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Annie’s Parlour Slowly Coming Back to Life

Plus protecting social media child stars, prehistoric St. Paul, and developers are listening to Racket in today's Flyover local news roundup.

February 21, 2024

Review: New Dinkytown McDonald’s Is the Ugly, Black Heart of a Dying Empire

Service was swift at the site of the ol' 'Drunk Donald's,' now the perfect aesthetic metaphor for a bottoming-out nation.

November 27, 2023

Let’s Judge the Current Minnesota State Flag Finalists

Plus how Frey took his L, Dinkytown deathwatch, and Minneapolis tower history in today's Flyover news roundup.

November 21, 2023

Forget Uptown—Is Dinkytown Dead?

Plus a wacko sheriff to visit, gettin' crossfaded with MinnPost, and Ecuadoran fruit sellers in today's Flyover news roundup.

Band Box Back in Biz!

Plus housing woes in Dinkytown, a Rondo descendent gets a home, and a little bit of history in today's Flyover news roundup.

I Waited In Line for 75 Minutes to Try Minnesota’s First Korean Hot Dog Joint

Was Dinkytown's CrunCheese worth the wait? Let us bury the lede for you.

April 12, 2022

Coming to Dinkytown: Japanese Doughnuts, Singaporean Bubble Tea, Korean Corndogs

Three new spots—Mochi Dough, Bober Tea, and CrunCheese—are setting up shop next to the U.

January 27, 2022

The Loring Bar & Restaurant Has Been Replaced By Gray’s

A Dinkytown fixture is reborn again (again), this time as a student-friendly coffee shop.

October 27, 2021