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Later Bar Close, Light Rail Construction All Part Of Mpls.’ Prep For All Star Game

he Minnesota Twins open their home season at Target Field in Minneapolis on April 7, and this summer they will host one of baseball’s premier events, the 2014 All Star Game. The mid-summer classic will bring national media attention and hundreds of thousands of visitors to Minneapolis. Downtown Minneapolis bars and restaurants already have their calendars marked.

03/07/2014

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Mpls. In Running For ‘Best Convention City’

Sure it’s been cold in Minneapolis this winter. Okay, really cold. But move over Miami. The good old “City of Lakes” could very well take the award for “Best Convention City.” Melvin Tennant, CEO of “Meet Minneapolis” – the city’s official convention and visitors association – says it should be no surprise that Minneapolis is in the running. The city has a booming downtown that’s just too big of an attraction for meeting and even planners to ignore.

02/13/2014

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Good Question: How Much Would A Super Bowl Be Worth To Minn?

Having the Super Bowl return to Minneapolis was part of the sell for the new $975 million Vikings stadium. On Tuesday, that hope came closer to reality as the NFL announced Minneapolis is on short list to host the 2018 Super Bowl. The city is competing with Indianapolis and New Orleans, the 2012 and 2013 hosts.

10/10/2013

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Losses Mounting As Orchestra Lockout Enters 5th Month

As the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout continues into its fifth month, Minneapolis officials are grappling with the economic impact of lots of lost revenue.

02/25/2013

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Minneapolis To Host Jr. Girls Volleyball Tournament In 2014

Minneapolis announced that the city will be hosting the USA Junior Girls National Volleyball Championships in 2014.

05/23/2012