The Soap Factory in Marcy-Holmes faces an uncertain future as it struggles to pay off millions of dollars in debt.
Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., met with school officials Tuesday to discuss the government shutdown’s impacts on University of Minnesota research and services.
Community members will evaluate a block club program aimed at improving safety in Marcy-Holmes at an upcoming neighborhood meeting.
Intel publicly announced its plan to use drones to inspect the Stone Arch Bridge earlier this month in a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Collins Engineers. The bridge is one of many structures across the state that are now being inspected with the technology.
The location for University Food Court at 330 15th Ave. SE is currently undergoing demolitions, but restaurant owners who eventually lease the space can begin moving in around late January said Yama Zhong, who will manage the property after it opens in August. A definitive list of vendors won’t be revealed until May, but Zhong said it will include Korean fried chicken, bubble tea, hot pot, poke, cheese steak and ice cream.
A Prospect Park project aimed at providing energy-efficient heating and cooling was recently shot down by the Metropolitan Council.
Burrito Loco in Dinkytown will see a revamped menu and atmosphere under a new owner. The restaurant and bar was bought from owner Greg Pillsbury by John Park on Nov. 20. Park plans to introduce new menu items, including fusion foods, along with updates to the building’s interior.
Two University of Minnesota area apartments have changed ownership in the past month, selling for tens of millions of dollars.
Hideaway and Wally’s Falafel and Hummus owner Wally Sakallah originally planned for his newest business, Cosmic Bean Dispensary, to sell drinks and food infused with CBD oil. But this would be a “critical violation” of the Minneapolis Health Department food codes, said Daniel Huff, environmental health director with the health department.
A residential development in a Southeast Como commercial corridor has garnered resident support, despite safety and affordability concerns.