Bridgette Reinsmoen

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Basilica Block Party's food goes upscale

    Steve CohenGive it up for the Barrio taco truck!​This weekend's Basilica Block Party begins tonight with a strong music lineup that includes Weezer and Spoon, but fans of good eating also won't be disappointed. As Bridgette Reinsmoen reports in this week's edition of Twin Cities Eater, City Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Where's are the best places to pick up picnic fare?

    Who's taking this guy to Yappy Hour at Parings?​ Where should I pick up picnic fare? I'm a big fan into the one-stop, food and off-sale beer/wine shops Surdyk's and Pairings. Just make sure you're bringing the alcohol somewhere that's okay. (I think Mpls. parks only allow 3.2 beer in cans.)

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    I Can't Believe It's Not Paint Thinner Vol. 21

    Manishewitz logo small.gifI Can't Believe It's Not Paint Thinner Vol. 20

    DSCF2922 crop.JPGAfter classing it up last time with sherry, we're pumping up the fanciness again withe brandy. Bols blackberry brandy, because even fancy booze needs a bottom shelf.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    I Can't Believe It's Not Paint Thinner Vol. 4

    This week we're drinking Richards (sic) Wild Irish Rose Wild Green Apple. It's a fortified wine the color of Skin Bracer, the aftershave made famous by Jack P ... More >>

  • News

    March 12, 2008

    Letters to the Editor

    Readers respond to To Disrespect and to Serve

  • News

    February 27, 2008

    Bait and switch

    Readers respond to "Nothin' but Trouble"

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions: 1/30

    The next six weeks will see us launch ambitious new Web-only projects based around food, art and more. Today we offer interactive content for the Slumlord feature, begin doing vid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions: 1/25

    We ramp up our food coverage, explain what a Dan Deacon show feels like, and decry a Republican operative's latest offensive onslaught. Also, slideshows with sounds!

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007

    Breakfast of Champions: 12/24

    Dear Santa, It's been a memorable year here at the Pages even though my year only had two months in it. Besides wrapping up the new content on the site (since I know you're going ... More >>

  • News

    December 7, 2005

    As Seen on TV!

    Your Tivo won't tell you who shot J.R. — DVDs will!

  • News

    September 28, 2005

    STNNNG in a Stunner

    Picked to Click XV

  • News

    December 8, 2004

    A Couch Potato's Guide to TV On DVD

    We see the VHS tapes on our shelves and we want to smash them! Or, the brighter side of planned obsolescence in the field of home entertainment

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2004
  • Arts

    March 31, 2004

    Southern Culture on the Skids

    Good taste and sobriety go down fighting at the music party of the year

  • News

    June 11, 2003
  • Arts

    August 2, 2000

    Indie 500

    With roughly 100 productions and 500 performances, the Minnesota Fringe Festival turns low-budget theater into a two-week marathon

  • Music

    February 23, 2000
  • News

    April 21, 1999

    Scene Not Heard

    Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.

  • Arts

    August 5, 1998