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‘Passion for the Hole’: The Uptown Sinkhole Has Become a Social Hotspot

A gaping Minneapolis sinkhole emerged over the weekend. It's already bringing gawkers and partyers together.

Slurp Pop-Up Noodle Shop Slaps

We ate our way through 3/4 of the Slurp menu. (OK, so there's only six dishes, but still.)

Is Uptown H&M Now a Jesus-y Skate Park?

It's not a Christmas miracle, it's a pop-up hosted by action sports ministry JSAW.

Another Major Music Venue Coming to Uptown: Peek Inside Green Room

The 400-capacity venue/bar/restaurant could be open by the end of the month.

January 6, 2023

A Globally Popular Korean Chicken Chain Is Coming to Minnesota

For brand-new franchisee Emily Krouse, bringing bb.q Chicken to the Twin Cities was a truly emotional journey.

November 30, 2022

Where Are the Uptown McPunks Now? We Tracked Down Two of ‘Em From This Photo.

Two McPunks on the counterculture scene that setup shop at Lake & Hennepin in the '80s.

September 27, 2022

Alleged Viral Rodent at Stella’s Fish Café: ‘The Rat Was Thicker Than Me’

So says ReLasia Wright, the person who recorded a locally viral video after bar close in Uptown.

September 26, 2022

Uptown Death Watch: The Fremont, Hammer & Sickle Sure Seem Closed

The adjacent Lagoon Avenue restaurants have been "temporarily closed" for weeks.

July 19, 2022

OK, This Time Uptown Is REALLY Dead

Plus MPS backs down (for now?), the rich getter richer, and the most college-educated town in northern MN in today's Flyover.