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.
Lack Of Foot Traffic In Minneapolis Skyways Impacts BusinessesThe effects of the pandemic are impacting downtown Minneapolis businesses beyond just at the street level.
How Did Twin Cities Skyway System Start?Lunchtime over 7th Street between the Northstar and Baker Centers is crowded with people taking midday walks, grabbing their lunch or trying to get across town.
Skyway Hours To Be Extended Ahead Of Super Bowl LIIMinneapolis’ iconic skyways will be open longer during the 10 days leading up to Super Bowl LII.
Vikings Announce Dedicated Skyway Route To Stadium For Next 2 Home GamesThe Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that there will be a dedicated skyway route to U.S. Bank Stadium for the next two home games.
St. Paul Expected To Approve $100K Settlement With Man Tasered In SkywayMusician Chris Lollie says he was sitting in the city's skyway system on Jan. 31 of that year waiting to pick up his kids when a security guard told him he had to leave. He refused, and the guard called St. Paul police.
Federal Judge Declines To Dismiss Lawsuit Over St. Paul Skyway ArrestA federal judge has declined to dismiss a lawsuit from a man arrested by police who used a stun gun against him in St. Paul's skyway system in 2014.
Young Brainerd Family To Make Piece Of Mpls. Skyway HomeA Brainerd family is the owner of one of the most unique houses in Minnesota. Aimee and Preston Jobe plan to transform an old Minneapolis skyway into their home after winning it from a Twin Cities architectural firm.
'Gutter Block Goon' Gang Members Charged In St. Paul AssaultsSeven men were each charged Tuesday for their roles in three gang-related assaults over the span of two days in downtown St. Paul in January. The Ramsey County Attorney's office says the defendants are all members of the Gutter Block Goon gang, and all are charged with two counts each of third- and fourth-degree riot, both of which are considered crimes committed for the benefit of a gang.
Minneapolis Downtown Ranked As Second Best In USDowntown Minneapolis's entertainment options, high percentage of new homeowners, proximity to lakes and parks and location on the Mississippi River earned it the No. 2 spot on a Livability.com list of the top downtown areas in the United States.
A Minneapolis Skyway Can Be Yours – For FreeA unique piece of Minneapolis real estate is up for grabs -- and it won't cost you a single penny to own it. The owners of CityDeskStudio are giving away an old section of skyway built in the 1970s.
Meet She-Rah, The Ovarian Cancer Superhero!This week WCCO is spotlighting MOCA -- the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance -- as part of our Trees of Hope campaign. Ovarian cancer occurs in one in 71 women. Fifty-six percent of women die within five years. But it's not a cancer people know much about. On the Nicollet Mall, Sara Langworthy stands dressed in teal, a superhero headdress, outfit and boots. She's stopping people and handing out symptom cards.
Lollie Sues Cops, City For St. Paul Skyway ArrestThree St. Paul police officers have been exonerated after they were accused of using excessive force during the January arrest of a man in a city skyway. The union representing officers says the Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission has cleared the officers, and said they acted within the scope of their duties.
Dayton Calls GOP Ebola Ad 'Garbage'In a busy Minneapolis skyway Monday, Republican Jeff Johnson is working the lunchtime crowd. With public polls showing a tighter-than-expected race, Johnson is sprinting for last-minute votes. "Literally [in] the last couple of weeks, people have started paying attention, and I think there's a lot of people who will decide today and tomorrow," Johnson said. "So I'm just trying to introduce myself to anyone who is willing to talk. It's been great."
Police Step Up Search For Mpls. Parking Ramp AttackerMinneapolis Police are asking for the public's help in catching the man who attacked two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp. The separate attacks happened Tuesday afternoon on the seventh floor of Ramp C, on the corner of 4th Street and 2nd Avenue North. Police say the attacks in broad daylight are cause for heightened public concern.