Nick Wicker


Co-op lets students lead

As luxury student apartments featuring amenities like hot tubs, tanning beds and movie theaters pop up across Dinkytown, one new complex is taking on a different approach.

Community takes to streets

After five years of hosting expansive block parties across the city, Open Streets Minneapolis brought the get-together to the roads surrounding the University of Minnesota for the first time on Saturday

Startup contest announces winner

Investors and business people filled McNamara Alumni Center Wednesday evening for the Minnesota Cup final awards event, where one of seven businesses — some started by University alumni &m

Radius at 15th impresses in first year

Luxury amenities and prime locations are drawing prospective residents to new apartment buildings near the University of Minnesota. But for first-year complexes, drawing in residents is especially crucial.  The Radius at 15th, a luxury, 772-bed apartment building in Dinkytown, opened Aug.

U student hit by taxi

A 22-year-old University of Minnesota student was hit by a taxi while walking through Dinkytown Thursday night. The man was taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious head injuries, said Minneapolis Police spokesman Scott Seroka. Seroka said the student “darted into the street” at the intersection of 12th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast after the Gophers football game, at around 11:15 p.m.

More farmers markets for Minneapolis

People of all ages congested the intersection of East Lake Street and Hiawatha Avenue for the grand opening of Midtown Farmers Market Saturdaymorning. 

Officials clash over plans for Granary Corridor

After years of deliberation, planning for the possible bike and pedestrian path known as the Granary Corridor is inching closer to completion.   To make use of underdeveloped city space near railways in Southeast Como, the corridor would be a combined bike, pedest

With feds’ help, city targets unfair policing practices

Minneapolis is taking steps to build trust between its police department and residents.   As city officials strive to obtain more data on Minneapolis’ law enforcement practices in an attempt to target problematic methods, the work of a new federal program ge