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.
Mar. 10, 2016
Starting next week, alumni-owned doughnut shop Sssdude-Nutz is extending its Friday and Saturday hours until 3 a.m.
Mar. 01, 2016
Over the course of two weeks, five counterfeit bills were brought to the Dinkytown branch.
Jan. 18, 2016
While another fast-casual restaurant wants to sell beer, one avoids alcohol sale.
  • Bessma Dabaan
Dec. 03, 2015
K-Bop Korean will open its doors early next year in place of Quang Minh.
Dec. 02, 2015
Loring Pasta Bar and Varsity Theater owner Jason McLean was named in a civil suit Monday.
  • Hannah Weikel
Nov. 02, 2015
After noticing a spike in crime during other busy weekends, more police patrolled campus.
Oct. 07, 2015
A concert series out of a church basement started this March to promote the genre.
Sep. 21, 2015
A gallery opened earlier this month in the University area and features a collection of rock ’n’ roll-themed pieces.
Sep. 16, 2015
A student resident board will manage the new apartment complex instead of a landlord.
Sep. 14, 2015
After several pop-up appearances, two University alumni have just opened a Dinkytown doughnut shop, Sssdude-Nutz.
Sep. 08, 2015
Neither was injured in the robbery
Jul. 15, 2015
The designation won’t include height restrictions like in some other historic neighborhoods.
Jul. 10, 2015

The designation will apply to buildings built during the Streetcar Era.

Jul. 08, 2015
Cars are illegally parking in a new Dinkytown bike line, forcing bicyclists into traffic.
May. 07, 2015
Some businesses are increasing security, but others aren't reporting small thefts, which police say doesn't solve the issue.


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