Any time there's an event in downtown Minneapolis, traffic turns into an impatient mess of cars, buses, taxis, light rail, semis, bikes, and pedestrians all jostling for position so they can blow through the next yellow light on the way to (or away from) the action. Now the city is trying to rein i ... More >>
Lake Harriet's lakeside dining destination Bread & Pickle is in a debate with the city over details of the restaurant's proposal to offer beer and wine. Though the city supports the idea for B&P to acquire a beer and wine permit, the conflict arises from the area in which the resta ... More >>
Duplex owes the state $12,842.30.The city fined six bars and restaurants for illegal alcohol purchases in the past year, among them Uptown hotspots Duplex and Fusion. When businesses selling alcohol fall behind on their taxes they are placed on a "liquor posting" by the Minnesota Department ... More >>
The IndependentThe Independent in Uptown has racked up a massive tab with the Minnesota Department of Revenue that it will need to pay off before it can reopen for business: over $90,000 in unpaid taxes. The giant bill is just the latest problem facing the troubled Uptown bar. The Independ ... More >>
In the aftermath of a truly terrible New Year's party, OM is closed.In the wake of a disastrous New Year's Eve party hosted by Thrifty Hipster's Matthew Dowgwillo, it has become clear that OM -- the party's original venue -- has closed. Owner Vikram Uppal had been silent as to the status of his ... More >>
Police are tired of this Fifth Street tobacconist
Benny Quash, Bob Edwards, and Marck Dickhut become outlaws of comedy
So far, eight stores have gotten the ax, reports Grant Wilson, business license manager for the city. "These are places people don't feel safe walking by," he says.
An alternative art party in northeast Minneapolis? Must be a rave.