The Twins' big-league club may be struggling through a third consecutive mediocre-to-terrible season, but the future is bright.SEE ALSO: Dan Gladden trolls Atlanta Braves fans with Kent Hrbek jersey [PHOTO] [VIDEO]One of the biggest reasons for optimism is outfielder and mega-prospect Byron Buxton. ... More >>
The Cedar Cultural Center has long been a somewhat unsung musical jewel of the West Bank of Minneapolis. But lately, the venue has been receiving some well-deserved praise for consistently hosting compelling, eclectic performances by genre-bending bands and musicians that run the gamut from indie-ro ... More >>
We ride bikes and go skinny dipping in urban lakes. And when we stop for a beer on the way home and charge it to our credit card, we pay that thing down more promptly than folks anywhere else in the country. According to Experian's latest analysis of credit scores across the country, Minneapolitans ... More >>
Should we still call it "artisan"?
Move over Honolulu, see you later San Francisco -- if you're looking for romance, the place to be is La Crosse, Wisconsin. And if that doesn't work for you, go to Green Bay.Or so say the folks at Redbox. The movie rental company recently compiled a list of the Top 10 Most Romantic Cities in the c ... More >>
Some might say that 34 seems a bit "past one's prime" to have started a singing career. For Al Jarreau, that's never seemed to matter. Having been the only vocalist in history to garner Grammy Awards across three different genre categories (jazz, pop and R&B), and with 21 albums, seven Grammy ... More >>
The Onion gives Tim Pawlenty a campaign makeover.The rap on Tim Pawlenty is that he's too boring and too nice to run for the White House -- also, he's somewhat of a wimp, it turns out. But that's all changing. The Onion is reporting that he tried to change up his image by copping the chrome ... More >>
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
The mysterious singer songwriter will release an album in 2010 on Drag City, and will play the Cedar this April.
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
CNN, Fox, MSNBC, NY Times, LA Times, WashPost, St. Paul Pioneer-Press, Des Moines Register, Duluth Herald-Tribune, Grand Forks Herald, Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette, Iowa City Press-Citizen, Sioux Falls Argus-Leader, Rapid City (SD) Journal, Kenosha (WI) News, Yankton (SD) Daily Press & Dakotan. A: Un ... More >>
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
'Stone Reader' is a story of obscurity that's sadder than it needs to be
Noise artist Bombardier drops some of electronic music's fastest and hardest beats--and waits for the explosion
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?