Food trucks may be in hibernation (although not all: Chef Driven Co, Tot Boss, Fork in the Road, and a couple others are still braving the frigid temps). However, street eats season is just a couple of months away. Have you got a great mobile food idea? We found a trailer that's looking for a new ow ... More >>
CBS just got to tour Target's new office space on Nicollet Mall. As you may recall, this space was the old location for Let It Be Records, and a bit of a disagreement transpired when the store's owner Ryan Cameron wanted to reclaim all of his original signage. The two letters that remained in the ha ... More >>
One of Minneapolis's most stately music venues, Orchestra Hall, is currently getting a much needed modern face-lift, as the exterior of the hall is undergoing a major $50 million renovation that should be finished sometime in 2013. While the changes to the interior and the glorious auditorium itself ... More >>
Baseball, beer, chocolate, charity...we're hitting all the major marks this Week in Food, and it's not even officially summer. 6/5 Start your week off right with the Wedge's class Chocolate Heaven, where students will enjoy a light meal before watching demos of ultimate chocolate chip cookies, bit ... 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 >>
Taking a cue from downtown St. Paul's Wednesday food truck court across from Government Center and the new Thursday food truck court (starting May 3) gathering on Kellogg Boulevard near Robert Street, Hennepin County is making plans to allow vendors to set up shop in the plaza outside their own Gove ... More >>
Two of the top seafood chefs in the city will be going head to head in a culinary battle to the finish. Both chefs are relatively new to their head toque positions. Jamie Malone is still only into her first (official) year as chef de cuisine at Tim McKee's Sea Change in the Guthrie Theater. ... More >>
Target: no sight for tired worker's eyes.The rage has come home to roost. On Monday afternoon, Seth Coleman, a seasonal Target employee in Northfield, will deliver a hard copy version of the "Save Thanksgiving" petition to the retailer's headquarters on Nicollet Mall. "My choice is stay ... 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 >>
How could you NOT want to mess with these people?Before Pedal Pub season came to a close, Scott Ranney and his wife decided they ought to give it a try. They rounded up five other couples and drove in from their Lakeville home for a night in the city. Everything was going great on the gooney con ... More >>
Protesters are sitting in the middle of the intersection.Roughly 1,000 protesters marched from Peavey Plaza to Wells Fargo this afternoon in an attempt to storm the Wells Fargo Center lobby.But when they arrived they found the doors to the bank were locked with Minneapolis police guarding all ent ... More >>
It's true that Saturday night's 16 Big Bash 2 Dance Party, which was shut down due to rowdy behavior and which supposedly caused a "mini riot" downtown, may have gotten a bit out of hand. However, it's equally true that Big Bash 2 was probably a pretty great time before it ended; a good eno ... More >>
Brent SchoonoverThe best of this season's new street eats!This week's Dish column visits this season's new fleet of street food vendors in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The new vehicles have greatly expanded the mobile culinary offerings to include everything from meatball subs to froz ... More >>
Sage RossIf you're heading downtown, here's a glimpse of your future.Word to the wise: if you can, stay the hell out of downtown Minneapolis tonight. Three mega-sized events, all within a half-mile radius of one another, are kicking off essentially at the same time. Public works officials are ... More >>
DoubleTree's free cookie truck stops in Minneapolis!Since 1986, DoubleTree hotels have given each of its guests a chocolate chip cookie at check-in, as a sign of hospitality. This summer, to celebrate 25 years of cookies, the hotel is sending a cookie truck on a 10-week, 10,000-mile, 50-city ... More >>
Even the sign is beautifulVincent - A Restaurant1100 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis612.630.1189Hours and Details:Monday-Friday, 4:30-6 p.m.Monday-Thursday, 8:30-9:30 p.m.Only in the lounge; no reservations taken$5 Signature martinis - cosmo and lemon drop$5 Bubble "Petillant" Cocktails (sparklers)$4 ... More >>
Four TC restaurants made the Fit for Foodies list. I'm often disappointed when national magazines and whatnot make their picks for the best this-and-that in various cities across the country without doing very thorough--if any--on-the-ground research. But I recently found myself impressed b ... More >>
Michelle BruchLast call for outdoor ice cream.Summer ain't over till it's over in Minnesota, and we have plenty of warm days left to take advantage of the Sonny's Ice Cream stand on Nicollet Mall. Sonny's is one of the new street carts that opened in downtown Minneapolis this year. It's near ... More >>
The Zombie 7 say they're team playersIn the name of team spirit, seven Minneapolis zombies faced with a $165,000 settlement say they plan to donate some of their riches to the defense of the RNC 8. While zombies are known for brainlessness, these seven say their donation is a way to prove t ... More >>
Some of the zombies who made a deal with the City of MinneapolisSeven zombies accused of carrying weapons of mass destruction will be staggering to the bank shortly with a bundle of cash, courtesy of a legal settlement with the City of Minneapolis. The seven were arrested in 2006 during Aqu ... More >>
Looking for a good power lunch spot in downtown Minneapolis? Look no further than Nicollet Mall, but choose your location wisely.
(Photo by me)It's the fourth year in a row that the downtown Minneapolis Irish pub has poured the most Jameson Irish whiskey worldwide. This Thursday they will celebrate with inebriation.
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