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Johnny's Carry Out

Rating: ★★★★☆

It can be tricky to sift through the maze of carryouts in DC. They are invariably pretty sketchy and some are downright awful, but if you know where to look, there are some hidden gems.  127 more words


La Casita 

I have to say, I really love La Casita Mexican Restaurant. With locations in Columbia Heights, Roseville, Coon Rapids and Waite Park – I’ve heard it called the best Mexican restaurant in the Twin Cities, so I’m not alone in my conclusion. 129 more words

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Police: Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle In Columbia Heights

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Columbia Heights police say a bicyclist was hospitalized early Tuesday evening after they were hit by a vehicle.

It happened at about 6:45 p.m. 17 more words


Man Who Survived Bus Crashing Into Home Credits Couch With Saving His Life

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) — A Twin Cities man is reflecting on what was a very close call when he was pushed out of his home by a bus. 217 more words


Bus Drives Into Columbia Heights Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A bus drove into a home in Columbia Heights Friday afternoon, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s office.

Police say the bus collided with a car at about 4:45 p.m. 103 more words


New Year's Eve Dinner Delight

This year my sweetie and I decided to stay home for the holiday season and make a few holiday memories of our own.  It isn’t that we don’t love to see family and friends, but there are times when one-on-one quality time is warranted.  483 more words


Demi Moore’s real name is Demetria Guynes.  I only mention it to prove that branding does actually matter, and why would neighborhoods be any exception?  Renaming neighborhoods isn’t a new thing in the District;  Columbia Heights was originally known as “Pleasant Plains” or “Cowtown.”  (The latter being arguably the worst neighborhood name I’ve ever heard, ever.)  And “NoMa” was only invented a few years ago, but we’ll get to that below. 885 more words