See also:Minneapolis named Top 10 cities for drinking craft beerOn Monday, Indeed Brewing announced via Twitter that a Minneapolis City Council subcommittee had unanimously approved its application to operate a taproom and sell growlers at its Northeast Minneapolis brewery.If Indeed Brewing complete ... More >>
Minneapolis Fire Dept. board-up program lost $281,977 in 11 months
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The Minneapolis City Council is dissolving a controversial program that tasked on-duty fire fighters with boarding up homes and buildings around the city.
Implemented in fall 2010, the council predicted ... More >>
Sick of sorting your recyclables into more categories than you can keep straight? 'Paper, plastic, glass, coarse, smooth.... ah, forgot it, it's going in the trash!'Those frustrations will soon be in the past, as today the Minneapolis City Council approved the introduction of single-sort recycling. ... More >>
Would you want to go down in history as the city official known for running the Vikings out of Minnesota? Probably not. But what if a majority of your city's residents stood behind you when you voted "no"?This morning, just two days before the Minneapolis City Council is expected to rubber-stamp the ... More >>
Last month, we told you about Minneapolis City Council President Barb Johnson's proposed ordinance that would've restricted access to city-controlled public plazas, including Peavey Plaza, between midnight and 6 a.m.The rest of the City Council never seemed particularly supportive of Johnson's propo ... More >>
Rejoice, Vikings fans! A bill for a new NFL stadium in Minneapolis today surmounted its last legislative hurdles -- final approvals by the House and Senate following the completion of the conference committee's work early this morning.The bill now heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who, as one of the new st ... More >>
Just a couple months shy of the Surly Bill's one-year anniversary, Minneapolis's first taproom opens on Saturday, courtesy of the guys at Fulton Beer.
In January, the Minneapolis City Council approved the new taproom license, and the brewers at both Fulton and Harriet Brewing were first in line ... More >>
After months of hearing lawmakers carp that they couldn't speak to whether they support using public money for a new Vikings stadium without seeing a detailed proposal, a plan has finally emerged.During a news conference earlier today, Gov. Dayton and the Vikings unveiled a $975 million stadium p ... More >>
Two-Buck Chuck could be coming to UptownTrader Joe's is close to finalizing a deal for a store on the corner of 27th Street and Lyndale Avenue in Lyn-Lake, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Look carefully. There's a bike messenger in there somewhere doing the backstroke.Rumor has it that Smart Cars have been swallowed whole by the potholes in post-Snowmageddon Minneapolis this spring. Axles are snapping like toothpicks. Dry cleaners are overwhelmed by flustered commuters droppin ... More >>
Money: the Itasca Project wants yours A business partnership called the Itasca Project wants the public's help paying a $400,000 to $450,000 salary for its CEO. That means your money. Yeah--you, with the crappy salary and the tight budget.
Photo: tsuacctntTwo-way traffic on Hennepin and 1st avenues appears to be working wellWhen the Minneapolis City Council voted in June 2007 to convert Hennepin and 1st avenues downtown to two-way traffic, and introduce some innovative bike-friendly features as way of boosting business and liva ... More >>
The sun is shining, the temperature is on the rise. And now that Minneapolis has rejected a proposed ban on outdoor couches, it's time to lug that nasty living room couch straight to your porch or backyard for some lounging in the sun.