A local development company sold a pair of student apartment complexes in Dinkytown Friday. Doran Companies sold The Bridges and The Knoll to TH Real Estate, a global real estate investment company, for $93 million, which some say shows the student housing market remains in high demand. Doran Cos.
Some University of Minnesota area residents are worried by the lack of parking caused by new apartments, bike lanes and a growing student population. At a Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association meeting Wednesday, residents highlighted many of the neighborhood’s parking troubles and how to solve them. One of the main problems residents raised was the increasing number of developing apartments in the area.
A hacker struck their third target Thursday — the University of Minnesota, the Star Tribune reported. Vigilance, the hacker, infiltrated the University in response to the recent acquittal of ex-officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting of Philando Castile last summer. Tweeting the event, Vigilance said they found poor security on a University website and that some reporters would discover this in their emails. Steven Henneberry, spokesman for the University, said in an email that he cannot confirm or deny any reported actions.
After searching worldwide, a local business found a partnership to build green technology in their own backyard.
Sssdude-Nutz, the eccentric Dinkytown doughnut shop, is leaving brick-and-mortar behind in favor of some new wheels. The doughnut shop will start rolling through Minneapolis and St.
With overwhelming applause, Sen. Al Franken was welcomed to the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall stage Friday night to discuss his career and life. University students and community members joined to hear Franken, who was promoting his new book, “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,” speak about his experiences as a former comedian and current U.S.
After two years, the WaHu apartment complex in Stadium Village is still having trouble filling the retail spaces beneath it. A new Vietnamese inspired cafe, Bambu, is set to open in the fall, but the cafe is only the fifth addition to the area since WaHu was opened.
A new Vietnamese inspired café called Bamb? is set to open on the University of Minnesota campus this fall. The café will open in Stadium Village at the WaHu apartment building and is owned by University of Minnesota alumni Tiffiny and Hoang Do.