Tiffany Bui


Amidst growing competition, Dinkytown Asian cuisine seeks to differentiate

The area has experienced a gradual proliferation of Asian restaurants over the past few years, leading to heightened competition between businesses serving similar cuisine. Many restaurants have noticed the increase, but some owners feel that their brand of food is unique enough to distinguish them from the crowd. 

Police respond to robbery near Van Cleve Park

MPD officers responded to a reported robbery near Van Cleve Park just before 2 a.m. Sunday. The victim said the suspect stole his phone and punched him once in the face. He suffered a bloody nose but sustained no other injuries. The suspect was gone by the time police arrived on scene.