Inflation is different depending on where you live

Jun 14, 2023
In Minneapolis, prices rose just 1.8% in the past year. Compare that to Miami, where inflation is at a whopping 9%.
In Minneapolis (on top), prices rose 1.8% in the past year. In Miami (on bottom), inflation clocked in at a whopping 9%.
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How a pottery studio owner got creative to diversify her business

Nov 1, 2021
When the pandemic halted classes at Jennie Tang's ceramics studio, she turned to other ways to keep the operation thriving.
“We’ve diversified the ways in which people engage with the space,” said Jennie Tang, owner of The Workshop MPLS, a ceramics center in Minneapolis.
Courtesy Jennie Tang

The microwedding is here to stay, this event planner says

Aug 10, 2021
When business came to a halt for Gretchen Culver in Minneapolis, she launched a new business focusing on weddings with 30 or fewer guests.
Wedding planning is booming as analysts forecast the highest number of weddings in over a decade for 2022, according to market research firm The Wedding Report.
Photo courtesy Amanda Nippoldt Photography

Neighborhoods where stores were destroyed become food deserts overnight

Jun 4, 2020
Grocery stores. Bodegas. Pharmacies. Check-cashing spots. All gone.
A burned Walgreens in Minneapolis on May 30.
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Economically, riots endure

Jun 1, 2020
While every moment of social upheaval is unique, history suggests long recovery periods for economies wracked by violent uprisings.
A worker cleans up a damaged bank Monday in Washington, D.C.
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Meet Derrick, 40, college dean

Feb 18, 2020
Derrick's work is characterized as "management, professional, like 40% of the U.S. workforce.
Caroline Yang

Prince's Paisley Park will open its doors to fans

Aug 26, 2016
Prince's museum will be run by a firm with ties to Elvis Presley's Graceland.
Music fans visit a memorial created outside Paisley Park, the home and studio of Prince.
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What it was like to live in Prince's backyard

Apr 21, 2016
For one Minneapolis music writer, Prince was "like a shadow that looms over everything else that's ever happened here."
A man touches the Prince star on the wall outside the First Avenue nightclub Thursday in Minneapoli. Prince died earlier today at his Paisley Park compound at the age of 57.
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Pop superstar Prince dies suddenly at 57

Apr 21, 2016
The rock legend was found dead at his estate in suburban Minneapolis.
Prince performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLI on February 4, 2007 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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Small businesses fight against proposed Minnesota laws

Oct 16, 2015
Minneapolis mayor's plan for fair scheduling reform has hit roadblocks.