An Anoka man who climbed atop a north Minneapolis home after fleeing law enforcement was charged Friday with multiple crimes. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office says Richard Dean Podvin, 37, is charged with two counts of fifth-degree drug possession, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of a prohibited person in possession of a gun and one count of fleeing police in a motor vehicle.
The Turf Club in St. Paul is back in business after 3 months of renovations. The well-known hole in the wall has a new owner — the same people who own First Avenue in Minneapolis.
All week, the WCCO Morning Show is taking you stories above the metro and showing off some of the coolest rooftops in the Twin Cities. For Monday, Edward Moody just had to check out the Foshay Tower, which turns 85 this year and is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.
The whole WCCO family is excited about our latest addition – the WCCO Rooftop! It has an outdoor kitchen, a working gas fireplace, locally grown plants and an amazing view above Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. There’s green, local, lush landscape to use for an array of purposes, including outdoor camping segments and even musical guests. The plants are mostly locally grown, and the soil is locally sourced from Mississippi Top Soils in Cold Spring.
With Friday’s great weather, Minnesotans headed to the nearest outdoor eating spot.
After only about nine months since its conception, Minnesota’s first retractable roof restaurant is on the cusp of opening to the public.