Lowry Hill

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Not just for caffeine addicts: Lowry Hill Dunn Bros. introduces cocktails, wine, and beer

    Sanjeev and Loveleen Azad, owners of the new Dunn Bros. location near Hennepin and 25th, wanted to create a coffee shop that fits the feel of their neighborhood. The end result is less chain coffeeshop and more wine bar meets cocktail bar meets neighborhood hangout. See also: Muddy Pig and Pig and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    UPDATE: Bradstreet Craftshouse will move into former Rye Deli space

    For those of you whose hearts stopped beating earlier this week when it was announced that craft cocktail pioneer, Bradstreet Craftshouse, was closing up shop with the sale of the Graves Hotel, you can breathe a sigh of relief. We learned late yesterday afternoon that while they'll indeed be closing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    BREAKING: Rye Deli & Bar closes its doors

    This afternoon Rye Delicatessen & Bar in Lowry Hill announced on Twitter that it would no longer be open for business. See also: Rye Delicatessen: A first look

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Leather & Latte, a kinky new coffee shop coming to Uptown

    The Twin Cities might already have an unofficial capitol for our leather scene, but not everyone who is a part of, or curious about, that community is into bar-hopping. Leather & Latte co-owners Greg Wisa, lecturer and author of a popular kink blog, and Luke Wallrich identified the nee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Origami opening new location in Lowry Hill East

    See also: Origami's deep-fried blowfish: Not just for the thrill of it 100 Favorite Dishes: Uni at Origami No offense to some of the other good sushi joints in town, but we've always had a soft spot for Origami in the Warehouse District. From its incredibly delicate gyoza to its perfectly constructe ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    January 18, 2012

    Rye Delicatessen & Bar overcomes early missteps

    We've got no beef with this deli

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    More on the deli plan for former Auriga space

    ​We were excited to hear the news that restaurant consultant Tobie Nidetz is partnering with a real estate attorney and first-time restaurateur David Weinstein to take over the former Auriga building to build a "Montreal-style" deli. We wanted to know more about the project .  Nidetz, the sel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Minneapolis expands winter-long parking restrictions

    More restrictions.​As if there aren't enough traffic and parking headaches in post-Snowmageddon Minneapolis, city officials have instituted yet more winter-long restrictions. We need to keep making room for emergency vehicles and buses.

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Lowry Hill Walking Tour of Healy Homes

    Trilby Busch​ This Saturday, architectural history buffs can enjoy an informal walking tour and photo shoot in Lowry Hill. Organized by a couple of researchers who have been studying master builder T.P. Healy, who designed and built houses for Minneapolis's high society in the late 1800s, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Remodeler uncovers vintage booze stash in Minneapolis home

    Darin BackHow long does liquor last, anyway?​An air-conditioning installer recently uncovered an interesting stash amid the third-story duct work of a 110-year-old Lowry Hill home: four cases of pre-Prohibition booze. The Star Tribune reported that the cases contained 15 jugs and 30 bottles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Lake Wine and Cheese coming soon

    An upscale wine and cheese shop is in the works for Lyn-Lake. ​ Construction is wrapping up at 404 West Lake Street (at Grand Ave.), which means that Lake Wine and Cheese should be opening soon. No longer will Uptown liquor lovers have to rustle up cash to buy their beverages or battle Hennepi ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2010

    The dead and the restless

    Summer sucks in a city cemetery

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    5 Great Bottles: Think outside the bottle, best boxed wine

    These wines stack up, literally. Lowry Hill recommends five great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    High voter turnout: who benefits?

    Early word is that the polling sites are busy, at least in Minneapolis.

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2005

    Overheard: Goodman reads her own press

    The gist of the story was that Lisa Goodman, who represents parts of downtown, as well as Lowry Hill and Kenwood, is a rather cutthroat politician

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    The Diva of Downtown

    With her gaudy campaign chest and indelicate manners, Lisa Goodman acts like she runs City Hall. Maybe she does.

  • Arts

    June 22, 2005

    Cinema Obscuro

    Film archivist Matt Bakkom's 'search and rescue' operation saves the life of 16mm

  • Arts

    April 20, 2005

    Lost and Found

    Surviving the crush, teasing an oracular virtual dolphin, and making sense of the Walker Art Center's reopening party

  • Music

    December 31, 2003

    Wild At Heart

    Clipd Beaks unleash their primal scream

  • News

    September 10, 2003

    Skin Tight

    Samuels and African Americans, pt. II; Another Sabri Snafu

  • Arts

    April 9, 2003

    Joker's Wild

    Theatrical eccentric John O'Donoghue assaults dramatic conventions--and the stray security guard--to create a new kind of show

  • News

    June 5, 2002

    John Berryman Leapt Here

    Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities

  • Restaurants

    September 5, 2001
  • Restaurants

    February 14, 2001
  • News

    July 14, 1999

    The Gene Sifters

    Never mind fingerprints--state law-enforcement officials want blood

  • News

    June 16, 1999


    Full-court basketball used to be a Twin Cities parks mainstay. Then the neighbors complained.

  • Books

    March 10, 1999

    Bright Nights, Dark Days

    How many neighbors does it take to screw in a light bulb?

  • News

    November 11, 1998
  • Books

    September 16, 1998

    Political Theater

    The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama

  • Restaurants

    January 28, 1998

    Words Can't Do Auriga Justice

    If I told you that Auriga is thoroughly congenial! charming! and very, very nice!, would you read any further?

  • News

    June 11, 1997

    Lost City

    Minneapolis's riverside milling district is about to become a condo tract and history park. But there are plenty of stories the commemorative plaques won't tell

  • Restaurants

    July 31, 1996