What would you do for a free plate of Buffalo Wild Wings every week for a year? Would you stand outside their new Edina location hours before they open, like a tech fiend awaiting the newest generation of iPhone? If so, you and 99 other guests stand a chance at winning a book of 52 coupons (one for ... More >>
Seafood lovers have a vested interest in the Minnesota Zoo's message: Sustainably sourced fish and fruits de mer are the future -- or else. At the 7th annual Fish Bites event, this Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, eight Twin Cities chefs will gather to celebrate ... More >>
On Sunday morning, while New Jersey's MetLife Stadium was preparing for Super Bowl fireworks, the Metrodome readied explosions of its own.At 7:30 a.m., crews blew the roof off the 31-year-old, one-time home of the Vikings. See Also: - Metrodome looks sad during its last days [PHOTO] - Metrodome roo ... More >>
After reading the horrific story of Mark Andrew's brutal mugging at Starbucks for his iPhone, a reader asks a plaintive question in a Letter to the Editor:"Why did no one help Mr. Andrew?"
At 6:01 on Monday night, they started arriving at Bullwinkle Saloon on Seven Corners: the formerly undead, this time on the hunt not for brains (or Brain Belt Beer) but for phones. And driver's licenses. And wallets. And keys. See Also: - Zombie Pub Crawl 2013: The Ultimate Guide to the Undead - Zo ... More >>
The rock-tinged R&B group release a remastered debut ahead of the Memory Lanes Block Party
Some of the greatest innovations and stupidest pet tricks come out of late-night television, so it's no surprise that Late Night With Jimmy Fallon introduced Princetagram to the masses this week.With Prince fan ?uestlove -- who will perform at the Bobby Z's second Benefit 2 Celebrate Life on March 9 ... More >>
Minneapolis punks Brain Tumors are the launch band for a new web series, Light Up Playlist, combining exclusive music and light painting, and presented by MRI Lightpainting in New York. The series strives to pair elements of light painting photography and animation along with music unique to the sit ... More >>
In 1977, when the Zuckman family started stocking the Apple II computer, it was just another one of their products.The three Zuckman brothers -- Arnie, Rick and Harvey -- had taken over their parents' electronics business, and sold all kinds of devices -- radios, television, stereos -- out of their ... More >>
Mike Hannah, aka Mike Dreams, is certainly mysterious as a young man who has lived many lives in his short years. The rapper/hip-hop artist has brought to fruition his dreams -- so to speak -- on his third album Millennial. The album is a collection of songs that hit you in the gut -- even when they ... More >>
There have been heated discussions and analysis springing up throughout all facets of the music community this week in response to NPR intern Emily White's candid but thoroughly controversial piece, 'I Never Owned Any Music To Begin With,' which was published on the All Songs Considered blog on Satu ... More >>
Related:Martin Devaney's picks for Stone Arch Bridge FestivalStone Arch Bridge Festival announces music lineupThe ever-expanding experimental collective Dream Crusher will perform at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival this Sunday. And maybe that's when we'll figure out what they mean when they say "Ther ... More >>
Mayer Hawthorne and the County First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Friday, May 18, 2012 Mayer Hawthorne is nothing if not a showman. Decked out in a svelte black sport coat, bowtie, and some pretty extreme red kicks, the bespectacled heir apparent of Motown soul took the stage at Friday night's sold ... More >>
Gigwalk debuts in the Twin Cities next Monday.Gigwalk is a temp agency designed for the smartphone age. No longer does finding temp work in the Twin Cities meaning filling out a paper application, traveling to an office somewhere to drop it off and perhaps have an interview, then waiting indefini ... More >>
Sam Worthington flops in center role
An ice cream Meet & EatOn Saturday, July 16 from 1-3 p.m., Birchwood Cafe will hold a Farmer Meet & Eat event with Izzy's owner Jeff Sommers. While he may not work the land, when Sommers and wife Lara Hammel made the decision to get their dairy from Wisconsin's Sassy Cow Creamery, it put ... More >>
Sen. Chris Gerlach explains the liquor package and Surly bill to a full Senate.This afternoon, the Surly bill sailed over its final legislative hurdle and is poised to become a law. Just hours ago, the Senate voted unanimously for passage of its omnibus liquor bill, which included the popular ... More >>
Cracking an egg on your iPad could spell disaster!Gadgets that require a million accessories (the cases, the screen-cleaners, the back-up batteries...etc.) are a little exhausting, but as whole shelves of cookbooks are being replaced by their digital counterparts--accessed by an expensive ele ... More >>
Pitchfork ribbing is kind of like kickball, something people do perennially and with no really good reason. It's like baseball, right? It's been a minute since our tasteful overlords got some mud in their face, especially of their own making. So what a relief it was to see this morning, amids ... More >>
Young Chef Mike DeCamp at La Belle VieLong after formal fine dining was declared dead, Minneapolis's La Belle Vie continues to garner awards and recognition as the classiest restaurant in town. At the helm of the kitchen is soft-spoken, facial-hair-festooned tastemaker Mike DeCamp. Sending ... More >>
What happens when one moves back in with Mom
What's that you say? All you want for Christmas is to not be Travis Barker? That's easy; wish granted! Unless, of course, you are Travis Barker, in which case: too bad, so sad. You're always gonna look like a skate rat ghoul. Anyway, let's take a gander at what happened in the world of music last ... More >>
Jill BernardHuge Theater is an artist-led company whose mission is to support the Twin Cities improvisation community through performance and education. The theater began in 2005, but the combined experience of its instructors--Jill Bernard, Nels Lennes, and Butch Roy--is well over 30 years. ... More >>
Screengrab via TwitPicTaylor Swift and Target: Kissing the dog means inking a deal. We know what Taylor Swift saw from the stage last month at the Target Center, and now we know her performance in front of Big Red's army had an even bigger upside than a quick paycheck. Swift has signed a dea ... More >>
Jeremy Messersmith's iPhone makes the best music videos. Fresh from a tour that spanned most of the past summer, Messersmith just released a new homemade music video for "Lazy Bones," the opening track off his most recent album The Reluctant Graveyard. "I thought I'd post of video of all the rock ... More >>
God bless our freedom from kippers and tripe. It's a week of celebrations from Thai cuisine and kale to local food and folk music. Not to mention our independence from bangers and mash and our right to light pyrotechnics. Your Week in Food . . . Monday 6/28 We've come a long way since Swedish ... More >>
Dressing all in black will still be cool in 2599 Having caught opening night of Walking Shadow's The Transdimensional Couriers Union last Friday, the mind still reels with the satisfying complexity of John Heimbuch's script. This time-travel adventure hurls six characters back and forth across ce ... More >>
Singer-songwriter opens up about life, death, faith, and The Reluctant Graveyard
See you last week! ZAP!For those of us who have been waiting for an engrossing time-travel science-fiction work for the stage (you know who you are), this weekend marks the arrival of Walking Shadow Theatre Company's The Transdimensional Couriers Union, in which a commonly available electronic de ... More >>
Jonathan Kaminsky/CP Jared Allen at the RNC, where he didn't kick any homeboy's asses Just because Jared Allen has an iPhone app doesn't mean he's going soft. The Vikings Pro-Bowl defensive end is all over TMZ for an altercation at the Grapevine bar in Scottsdale, Arizona, that was caught on ... More >>
The station has been teasing the application for months. Now, digital media director John Daenzer has made it official: The Wire is live.
The local station is planning to interview a whopping 22 bands, with 6 in-studio performances scheduled.
Want to know who's playing the Cedar? There's an app for that.
If scientists would stop researching obvious stuff like "Why do people like sex so much," we might already have these.
These folks did well in the Aughts, and you can't have them, Hollywood. At least not for keepsies.
Could the indie darlings live up to the hype that had been heaped upon them?
Two-hundred happy people gathered under a tent in the pouring rain Friday, iPhones and Blackberrys unholstered and ready, clapping and cheering for chocolate covered bacon.
After a dip into the social media universe last summer with Facebook, the Minnesota State Fair has now entered the Twitterverse. Cue Twighlight Zone music.
Restaurant is located at one of the city's coolest "new" crossroads
The Metro area and beyond bestows some Twisdom on Franken's win. See what people were tweeting.
We've got an idea: Tell your boss you puked, pull up Twitter on your iPhone and start your afternoon by stalking Britney Spears. Everyone else is doing it.
Jeremy Messersmith's new album, The Silver City, is being lauded by critics as a "love letter to the Twin Cities" and "perhaps the best local album of the year."
James Lileks gets a new gig while other Stribbers get their walking papers