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Eric Dayton

Co-Founder of The Bachelor Farmer, Askov Finlayson, and Marvel Bar

Eric Dayton co-founded North Corp in 2013 with his brother Andrew Dayton as a vehicle for real estate development and entrepreneurial ventures. With a commitment to Minneapolis and a focus on retail and hospitality, North Corp serves as the management company of Askov Finlayson, The Bachelor Farmer, and Marvel Bar, among other investments.

Alexis Walsko

Founder and CEO, Lola Red PR

Shortly after graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Alexis started Lola Red PR. Her massive media consumption, passion for lifestyle brands, ability to activate consumers and connect dots between great stories and the media made publicity the perfect fit for her. Alexis calls the North loop home as she lives, works, and plays in the up-and-coming neighborhood.


David Frank

President of the North Loop Neighborhood Association

David Frank, a North Loop resident who serves as president of the neighborhood association, has played a key role in the city's efforts to reopen Nicollet at Lake Street and redeveloping the Midtown Farmers Market site. Frank leads CPED's 65-member Economic Policy and Development division, which includes Business Development, Business Licensing and Minneapolis Employment and Training. 

Steve Marsh 

Senior Writer Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Steve Marsh has been writing features for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine for the last ten years. This month, he wrote the cover essay on his own neighborhood, the North Loop, a place he’s been happy to call home since the beginning of the Obama Administration. 

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