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.
Vermilion Development, a Chicago-based real estate developer, has plans to redesign the Art and Architecture Building and adjacent businesses into condominiums, apartments and retail space. The development has caused uncertainty among tenants about whether they will still have a space when construction is finished.
The Marcy-Holmes neighborhood is expected to see construction start on a new hotel catered to University students and families by fall 2018.
The University will promote data on several off-campus landlords and residences this summer in an effort to protect incoming renters.
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.
The melting snow means University neighborhood residents will have the opportunity to see what needs cleaning around their homes.
Olson has led the Southeast Como Improvement Association since 2016. Prior to this role, he was an intern at SECIA while studying history and urban studies at the University of Minnesota. His next job will involve community outreach work at Metro Transit.
State lawmakers are pushing legislation to establish protections for student athletes who enter agreements with agents.
State bills would prevent local governments from regulating to-go containers, enforcing ranked-choice voting
The City of Minneapolis may no longer be able to make businesses use eco-friendly to-go boxes or enforce its ranked-choice voting system if a proposal by state lawmakers is passed.
The international March for Our Lives took place in hundreds of cities around the globe, including St. Paul.