'I Used To Believe That I Would Just Give Up': In South Minneapolis, Garden & Hope Grow In TandemIn the middle of a major urban area is an unsuspecting farm, where cabbages, radishes, spinach and other vegetables are growing in a neighborhood where half the kids are born into poverty.
'I Did Not Sleep For Those Three Nights': Lake Street Boot Store Co-Owner Reflects On Last Year's UnrestIt's been a year of trauma for the Twin Cities. The south Minneapolis neighborhood was Ground Zero for destruction after the killing of George Floyd.
'My Whole Store Was Collapsed': Lake Street Restauranteur On His Feet Again 1 Year After George Floyd UnrestIt's been a year of trauma for the Twin Cities. For some it's been mental, for others it's been financial. For business owners on Lake Street, it's been both.
How George Floyd’s Image Has Evolved A Year After His MurderJust hours after George Floyd's death, his image could be seen all over the Twin Cities.
'Customers Are Still Afraid': Lake Street Businesses Still Not Back To Normal 1 Year After Looting, UnrestLake Street's small businesses are leaning on each other one year after the damage and disruption caused by looting in the aftermath of George Floyd's murder.
3 Shot On Lake Street OvernightAll three people suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds and were taken to a hospital by ambulance.
'We Put The Love And You Feel The Soul': New Barbecue Spot Helps Bring Lake Street Back To LifeLake Street outside the Midtown Global Market is quiet, but on the inside, soulful sounds fill the air as a new business is bringing people out for a taste of down-home comfort food.
Thousands Of Rubber Ducks Race Down Minnehaha Creek To Raise Money For Those Surrounding George Floyd SquareIn a unique effort to bring joy to the south Minneapolis neighborhoods that border George Floyd Square, 2,000 rubber ducks were dumped into Minnehaha Creek on Saturday afternoon.
Artists Paint Murals On Boarded-Up Lake Street Businesses To Help Community HealThe wooden boards are a reminder of the unrest in Minneapolis last summer, so local artists are painting the blank boards at Midtown Global Market into colorful murals.
MPD Chief Commits To Keeping Businesses Safe During UnrestMore than 140 businesses and properties in Minneapolis have been vandalized in the past few days.
Chaz Stubblefield Charged With Murder In South Mpls. Gas Station ShootingChaz Stubblefield, 33, faces one count of second-degree murder in connection with the killing of 46-year-old Ryan Decker.
'There's A Void': Lake Street Still Struggling To Recover From UnrestNearly all the wreckage along Lake Street has been hauled away. The fire-swept buildings have been torn down or repaired. The police station is empty, its entryway sealed with stacked concrete blocks like a street corner pharaoh’s tomb.
Lake Street Businesses Hoping Holiday Shoppers Will Choose Them This YearThere are 2,000 businesses along Lake Street, according to the Lake Street Council. While hundreds remain closed due to the George Floyd riots and pandemic, a majority of them are open.
Lake Street Target Store To Reopen WednesdayThe Lake Street Target, which was looted and damaged during the unrest following George Floyd's death, will reopen on Wednesday.
Lake Street Small Businesses Rebuild With Help From UnitedHealth Group GrantsBusinesses on Lake Street that were destroyed during riots and unrest are getting some much needed help.