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The gigantic Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota spawned two student-friendly business districts: Stadium Village, where chain eateries alternate with authentic Chinese places and a couple of venerable bars; and Dinkytown, where Bob Dylan got his start in a long-gone café called the Ten O'clock Scholar, and which still maintains a countercultural vibe, thanks to coffee houses, Asian restaurants, a pair of classic campus-style used-and-rare bookstores, and the Varsity, a movie-theater-turned-ultrahip-rock-venue. The once-dowdy Marcy-Holmes district, which borders the Northeast neighborhood, has been remade in the last decade into a mecca for creative retail and new restaurants.
Why MSP is the Once, Current and Future Internet of Things (IoT) Alley
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
There’s a movement afoot to rebrand MSP as “IoT Alley” in recognition of its historical and current innovations in the field of Internet to cloud devices. MSP startups, in fact, are leading current growth in the field.
The City as Your Living Room: Will Micro-Apts Go Macro in MSP?
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Interest in micro-apartments is growing in MSP because of their affordability and design, the community spaces within the building and the city itself as the living room.
Artist Liz Miller's installations explore the beauty in devastation
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Minnesota installation artist Liz Miller--her collaboration with other local artists is on view at Public Functionary--"is fascinated with weapons, invasive species, and pattern/ornament/decoration. My installations reference beauty and violence."
Why MSP is Leading the New DigiFab (Third Industrial) Revolution
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
We're experiencing the third industrial revolution in which MSP’s digital fabricators are innovatively building the future, one pixel at a time.
An L.A. Native and Her Husband Embrace the Pedal-Powered Lifestyle
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Janis LaDouceur relocated to The North in the late 1980s and began a two-decade process of disengaging from car culture.Today, LaDouceur and her husband, Sean Burns, live an almost totally car-free lifestyle.
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"Inspired at Blu" brings student design to downtown Mpls
Now showing on the large digital wall in the swanky lobby of the
Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown
is a selection of work by Michelle Bowitz, a senior in the graphic design BFA program in the
College of Design at the University of Minnesota
. In a ...
Twin Cities architecture firms receive AIA Honor Awards
Greening the Green Line with POPS
St. Paul Bicycle Plan widens its scope
Goodwill targets millennials with Gina + Will concept
Turf Club reopens with grit--and racing mural--intact
C4ward opens doors to cultural districts along Green Line
Dead Media enlivens community around vinyl, books, tapes
Field guide explores Green Line's natural history
Potter's Pasties emulates Tube station eatery
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Strategies for making MSP a tech and innovation hub
The U of M’s Carlson School of Business hosted its annual
Tech Cities conference
on March 27. The event drew hundreds of local innovators, investors and social entrepreneurs to the West Bank on the University of Minnesota campus in search of ...
College of Design students craft tap handles for micro-breweries
Prohibition Kombucha: Hippie elixir to haute mixer
Creative City Roadmap welcomes arts insights
WAM recreating iconic photo with Green Line train
Dino bike rack, Hmong fashion: Knight Arts Challenge winners
MN Cup: "American Idol" for entrepreneurs
Man Cave Meats introduces craft brats and burgers
Box Fresh artfully enlivens utility boxes in Marcy-Holmes
MARS Lab and Google's mapping initiative for smartphones
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MSP top metro for innovatively solving urban issues
Minneapolis-St. Paul was recently named one of the top 10 innovative cities in the U.S. by
"From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability," the article stated, the cities included are "leading the ...
Saint Paul artist Chris Larson selected for 2013 Whitney Biennial
Two local restaurants make Open Table's top 100 list of restaurants for last year
Source: Open Table
Indiana newspaper highlights University of Minnesota "meat lab" program
Source: The Republic
Bell Museum's Alaska’s Wildlife Refuge exhibit noted in Washington Post
Source: Washington Post, Associated Press
LA Times: Owl City a long way from first gig in Dinkytown
Source: LA Times
U of M researchers closer to making renewable petroleum
Source: Journal of Biological Chemistry
'This Old House': Prospect Park is best neighborhood for old houses
Source: Star Tribune
U of M student group installing wind turbines for Nicaraguan village
Source: The Minnesota Daily
U of M spinoff BioCee include on list of top solar-biofuel projects
Source: Biofuels Digest
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