The Vikings have agreed to increase their contribution by $49 million for the new football stadium.
The City Council approved a resolution this morning calling for a bird-safe Vikings' stadium design.
The City Council unanimously approved the financing plan for the $400 million Downtown East development plan at its last meeting of the year today.
After years of lobbying, hard-fought political battles at the state and local level and several unforeseen setbacks, the Vikings held a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new stadium Tuesday.
On the heels of a City Council green light for a $400 million Downtown East development proposal, Mayor R.T. Rybak today discussed the possibility of a restaurant in a new downtown park that would be in the mold of Sea Salt Eatery or Tin Fish.