Now that its Wall's End Brown is pouring at Grumpy's in Northeast and their license has officially been approved by the Minneapolis City Council, Northgate Brewing is looking toward a promising future. The Northeast Minneapolis brewery is preparing to release its first round of seasonal be ... More >>
When the plan was approved last May, officials expected the e-pulltabs funding the $348-million state portion of the Vikings stadium to generate $100 million a month. But from their September 18 debut through the end of last year, e-pulltabs generated just $4.1 million -- total.SEE ALSO: Vikings sta ... More >>
The Minneapolis Park Board thought it had found a suitable site for a $45,000 Southwest Minneapolis dog park back in 2010 -- Martin Luther King Park in Kingfield. But folks became uneasy about the symbolism of a unleashed canines running around a park named after the leader of a movement where prote ... More >>
Yesterday the folks at Minneapolis's Seward neighborhood restaurant the Birchwood Cafe gained some positive momentum in their hopes for future expansion. According to a statement on their Facebook page, the Minneapolis Planning Commission voted unanimously 6-0 to recommend approving the ca ... More >>
After a heated debate, the Minneapolis City Council voted 8-5 to approve an amended overhaul of the Civilian Review Authority, a controversial police oversight board started more than 20 years ago.
Mpls City Council committee passes CRA overhaul despite public outcry
Senate passes bill to ... More >>
In a MinnPost column, Rep. Phyllis Kahn, D-Minneapolis, criticizes Mayor R.T. Rybak for serving as Governor Dayton's "best supporting actor" during the Vikings stadium drive.Kahn notes that Rybak "began his political career by railing against the evils of lavish taxpayer subsidies to professional sp ... More >>
On May 2, the Minneapolis City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance that would restrict access to city-controlled public plazas between midnight and 6 a.m.The ordinance, originally introduced as a resolution by Council President Barb Johnson on April 13, is a response to the Oc ... More >>
It's official: Come August, the power of the Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority will be downgraded.
Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Thursday that restricts the civilian oversight board's ability to make a "finding of fact" in police misconduct cases. The CRA will now only be able to mak ... More >>
Today, after months of backdoor negotiations and hemming and hawing, a majority of Minneapolis City Council members pledged support for a new Vikings stadium at the Metrodome site.At a news conference, Mayor R.T. Rybak told Gov. Mark Dayton: "We want to hand you the signed letters of seven city c ... More >>
A new study put together by Men's Health finds St. Paul has the safest drivers of any American city. Now put your phone down until you stop driving and read the rest of this later.Home now? Alright. The study took the 100 largest cities in the country, then scrutinized each of them in terms of ac ... More >>
The cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Duluth have all come out against the constitutional amendment banning gay marriage that will go before Minnesota voters this November.Last night, the St. Paul City Council (minus Council Member Dan Bostrom, who was absent) unanimously approved a resolution ... More >>
Mini markets now allow for non-local fruit to be sold.Farmers markets in Minneapolis will now require a larger percentage of vendors to be food growers. The City Council recently passed ordinance amendments calling for 60 percent of vendors to be agricultural producers, which includes growers ... More >>
Gastro Truck: Still open.The food truck season is almost over. Last Wednesday was the last food truck court in St. Paul, and today is the final food truck rally until spring.
But even as many food trucks shut down for the winter, others are staying open, and some are just getting started. We ... More >>
mollyapolis/flickrSunday's tornado classified as an EF2 at times.The truth is that you probably don't care much whether the National Weather Service designates a tornado an EF 1 or an EF 2 after your home has been shredded, and you've lost loved ones or seen them injured. All you know is, hel ... More >>
Late-night eats in downtown Minneapolis will extend even later if council member Gary Schiff's proposed Late Night Food ordinance amendment passes when it comes before the Minneapolis City Council later this summer. Schiff told the MN Daily that he was concerned about the chaos caused by down ... More >>
In April, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved an ordinance allowing more food carts and trucks to serve on city streets. We were a little late to the food truck craze, but we say better late than never. Once you've scarfed some Chef Shack delights, you'll know what we're talking abu ... More >>
"Name recognition is key," says Steve Clift, director of Democracies Online. Compared to campaigns in other parts of the United States, he contends that graphically the Twin Cities are still in the stick-figure stage.