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The 51st Annual Uptown Art Fair Starts Friday

The largest art festival in the state of Minnesota will begin at noon on Friday. The 51st annual Uptown Art Fair will take over Hennepin Avenue and Lake Street for three days. It’ll feature 355 artists from across the country and other nations.

07/31/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Rooftop Dining

On a beautiful summer day, we all want to be outside. That might mean grabbing a drink or dinner on a patio or rooftop. So, that got us wondering: Where’s the Best Rooftop Dining in Minnesota?

07/09/2014

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Uptown Hosts 3rd Annual Food Truck Fair

The third annual Food Truck Fair was held in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood Sunday. The festival opened at 11 a.m., and many people from around the metro, and state, flocked to Lake Street and Hennepin Street for a taste of the food trucks.

06/29/2014

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Urban Kayakers Take Advantage Of Mpls. Flash Floods

Even people who don’t live near a lake or river saw flooding Saturday. There were flash floods rushing through places like the Uptown area of Minneapolis. On many a day, you’ll find Bryan Meyer and his friends enjoying the view from his apartment stoop.

06/28/2014

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Terrance Franklin’s Family Files Suit Against MPD

One year after Terrence Franklin was shot and killed by Minneapolis police, his family is filing a lawsuit over the incident that seeks damages of more than $1 million. On May 10, 2013 Terrance Franklin ran from police after being suspected of burglarizing a home.

05/09/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Al Vento, Rinata & Sparks

It was nearly ten years ago when Chef Jonathan Hunt opened an Italian restaurant in the Nokomis neighborhood of Minneapolis. The city has changed. “There’s definitely a lot more restaurants and I think that [the] diner has changed as well,” Hunt said. “We’ve been able to educate.”

04/26/2014

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Meet Minneapolis’ New Walker Library

A library that’s taken years of planning opens its doors Saturday in Uptown Minneapolis. The first thing you notice inside the new Walker Library is it’s a lot more colorful than the one you grew up with. And, it’s more than just paint, according to librarian Lois Lenroot-Ernt.

04/26/2014

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Curiocity: Heyday Opens In Minneapolis

When two notable culinary forces with a highly talented team come together to open a new restaurant, local food enthusiasts and powerhouse restauranteurs certainly take notice — even if that’s much to the surprise of the owners themselves.

04/24/2014

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Curiocity: BoneYard Brings Southern Charm To Uptown

Sift through the menu at Uptown’s newest restaurant, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, and it’s like flipping through the recipes of Chef Jason Bush’s youth.

03/13/2014

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Stolen Handgun Forensically Tied To Man Shot By Cops

Investigators say that they have tied a stolen handgun to the man who was shot and killed by Minneapolis Police in Uptown last year. Terrance Franklin, 22, was shot and killed on May 10, 2013 after struggling with officers.

03/05/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Uptown’s HUGE Theater

The element of surprise is part of any drama or comedy at the theater, but what’s unusual is when the performers on stage are surprised and unaware of what’s happening next.

01/26/2014

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Police Looking For Suspect In Minneapolis Robbery Spree

It was just around 4 a.m. when the SuperAmerica at 60th Street and Portland Avenue in Minneapolis became the first target. Police say a man, pointed a pistol at the clerk and demanded cash. From there, the robber headed into Uptown and hit a 24-hour Walgreens store.

12/31/2013

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Police Eying Uptown After String Of Robberies

Police say last Friday at 34th Street West and Harriet Avenue South, a woman getting out of her car was stopped by a man who held her up and took her phone.

11/15/2013

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Uptown Apt. Advertises ‘Tarts Welcome’ In Unique Campaign

The apartment business in Uptown is getting competitive. One new building called Lime Apartments is trying a unique ad campaign to catch the attention of renters.

11/05/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Bryant Lake Bowl

For 20 years now, Bryant Lake Bowl has been a popular date night spot in uptown Minneapolis. It’s part local restaurant, part bowling alley – a Twin Cities original.

11/02/2013

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City Lawsuit: Apt. Building Illegally Pumping Water Into Chain Of Lakes

The City of Minneapolis is suing the owners of an Uptown apartment building because the city says thousands of gallons of water are illegally pumped into the chain of lakes each day.

10/22/2013

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1 Dead, 1 In Critical Condition After Uptown Shooting

Minneapolis Police are investigating a shooting that has left one man dead and another in critical condition.

10/13/2013

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Franklin’s Family Attorney: Uptown Shooting Case Not Over

The attorney for the family of Terrance Franklin, who was shot and killed by police in Uptown, says the case is not over, despite a grand jury decision.

09/26/2013

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Officers Cleared In Fatal Uptown Shooting

The Hennepin Countr Grand Jury declined to press charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in south Minneapolis.

09/19/2013

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Dozens Rally Outside Mpls. Police Dept. For Terrance Franklin

Chanting “no justice, no peace” a group of a couple of dozen protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Police Department headquarters on Saturday afternoon. Organizers demand justice for 22-year-old Terrence Franklin who was killed by Minneapolis police in a basement shootout in Uptown back on May 10. Police said Franklin shot and injured two Minneapolis officers.

08/17/2013

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Source: DNA Of Man Killed By Police Found On Officer’s Gun

The DNA of a man shot and killed by police has been found on the trigger of the gun they used to shoot him.

08/15/2013

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Fatal Uptown Officer-Involved Shooting To Go Before Grand Jury

The Minneapolis Police Department released a statement Thursday concerning the May 10 officer-involved shooting in Uptown that left two officers injured and a 22-year-old suspect dead.

08/15/2013

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Uptown Art Fair Celebrates 50 Years In Minneapolis

A Twin Cities art festival is celebrating a half-century of creativity. The 50th annual Uptown Art Fair starts Friday in Minneapolis and is one of the biggest in Minnesota. Participants were putting up tents for their displays before the sun came up Friday morning.

08/02/2013

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Group Wants Mpls. Officers Who Shot Man In Uptown Prosecuted

A group seeking justice for Terrance Franklin, the 22-year-old man who was shot and killed by police in the basement of an Uptown home in May, wants the officers involved prosecuted.

08/01/2013

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Minn. Fringe Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Minnesota Fringe Festival kicks off its 20th anniversary season Thursday in Minneapolis. The performing arts festival runs 11 days at 16 venues. This year’s Fringe features 176 different shows presenting nearly 900 performances, ranging from comedy to drama to musicals.

07/31/2013

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