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Teen Dies After Fall From Minneapolis Fire Escape

Family and friends are mourning the death of a 16-year-old boy who fell from a fire escape in south Minneapolis Thursday. Blake Fannin died from injuries after falling four stories. He had been climbing with a friend at a building in Uptown.

08/27/2015

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What To See & Do At The 52nd Uptown Art Fair

More than 350 artists featuring limited editions and one-of-a-kind treasures can be found this weekend at the Uptown Art Fair, which is now in its 52nd year.

08/08/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Smoky Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon, outside, on a hot day — it’s pretty refreshing, right? Make a margarita out of it, and you’ve hit upon a bestseller at Salsa a la Salsa — Uptown Minneapolis’s authentic Mexican restaurant.

08/01/2015

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Uptown Cheapo Finds Its New Location

It looks like an iconic music store has found its new home. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reports Cheapo will be moving into the spot where a Payday America now sits on 2600 Nicollet Ave. S.

07/14/2015

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MNfusion: Parella Opens In Calhoun Square

It had been almost eight years since I had been in the space on the corner of Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue. So, one of the first things that caught my attention about Uptown’s newest Italian restaurant was how light the newly renovated space was.

07/13/2015

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Bastille Day Celebrated With Uptown Block Party

There was a pretty good crowd appreciating French culture in Minneapolis early Sunday afternoon. The Bastille Day Block Party is an annual event at Barbette in Uptown.

07/12/2015

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Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat Tricks

Wade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.

07/10/2015

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Mpls. Chef Overcomes Obstacles To Get Back In The Kitchen

A Minneapolis chef is back in the kitchen after his life took an unexpected turn. A collision with a drunk driver forced Coup d’Etat Chef Tommy Begnaud to hang up his apron for months. But after a tough recovery, he’s not only back doing what he loves but he’s bringing some ambitious changes to the Uptown restaurant.

07/08/2015

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Cheapo In Uptown To Relocate

At a time when the popularity of vinyl records is on the rise, an iconic Minneapolis music store is relocating.

06/18/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Minnesota

Feel good about bringing your kids to the gym with you.

04/24/2015

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Police Pursuit Ends In Uptown Squad Car Crash

A police squad car involved in a pursuit Tuesday morning was damaged in a crash in the Uptown neighborhood. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, Hopkins officers were chasing a suspect.

04/14/2015

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Warm Weather Provides Boost To Local Businesses

The warmer weather is giving local businesses an early boost — temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s in March in Minnesota are the gift that keeps on giving. Minnesotans are outside all year round, but there is something about when the weather starts to turn.

03/09/2015

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Mpls. Woman Gets 15 Years In Prison For Uptown Hit-&-Run

A 38-year-old Minneapolis woman will spend 15 years behind bars for running down a man – who remains in a coma — outside an Uptown bar in August, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

02/06/2015

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Uptown Hair Salon Goes Green, Diverts 95 Percent Of Waste

Wave Salon in Uptown has become Minnesota’s first green salon. They are able to divert 95 percent of their waste by recycling hair, chemicals, foil and plastic.

01/16/2015

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Spill The Wine Closing After Eight Years

After eight years, Minneapolis restaurant Spill the Wine is mopping up and shutting down.

01/13/2015

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Woman, 38, Pleads Guilty In Uptown Hit-And-Run

A 38-year-old woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder for running down a man last summer outside a bar in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood.

01/06/2015

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3 Twin Cities Men Save Woman From Freezing To Death

Three men in Minneapolis saved a woman who might have frozen to death on New Year’s Eve. The three say they never hesitated to run toward the screams and help.

01/04/2015

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After 9 Months, Uptown’s Boneyard Is Closing

Boneyard, a southern-style restaurant that opened in Uptown just last spring, is soon closing its doors for good. According to a post on its Facebook page, the restaurant’s final day will be Dec. 24. That’s when renovations will begin to transform the space, on 2841 Hennepin Ave. South, into a third Salsa A La Salsa location.

12/16/2014

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Police: Woman Victim Of Attempted Sexual Assault In Uptown

Minneapolis police say a woman was victim of an attempted sexual assault early Sunday morning in the city’s Uptown neighborhood.

12/09/2014

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Fast Food Workers Protest Wages In Minnesota, Across Nation

Fast food workers in more than 190 cities around the country, including here in the Twin Cities, are expected to walk off their jobs. It’s the latest in a series of protests, calling for a higher minimum wage.

12/04/2014

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Uptown’s Coup d’Etat Lands On Nat’l Top New Bars List

One of the best new bars in the country is right here in Minneapolis. Coup d’etat in Uptown landed on Thrillist’s 21 best new bars in the U.S. list.

11/25/2014

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Uptown Coffee Festival Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Here’s a perk-me-up. The Uptown Coffee Festival is celebrating its 25th year this weekend. Quite a bit has changed in the world of coffee since the festival began, according to Kitchen Window owner Doug Huemoeller.

11/21/2014

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Ruck For Life Raises Awareness For Suicide In Minneapolis

Hundreds of current and former military members took to the streets Saturday to raise suicide awareness. Carrying American flags, the group marched in full military gear through south Minneapolis.

10/25/2014

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Giordano’s Could Be Coming To Mpls.

A popular slice of Chicago could soon be filling people up in the Twin Cities. Giordano’s is known for its Chicagoland deep dish pizzas. Now, the restaurant is reportedly looking to expand in the East Isles Neighborhood in Minneapolis.

09/23/2014

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Bar Abilene In Uptown Closes

A popular Uptown bar has surprisingly closed its doors for good, according to messages left on its social media accounts. Overnight, the people who run Bar Abilene’s Twitter and Facebook sent this message: “Thank you Uptown! We love you and will miss you.”

09/01/2014

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