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  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Duluth and Minneapolis voted two of the three greatest places to live

    In its new list of "The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America," the readers of Outside Magazine conclude there is no place greater than Duluth, Minnesota.We're not sure we'd take Duluth over say, San Francisco, but then again, we're probably not quite as outdoorsy as Outside readers, who also voted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Minneapolis is one of the best places to visit in your 20s, HuffPo says

    Finally, a travel list for the underprivileged. Well, sort of. HuffPo has included Minneapolis on its list of "20 Awesome U.S. Cities You Need To Visit In Your 20s" with an emphasis, of course, on "the cash-strapped, adventure-seeking, microbrewed-beer loving, locavore millennial." SEE ALSO: Playboy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    10 years of Cosmos at the Graves Hotel: An interview with past and present chefs

    Next Thursday, November 14, Cosmos at the Graves 601 will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a very special celebratory dinner. Four all-star chefs, each of whom has worked at Cosmos and made major contributions to the kitchen there, have been invited back for this dinner where they will creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Justin Vernon's Volcano Choir announce new album, Repave

    After making their stunning U.S. live debut with a memorable show at the Cedar Cultural Center back in March of 2011, Volcano Choir (a collaboration between Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and Wisconsin experimental rock outfit Collections of Colonies of Bees) are keeping their fruitful musical partnership ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Dawes announces indie record store tour with stop at Electric Fetus

    It has never been a secret that Los Angeles-based Dawes has called the Twin Cities a second home, and that the locals get a little touchy-feely about it. With the April 9 release of their third album Stories Don't End quickly approaching, the group will support local record stores on an intimate tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Minneapolis/St. Paul among nation's "drunkest cities"

    We're making a splash with craft cocktails, definitely have a lot going on in the world of breweries, we get amazing turnout at beer festivals, and take pride in the fact that our new stadium has much more than just Bud Light on tap, but where does Minneapolis/St.Paul fall in the ranks of America's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Brother Ali's Mourning In America tour dates, First Ave in October

    Related:Brother Ali arrested at Occupy Homes protest [VIDEO]After setting off the Entry back in May, rallying in Wisconsin, giving us a soulful, somber taste of his new record, and recently getting arrested to help bring attention to the foreclosure problem here in Minnesota, Brother Ali is finally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Morrissey's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis show in October

    The only person able to be un-delighted about Morrissey's upcoming tour is Moz himself. Given his rep for delightfully dour demeanor, no sweat for the rest of us. The King of Mope has announced an aggressive two-month U.S. tour to finish off 2012, and Minneapolis is in his sights.This could be one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Minneapolis 13th-best city for dudes, according to Men's Health

    ​Minneapolis is the 13th-best city in the country for men, eight spots ahead of St. Paul, according to Men's Health magazine. The study looked at 100 cities in 35 categories ranging from exercise, employment, and air quality to heart disease, diabetes, and depression. Somehow, the relative abundan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Marcus Bachmann: The City Pages Interview

    Marcus Bachmann: first husband wannabe, therapist, and bill-collector?​Throughout Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign, her husband, Marcus, has remained stubbornly in the shadows.Even after allegations that his Christian counseling center provides gay reparative therapy, Marcus still stayed v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Atmosphere announce 21-date 'Family Tour'

    Photo by Dan Monick​With their seventh full-length album, The Family Sign, due out April 12, Atmosphere have announced a 21-date 'Family Tour' that will kick off April 20 in Colombus. The tour doesn't include any local dates just yet (the group will complete their five-date loop of the outer areas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Minneapolis is nation's 11th drunkest city

    A pint of prevention is worth...uh....nevermind.​The Daily Beast collected statistics on alcohol use and abuse to rank the nation's most drunk metropolises. Minneapolis ranked 11th, based on the following data:

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    St. Paul is a "Hotbed Of Sex." Minneapolis? Not as much

    Photo: mistergoletaSex: It's what they're doing in St. Paul.​When it comes to being a "Hotbed of Sex," St. Paul comes out on top of Minneapolis. But is that really where it wants to be? The criteria for the ranking in the latest edition of Men's Health magazine included condom sales, birth ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 4

    ​Parima, the Thai restaurant (weird huh?) I played in Burlington, Vermont is something of an enigma.  Or a magic trick.  It looks tiny, kinda dirty, and relatively insignificant from the outside.  But then, when one walks in, one immediately realizes that it is actually a warlock's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    LCD Soundsystem tickets finally on sale next week

    ​Exactly a month after announcing that LCD Soundsystem would play the Roy Wilkins Audiorium this fall, the venue has finally released details about the ticket price and sale date. The LCD Soundsystem show, which features openers Hot Chip, will take place on Saturday, October 23, and tickets will g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    LCD Soundsystem announce St. Paul date

    ​National music blog Consequence of Sound is reporting that LCD Soundsystem will hit the road this fall for tour of Australia, the US, and the UK with Sleigh Bells and Hot Chip. The dance-tastic indie band, led by James Murphy, will come through St. Paul on October 23 to play Roy Wilkins Auditoriu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Cafe Maude's Burke Forster: Chef Chat

    courtesy of Burke Forster Cooking to the Reggae beat.​Burke Forster, head chef at Cafe Maude, has a culinary history rooted in a legendary Minneapolis brunch spot, "My first job was at Poulet on 26th and Lyndale [the space that is now Common Roots], my aunt owned the restaurant, and I was a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Minneapolis ranked 13th most pot-loving community

    Photo: aturkus/Flickr​April 20's a bit of mythical date for those who partake of the herb, and The Daily Beast took the opportunity to check in with some "experts" and consult some statistics to create it's Top 40 Most Pot-Loving Communities. Minneapolis comes in at No. 13. Maybe we'd have ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Ben & Jerry's: Free Cone Day!

    Today is the amazing, once-a-year day when Ben & Jerry's hands out free ice cream cones. Get in line early.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Brother Ali announces new album, release show

    His new record, Us, will hit stores September 22.

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yo La Tengo headed to First Avenue this October

    Wear your nice shoes to this show. They're going to get a lot of attention.

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    February 24, 2009
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    October 24, 2007
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    October 19, 2006

    Majority rule

    Third party candidates, whether from the Green or Constitution parties, are inevitably decried as spoilers. This year's primary pinata in this regard is Independence Party gubernatorial candidate ... More >>

  • Arts

    May 8, 2002

    Welcome to my World

    Globe-trotting curator Philip Bither gives audiences what they didn't know they wanted

  • Arts

    April 12, 2000

    Northern Lights

    Alison McGhee's novel Shadow Baby revisits the charmed solitude of the author's Adirondack childhood

  • Feature

    February 10, 1999