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+ The airport's latest expansion plans have some critics.
+ Bemidji is looking at ways to revamp its town and its riverfront.
+ Figlio reopens on Monday in St. Louis Park's West End.
+ Summer conventions brought some $10 million in economic impact into St. Paul.
+ Are you attending Farm in the City at Solera this weekend? Great food, great chefs, great cause.
+ Minneapolis is hard at work fixing the convention center's leaky roof. A lawsuit is pending.
+ Tony Panelli, owner of the now-closed Caribe, will be the executive chef at the new Insert Coins venue in downtown Minneapolis when it opens next month.
+ Will the Twin Cities see its first ice castle since 2004? At Mall of America?
+ Finally, it looks like Uptown bars and restaurants responded with class to the noise complaints of last year. Not one neighbor complained this past summer.
-- Amanda Fretheim Gates