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.
Oct. 23, 2014
Eighteen University students were arrested when mobs swarmed the area after two Frozen Four hockey games.
Oct. 20, 2014
Minnesota will receive its first college-centric calzone restaurant when D.P. Dough opens early next year.
Oct. 16, 2014
Some residents listed issues with appliances, maintenance and out-of-control parties on weekends.
Oct. 13, 2014
According to a city report, demolition debris makes up 40 percent of the nation’s solid landfill waste.
Oct. 08, 2014
Ten local startups vied for $100,000 Tuesday, five of which had University roots.
Sep. 25, 2014
During the summer and early fall, five area businesses opened their doors, with at least six more scheduled to open within months.
Sep. 24, 2014
As the campus area housing boom shows signs of winding down, a new wave of hotel development is emerging.
Sep. 16, 2014
An influx of Vikings fans gave campus-area restaurants and bars an extra bump in business with few problems.
Sep. 15, 2014
This will be the seventh Starbucks and second Great Clips to open near campus.
Sep. 15, 2014
The four-member team uses unmarked vehicles and plain clothes to scope out offenders.
Sep. 10, 2014
An ordinance that capped restaurants from making more than 40 percent of their profit from liquor may be repealed.
Sep. 09, 2014
Each day, about 1,000 bicycles traverse the road, which doesn't have a bike lane.
Sep. 04, 2014
The Venue and the Marshall luxury housing opened late last month in the business district.
Sep. 03, 2014
Gina + Will, which opened in August, targets college-aged style and budgets.
Jul. 23, 2014
City Council recently approved seven new members to University area special service district boards, four of whom harbor housing interests.


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