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Nicollet Mall Businesses Brace For Massive Construction Project

As of Monday morning, there was less congestion on Nicollet Mall. Buses are not allowed on the downtown stretch because of construction work for the Nicollet Mall redesign. The construction project on Nicollet Mall is expected to last through 2017.

9 hours ago

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4 Things To Know From July 6, 2015

From the new Nicollet Mall redesign to U.S. women soccer team’s big win, here are the four stories to know from Monday, July 6.

9 hours ago

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Nicollet Mall Closed To Bus Traffic Starting Monday

Beginning Monday morning, you won’t see any buses driving down Nicollet Mall for a while. Work will be underway on the Nicollet Mall project and during the 2015 construction season, the work will primarily consist of the installation or repairing of utility systems.

20 hours ago

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Nicollet Mall Will Be Closed To Buses, Taxis Next Week

Nicollet Mall will close to motor traffic next Monday as a major construction project to revamp the downtown Minneapolis artery gets underway.

06/29/2015

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Big Drop In Business Following Downtown Farmers Market Move

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.

06/25/2015

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Police Officer Helps Homeless Couple Finally Tie The Knot

A newlywed couple hopes to one day live in a home, surrounded by family. That dream got a little closer on Friday, when they finally tied the knot.

06/12/2015

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Art Lover’s Walking Tour Of Minnesota

Take a walk on the artistic side of Minnesota.

06/08/2015

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Vendors Bemoan Farmers Market’s Move Off Of Nicollet

Next month, the first steps in redesigning Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis will begin.

The construction project will last two years and will force the popular summer farmers market to find a new home on Hennepin Avenue.

04/08/2015

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Nicollet Mall Farmers Market Moving To Hennepin Avenue

The downtown Minneapolis farmers market that has been on Nicollet Mall for nearly three decades is moving summer 2015.

04/08/2015

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Harteau: Nicollet Mall Disturbance Was An Isolated Event

Minneapolis Police are reviewing surveillance video after a large group of teenagers caused a disruption along Nicollet Mall Tuesday evening. In a possibly separate incident downtown, Minneapolis police also responded to a non-life threatening gunshot wound and began searching for a suspect.

03/18/2015

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Police Respond To Commotion On Nicollet Mall

Dozens of police officers responded to Nicollet Mall Tuesday evening to put an end to a commotion after the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/17/2015

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Don’t Forget To Wear Green: St. Patrick’s Day Parade Begins Tuesday Evening

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade is Tuesday, and WCCO’s own Jamie Yuccas will be the celebrity grand marshal. Festivities will include floats, bands, walking units, and several new entries. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. on Nicollet Mall, between 11th Street and 5th Street.

03/13/2015

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‘Mpls LanternFest’ To Light Up Downtown

Head on down to Minneapolis Saturday night for the inaugural “Mpls LanternFest.” It will feature huge animal lanterns and hundreds of community-made lanterns. There’s also craft beer, food trucks, music and interactive ice activities.

02/21/2015

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Sports Authority To Open Downtown Location At Mpls. City Center

The Sports Authority Inc. is coming to downtown Minneapolis. Shorenstein Properties LLC announced Tuesday that the athletic company signed a lease for a 21,877 square foot space at the Minneapolis City Center along Nicollet Avenue.

02/10/2015

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Minneapolis Looking To Commission Artists For Nicollet Mall Redesign

Nicollet Mall, which runs like a major artery through the heart of downtown Minneapolis, is getting a massive redesign, and the city is looking to commission artists to create new works for the reimagined roadway.

02/05/2015

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Minnesota Leaders Already Planning For 2018 Super Bowl

This year’s Super Bowl is being played Sunday in a much warmer place: Arizona. But several of the people leading Minnesota’s Super Bowl Committee are there taking notes.

02/01/2015

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Saks Off Fifth Bids Farewell To Downtown With Big Sale

If you like a bargain, now’s the time to shop at Saks Off Fifth on Nicollet Mall. A clearance sale is taking place before the store closes for good on Saturday.

01/13/2015

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Best Places To Take Family Photos In Minnesota

Capture those special family moments at these beautiful local spots.

01/02/2015

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Fan Gives Nicollet Mall Musician Christmas Trumpet

A Twin Cities mother found a meaningful way to make a difference for a man known for playing the trumpet along Nicollet Mall.

12/24/2014

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December Heat Delays Opening Of Some Ice Rinks

The city of Minneapolis says workers need ten consecutive days of temperatures below 20 degrees to create and open rinks.

12/20/2014

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Last Weekend For Holidazzle Village

If you haven’t made it down to this year’s Holidazzle Village in downtown Minneapolis, this weekend marks your last chance. The village runs along Nicollet Mall between 10th and 12th Streets, centered around Peavey Plaza. It opened this year as a replacement for the Holidazzle parade.

12/19/2014

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New Plans Unveiled For $50 Million Nicollet Mall Project

New renderings are showing what the Nicollet Mall project team is thinking for the future of the downtown Minneapolis transit hub. The team held a public meeting Thursday night to address their redesign plans.

12/12/2014

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Meet She-Rah, The Ovarian Cancer Superhero!

This week WCCO is spotlighting MOCA — the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance — as part of our Trees of Hope campaign. Ovarian cancer occurs in one in 71 women. Fifty-six percent of women die within five years. But it’s not a cancer people know much about. On the Nicollet Mall, Sara Langworthy stands dressed in teal, a superhero headdress, outfit and boots. She’s stopping people and handing out symptom cards.

12/03/2014

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New Holidazzle’s Debut Mostly Well Received

If you take a stroll along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, there’s a feeling of Christmas in the air. The Minneapolis Holiday Market in Peavey Plaza has more than 30 huts, with local and international vendors selling everything from candles to candies, as well as brats and beer.

11/28/2014

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New Washburn Center For Children Unveiled In N. Mpls.

Dozens of community members attended a grand opening event for the Washburn Center for Children on Friday. The new 55,000 square foot building is located in North Minneapolis and is twice the size of the old building, which was located off Nicollet Avenue.

11/21/2014

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