Dinkytown is located just a block north of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. Centered at 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast, the area is home to a variety of businesses and housing options. The neighborhoods surrounding Dinkytown have become a popular place for student housing. Though there are several theories, the origin of the area’s name is uncertain.
Apr. 18, 2014
Vice President for University Services Pam Wheelock addressed last week's raucous gatherings in an email to students, faculty and staff on Friday.
Apr. 17, 2014
During his short time at City Hall, Jacob Frey has taken the lead on issues concerning the University of Minnesota.
Apr. 16, 2014
The neighborhood is finalizing its master plan and seeking feedback.
Apr. 15, 2014
Landlords aren’t feeling threated by the luxury apartment boom — in fact, they say it’s improving their neighborhoods.
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Apr. 12, 2014
Police arrested 19 people in a Dinkytown melee Saturday night.
Mar. 05, 2014
The coffee shop’s building was bought in 2012, but its lease was extended one year.
Mar. 04, 2014
Owners say the snow and ice have hurt business and spelled trouble for employees.
Feb. 27, 2014
A proposed policy would completely ban anyone booted from any business.
Feb. 24, 2014
The City Council voted to study the building’s historic value, blocking the project.
Feb. 21, 2014
Dinkytown will undergo a historic study to determine if the buildings, including the one housing Mesa Pizza, are worth saving.
Feb. 19, 2014
Also, vandals chalked up the Rarig’s black box theater Thursday night.
Feb. 17, 2014
Two demolitions are recommended, but the city is split on a third building.
Feb. 11, 2014
From its headquarters in Dinkytown, the Center for Sustainable Building Research pens state guidelines.
Feb. 03, 2014
Another developer has proposed a hotel, but student housing is still big.
Jan. 29, 2014
The campus area has unique parking rules some say should be relaxed.


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