Downtown

Duluth’s Downtown Branch of YMCA to Close for Renovations

The Downtown Branch will be Closed May 20 - 27

DULUTH, Minn. – The downtown branch of the Duluth Area Family YMCA is set to temporarily close for one week, May 20 – 27. While workers will be upgrading the facility during the weeklong closure, the Y will continue to offer its members the ability to exercise at the Superior YMCA through a reciprocal membership agreement, as well as engage in…

Downtown Duluth Welcomes Wasabi on Black Friday

New Japanese Restaurant Opens Day After Thanksgiving

DULUTH, Minn.-Black Friday is bringing a taste of Japan to Downtown Duluth, with the opening of Wasabi. The Japanese restaurant, which already has a location in Superior, will open Friday at 2 pm in the old City Hall building on East Superior Street. The owners are hoping to bring different Japanese cuisine to Duluth. They offer all the Sushi you…

“The Realistic Joneses” to Premiere at Zeitgeist

The Performance of "The Realistic Joneses" will Open Thursday, September 6 at Zeitgeist Teatro Zuccone

DULUTH, Minn. – Comedy will mix with real life occurrences on Thursday, September 7 during the premiere of “The Realistic Joneses,” at Zeitgeist Teatro Zuccone in downtown Duluth. Zeitgeist is proud to present their first independent production at the venue. This production will mark the regional debut of “The Realistic Joneses.” The show was selected as one of the top “25 new…

Cloquet Becoming More Pedestrian Friendly this Fall

Over half of the community will be more active if the sidewalks are widened according to a survey.

CLOQUET, Minn.- Do you walk or bike to work? Construction is underway for the city of Cloquet to become more pedestrian friendly. Right now work is being done to create sidewalk bump-outs making a wider path for pedestrians, other changes include bike lanes on a one-mile stretch downtown. “Just allowing people to get from point A to point B, we can’t plan…

Dozens Of Flower Baskets Hung In Downtown Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth is blooming with color, as more than 100 flower baskets are now brightening up the downtown waterfront. Monday morning, the Clean and Safe Team decorated the streets with the baskets and planters put together but Duluth residents. Tourists we spoke with say the decorated downtown is welcoming. “It just shows that the community really cares and really…

Downtown Duluth Basks in Warm Winter Day

Many Northlanders were out enjoying the sunshine.

DULUTH, Minn.- Many people were out and about downtown Duluth on Friday enjoying the sunshine while it lasts. FOX21 spoke to one couple that fell in love with Duluth and decided to permanently leave the cities. “We were delighted with some new discoveries,” Jerry Oakerman said. “There’s music every night, the culture is growing with the theatre opening again and…

Norshor Theatre Renovations Coming Along

The Theatre will have 650 seats and 195 new lights

DULUTH, Minn. -It’s been 18 months since the major renovations began at the historic Norshor Theatre in downtown Duluth. About 50 people got an update and went on a tour to see how the project is coming along. The restored venue underwent a top to bottom makeover. Our cameras weren’t allowed inside, but there will be new dressing rooms, rehearsal studios and administrative offices. Norshore…

The Lyric Kitchen Bar hosts Grand Opening

New restaurant serves early birds to bar close in downtown Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn.- On Monday downtown Duluth is officially home to a new restaurant and bar; serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Lyric Kitchen Bar is located on the first floor of the Holiday Center, with street-side views of West Superior Street. Monday was the grand opening of the restaurant, which has a large menu serving everything; from paninis, to…

Active Adventures: HART of Duluth Walking Tour

The Duluth Expereince Now Offers a Tour of Downtown Duluth's HART District

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Experience is inviting you to step into the vibrant downtown craft scene, meet local roasters, artisans, restauranteurs and brewers looking to revitalize the HART District. The walking tour offers behind-the-scenes historical facts and future plans for the Historic Arts & Theater District. Meteorologist William Seay followed along on a tour for this week’s Active Adventures with Kyle…

Local Experts Offer Advice After Major Cyber Attack

Staff at Duluth's Downtown Computer say it's Important to Update Anti-Virus Software

DULUTH, Minn. – Local computer experts are now speaking out after the latest major cyber-attack hit hard in the eastern part of the world last Friday. Staff at Duluth’s Downtown Computer shop say they alerted clients via email and phone Friday, shortly after learning of the cyber-attack. Downtown Computer provides anti-virus and firewall services throughout the Northland, along with many…

Downtown Duluth Shines Bright Once Again

City Crews Along with Business and Property Owners Pitched in to Clean up Downtown Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Downtown Duluth is shining bright once again, after residents and city workers pitched in for a little spring cleaning. The Greater Downtown Council had to postpone the annual event due to Tuesday’s heavy rainfall. However, business and property owners, the Clean and Safe Team, along with City Street crews helped wash away the winter dirt from 10…

Messy Morning Commute for Drivers in Downtown Duluth

Over a Dozen Crashes were Reported, with Duluth Police Responding

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DULUTH, Minn. – It was a messy morning commute for drivers making their way through downtown Duluth Tuesday. Shortly after 8:00a.m., officials started receiving calls of vehicles sliding down Lake Avenue and other surrounding avenues in the area. Duluth Police…

Downtown Businesses Prepare for Birkie Crowds

With Over 40,000 visitors in One Weekend, Local Eateries are Prepared for Big Business

HAYWARD, Wisc. – Thousands of skiers, fans, and followers are heading to the Hayward area this weekend, taking part in the annual American Birkebeiner tradition despite this year’s lack of snow. However, trail conditions aren’t keeping folks from enjoying cold brews, Birkie fever, and friendship. The owner of the Gridiron Pub and Grub in Downtown Hayward tells FOX 21, his…