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.
Dec. 10, 2014
Contractors and crews work through the winter to meet project deadlines.
Dec. 08, 2014
Ward 3 councilman Jacob Frey first took office in January and has started to tackle many issues in Minneapolis.
Dec. 08, 2014
A bike lane would displace some parking, but Minneapolis could add 50 spots.
Nov. 25, 2014
More than 100 people turned out to a “Dinkytown Reunion” on Sunday, with many calling for the area to be deemed historic.
Nov. 12, 2014
McDonald’s, Target, Mesa Pizza, Blarney and Five Guys are among the businesses that have paid for security.
Nov. 06, 2014
Blarney Pub and Grill owner Mike Mulrooney will serve a two-year term as the Dinkytown Business Alliance's president.
Nov. 03, 2014
Pizza Studio will open its second restaurant in the Twin Cities area.
Oct. 30, 2014
More than five new establishments have taken an interest in the area.
Oct. 30, 2014
Minnesota-born Al Milgrom, a cinema icon, is wrapping up his first feature-length film on the University neighborhood.
Oct. 28, 2014
Also, a repeat offender was cited with trespassing at the University recreation center.
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 at the Marshall have reported issues, but more staff are on the way to help.
Sep. 15, 2014
This will be the seventh Starbucks and second Great Clips to open near campus.
Sep. 10, 2014
An ordinance that capped restaurants from making more than 40 percent of their profit from liquor may be repealed.


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