If you were asked to name three pre-contact Native American dishes, could you do it? Or does your knowledge stop with fry bread? If so, you're not alone. Indigenous recipes and cooking methods have largely disappeared since Europeans first made contact with the Americas. Sean Sherman, otherwise kno ... More >>
The federal government might still celebrate Columbus Day today, but here in Minneapolis, the holiday has been rechristened as Indigenous Peoples Day.Our Comment on the Day on Friday came from Chris Early, who argued that "it is a bit fuzzy philosophically speaking to revise Columbus (or any histori ... More >>
A new study finds that the Twin Cities is among a minority of major American metros where the urban core grew faster than the suburbs between 2012 and 2013.The metro as a whole grew by 1.10 percent during that timeframe. But most of the growth occurred in Minneapolis and St. Paul, where the growth r ... More >>
Daniella Martin's life revolves around bugs. She eats bugs, raises bugs, writes about bugs for the Huffington Post, and just released Edible -- a book dedicated to the benefits of bug consumption -- in February. She also inspired an episode of The Simpsons, regularly blogs about bug-eating adventure ... More >>
The city of Red Wing is considering a resolution that would officially change the name of the Columbus Day holiday to First Peoples Day.SEE ALSO: "Geography of Hate" maps show where racist and homophobic tweets come from [IMAGES] The proposal is the work of the city's Human Rights Commission, and es ... More >>
The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro is one of the country's leading "aspirational cities," according to a Daily Beast study.SEE ALSO: Twin Cities among best metros for the young, broke, and single, study says The algorithm used for the Beast's piece considered economic (50 percent), quality of life (25 p ... More >>
Shouting fire in a crowded theater is a crime. So if there really is rioting in Madison tonight, might the editors of The Onion find themselves in legal trouble?THE BACKSTORY: The Onion discontinues print publication in Madison, its original marketProbably not. But still.
Young, single, broke, and live in the Twin Cities? According to a new study put together by the Money Under 30 blog, you're probably spending less nights falling asleep by yourself while watching Netflix after a dinner of Ramen noodles than your peers in most other cities.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first ... More >>
The Twin Cities will be steeped with indie-rock this weekend with The Shins at the Orpheum Theatre and Leslie Feist opening the MN Zoo's Music in the Zoo series. Cute pop band Bella Ruse will be leaving Minneapolis for Columbus soon, so make sure to catch their free show at the Lake Harriet Bandshel ... More >>
Photoset by Tony Nelson As of 4 p.m. on Friday, the Robyn show at First Avenue is still on, but that could change as we move into the weekend. The pop star has been sick all week and has canceled shows from Columbus and Detroit to, most recently, last night's gig in Chicago. And Minneapolis is up ... More >>
DJ Rap and her angry slipmats Imagine showing up to work every day and each of your coworkers are drunk and shouting demands in your face. Hopefully this is not commonplace for you, but it happens nearly every night to those who claim DJing as a profession. I know what you're thinking -- someth ... More >>
One is Japanese and the other favors a "total meal concept"
Band of Horses are currently making their way around the country in support of their somewhat underwhelming new album, Infinite Arms, and stopped in Columbus a few weeks back to record a session for radio station CD101. Along with their original songs, the band covered the Replacements' "Can't Hardl ... More >>
We've said it before, we'll say it again: It's getting so you can't trust a good tea party.
Some anti-immigration folks probably didn't expect to a speaker shout the words "Columbus go home" at their weekend rally.
You all still remember how to pick up change, right?
A musical performance of modern Greek myth is staged in local community gardens-- mint /tomato /watermellon appetizers included.
The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.
They're back -- and they have better hair and sound just as good.
In honor of tonight's Dallas-Chivas match, the geniuses at Pizza Hut Park are handing out Juan Carlos Toja wigs to the first 5,000 fans through the gates. The brilliantly coiffed Colombian midfielder has been a bit off his game since returning from injury, but perhaps the site of 5,000 hairy clones ... More >>
Derek Boogaard is one of the most feared enforcers in the NHL. You wanna go?
Children's Hospital snatches up housing in the city's Phillips West neighborhood
Godard scours our bombed-out library to find 'Notre musique'
Derail the vote 2004: A Karl Rove production
Lindsay Whalen goes down, and the lights go out in Williams arena
How three Midwestern boys reached jazz nirvana
After five decades in the bush leagues, Wayne Hattaway talks his way to The Show.
Only Our Grandchildren Will Know.
While the XFL aims for the slick fringes of entertainment, its antics fall in the muddy middle of the field
The Rise and Fall of the Borscht Belt waxes nostalgic for the Jewish comedy of assimilation
What's this "women's game" business, anyway?
On the eve of his first American tour, Brazilian cut-up artist Tom Zé talks about Tropicália and its cultural remixes
Why are some women choosing to give birth without any professional assistance at all?
Traveling made easy through video
With her complicated hero, Miles Vorkosigan, Minnesota science-fiction writer Lois Bujold leads an expedition into inner space
The most fabulous musician of all time helps America see queerly in a new video collection
Bob Rose's run at empty libraries, boring classes, and the "pampered elite."
Two months into the Howard Stern era, WRQC brings a new marketing man to Minneapolis to continue the assault.
In Minneapolis and elsewhere, proponents of the New Urbanist planning movement are promising a new tomorrow -- one that looks a lot like yesterday.
Author Gish Jen takes a fresh approach to multicultural identity.