It took weeks, police chases, and a discovery at an Arby's, but on Friday, Lyle "Ty" Hoffman was finally in court. Hoffman -- the Lush Food Bar co-founder who allegedly murdered his former business and romantic partner Kelly Phillips before disappearing for over a month -- would face a judge. The e ... More >>
On Monday, the same day Lush Food Bar co-owner and co-founder Kelly Phillips was brutally murdered at a Holiday Gas Station in Arden Hills, WCCO reported that Phillips's boyfriend was seen being placed in handcuffs.That report wasn't entirely accurate, however. The man wasn't Phillips's boyfriend -- ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: Lush co-founder Ty Hoffman is suspect in murder of former "life partner" Kelly Phillips The man shot to death outside a Holiday Gas Station in Arden Hills has been identified by WCCO as Kelly Phillips, co-founder of Lush Food Bar in northeast Minneapolis.According to reports, Ph ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Launching this week is a brand-new video from our 10 Thousand Sounds headliner, Poliça. We've also got new clips from Haley Bonar, Strange Relations, the Sudden Lovelys, Tr ... More >>
An inside look at the brains behind all the zombies
Her photo was the honeypot local law enforcement couldn't resist
A trip to Alsace via Edina's SalutLet's get right to it: The best part of this week in food is a last chance to get your fill of the popular food trucks next Saturday. Sure, it's going to cost you $125 (for charity!), but might we float the idea that it's worth it for one last paper boat of I ... More >>
Iconic coffee shop gets new digs
Minneapolis PDCops says this is Orlando Ray Vasquez robbing a TCF teller.The Feds say Orlando Ray Vasquez, 40, and Gregory Scott Tyler robbed TCF bank on West Lake Street on Feb. 28. But they're not that bank robber. Vasquez and Tyler just bothered with one bank in St. Paul. The man who rob ... More >>
FBISecurity cameras caught the robber in the act.A bank robber and his getaway driver left injuries and destruction in the wake of a holdup Monday at the Uptown TCF Bank branch at 1444 West Lake Street. The FBI says the robber, wearing a red ball cap, walked up to a teller at about 9 a.m., a ... More >>
Muddy Waters iconic coffee cup will float down the street this spring.We always thought Muddy Waters could endure anything. The longtime 24th and Lyndale coffee shop has survived its customers through their punk phases, rave phases, and boho phases for more than 20 years. It even survived a B ... More >>
Nope, the season's not over yet. There are trees left to trim, stockings left to stuff, decorations still to be hung with care, and because you're a big baller/shot caller - are you kidding, of course you are - it's downright imperative that you figure out where to score one of those humongous gi ... More >>
Adrian Peterson, speeder.Something about the Chicago Bears brings out the lead foot in running back Adrian Peterson. On Monday, the day after the Chicago Bears crushed the visiting Vikings 27-13, be was busted for speeding near the team's training facility at Winter Park.
Screen shot via DiggPeterson makes a deal to keep his drivers licenseWhat kind of pull do you need to beat a speeding ticket and suspended drivers license in Edina? A multimillion dollar contract as the star running back for the Minnesota Vikings seems a good place to start. Adrian Peterson ... More >>
June, July, and August unlock the gates
Photo: XOZ/FlickrTrevor Cook pleaded guilty today in federal court to leading a $190-million Ponzi scheme based in part out of the Van Dusen mansion in Minneapolis that obliterated the investments of at least 1,000 victims while he lived high on the hog and paid off gambling debts. Appearin ... More >>
Image: HikingArtistEmbattled foreign currency trader Trevor Cook, already confined to jail on a contempt order, was charged today with tax evasion and wire fraud related to an alleged $190-million Ponzi scheme that victimized more than 1,000 investors. The Strib reports that Cook may have rea ... More >>
"Mr. Cook has elected to disregard the court's orders and will now be a guest of the federal correctional system."
More than any question, Digg members were interested in that speeding ticket Peterson earned a few weeks ago.
Another member of the Minnesota Vikings gets pulled over for speeding.
The 42-year-old man who stole a car from former WCCO anchor Jeannette Trompeter's driveway has been charged in court.
Trompeter finds herself on the other end of a news story as she and boyfriend David Abzill prepare for a going-away party.
Long Lake supper club focuses on comfort, affordability
Rodent and roach infestations. Overflowing dumpsters. Frigid heating vents. Meet Spiros Zorbalas...
Economy Size goDD Costume
Donna Gimbut, principal owner of Living Out Media Group and Three Dollar Bill, has filed for federal bankruptcy protection. The Minneapolis-based companies published gay and lesbian services directories in at least six cities around the country, as well as Living OUT, a local bi-weekly newspaper.
Martin Cruz Smith's latest hero comes from Russia with love...and a death wish
In which breathtaking bargains for the luxe-minded are revealed
Brezhnev's blow job, written in flesh
City Pages writer, St. Paul developer, and helpless lover of life Roger Swardson dies at 69
An oral history of a single drink at ice cream haven Sebastian Joe's
For Budd Rugg the world is one big unrequited crush
Throw away the Sorels, wipe the Vaseline off your face, and get the hell inside
In his 19th licensed escapade, Agent 007 appears reliably randy but rather tired
The Loring labor fight takes an obscene turn
Ad agencies shoot spots; local "music houses" score
It Only Takes a Spark:Former- Minneapolitan-turned-director Garret Williams.