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.
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 show 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An ordinance that capped restaurants from making more than 40 percent of their profit from liquor may be repealed.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
The pared-down Target retailer will carry school supplies, groceries, electronics, home decor, and health and pharmacy items.
Jul. 23, 2014
City Council recently approved seven new members to University area special service district boards, four of whom harbor housing interests.
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.


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