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Dinkytown is dying, one ridiculous apartment building at a time

Dinkytown is being overrun by luxury student apartments like FloCo Fusion, pushing the little guys aside.

Dinkytown is being overrun by luxury student apartments like FloCo Fusion, pushing the little guys aside. Jeramey Jannene

Reader Nate Baustad responds to Village Wok, a Stadium Village institution closing after 40 years:

I moved to the Twin Cities 10 years ago and Dinkytown is hardly recognizable from when I first came here. This is not a good thing.

Everything small and interesting is either gone or on its way out, replaced with ridiculous apartments funded by parents that keep the silver spoon firmly implanted in their precious little monsters' mouths.