Minneapolis' West Bank businesses beginning to see resurgence

An immigrant community in the heart of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis is home to dozens of small businesses. More than two years since the start of the pandemic and the death of George Floyd, the boards are beginning to come down for most.

The Unofficial closes as staff alleges email layoffs with no notice

A popular bar abruptly announced its closing to employees who allege they were notified via email only after the doors were locked already. "He didn’t necessarily fire us as much as invite us to reapply for our jobs, and say it’s all our fault I guess,” one server said.

Ice cream shop serving up nostalgic flavors with a side of burgers and lobster rolls

Kids of the 90’s this new ice cream shop is for you, and anyone else who enjoys a tasty scoop of ice cream. Dream Creamery is now open in Northeast Minneapolis. From the Travail team and led by Chef Nate Mickelson, the shop is getting just as much buzz for the ice cream as it is for the food on the menu, which includes burgers, lobster rolls, fries and cheese curds. The shop is open Wednesday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., and is located at 816 Lowry Ave NE.

Taco Chon’s fighting back

After Taco John’s filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against a local Mexican restaurant franchise named Taco Chon’s, the owner has rallied around community support to fight back.