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But we are told that this bridge went down in three separate sections right near the University of Minnesota in a little area called Dinkytown, which is kind of a cool place for kids who go to school there.
WILL FARLEY, EYEWITNESS: My girlfriend just got off work, and we were heading into Dinkytown, which is kind of the college district of the area.
My wife adopted her as a stray (so we don't know her exact age) when she was living in Minneapolis, in the strangely named "Dinkytown" section near the University of Minnesota.
He actually named (it is said) the busy business student neighborhood by the main campus here at The U: "Dinkytown" ... because he thought it was like a town, and it was dinky.
1: 55 PM Minnesota Gophers linebacker Gary Tinsley was caught last night by Minneapolis police in "Dinkytown" after "swinging around a wood board" during a fight involving as many as 50 people.
And, you know, I met her, we played in a basement and she happened to be there and then we played at this place called the Varsity in Dinkytown a couple of days later and she showed up there and everyone was - we got everyone to come up on stage and start dancing and she was the only one sitting down in the audience.
Once or twice a year I walk around Dinkytown by the U, and I pass a bridge on which someone wrote in the early 80s “Reagan is a vegetable.”
Another example of good practice today was the treatment of the Dinkytown Precinct (W-3, P-1) that had 133 missing ballots at recount.
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On the day I needed to take my shoes into the shoe shop, I had memorized the address and headed toward 4th Street in the Dinkytown neighborhood of Minneapolis ... that's the positively 4th Street of Bob Dylan fame.
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Home of "the Loring Pasta Bar (formerly Gray's Drug and also the building where Bob Dylan lived in Minneapolis)."
February 7, 2010