The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley — helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis’ Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins’ series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.
One of the several people shot in downtown Minneapolis over the holiday weekend has died of his injuries. According to Minneapolis police, 16-year-old Sabrae Monte McAlester was one of two people shot at 4th Street and Hennepin Avenue early Sunday morning.
A summer staple of downtown Minneapolis is in a new location this year, but vendors at the farmers market say the move is hurting their business.
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.
A police squad car involved in a pursuit Tuesday morning was damaged in a crash in the Uptown neighborhood. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, Hopkins officers were chasing a suspect.
Solera Restaurant and Event Center in Minneapolis has closed its doors. The restaurant announced it was closed Saturday afternoon.
FBI officials are asking the public’s help in catching man suspected of robbing three Minnesota banks. The latest robbery happened Monday evening at the US Bank on 333 East Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded cash from the teller before taking off on foot, officials said.
Boneyard, a southern-style restaurant that opened in Uptown just last spring, is soon closing its doors for good. According to a post on its Facebook page, the restaurant’s final day will be Dec. 24. That’s when renovations will begin to transform the space, on 2841 Hennepin Ave. South, into a third Salsa A La Salsa location.
It seems each year brings new bicycle lanes to Minneapolis, and with it the popularity of the two-wheeled transport appears to be at an all-time high. But the largest city in the upper Midwest is actually experiencing a resurgence of the sport. In 1901, the Minneapolis Journal estimated “a wheeling population of not less than 35,000,” or 18 percent of inhabitants.
Four people were injured early Saturday morning in a shooting on a party bus in downtown Minneapolis. The incident happened at about 2:30 a.m. on 3rd Street South and Hennepin Avenue, according to Minneapolis Police.
Artists lit up store front windows along Hennepin avenue downtown Friday night.
A Minneapolis woman has been charged with first degree assault after allegedly hitting a woman with her vehicle in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday. Vanessa Ida Uzong, 24, has been charged with one count of assault in the first degree – great bodily harm.
A 24-year-old woman is in jail accused of deliberately hitting a woman with her car in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday. According to Minneapolis police, the incident happened at around 1 a.m. on the 500 block of Hennepin Avenue South.
The owner of a former Minneapolis restaurant was charged Wednesday with 68 counts of failing to pay sales tax and filing fraudulent and false tax returns. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, 46-year-old Michael Ralph Whitelaw underreported sales by more than $1 million, and he underpaid tax by $100,000.
Twin Cities-based Kaskaid Hospitality is in the middle of some major changes. The company behind Crave is expanding to Las Vegas in the next couple weeks, and thus is remaking menus at all of its restaurants.
A popular slice of Chicago could soon be filling people up in the Twin Cities. Giordano’s is known for its Chicagoland deep dish pizzas. Now, the restaurant is reportedly looking to expand in the East Isles Neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Fast food workers and union supporters briefly took over a Minneapolis McDonald’s restaurant Thursday. It was part of a nationwide protest in 150 cities by fast food workers demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Being somewhat naïve when it comes to fashion, but always eager to learn, I was extremely excited to attend the highly anticipated Macy’s Glamorama. This year the event took place in downtown Minneapolis at the State Theater on Hennepin, and the theme was Fashion Rocks!
If you see an enormous pack of dogs roaming Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis Friday night, have no fear. We have not begun descent into a post-apocalyptic, Cormac McCarthy-like reality. It’s just a good ol’ fashioned doggy parade, y’all! The Northeast Dog Parade is a chance for pooches to get the fanfare they deserve.
Over the last few years, we’ve gotten used to seeing food trucks pop up all over the Twin Cities. There are usually dozens in downtown Minneapolis over the lunch hour, and we wanted to find the best.
Hundreds of thousands of people hit Loring Park this weekend as part of the annual Pride Festival in Minneapolis. The event, which celebrates the LGBT community and gay rights, is one of the largest of its kind in the entire country.
The Minneapolis FBI is looking for a man accused of robbing the Central Bank in Minneapolis. The incident happened around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at 2120 Hennepin Ave. S.
A library that’s taken years of planning opens its doors Saturday in Uptown Minneapolis. The first thing you notice inside the new Walker Library is it’s a lot more colorful than the one you grew up with. And, it’s more than just paint, according to librarian Lois Lenroot-Ernt.
The future of a historical, century-old Minneapolis house was decided Friday morning. The house on Colfax Avenue was built 120 years ago by master builder T.P. Healy. Because of who built the house and its age, many consider it a historic property and untouchable.
Help is on the way for one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in Minneapolis, where Hennepin Avenue and Lyndale Avenue come together near the Walker Art Center.