In the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.
A Lake Street landmark is getting ready to close its doors — much to the disappointment of its loyal customers. Roberts Shoe Store and its iconic green and white sign has been a staple on corner of Lake Street and Chicago Avenue for 77 years. More than 2 million pairs of shoes have been sold during that time.
On Wednesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau walked the beat on the north side, on Thursday, he biked on the south side. She says there’s been concern in the Lake and Franklin Street areas about an increase in car and bike thefts.
An iconic Minneapolis diner is being reborn with a beret. The Town Talk Diner on Lake Street is coming back after closing down three years ago, but there’s a twist. The restaurant will now be called “Le Town Talk French Diner and Drinkery.”
The third annual Food Truck Fair was held in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood Sunday. The festival opened at 11 a.m., and many people from around the metro, and state, flocked to Lake Street and Hennepin Street for a taste of the food trucks.
If you’re a wine lover, there’s nothing better than sharing a glass with good friends. Spill the Wine on Lake Street is a perfect hangout to do that.
Minneapolis Police are looking for two men who sexually assaulted a woman early Thursday morning. Investigators said the victim was walking along East Lake Street near 13th Avenue around 1 a.m. when she was approached by two men.
Crews responded to a partial collapse Tuesday morning at a Minneapolis retail establishment currently undergoing construction. Authorities said the incident happened at the Karmel Square Somali Mall a few blocks north of Lake Street on Pillsbury Avenue.
Due to the almost 57 inches of snow that has fallen in Minneapolis so far this season, city officials will implement winter parking restrictions beginning on Sunday morning. The restrictions effectively ban parking on the even side of all non-snow emergency routes beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, and will last until April 1, according to city officials. The ban may be lifted before that end date if conditions improve.
Minneapolis Police are looking for suspects in shooting at a Lake Street restaurant that left one man dead and three others wounded. Officers were called to La Que Buena, on the 1600 block of East Lake Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Monday. One man was dead at the restaurant.
For 20 years now, Bryant Lake Bowl has been a popular date night spot in uptown Minneapolis. It’s part local restaurant, part bowling alley – a Twin Cities original.
The 1931 Spanish language “Dracula” will be shown at a historic Minneapolis cemetery on Wednesday night. The screening is a fundraiser for the Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery. Proceeds will help restore the steel and limestone pillar fence that serves as the cemetery’s border along Lake Street and Cedar Avenue.
A 26-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing last Wednesday, according to police.
A group of bicyclists want a protected bike lane on a busy road in Minneapolis. Minnehaha Avenue is set for reconstruction in 2015. Many in the local biking community would like to see a lane that physically separates them from both pedestrians and car traffic – a lane called a “cycle track.” For people who bike along Minnehaha, getting from point A to point B is a challenge. Nicole Nafziger knows firsthand how being so close to traffic can make for a scary experience when riding in the bike lane.
A Metro Transit bus went off the road on Friday morning in the Uptown area, sending a number of passengers to Hennepin County Medical Center. The bus crash happened near West Lake Street and West Calhoun Parkway.