While Ben Gleib hosted a successful campus talk show in college, he never had any designs on being a game-show host. Idiot Test challenges two teams of two to solve a variety of brain-teaser puzz... More >>
Jenna Zark's latest play suffers from a kind of identity crisis. It's never sure if it wants to be an off-kilter comedy or a tense drama. There are moments in both halves that work, but the show... More >>
Breweries don't just serve beer, they serve a bit of local culture. 10K Brewing is getting ready to bring their "Nice Beer, Nice People" motto to downtown Anoka as the city's first brewery. Th... More >>
The rise and fall of a baking trend is a fascinating thing to observe. Something adorable (and often adorably miniature) catches on, a half dozen cupcake shops open as demand soars, and then, w... More >>
Aaron Benner, a fourth grade teacher at John A. Johnson elementary school, has been speaking out against St. Paul Public Schools for the past three years. This year, he says he's being forced ou... More >>
Ibeyi | The Cedar Cultural Center | Monday, March 30
During every performance, Ibeyi lights two small candles on stage--one for their late father and one for their late sister. It's a way for th... More >>
This baby is going to be big.
On Thursday one of the largest construction companies in America will have its first public meeting with the city of Minneapolis to talk about its proposed develo... More >>
Like cheese, wine, and coffee, chocolate can be esoteric. There are plantations to consider and cocoa percentages and butterfat and additives and fillings and flavorings both artificial and n... More >>
Minnesota's irrational, widely-loathed ban on liquor stores being open on Sundays is probably going to hang around for at least one more year.
Coming into this year's legislative session hopes... More >>
We can't imagine what a rude awakening it must have been for the owners of Motley Crews Food Truck when, on the heels of opening their new Lakeville Restaurant, their food truck exploded in t... More >>
Folks in the Twin Cities are always up to something exciting. Here are some of Dressing Room's top stories from this week:
-- Open Streets Minneapolis announced dates and locations via Twitter th... More >>
At age six, I wanted to play professional soccer when I grew up. At seven, I dreamed of becoming an editorial cartoonist. At 15, I considered politics. At 20, I finally started heeding suggestio... More >>
Sick of drunks pissing all over its three municipal parking ramps, La Crosse, Wisconsin is considering buying special paint designed to repel liquid right back where it came from.
City Council... More >>
The Door Guy is a veteran of countless clubs around town. People say they've seen it all, but he's seen more. Write to him for everything from live advice to life advice.
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Crystal police held another press conference yesterday reiterating their position that the father of missing 10-year-old Barway Collins is not telling the whole story behind Barway's disappeara... More >>
Downtown Minneapolis's 112 Eatery is a small, classy restaurant and a great date spot to impress a beau. Owned by Isaac Becker, winner of the James Beard award for Best Chef Midwest, 112 has ... More >>
Cincinnati's jubilant Walk the Moon, named for a Police song, gained national exposure in 2012 when their single "Anna Sun" received extensive airplay on modern rock radio, as well as some top-40... More >>
While not perfect, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil's The Debutante's Ball offers many delights, giving us an engaging group of young characters as they walk the line between American and Filipino cultures.... More >>
Despite the financial beat down that wiped out the spending power of millions of Americans, nearly half of the country still identifies itself as middle class, according to the Pew Research Ce... More >>
We don't have to explain the magical effect free food has on the human mind. Promise sandwiches, no matter how mediocre, and the accounting meeting is going to be that much more well attended... More >>
Downtown recently got its much-anticipated Korean brick and mortar in the skyway. Vellee Deli had lines twisting down the hallway on opening day with those who had long been waiting for anothe... More >>
Freshwater Theatre Company continues its season-long investigation into memory with two shows opening this weekend. Running in repertory, Jenna Zark's If You Don't Weaken follows a woman seeking t... More >>
Equal rights for women have become an unexpectedly difficult issue for Minnesota lawmakers to agree on.
The Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits gender discrimination, passed both houses o... More >>
The relative food desert of Woodbury will get more flush in a couple of weeks with the opening of Tamarack Tap Room. All that stuff you used to have to drive for? Great burgers, beer, and bour... More >>
Joseph Goldstein is a 13-year-old from Springfield, Illinois who's been diagnosed with leukemia.
When he was approached by the Make-A-Wish foundation earlier this year he had no interest in "... More >>