Patrick Stephenson

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  • 2 years ago | Bikes

    One evening not so long ago, I was struggling over a hazardous bike path into downtown Minneapolis. Witnessing my work, a fatbiker shouted across the path's poorly plowed expanse. "How's it going?" "Great!" I said back, and meant it, though I'd al...

  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    From October 10 to this past Saturday, the fourth-annual Twin Cities Film Fest, a non-profit arts event, crashed at the St. Louis Park's ShowPlace Icon Theatre with 75 films. Armed with only Reese's Pieces and $4 bottles of Dasani for sustenance, ...

  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    Last week, we came up with a list of five streaming, high-grade horror movies that required your viewing, from haunted asylums and ghostly brides to gooey cave dwellers and flying succubi. But once you've got a taste, you need more. So we've risen...

  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    As the skies gray and the leaves turn orange this season, our desire to watch horror movies -- to drench ourselves in silver-screen guts and gore -- becomes more pressing. We dream of zombie apocalypses. We long for a vampire's embrace. We flee in...

  • 3 years ago | Bikes

    Imagine settling onto your bike saddle on a Friday evening with hundreds of cyclists, diversely clad in items such as padded-Lycra shorts and handcrafted jorts, all around you. Your mission, over the next 24 hours, is to pedal as many miles as you...

  • 3 years ago | Barhopping

    For the third installment of our 48 Hours series, we came up with a plan emphasizing multi-modal transportation. Meaning, bikes, buses, and trains -- but no cars; don't wimp out and cab it! There will also be stops featuring unique food and local ...


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