By Cory Zurowski The marbled corridors of the Rayburn House Office Building are deserted at the moment, save for the tardy staffer bravely power-walking in masochistic heels. That wasn't the case five minutes ago. Then, the hallways of this four-story structure, home to U.S. representatives and t ... More >>
Sylvan Esso are zipping down the interstate toward New York City in a Prius. There, vocalist Amelia Meath and beatmaker Nicholas Sanborn will perform on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon with the Roots' bandleader ?uestlove adding live drums. They opt for "Coffee," a glitchy, bells-strewn track with a co ... More >>
Running down the Polica-led lineup of this year's festival
Music fans who are put off by the endless hype surrounding the Super Bowl and the gratuitous violence of football still have a reason to tune into the big game on Sunday. From the opera star singing the National Anthem to the spectacle of the halftime show, there is something to draw in music lovers ... More >>
Yesterday, following an eight-month investigation, St. Cloud police arrested 32-year-old Samlith Khongloth for slinging pot.SEE ALSO: Kimani Young, new U of M assistant basketball coach, was once busted with 96 pounds of potKhongloth only had a pound on him at the time (along with $6,000 cash), but ... More >>
An accident at Fourth Street and Second Avenue North left quite the scene of diesel, oil, and antifreeze this afternoon. Keith Seleen exited 394 and was turning onto Second Avenue at about 12:30 p.m. today when his Cadillac Escalade was struck by a Continental Carbonic Ice Products truck that ran a ... More >>
Denny Hecker, foiled again.It's good to know that when push comes to shove, bankrupt auto failure Denny Hecker has a firm grasp on what's really important in life. Like his Harley Davidson.
Photo: John Polo, WikipediaThe rest of St. Paul remains above ground ... for now.This place is really falling apart. Just ask the unfortunate soul who plunged 15 feet under a sidewalk this morning near 6th and Wabasha streets in St. Paul. Downtown St. Paul's sinkhole doesn't sound quite a ... More >>
Screen shot from Journal SentinelMilwaukee news media drink in the sight of a giant sinkhole that opened during torrential rainsMilwaukee, apparently, is drowning. Something like 7 inches of rain fell there inside a couple of hours on Thursday evening. Tornadoes touched down. Thousands of hom ... More >>
Proudly gay pop icon Elton John last month played Rush Limbaugh's most recent wedding, obviously bringing into question Elton's valuation of morals over-- do we really need to spell this out for you? Bottom line is it was a sellout for the record books. Here's some other sad cases of how th ... More >>
Not a golf cart designed to "blend in"Oh sure, Denny Hecker had some swank speed boats. The Harley collection is impressive. So is the assortment of SUVs, ATVs, snowmobiles and dirt bikes. But what really caught our eye on the Fred R. Raddle and Sons website for the Hecker bankruptcy auction ... More >>
The top ten most ridiculous songs in country. Songs that take literal lyricism to its most extreme. Songs about tractor and tractors and tractors.
Yachts, Cadillacs, even a party bus...real estate was a great racketuntil the lawsuits started piling up
Minnesota's largest daily gives Sabo aide the nod in DFL primary against Ellison, Junge, and Ostrow. The vote is September 12.
Last Thursday, lifelong Minneapolis resident (and my sister-in-law) Kim Walsh was watching Fox 9 News, which reported that the Minneapolis City Council was preparing to vote on a "car allowance" for council members. The report told viewers that the $400 monthly maximum stipend is the largest stipend ... More >>
Hot Chip trick out the white-boy blues
What new DVDs by the Roots and Dolly Parton tell us about hip hop and country music's parallel lines
Mission American Kitchen gives the people what they want, from upscale potato chips to ribs and root beer floats
God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue