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.
Four muggings were reported in downtown Minneapolis between Aug. 12 and Aug. 19, and police are still searching for the people responsible. Minneapolis Police put out an alert to warn residents and visitors in downtown about the string of robberies. City resident Mandella Henderson says the muggings are unsettling to think about.
Calling all artists. A new project is being launched in Block E and the Hennepin Theater Trust wants your work. The idea is to give business owners a whole new perspective on what available usable space can offer them, energizing the area by filling blank store front canvasses with art.
Wednesday night is the night for those who love floats and bands. The Aquatennial Torchlight Parade will head down Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. WCCO Morning Show anchors Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas will serve as grand marshals.
Police are investigating after a man and woman were approached by a random man and stabbed in Minneapolis overnight. Police said that the stabbing happened at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Hennepin.
Minneapolis hosts one of the largest Pride weekends in the nation, and roughly a half million people from around the country are expected to celebrate in the Twin Cities this weekend. For the first time, this year’s festival in Loring Park includes wedding vendors, and there’s talk of holding weddings on site next year. The most popular event is the Pride parade down Hennepin Avenue. Former Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe is this year’s grand marshal.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Matchbox Twenty, and Matt Nathanson are among the headliners for the 19th-annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party.
Officials say most of downtown Minneapolis should be back to normal on Monday after being flooded with 14 million gallons of water late last week.
Water service will be restored for all customers who were affected by Thursday’s water main break in Minneapolis.
After being shutdown on Thursday due to the water main break, part of Hennepin Avenue will be open for rush-hour commuters to drive out of downtown.
State health officials are sampling water at several buildings in downtown Minneapolis to make sure it’s safe following Thursday’s massive water main break.
Hennepin Avenue is mostly back open Friday morning after a massive water main break caused a big mess in downtown Minneapolis.
For the vast majority of residents and businesses affected by Thursday afternoon’s water main break, the water is now safe to drink as water pressure has returned to normal.