Metro Transit is excited about the continued success of the Green Line. Sunday marks its one-year anniversary, so Metro Transit will distribute commemorative buttons along the way on Monday.
A pizza joint in Dinkytown that opened in 1959 has closed its doors. Campus Pizza closed on Friday. The owners haven’t said why.
A Twin Cities family’s burger chain is ready to really get cooking. My Burger started in the Minneapolis skyways almost ten years ago. Now there are three locations, with plans for even more. John Abdo, president of My Burger, says Americans have had a love affair with the hamburger for more than 100 years. “Everybody remembers burgers and fries as a kid,” Abdo said. “When you’re eating, it always harkens back to … backyard grilling.”
TCF Bank Stadium will hold an outdoor doubleheader Friday afternoon at the Hockey City Classic, featuring the Minnesota Gophers men’s and women’s hockey teams. The men’s team took to the ice late Thursday afternoon in preparation for Friday’s game. It was also a chance to see the ice at nightfall, checking out the sight lines under the lights. Coach Dan Lucia says there will be one other element in play that’s a bit more distracting than the waning sunlight.
Central Corridor light rail construction is moving along on schedule, but businesses in Stadium Village say it’s brought customers to a halt. The maze of streets, closures, and detours near Washington Avenue and Huron Boulevard is making it hard for people to patronize their favorite businesses near the University of Minnesota campus.
Select parking meter posts throughout Minneapolis will be fitted with bike racks in an effort to decrease sidewalk clutter.