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.
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.
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.
A Metro Transit bus went off the road on Friday morning in the Uptown area, sending a number of passengers to Hennepin County Medical Center. The bus crash happened near West Lake Street and West Calhoun Parkway.
According to the State Patrol, Abdrihaman Ali is one of thousands of Minnesotans caught driving without a license in the last year.
If you’ve ever wanted to name a restaurant — now’s your chance. When the Kaskaid Hospitality group — parent company of Crave, Union, figlio and Urban Eatery — opens their latest concept in Uptown, they’ll be looking for the public’s help.
Abdirahman Abdi Ali appeared in court for the first time Wednesday, wearing handcuffs and orange jail scrubs. The 24-year-old is facing two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of bicyclist Jessica Hanson.
Minneapolis Police have released two pictures in hopes that the public can help identify persons of interest in a sexual assault.
The man accused in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 24-year-old bicyclist is now charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide. Abdirahman Abdi Ali, 24, turned himself in and was arrested in connection with Jessica Hanson’s July 3 death.
Police say they have made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 24-year-old bicyclist last week. Jessica Hanson was struck and killed at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening.
Minnesota may get federal help to clean up from last month’s severe storms and flash floods. A powerful wind and rain storm downed hundreds of trees and knocked out power to more than a half-million homes and businesses last month.
The Crave folks are at it again. Plans have been announced for Kaskaid Hospitality (parent company to Crave, Union, figlio and Urban Eatery) to open a new concept in the soon-to-be former home of Old Chicago in Uptown.
If you’re headed to the second-annual Food Truck Fair in Uptown this weekend, you find 29 food trucks all with unique menus. Each will offer up a little something for everyone, even multi-cultural and sustainable foods like those offered at AZ Canteen. This food truck has a famous owner.
You see them parked in both Downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul at lunchtime. But this weekend you can find Food Trucks in Uptown at the second-annual Food Truck Fair. It’ll include Stanley’s on Wheels out of northeast Minneapolis.
Food trucks have a lot to offer: Everything from street food to comfort food. Bloomy’s Roast Beef offers up blue plate specials with names like the “Jessica” or a “George Michael.” They’re just one of 29 food trucks at this year’s second annual food truck fair in Uptown.
The second annual Food Truck Fair is moving locations and adding new trucks. Officials said 29 food trucks will take up two blocks in Uptown, instead of the Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis. That’s double last year’s number of trucks from last year.
You knew Minnesota had a professional soccer team, right? Those of you bashfully nodding yes are probably lying – market research has shown as little as 3 percent are aware that pro footballers exist in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
The attorney for the parents of a man shot and killed by police officers is making serious allegations against the Minneapolis Police Department.
The family of a man killed during a struggle with police in a Minneapolis basement, plans to speak out about it Thursday afternoon.
It’s been almost two weeks since an officer-involved shooting left one man dead and two police officers with gunshot wounds in a basement in south Minneapolis. Recently, Chief Janee Harteau has faced criticism for releasing few details about the case at this point.
There are still a lot of questions after Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau held a press conference on last Friday’s deadly events in Uptown.
Police say Terrance Franklin, a burglary suspect, was shot during a struggle with police. He died at the scene. Two officers were also shot, but we don’t yet know who shot them. Moments after that shooting, and not too far away, Ivan Romero died. A squad SUV responding to the shooting collided with the motorcycle he was driving with his girlfriend. She’s still recovering.
Some of the best tacos can be found right here in the Twin Cities and these five restaurants have some of the tastiest around.
Looking for a fun pub crawl? Check out some of the best locations for themed pub crawls in Minnesota.
The warm up has started, and it seems, at long last, spring has arrived. Now many businesses across the Twin Cities are not wasting any time taking advantage of it.