Each week, we'll interview one of the chefs participating in our 2014 Iron Fork competition. On November 6, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient. Tickets are on sale now. We may think of them as the ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Minneapolis is so much cleaner than most places. St. Paul is too.What's Salt Lake City got that we don't in the Twin Cities? Less trash, evidently. Travel and Leisure magazine's readers named us the second cleanest city in the country, right behind the city that gave us Donny and Marie. And ... More >>
Bone is returning, semi-triumphantly (they've had a tough decade, after all) to the Mainroom tonight with the "original lineup" in tow -- not including Bizzy, the high-pitched attack dog of the Lord, who has been a solo artist since 1998...sort of. Gimme Noise and three other journalists from aro ... More >>
photo by Todd SeelieIn addition to some pretty extensive tour plans and live-scoring a drive-in art exhibition, Dark Dark Dark have sent out the first song from their upcoming record Wild Go.
photos by Michelle LeonHis goal: to make good food accessible to all. At 24 years old--a time when most of us are/were still getting lost and found--Derik Moran is celebrating his 14th year in the kitchen. Starting at the age of 11 at a small resort in Wisconsin, he moved into fine dining at the ... More >>
Warwick GreenStrongmen squeeze Kevin Kling's kidneys, but only during the holidaysLocal writer and performer Kevin Kling likes for his food--unlike his state--to be "not so nice." And don't let the TV dinner on the cover of his latest book, Holiday Inn, fool you: Kling is an expert at scouting bl ... More >>
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 >>
For the second year in a row, a Minnesota chef has been named Best Chef Midwest at the James Beard Awards, as Alex Roberts of Restaurant Alma and Brasa took home the honors at last night's ceremony in New York. Past winners aren't eligible to compete, so 2009's winner, Tim McKee of La Belle V ... More >>
A home-schooled innocent joins the local folk-pop fraternity
After watching the last two superintendents it tabbed go up in smoke, what will the Minneapolis School Board do for an encore?
Peebles isn't the Minneapolis School Board's biggest problem Here's hoping Minneapolis School Board members don't honestly believe they're off the hook, now that they've announced they're investigating charges Superintendent Thandiwe Peebles ordered district staff to walk her dog, do her university ... More >>
Minneapolis's new top teacher rankles the rank and file
The new Minneapolis public schools super, groomed the corporate way by a conservative foundation
Just what are those Minneapolis City Council members doing when they travel on your dime? Not much.
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