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.
Jul. 23, 2014
City Council recently approved seven new members to University area special service district boards, four of whom harbor housing interests.
Jul. 23, 2014
The pared-down Target retailer will carry school supplies, groceries, electronics, home decor, and health and pharmacy items.
Jul. 16, 2014
Melanoma rates among young Minnesota women are increasing 5 percent each year.
Jul. 16, 2014
Owners say the campus area is transitioning into a food and drink hub as both rent rates and the interest of national chains grow.
Jul. 09, 2014
Lands End, which opened at the end of June in Dinkydale, serves up traditional English savory hand pies.
Jul. 02, 2014
A newcomer to University-area development is considering plans for a hotel on the corner of Fourth Street Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast.
May. 08, 2014
As a troubled past fades, building renovations and new programming could revitalize Dinkytown’s Southeast Library.
May. 08, 2014
An area study could take until 2015, but Kelly Doran and business owners are anxious.
May. 05, 2014
Businesses could be allowed to sell and promote goods on city sidewalks.
Apr. 30, 2014
Flexible portion sizes in restaurants can significantly reduce food waste.
Apr. 22, 2014
Dinkytown owners say they’re taking normal security precautions.
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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