Articles by Adam Platt

Minneapolis

Will A Minimum Wage Hike Drive This Business Out Of Minneapolis?

The owner of 1-800 Radiators & A/C of Minnesota said a $15 minimum wage will make it difficult to compete with competition elsewhere in the metro.

January 05, 2017

Macy's

Macy’s Tells City It Intends To Close Nicollet Mall Store

Plans to redevelop in limbo as stakeholders maintain silence.

December 01, 2016

Copper Hen

Business-Reality TV Pays Off For Copper Hen

The Eat Street restaurant struck gold on CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" show.

November 28, 2016

Glen Taylor

Everything But Net: A Q&A With Glen Taylor

Glen Taylor opens up about three years of tragedy and turmoil at the Timberwolves and his future in the NBA.

October 31, 2016

US Bank Stadium

The Vikings Stadium's Payoff

The results are almost in. Will U.S. Bank Stadium deliver on its promises?

July 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic Square

Reviving Block E With Mayo And Jerky

New tenants all but complete former Block E, validating developers’ vision.

July 29, 2016

Bro Bar

Can Uptown Only Support Bro Bars?

Do the latest restaurant failures signal the death of Uptown for eaters?

June 29, 2016

AZ

Why Andrew Zimmern Ditched His Food Truck

AZ exits mobile food for stadium eats.

June 29, 2016

Stealth Train

Stealth Train

Is a proposal to build a 200 MPH railway from the metro area to Rochester with $4 billion in private capital too good to be true?

May 27, 2016

Mystic Lake

Mystic Lake Isn't Playing The Odds

As casino-operating tribes diversify to sustain their income base, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux continue to place most of their chips on Mystic Lake Casino.

April 29, 2016

Minnesota Sports Move Away From Paper Tickets

The Timberwolves are the first local pro franchise to eliminate the paper ticket.

February 24, 2016

Airport Club

The Airport Club Trend Arrives At MSP

They're a hot growth business and business travelers in the Twin Cities are getting their first taste of the competition.

January 27, 2016

The Punch Pizza Way

If Punch Neapolitan Pizza’s higher-wage initiative has been good for business, why isn’t the rest of the local restaurant trade following?

December 30, 2015

College Search

College Search With An Eye Toward Debt

Chris Wills and Jay Benanav hope to redefine college counseling with a capital $.

December 30, 2015

SWLRT

Transit Showdown In The Southwest Metro

Can SouthWest Transit’s express bus system survive Southwest LRT? Should it?

October 30, 2015

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