One Direction can not be contained! By a roof, anyhow. The heartthrob lads just announced plans for a late-summer run in 2015, and they've graduated to stadiums.Given the scream quotient at these events, open air is the best possible scenario for the truckload of voices ripping apart while Harry Sty ... More >>
Every week, we get thousands of notifications on Facebook, and because our lives are privileged and lonely, we pay attention to them. Everyone has commented on everything. It is everybody's birthday today. Everyone but you has had a baby and is also celebrating their four-year anniversary with a dec ... More >>
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 >>
Twin Cities locals celebrate hot Finnish traditions behind steamy doors
Without a doubt, Cher is the mistress of the long goodbye. About a decade ago, it was thought that she was hanging it up with a so-called "farewell tour." Then it was discovered some three years later that her star was brighter and more profitable than ever.If you're wondering why she occasioned to ... More >>
As its ubiquitous, chic loft condominiums suggest, the North Loop is quickly becoming a hot spot for trendy Minneapolitans. Bordered by the new Twins Stadium to the southwest, Hennepin Avenue to the southeast, Plymouth Avenue to the northwest, and the Mississippi River to the northeast, the heart o ... More >>
On the same day that Kanye West unveiled his dates, Jay Z has announced he's bringing his Magna Carter World Tour to North America in late 2013 and early 2014. Still hanging on and dominating after two decades in the rough-and-tumble rap game, Mr. Shawn Carter did it by becoming one of the best perf ... More >>
Chart-topping hit-maker Drake has been generating plenty of excitement and anticipation for his forthcoming new album, Nothing Was the Same, with each hot new single released. And now, the Grammy-winning Canadian rapper has just announced a large-scale U.S. tour in support of his new record, and he' ... More >>
Minnesota might be nice, but a new study concludes that Minneapolis is actually quite naughty.SEE ALSO: Woodbury and Edina are top extramarital affair locales in Twin Cities, says AshleyMadison.comThe City of Lakes rated as the third-most sinful city in the nation in the Movoto real estate blog's li ... More >>
See Also:Lady Gaga plots Born This Way Ball 2013 tour -- St. Paul in FebruaryRihanna and Cee Lo Green at the Target Center, 6/16/11, SlideshowLive-Blogging The 2012 Video Music Awards: We Are Never Ever Ever Gonna Use Tonight As A BellwetherSo while many Americans were caught up in Thursday's politi ... More >>
See Also: Night Moves reveal Colored Emotions tracklist and release date Night Moves on hotel living, song facelifts, and the new 7-inch Local retro-rockers Night Moves have kept the Twin City music community (and the rest of the world) waiting patiently for their Domino Records release of their de ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann, Kline, and Cravaak want to redefine rape because of abortion funding-- Donald Ingerson of Ely confesses rape thinking statute of limitations is up, gets arrestedRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin's troubling "legitimate rape" view may have its origins in an academic pap ... More >>
See Also:Mayda tells us her survival tactics for life in the Twin CitiesMayda releases music video for 'The Panthers'Twin Cities-based R&B phenom Mayda recently hit the road for most of the month of June on her Boomerang Tour, and jotted down some details and observations along the way. Here's a ... More >>
Prog rock pioneers Rush head out on the road this year in support of their 20th(!) album, Clockwork Angels. Their North American tour runs between early September and early December, and includes a stop at Target Center in the early going.The song to justify this never-ending touring, recording, and ... More >>
Lovers of Death Cab for Cutie will get rewarded for showing up early starting in April when Low, our not-so-slow-core-no-more neighbors from Duluth, joins them for a spate of shows. This pairing is a huge coup for Low, who have steadily grasped more rock conventions in their work while ne'r negle ... More >>
Those of you who didn't get a chance to see St. Vincent's entrancing sold-out performances at the Walker in October (and even those of you who did) now have another opportunity to see Annie Clark and company bring the songs of Strange Mercy to life, as St. Vincent have just announced a stop a ... More >>
Classic rock fans of the Twin Cities, are you ready to dance the night away with Van Halen once again? The legendary arena rock band has reunited with original frontman David Lee Roth, and are set to reconnect with their fans in a big way on a massive U.S. tour that finds the combustible band ... More >>
How a regional delicacy took over fast casual dining
MSFCA $25-million stich job.The deflated Metrodome will rise again at the hands of the same company that built the stadium in the first place -- and the only one to bid on the repairs. Birdair, based near Buffalo, N.Y., is expected to be awarded the roughly $25 million repair contract when t ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerTime to enter into the musty depths of your closet and find that old acid-washed jean jacket and tattered rock tee (or just head to Hot Topic, I guess) -- you're going to have the perfect place to wear that stuff this summer. As if the State Fair weren't already the ideal sp ... More >>
Madison Police Chief Noble Wray.There's more bad news for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker after his embarrassing conversation with a phone prankster posing as a billionaire Republican donor. Walker was caught in a very Nixonian moment admitting he'd thought about placing undercover troublemakers ... More >>
Justin Townes Earle is everything that you'd expect from a Nashville born, country-bred, Americana singer-songwriter. Earle seemed predisposed to be a fantastically unrefined folk artist: his father, the legendary country singer, author, and playwright Steve Earle, has won numerous Grammy Awards, ... More >>
MSFCThe Metrodome's woes pile up.At least nine Teflon panels from the Metrodome roof will need to be replaced, maybe even more, in the wake of the Dec. 11 blizzard that caused the dome to collapse the following day. Pat Milan, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, told ... More >>
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Photo by Stacy SchwartzIt's going to be a constructive summer for rising locals Peter Wolf Crier, whose debut album, Inter-Be, will be re-released by Jagjaguwar later this month. The duo has a CD-release show at the Turf Club on May 21, followed by a massive tour that will take them across the Mi ... More >>
Photo by Darin BackIt's been a busy spring for Peter Wolf Crier, and things are only going to get busier for the rising local two-piece's Peter Pisano and Brian Moen. The new Jagjaguwar signees will be re-releasing their debut album, Inter-Be, next month with a CD-release show at the Turf Club on ... More >>
The fleeting joy in Mudville
Another update from the road by the Twin Cities' favorite psych rock band.
The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.
Concessions Contrast: ballpark prices from '82 and today.
Animal welfare advocates say the shelter could dramatically reduce euthanasia rates
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
Local poet Mark Nowak pens industrial verse for closed steel factories and forgotten labor pains
Rybak frets about transit--but can he do anything?
Can theoretical physics save an Iron Range town?
Local labels are redefining the way to make music