping carts sit in the parking lot outside of a Target store in Daly City, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gas Odor Detected At Downtown Mpls. Target

Minneapolis fire crews are investigating a possible gas leak at the downtown Target on Ninth and Nicollet.

02/29/2012

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Dayton Backs New $50M Stadium For … Saints

Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a $775-million package of construction projects Tuesday, calling it a jobs bill that will create almost 22,000 new jobs.

01/17/2012

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Police Kill Bear Near Downtown St. Paul

Police have shot and killed a bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown St. Paul.

12/18/2011

Mill City Museum

New Minn. Opera Company To Stage Outdoor Mpls Show

A new Minnesota opera company plans to stage its first production under the stars next summer.

12/03/2011

Holidazzle, Minneapolis, Nicollet

A Guide To Family Holiday Activities In The Twin Cities

Despite the chance of bitter cold and snow or maybe because of it, the twinkling holiday lights, the glittering decorations, festive music and activities of downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul warm the soul and make the spirit, well, bright.

11/25/2011

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Downtown Mpls Businesses Bracing For No Wolves

With the possibility of NO NBA season, many downtown Minneapolis businesses are bracing for a winter with no Timberwolves action — and less customers coming through their doors.

11/15/2011

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Several Arrests Made In OccupyMN Protest In Mpls.

Minneapolis Police Sgt. William Palmer says the group set up two tents in the intersection about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police asked them to move three times and when they didn’t, officers arrested them shortly before 2 p.m.

10/20/2011

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Good Question: Why Is Macy’s Doing The Same Display?

For 49 years, the eighth floor auditorium of the flagship department store in downtown Minneapolis has been a Christmas wonderland. However, this will be the fourth year in the row of the exact same display: A Day in the Life of An Elf. So, why is Macy’s still repeating itself?

10/12/2011

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Car Crashes Into Rickshaw Downtown, 3 Hurt

A car rear-ended a rickshaw Wednesday night in downtown Minneapolis.

09/29/2011

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Man Killed In Mpls. Parking Ramp Stabbing

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened at a Minneapolis parking ramp.

09/12/2011

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Family Guide To Discovering Downtown St. Paul

A mix of old and new makes St. Paul a perfect place for families to spend time exploring. There are a number of family-friendly places to visit in downtown St. Paul.

09/02/2011

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Ellen DeGeneres Takes Over Minneapolis

Ellen DeGeneres continued her tour of Minneapolis Tuesday, creating quite a stir downtown and at the WCCO-TV studio.

08/09/2011

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4 Struck By SUV In Downtown Minneapolis

Police are investigating after four people were struck by an SUV in downtown Minneapolis overnight.

06/03/2011

Four people were shot in the Warehouse District of Minneapolis early May 30, 2011. (credit: CBS)

Holiday Weekend Ends With Violence In Minneapolis

It was a very violent holiday weekend in Minneapolis. Five separate shootings kept police busy Sunday night and early Monday morning.

05/30/2011

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Food Truck Court Opens For Business In St. Paul

For the first time, workers in downtown St. Paul had a new option for grabbing some sun — and grabbing a bite to eat.

05/18/2011

Crave, downtown Minneapolis, LaSalle Plaza

Curiocity: CRAVE Comes To Downtown Minneapolis

After a nearly $5 million renovation of the space formerly occupied by Palomino, CRAVE will open its most ambitious location to date in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday.

05/18/2011

Basilica Block Party (credit: Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission)

Tickets Go On Sale For Basilica Block Party

Tickets go on sale Saturday for the 17th annual Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis.

05/07/2011

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Up to 8 Hospitalized After Pick-Up, Bus Collide In Downtown St. Paul

A pick-up truck slammed into a Metro Transit bus Wednesday morning, sending both vehicles into a building. As many as eight people were sent to the hospital.

05/04/2011

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Lights Out For 2 Downtown Minneapolis Restaurants

Two popular downtown Minneapolis restaurants close near the Twins stadium, but will soon have new life.

03/08/2011

Band Box Diner

Mpls. Chef Goes From Fine Cuisine To Slingin’ Hash

The Band Box Diner has been at the fork in the road between 14th and 10th Streets in downtown Minneapolis since 1939. Its current owner, Brad Ptchek left the life of an haute cuisine chef 13 years ago to work the griddle at the historic little eatery and never looked back.

02/17/2011

The Inn, Minneapolis, downtown, Curiocity

Curiocity: There’s Plenty Of Room At The Inn

A new, crowded Inn in downtown Minneapolis is already getting its share of attention — and not for turning away pregnant virgins.

12/22/2010

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Best Downtown Lunch In Minneapolis

Working and living in downtown Minneapolis — and still trying to master my cooking chops — means I eat quite a bit of my meals at the local establishments within walking distance of WCCO.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

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Best Skyway Lunch Spots In Minneapolis

As much as we want to deny it, winter is on the horizon. Luckily, to combat some of those yearly winter blues, downtown Minneapolis has more than eight miles of glorious cold-avoiding skyways — marking one of the largest indoor systems in the world. Along the way, there are shops a plenty, office buildings and yes, restaurants galore.

CBS Minnesota–11/08/2010

7/19/10 Twin Cities’ Eats

It’s Monday of Aquatennial week….yes, the “Best Days of Summer” are upon us in Minneapolis.  In the city and on your plate!

07/19/2010

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