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Does A Boring Ballot Question Hold The Key To Sustaining Minneapolis' Restaurant Boom?

A group seeking to repeal Minneapolis' 70/30 law governing food-to-alcohol sales for neighborhood restaurants says the rule is a serious problem — and becoming a bigger one.

October 15, 2014

Don Henley sues Duluth Trading Co. over shirt advertisement pun

Rock legend Don Henley was not amused when the Duluth Trading Company borrowed an Eagles lyric in a recent advertisement. “Don a henley and take it easy,” reads the recent email ad...

October 15, 2014

Myron Peterson

Myron Peterson, The Popcorn Patriarch Of St. Paul, Has Died At 95

At Saturday's funeral, a 2-gallon popcorn tin held the ashes of Peterson, who ran downtown popcorn shops for 30 years with his wife and daughters.

October 14, 2014


Minnesota Trying To Cash In On Craft Beer Tourism

Tourism agency and brewer’s guild tout “Brewcation” options near state’s expanding array of brewery locales.

October 13, 2014

Attention, Kmart shoppers: Discounter latest to be hit by hackers

If you’ve shopped at Kmart in recent months, check your credit or debit card statement. The discounter is the latest major retailer to be hit by a data breach that may have compromised...

October 11, 2014

Co-founder of Duluth-based Grandma's restaurants stepping away

One of the co-founders of a restaurant that’s become a staple in Duluth is stepping away from the company. Michael “Mick” Paulucci and Andy Borg started their first Grandma’...

October 06, 2014

North Loop buzz: Dayton brothers to expand Bachelor Farmer, men's clothier

Brothers Eric and Andrew Dayton are growing their retail and restaurant presence in the North Loop neighborhood of downtown Minneapolis, with an announcement Monday that they will expand their men&...

October 06, 2014

6 Minnesota breweries win at Great American Beer Festival

Six Minnesota breweries won awards at the Great American Beer Festival over the weekend. The Brewers Association puts on the annual Great American Beer Festival, which was founded in 1982. The...

October 06, 2014

Thinking outside the 'Big Box': Small-town grocers struggle to stay competitive

It’s a vanishing sight in much of the country: the mom and pop grocery market on Main Street, where loyal locals shop for years, and sometimes generations, for their basic needs, not minding...

October 02, 2014

Whole Foods Will Become Woodbury’s 11th Grocery Store

The natural foods chain leases 45,000 square feet at the CityPlace mixed-use development.

October 01, 2014

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