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by Bill Hudson, WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With a ceremonial snip of a red ribbon, the wraps are off the building where fashion was once king. Built in 1962, the former Dayton’s, Marshall Field’s and more recently Macy’s department store was an old building in need...read more
By Nicole Norfleet, Minneapolis Star Tribune Five years after Macy’s closed in downtown St. Paul, city officials and business leaders on Tuesday celebrated that building’s reopening as Treasure Island Center, a mixed-use project with offices, a brewery and a practice...read more
Photo by Aaron Lavinsky - Star Tribune By Ryan Williamson, SportsEngine For St. Paul Johnson forward AJ Austin and North St. Paul defenseman Kearby Larson, Thursday’s game was more than six months in the making. As his senior project, Austin began an effort last...read more
High school boys hockey Governors, Polars christen new ice North St. Paul gets first win at Tria Rink By Nick Kelly Special to the Pioneer Press The smell of fresh paint permeated from the creamcolored walls. A sign warning of dust greeted anyone who entered the arena...read more
By Frederick Melo, St. Paul Pioneer Press 12/25/2017 Two large Zambonis are days away from buffing the ice of the TRIA Rink, the Minnesota Wild’s new rooftop practice arena atop the former Macy’s Department Store building in downtown St. Paul. Schedules are still...read more
Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Milwaukee County Historical Society is moving a popular brewing exhibit into The Shops of Grand Avenue — where you'll be able to get a beer with your history lesson. In the spot formerly occupied by Applebee's, where...read more
by Dave Fidlin, urbanmilwaukee.com Your next trip up or down Wisconsin Avenue might look a little different. A recently unveiled program might seem small at first glance, but it is serving a big purpose. Seven unorthodox parking meters have been installed in strategic...read more
by Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The 50 apartments coming to downtown Milwaukee's Grand Avenue mall will feature upscale touches in the mall's Plankinton Arcade, including private entrances that pay homage to restored historic storefronts. Known as Plankinton...read more
Developers update plan for a bigger residential, parking complex on Thrivent lot in downtown Minneapolis
By Nicole Norfleet Developers now see something larger than they did last month for the parking lot next to Thrivent Financial's offices in downtown Minneapolis. Developers want to construct a six-story building that would include 87 housing units and 4,700 square...read more
by Don Jacobson, Special to the Star Tribune Minneapolis-based Hempel Cos. is continuing to develop vacant land parcels purchased from Ryan Cos. with a new project for a Tim Horton’s restaurant in Champlin. Hempel last year bought 16 parcels from Ryan, mainly centered...read more