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7 Best Places to Go in Hopkins Minnesota

Little Blue Backpack, November 2020

24 Best Day Trips in Minnesota, September 2019

Hopkins named one of the easiest places in Minnesota to sell a home 

Smart Asset, July 2019

Samba Taste of Brazil in Hopkins is Where Food and Family Meet

Lake Minnetonka Magazine, March 2019

A Day Trip to Downtown Hopkins

Minnesota Monthly, March 26, 2019

Coffee, books, and beer – oh my!

Sun Sailor, March 5, 2019

Coffee, Beer and Books. Downtown Hopkins Lands Indie Bookstore, With a Twist

Twin Cities Business Magazine, February 26, 2019

Residents brave the cold for Taste of Hopkins, Jeopardy-themed state of the city address

Sun Sailor, February 4, 2019

The Caterers+Kitchen in Hopkins offers fine dining experiences in downtown Hopkins

Sun Sailor, January 29, 2019

Proclamation declares 125th anniversary of the City of Hopkins

Sun Sailor, December 11, 2018

Hopkins Police captain earns an international award

Sun Sailor, December 11, 2018

Growing Men’s Shed movement gives retirees a place to talk, give back and feel valued

Star Tribune, December 8, 2018

Hopkins Elks Lodge seeks to address hunger for homeless youth

Sun Sailor, December 4, 2018

After 30 years of planning, ground broken for Southwest Light Rail

Sun Sailor, November 30, 2018

Four Hopkins properties awarded for exterior improvements

Sun Sailor, November 26, 2018

Get to know Brian Hunke, the newest Hopkins City Council member

Sun Sailor, November 26, 2018

Hopkins recognized for downtown revitalization

Sun Sailor, November 19, 2018

Pickleball courts officially open at Central Park

Sun Sailor, October 1, 2018

Eighth Avenue South, now the Artery, officially opens

Sun Sailor, September 24, 2018

Hopkins Turns Heads with New Downtown Cycletrack

Bike MN, September 20, 2018

Samba Taste of Brazil plates multicultural menu in downtown Hopkins

Southwest News Media, July 4, 2018

Hopkins receives grant to help clean up, demolish Blake Road cold storage warehouse

Sun Sailor, July 2, 2018

Calling creatives: Take a survey on affordable housing for artists in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, June 26, 2018

Developer selected for mixed-income residential development, creek restoration on Blake Road

Sun Sailor, June 20, 2018

Colorful paintings decorate two Hopkins crosswalks

Sun Sailor, June 19, 2018

Hopkins police officers, local children hit Lake Minnetonka for a day of boating, fishing

Sun Sailor, June 19, 2018

Hopkins City Hall could be remodeled in the near future

Sun Sailor, June 13, 2018

Survey on affordable housing for artists in downtown Hopkins launches June 7

Sun Sailor, June 5, 2018

Breaking the K-12 glass ceiling: Hopkins superintendent makes history

Star Tribune, May 30, 2018

Flurry of new courts feeds pickleball frenzy in west metro

Star Tribune, May 27, 2018

Now open on Mainstreet: The Commons, An Uncommon Workplace

Sun Sailor, May 25, 2018

City of Hopkins preps for grand opening of the Artery

Sun Sailor, May 25, 2018

Street improvements coming soon to northeast Hopkins

Sun Sailor, May 23, 2018

7th to 12th avenues come alive for Mainstreet Day

Sun Sailor, May 21, 2018

Hopkins officer recognized for making four drunken driving arrests in one shift

Sun Sailor, May 21, 2018

Hopkins takes steps to welcome more solar energy systems into community

Sun Sailor, May 8, 2018

EDCO Products Inc. Named Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year

Cision PR Newswire, May 8, 2018

Big Ten owners will close restaurant, re-open as Thirty Bales in late June

Sun Sailor, May 7, 2018

Hopkins prepares to unveil art-inspired route for walkers, bikes

Star Tribune, May 5, 2018

Over time, Hopkins to become more accessible to people with disabilities

Sun Sailor, April 30, 2018

The arts have a multi-million dollar impact on Hopkins economy

Sun Sailor, April 18, 2018

Adopt A Park programs are sweeping the suburbs

Star Tribune, April 14, 2018

Minnetonka, Hopkins will have outdoor pickleball courts by July 

Sun Sailor, April 10, 2018

Hopkins’ EDCO Products recognized as manufacturer of the year

Sun Sailor, April 3, 2018

Beer-serving bookstore could open in time for summer on Mainstreet in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, March 15, 2018

Hopkins tradition, World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take Mainstreet for 43rd year

Sun Sailor, March 14, 2018

Hopkins’ first memory café fosters comfortability, connection with individuals with Alzheimer’s, caregivers

Sun Sailor, February 15, 2018

In Hopkins, a Dementia-Friendly designation means a welcome for all

MinnPost, February 14, 2018

Projects previewed, fun had at annual Hopkins State of the City

Sun Sailor, January 30, 2018

Pedestrian trail will run along both sides of Blake Road in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, January 8, 2018

Meet the Men’s Shed

Minnesota Good Age, January 2018

Santa makes a stop to visit seniors in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, December 21, 2017

Hopkins Police officers, 16 children pair up for holiday shopping spree

Sun Sailor, December 20, 2017

First Retired Men’s Shed Group in continental U.S. thrives in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, December 14, 2017

Hopkins recognizes one business, three households for remodels

Sun Sailor, December 6, 2017

Oxford Village, Hopkins’ newest affordable housing complex, welcomes first residents

Sun Sailor, December 5, 2017

Holiday spirit in fine form at Old Fashioned Holiday in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, November 28, 2017

The day before Thanksgiving, Hopkins Police Department delivers warm turkeys to families in need

Sun Sailor, November 28, 2017

Apartment complex opens in Hopkins exclusively for those with less

Star Tribune, November 24, 2017

WCCO Viewer’s Choice for Best Antique Shop in Minnesota

WCCO, November 23, 2017

Street reconstruction could mean more bike lanes for Hopkins

Sun Sailor, November 21, 2017

Hopkins Pavilion will get a makeover

Sun Sailor, November 1, 2017

Halloween came early in Hopkins this past weekend

Sun Sailor, October 31, 2017

Little free libraries gifted to Hopkins parks

Sun Sailor, October 25, 2017

First-ever Open Streets hits Maintreet Oct. 14

Sun Sailor, October 18, 2017

Hopkins project adds novelty to Mainstreet storefronts

Star Tribune, October 13, 2017


Hopkins fairs and festivals this weekend welcome fall

Sun Sailor, August 30, 2017

Hopkins looks to enhance artsy downtown, considers work/live community for budding artists

Sun Sailor, August 17, 2017

Hopkins Raspberry Festival: a refreshing tradition

Sun Sailor, July 19, 2017

Avenues Neighborhood Association enjoys July 4th tradition in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, July 10, 2017

A run to remember

Sun Sailor, July 10, 2017

Hopkins is now the home of the world’s largest raspberry monument

Star Tribune, July 8, 2017

Mike Max Runs With The Bulls

WCCO, July 8, 2017

30 Great Ideas from America’s Small Cities

National League of Cities CitiesSpeak, July 4, 2017

2017 Eureka! Innovation award winner: Edco Products Inc.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, June 20, 2017

Gone fishin’ with the Hopkins Police

Sun Sailor, June 20, 2017

The prize for being good students? A day spent fishing in Lake Minnetonka

Star Tribune, June 13, 2017

Hopkins takes next step in Comp Plan updates for 2040

Sun Sailor, June 12, 2017

Hopkins yoga studio gets a fresh start

Sun Sailor, June 12, 2017

Hopkins looks to create artist housing and studio space

Star Tribune, June 7, 2017

DIY Friday: Memorial Day Projects

WCCO, May 26, 2017

Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe celebrates one-year anniversary

KARE 11, May 20, 2017

Where to eat in Hopkins

May 1, 2017

Cities with the Smartest Residents

LendEDU, April 10, 2017

Best Cities for Coffee Lovers

LendEDU, April 6, 2017

Hopkins Artery project to begin in April

Sun Sailor, March 15, 2017

Hopkins finds recipe for success with Empty Bowls

Sun Sailor, March 13, 2017

‘The future is in good hands’ with Caring Youth awardees

Sun Sailor, March 13, 2017

Hopkins’ Projects in Person Helps People DIY

WCCO, February 28, 2017

In Mainstreet Hopkins, a mission to stay distinctive, practical and independent

Star Tribune, February 25, 2017

With Projects in Person, Hopkins native wants to offer an alternative to the bar scene

Star Tribune, February 7, 2017

Amy’s Cupcakes partners with Hopkins mom to raise awareness

Sun Sailor, February 2, 2017

‘Dating Game’ brings game-show twist to Hopkins State of the City

Sun Sailor, January 31, 2017

Hopkins Council moves forward on Artery project, Burnes Park improvements

Sun Sailor, January 24, 2017

Hopkins, Minnetonka councils plan collaboration on light rail station

Sun Sailor, January 23, 2017

New executive director helms Hopkins Historical Society

Sun Sailor, January 10, 2017

Hopkins Council approves operations facility for SWLRT

Sun Sailor, January 9, 2017

Major Hwy. 169 closure begins next week

KARE 11, January 5, 2017

Krampus rides again in downtown Hopkins

Sun Sailor, December 19, 2016

Exploring the new home of the Hopkins History Center

Sun Sailor, December 15, 2016

Hopkins cops shop with kids

Sun Sailor, December 13, 2016

Tonka, Hopkins working toward dementia-friendly communities

Sun Sailor, December 5, 2016

Hopkins welcomes new art studio to Mainstreet

Sun Sailor, December 6, 2016

Taking projects from Pinterest to Mainstreet

Sun Sailor, November 30, 2016

Hopkins VFW combats hunger for the holidays

Sun Sailor, November 29, 2016

Hopkins gets a head start on holiday cheer

Sun Sailor, November 21, 2016

Hopkins presents Image Awards

Sun Sailor, November 8, 2016

Hopkins confronts racial bias with community conversation

Sun Sailor, November 4, 2016

Is white privilege real? ‘Absolutely it is,’ Hopkins panelists say

Star Tribune, October 26, 2016

Hopkins,  Minnetonka businesses named NAWBO award finalists

Sun Sailor, September 28, 2016

Hopkins to combine art with infrastructure on Eighth Avenue

Sun Sailor, September 27, 2016

Early Hopkins families: Remembered in the streets

Sun Sailor, September 23, 2016

Hopkins club marks more than a century of community service

Sun Sailor, September 16, 2016

Hopkins, Minnetonka plan for Shady Oak Station development

Sun Sailor, August 23, 2016

Hopkins Olympian returns to warm reception

Sun Sailor, August 19, 2016

Hopkins to host one-of-a-kind Middle Eastern dance festival

Sun Sailor, August 17, 2016

In Hopkins, 60-year-old telescope still offers starry views

Star Tribune, August 13, 2016

Hopkins: Home of the Hennepin County Fair

Sun Sailor, August 12, 2016

Tour de Trash shows Hopkins a day in the life of garbage

Sun Sailor, August 11, 2016

Adding the ‘hops’ to Hopkins

Sun Sailor, August 10, 2016

Hopkins joins neighbors, opts out of statute

Sun Sailor, August 10, 2016

Old-fashioned company team thrives in Hopkins

Sun Sailor, August 3, 2016

Hopkins student takes the stage in Minneapolis musical at Lundstrum

Sun Sailor, August 1, 2016

Hopkins girl eyes Olympic gold

Sun Sailor, July 28, 2016

Hopkins restaurant serves up Brazilian cuisine

Kare 11, July 23, 2016

What happens to suburbs if Southwest light rail isn’t built?

Star Tribune, July 23, 2016

Did you know…? Hopkins before 1900

Sun Sailor, July 22, 2016

Hopkins expenses are slightly below average for second quarter

Sun Sailor, July 21, 2016

Southwest LRT clears milestone but still faces funding shortage

Star Tribune, July 21, 2016

Two Minnesotans make Olympic rugby teams

Star Tribune, July 18, 2016

St. Louis Park resident and Hopkins business owner wins business awards

Sun Sailor, July 12, 2016

Hopkins doctor offers no-cost dentistry, dignity to metro vets

Sun Sailor, July 11, 2016

A raspberry serenade for Hopkins

Sun Sailor, July 7, 2016

League of Minnesota Cities honors Youakim and Latz

Sun Sailor, July 3, 2016

Building community, one story at a time

Sun Sailor, July 3, 2016

Hopkins Returns To Its Roots and Plants Raspberries

Star Tribune, June 11, 2016

Developer Kelly Doran Will Break Ground on $50 Million Hopkins Project

Star Tribune, May 12, 2016

Agreement Reached to Fill Gap in Regional Trail

Sun Current, June 23, 2016

Doran Digs In on Luxury Rentals in Hopkins

Finance & Commerce, May 17, 2016

Groundbreaking Set for Monday for Hopkins Luxury Apartment Project

Star Tribune, May 14, 2016

As Low Income Housing Disappears, Hopkins Gets Good News

Star Tribune, April 22, 2016

Hopkins is on to the Elite Eight in National Tournament of Towns

Star Tribune, March 18, 2016

100,000 Unopened Records Find Their Way to Hopkins Record Store

Kare 11, March 2, 2016

St Louis Park, Hopkins Swap Land for Japs Olson

Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal, February 24, 2016

Many Incumbents Face Challengers in Suburbs

Star Tribune, November 4, 2015

Hot Property: Johnson Building Redevelopment in Hopkins

Star Tribune, October 15, 2015

Streetscapes: Mainstreet in Hopkins is to be admired – not for form, but for function

Star Tribune, July 17, 2015

Burger craze going strong in downtown Hopkins

Kare 11 News, July 17, 2015

8 Great Neighborhoods

Mpls St Paul magazine, July 14, 2015

Show, Don’t Tell: “The Artery” in Hopkins, July 13, 2015

Hopkins giving a one-day peek into the future with “living street” event

Star Tribune, July 7, 2015

Hopkins Center for the Arts hosting artsy garage sale

Star Tribune, July 7, 2015

Hopkins’ Depot Coffee House offers talented teens a chance to shine

Star Tribune, June 30, 2015

Best Places to Start a Business in Minnesota

NerdWallet, June 1, 2015

Day trip: Hopkins serves up history hip in the ‘burbs

Star Tribune, May 28, 2015

These Are The 10 Best Minneapolis Suburbs for Young Professionals

Movoto, May 2015

Best Antiquing (2013)

City Pages, 2013

America’s Friendliest Towns, December 19, 2012