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Oct 09

Vote for Antigoni of Kafe 421 to be on Rachel Ray!

Show your support for Dinkytown’s very own Antigoni Sander McCloud of Kafe 421 to be on Rachel Ray for a day. Follow this link to see a short video and then VOTE and comment! Registration only takes a minute. Let’s help get Antigoni on national TV!! Voting closes October 16.

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Sep 09

SSSDude Nutz Opens in Dinkytown!

Welcome to Dinkytown’s newest donut shop, SSSDude Nutz! Owner Bradley Taylor has been operating as a pop-up style shop around Dinkytown since early this year. On Tuesday, he officially opened his permanent home at  317 14th Ave S.E. (Right next to Kitty Cat Klub)  For more information and hours, visit his website http://www.sssdude-nutz.com/

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Aug 31

COME TOGETHER: Grand Opening of IMAGINE ART Studio & Gallery!

COME TOGETHER: The kick off exhibit at the Grand Opening of IMAGINE ART Studio & Gallery on September 10th, 4-8 pm! A collaborative event, featuring original art and reproductions of iconic rock & roll and other cool images by local artists Sherri Faye, Jeff Merrill, Louisa Greenstock, and Pauline Johnson Kabe! Live music by Katy Vernon 6-8 pm! Food catered by Burrito Loco! The Grand Opening evening will be photographed by Sara Michelle Boles/Sara Simple Photography, LLC and videography will be done by Jeff Miletich. Opening night will include a drawing for…

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Aug 21

DBA Board Elections: Results

Thank you to all who attended yesterday’s annual meeting & Board elections at Vescio’s! We appreciate your involvement in the Dinkytown community. We welcome Matt Price of Underground Printing to the board. Sarah Schloemer of US Bank and Tim Harmsen of Dinkytown Rentals were re-elected for a second term. Board members entering their second year of office are President Mike Mulrooney of Blarney Pub & Grill, Vice President Randal Gast of Qdoba, and Treasurer Rob Dehoff of Varsity Bike &…

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Aug 19

2015 Transportation Projects

This Thursday, we will be celebrating the transportation improvements made in Dinkytown over the past year. Below is a quick recap of the projects we’ve been working on. 4th Street Bike Lane Previous to completing this project, the 4th Street Bike lane dropped off between 15th Avenue Southeast and 13th Avenue Southeast. Connecting the bike lane between these blocks allows bikers to bridge that gap more safely. Parking on Dinkytown Bridges The displaced parking spots from the bike lane were more than…

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Aug 10

2015 Dinkytown Transportation Celebration

We’re happy to announce that the Dinkytown Business Alliance is sponsoring a Transportation Celebration on August 20th.  Come see the transportation improvements (for pedestrians, bikes, and vehicles) in Dinkytown, including: The 4th St bike lane Additional parking on the bridge decks Changing the traffic signals to be more pedestrian friendly Installing a bike fixit station on 4th St & 15th Ave We are proud we did this in a year and would like to show our appreciation to our supporters and the surrounding…

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Jul 24

Where to eat before the One Direction Concert

We’re learning a lot about the 1DNation here in Dinkytown this week–and we’re excited they will be right down the street from us on Sunday! We know you Directioners will be hungry before the concert, and the bars and restaurants in Dinkytown are here to help you out. We have several food and dining options, from fast food, sit down restaurants, ethnic restaurants, and good old-fashioned bar food. You can find a full listing of our restaurants here. Vescio’s Italian…

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Jul 20

DBA Online Marketing Seminars

The Dinkytown Business Alliance is excited to host three online marketing seminars! Presented by Brave New Media, these seminars are FREE and are open to any Dinkytown business (you do not have to be a DBA member). Increase your online visibility! In these seminars you will: –Learn about the online resources available to you through the DBA -Learn about various social media channels and how to know what is best for your business -Learn about various online marketing options and…

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