12/5/2018, 11:27pm

Food court-style dining coming to Dinkytown

The location for University Food Court at 330 15th Ave. SE is currently undergoing demolitions, but restaurant owners who eventually lease the space can begin moving in around late January said Yama Zhong, who will manage the property after it opens in August. A definitive list of vendors won’t be revealed until May, but Zhong said it will include Korean fried chicken, bubble tea, hot pot, poke, cheese steak and ice cream.

12/5/2018, 11:25pm

Boynton uses drug disposal box to prevent opioid abuse

The drug disposal box — which was installed by Boynton at the request of three College of Pharmacy students — collected 37 pounds of leftover pills in its first three months on campus. Its contents were incinerated on Nov. 19, and the bin will continue to collect leftover pills in coming months.

12/5/2018, 11:13pm

UMN Design Center lays out new options for homeless in Minneapolis

Envision Community, a collaboration between Hennepin Healthcare and the Minnesota Design Center at the University of Minnesota along with other parties, aims to design accessible housing for homeless and low-income people. This week, City leaders are looking to introduce zoning policy to accommodate this type.