Skyway Restaurant Business Picks Up As Workers Return To Downtown MinneapolisIn downtown Minneapolis, the buzz is starting to pick back up, as Tuesday is one of three return-to-office waves set for the summer. Roughly 300 restaurants and retail businesses are open, according to the downtown council.
Future Of Downtown Minneapolis Looking Up, New Economic Numbers ShowTwo years ago, downtown Minneapolis was bustling. One year ago, it was a ghost town. These days, it's somewhere in between.
Downtown Minneapolis Council Launches $1.6M Small Business Grant ProgramThe Minneapolis Downtown Council announced a new program intending to support small, independently-owned businesses as the city continues to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minneapolis Hopes For More Peace, Less Quiet On Nicollet MallIt's been two months since the Minneapolis Downtown Council tried a new approach to making Nicollet Mall safer -- and they say they’re starting to see results.
Minneapolis Downtown Council: Building Occupancy At 12%, Hotel Occupancy At 18%Compared to this time last year downtown Minneapolis looks very different, largely due to COVID-19.
'So Incredibly Painful': State, City & County Officials Respond To WCCO's Footage Of Nicollet Mall HomelessnessWhen it comes to the issue of homelessness, there are many different layers -- the state, the county, the city and the Downtown Council, and WCCO reached out to all of them.
Major Facelift In Store For Hennepin Avenue In Downtown MinneapolisOne of the best-known roads in Minnesota is getting a facelift -- and it will come at a cost for drivers and business owners.
Nicollet Mall Businesses Hope Super Bowl Was Just The KickoffThere are big plans for Nicollet Mall to capitalize on the momentum from the Super Bowl, and a spring without construction.
Downtown Minneapolis Macy's Shuts Doors For Final TimeIt's officially over, the end of a 115-year legacy. Macy's in Downtown Minneapolis is closing.
$5K Reward Offered For Info In Minneapolis St. Patrick's Day AssaultThe Minneapolis Downtown Council, in collaboration with CrimeStoppers, said Tuesday it's offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with the assault of a St. Patrick's Day Parade participant.
Minneapolis Aquatennial Festival Undergoes Image OverhaulThe Minneapolis Aquatennial, one of the most beloved summer festivals in the Twin Cities, has given itself a facelift. Event organizers have unveiled new logos for the festival that takes place July 22 through July 25. The "A" in "Aquatennial" includes an element of the Stone Arch Bridge.
Mpls. City Council Votes To Repeal Spitting, Lurking OrdinanceThe Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to repeal two laws that some say encourage racial profiling. The council vote was 12-1 in favor of rolling back those ordinances. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges praised the city council's decision.
Minneapolis Aquatennial Hopes 2015 Changes Increase AttendanceThe Minneapolis Aquatennial is making some changes for its annual event, which is in late July this year. Instead of it being 10 days long, the festival will only be four days in 2015. It will go from July 22-25.
The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For BirdsThe effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.
Harteau: Nicollet Mall Disturbance Was An Isolated EventMinneapolis Police are reviewing surveillance video after a large group of teenagers caused a disruption along Nicollet Mall Tuesday evening. In a possibly separate incident downtown, Minneapolis police also responded to a non-life threatening gunshot wound and began searching for a suspect.