Al Roker

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Jennifer Lawrence and SNL remind us Minnesota radio still lacks hip hop

    Saturday Night Live still thinks the state of hip hop radio in the Twin Cities is laughable. Over the weekend, we returned to the fictional studios of B-108 in Shakopee, "Minnesota's home for blazing hip hop," for another early morning joke at our scene's expense. This time, guest The Hunger Games s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Nye's Polonaise Room featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight

    Guy Fieri features Nye's on the Food Network's hit show tonight​Nye's Polonaise Room is being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight.The famed local establishment can add tonight's appearance on the Food Network's hit show to a long list of press accolades, including appearances on Good M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Top 10 sushi restaurants in the Twin Cities

    The Twin Cities may not be renowned for its fresh seafood, but we do have some respectable options when it comes to sushi. With the Japanese culinary staple becoming more and more ubiquitous, it helps to have an idea of which places consistently offer the freshest, tastiest sushi. A hot dog is oft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Guy Fieri spokesman Jesse Derris: You got it wrong about Al Roker

    Guy Fieri on the cover of City Pages​Guy Fieri's PR team is frantically trying to shove the genie back in the bottle after this week's City Pages cover story, which exposed the behind-the-scenes squabbles that nearly brought down the hit Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.The leader of ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 12, 2011

    Guy Fieri in Diners, Drive-Ins, and Disasters

    Food Network host gets raw behind the scenes

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Mark Mallman tour diary, Vol. 3

    ​If you were to watch the Wizard of Oz in its entirety only backwards, that might properly demonstrate what the road is like. You start at home, then slowly lose contact with your friends following a black highway into a tornado. Along the way you bring witches back from the dead. Either story ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 2

    ​It's hard to know what sort of person I need to be to survive socially when in a new place. Is it important to be super duper extroverted? Maybe...but sometimes I can appear to be a little nuttso buttso when I'm like that. But if I don't take initiative to talk to folks and make friends, I'm just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2007

    2/14 Morning Communiqué

    Bangkok police to monitor underage kissing on Valentine's Day, Veterans Affairs informs almost 2 million vets and docs that ... More >>

  • News

    June 7, 2006
  • Restaurants

    June 4, 2003

    Fresh Fish Phoenix

    Origami reinvents itself with new chefs; aims for stars

  • Arts

    May 19, 1999

    Confuse the Powers That Be!

    A troupe of Minneapolis agit-prop artists go to Giuliani's Gotham and face their toughest adversary yet--indifference