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    September 17, 2013

    Minneapolis women are some of the pickiest daters in the country, study says

    Don't beat yourself up too much, single fellas -- a new study by the Are You Interested? online dating site concludes that Minneapolis women are some of the pickiest online daters in the country.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first date live-tweeted by City Pages bloggerThe study analyzed 450,000 "interactio ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013
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    June 13, 2013

    Minneapolis is one of the most sinful cities in the country, study says

    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 >>

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    June 27, 2012
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    November 16, 2011
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    September 7, 2011

    Minneapolis is the hardest city to hack

    Minneapolis knows computers.​Buried deep in their hard drives, Minneapolis residents have something to hide. Okay, either that, or we're rather internet-savvy. A new study from the AVG Technologies found that Minneapolis is the least likely American city to get "duped" online. The study looked at ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011

    Graeter's ice cream--Oprah's favorite--arrives in the Twin Cities

    Graeter's name hints at its greatness!​Missing your daily dose of Oprah? Well, at least you can now drown your sorrows in a pint of her favorite ice cream, as the Cincinnati-based Graeter's recently entered the Twin Cities market. Graeter's is a super-premium, high milk-fat content product, ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    Watch Justin Vernon, Sharon Van Etten, and Megafaun play some gorgeous Americana

    ​Alan Lomax was the principal documentarian of of southern roots music, culminating in the release, fifty years ago, of Sounds of the South, a keystone in American musical history. Last fall, an improbably good band played some selections from his defining collection

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    May 4, 2011
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    March 23, 2011
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    December 14, 2010

    Metrodome Collapse: 10 other stadium disasters

    Mottaqi Stadium, Iran​What might have happened had the Metrodome roof collapsed during the Vikings game against the Giants on Sunday? What might have happened if the roof had slowly sagged and busted wide open over stands packed with spectators in a panic, but unable to move? Disaster, that's ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Twin Cities way more relaxed than the rest of America

    Photo: MuladProof that Twin Citians know how to relax.​We do stress out over things here on the tundra. Look at the Vikings, for crying out loud. Or Michele Bachmann. And don't even get us started on the fact that we have yet another election recount with national import on our hands. But com ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 3

    ​Well, the third week of tour has passed.  I've had about 50 cups of coffee, spent about $300 on gas, eaten about seven square meals, and met a ton of cool people.  I've been in some really cool towns and some towns that I won't feel bad about never coming back to. 

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    August 26, 2010

    Minnesota State Fair taste test: worst new foods

    These new foods are unlikely to become classics.​When we heard about the new foods at this year's Minnesota State Fair, some sounded great, others gruesome. Would the latter taste as awful as we feared, or would we be eating our words? Here are several we sampled that aren't worth loosening th ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    "Dangerous By Design" ranks Minneapolis first in pedestrian safety

    Photo: Andrew KelsallMinneapolis want you to walk​You want to die trying to cross the street? Move to Florida. At the very least, head south of the Mason-Dixon line. If you don't want to take your life in your hands while out for a stroll, just stay right here in Minneapolis. That's what the g ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Best new Minnesota State Fair foods

    www.wikipedia.comThis Texas treat defies locavore logic. ​It's here! The list of the new foods to be found at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair has been released, and there's a lot to get excited about. Somewhere between the deep-fried cheeseburger sliders at Axel's and the deep-fried shortcake at G ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Minneapolis is not the "Manliest City" in America

    Photo: GoldbergGetting our man on​Damn. We're not as manly as Milwaukee, so we'll let you notch one up there, cheese heads. But Minneapolis still broke the Top 20 in Sperling's annual "America's Manliest Cities" survey. The biggest hunk of American manhood can evidently be found in Nashville, ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010
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    January 20, 2010

    Lookbook, One For the Team plan tours

    Lookbook will sweep the East Coast, while OFTT is donating tour proceeds to the Red Cross for Haiti relief.

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    November 4, 2009
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    October 22, 2009

    Survey reveals Minneapolis one of the least stressful cities in U.S.

    If you're sitting at your computer right now clawing your eyes out in a vain attempt to forget the myriad tasks, bills, obligations, etc. conspiring to crush your troubled soul, now might be a good time to take consolation that, hey, it could be worse.

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    August 19, 2009
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    June 8, 2009

    Gaslight Anthem announce rescheduled Minneapolis show

    The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.

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    April 28, 2009

    Knonam, "Crazy Minnesota Girl" (mp3)

    The Knonam track is the first leak off a forthcoming Midwest Broadcast mixtape.

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    January 30, 2009

    Minneapolis: No one wants to live here

    It's a tough day for Minnesota -- first New in Town makes fun of the state, and now real people say they don't want to live here either!

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    December 10, 2008

    Jon Stewart: The Minneapolis Liar newspaper?

    What's black and white and completely over? News ... More >>

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    November 12, 2008
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    October 29, 2008

    Target cart loaders get some excitement in their life

    target-780105.png Yes, we find joy in imagining the work that went into reloading a whole semi of Target shopping carts.

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    June 11, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    Downright tornadic...

    Look, you and I both know why you turn (and turn again) to City Pages: the weather.

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    December 16, 2006

    City Planner: Weekend Edition (12/16-17)

    Dibbs: Cincy native, occasional Atmosphere DJ, metal as fuck, recruited by El-P ... More >>

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    September 26, 2005

    Three Reasons For Optimism about the Minnesota Vikings

    1) The two teams that have beaten them, Tampa Bay and Cincinnati, are a combined 6-0. 2. Despite their dreadful start, the Vikes are a mere half-game out of first place in what may be the least talented division in NFL history. One of the division's four teams has to make the playoffs. 3. With the ... More >>

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    August 8, 2005

    Dibbs looks back on ten Scribble Jams

    Days before the tenth annual Scribble Jam in Cincinnati, Ohio, founding DJ Mr. Dibbs tells the Cincinnati Enquirer he remembers the time in 1997 when Eminem "came out of nowhere" to take second in the MC battles. This year's hip-hop-a-looza (11.5 hours from Minnesota by car) features Friday headline ... More >>

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    April 22, 2005

    Former Viking Michael Brim killed in Virginia shootout

    The Associated Press is reporting former NFL cornerback Michael Brim, 39, died in a shootout with another man Tuesday night. Brim was drafted by the Cardinals in 1988 and played for seven years with various teams including Detroit, the New York Jets, Cincinnati, and the Minnesota Vikings from 1989-1 ... More >>

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    April 13, 2005

    2005 Vikings schedule

    The 2005 NFL schedule was released today and the Minnesota Vikings could be in for a very long season. The NFC North has been making some notable off-season improvements, and a Moss-less offense against Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore may need a lot of help from the recent acquisitions on the def ... More >>

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    April 5, 2005

    Stop the madness!

    April Fool's jokes that won't end On Friday, a Web site reported that John Hughes was coming out of seclusion to make a sequel to 1986's Pretty in Pink. The site listed as a source, which takes you directly to, a dead link. As if the joke wasn't obvious enough, th ... More >>

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    January 19, 2005

    That's Totally Gay!

    Scissor Sisters' disco pop delivers a queer ear for the straight guy

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    January 7, 2004

    Comforts of Home

    A pair of comfort-food cookbooks to make surviving cabin fever season a little easier

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    January 10, 2001

    Steven's Sense of Snow

    With the issue drama Traffic, Steven Soderbergh turns the flow of cocaine into a moving picture

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    October 25, 2000

    The Collective Conscious

    Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek gather everyone from Nelson Mandela to Rick James under the hip-hop tent

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    June 14, 2000

    No Man's Land

    Traversing the rough terrain between a father's expectations and a son's aspirations

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    August 11, 1999
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    August 1, 1999

    Fair Is Fair

    Ruminations on toddlers and sharing

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    November 11, 1998

    Booty Call

    The Afghan Whigs' search for their soul produces a new collection of retro rump shakers

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    October 4, 1995
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