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Our weekly digest of stories about Downtown Minneapolis and the Central Riverfront neighborhoods:


Why do so many Fortune 500 companies call Minnesota home?
As of last count, Minnesota had 17 on Fortune’s ranking of 500 largest companies. And all but one is located in the Twin Cities, just the 16th largest metro area in the country.

How Did The Saloon Get the Baby Trump Balloon?
Before President Trump's rally, protest organizers crowdfunded not one, but two Baby Trump balloons to be stationed in downtown Minneapolis.

What a Trump rally in downtown Minneapolis looks like
MAGA enthusiasts were met by protestors as they packed downtown Minneapolis' Target Center on Thursday, Oct. 10, for a rally to reelect President Donald Trump.

New round of bids for Metro Transit bus garage in Minneapolis will be solicited
The action means the opening of the long-planned garage in the North Loop will be delayed four to six months, according to Met Council spokesman John Schadl.

Meet the Art Girls Curating Local Art for Your Home
Kelly Netishen and Hollie Blanchard are bringing their "fine art concierge" service to your front door.

Michael Druskin Returns to Retail With Jaxon Grey
Michael Druskin makes a new mark in the North Loop with menswear concept Jaxon Grey.

Love Your Melon Teams Up with Disney
The two-year collaboration will include headwear featuring Disney, Pixar and Star Wars characters.

'Avocado bar' destined for the new Dayton's project on Nicollet Mall
The people at Dayton’s didn’t mean for us to find out like this… but here we are.

Snack Bar, a small plates and pizza restaurant from Isaac Becker, quietly opens in the North Loop
It's the fourth member of the family of restaurants operated by spouses Isaac Becker and Nancy St. Pierre, which includes 112 Eatery, Burch Restaurant and Bar La Grassa.

The 38 Essential Twin Cities Restaurants, Fall 2019
The Eater 38 answers the often-asked question, “Can you recommend a restaurant?”

The Most Exciting Food Events for October, 2019
Way more than just Oktoberfest is happening this month.

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