When it comes to the phrase “hotel restaurant,” thoughts of chain food, greasy diners and generic menus can often be the norm. But when the downtown Minneapolis Hyatt was deciding how to use $25 million for renovations, they had another idea in mind.
Under the noontime sun, St. Paul city and business leaders snipped the ribbon on a growing revival. The city is in the midst of a building boom and the latest example is the Lofts at Farmer’s Market.
A 33-year-old Dayton man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Monday in connection with a February murder at a downtown hotel.
The missing piece of the downtown Minneapolis puzzle — a major grocery store — will soon be in place. Lunds will open its doors at 1201 Hennepin Ave. on June 14.
Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.
Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.
The Minnesota Twins home opener is Monday, but it’s not just the Twins and their fans who are getting ready. All those businesses downtown are too.
As much as Kevin Garnett wants everyone to believe he’s put the Minnesota Timberwolves in his rearview mirror, he’s still been watching — and listening.
This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.
An apartment complex just south of downtown Minneapolis is a total loss after a fire that reached at least three alarms overnight.
Minneapolis fire crews are investigating a possible gas leak at the downtown Target on Ninth and Nicollet.
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.
Police have shot and killed a bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown St. Paul.
A new Minnesota opera company plans to stage its first production under the stars next summer.
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.