The Chicago Avenue Deli, located at 25th Street and Chicago Avenue in south Minneapolis, went up in flames overnight.SEE ALSO: Massive Uptown fire engulfs building near Lake Street and Irving Avenue [PHOTOS] [VIDEO] A fire at the building was first reported at about 3:30 a.m., with the blaze intensi ... More >>
Aly Xiong, a principal at the Gethsemane School in Maplewood, spent Tuesday night camped out in a tent on the elementary school's roof.Xiong says the wacky idea randomly came to him during the statewide Non-Public School Fundraiser when he threw out a goal of $20,000 to buy what he says are much-nee ... More >>
See Also:Mark Mallman makes YouTube video of his entire discographyMark Mallman Marathon 3 live blog, day 4Rumblings of Mark Mallman's seven-day, cross-country song project, Marathon Four (or #MMM4), are slowly growing louder. Ahead of the September 15-23 trip from New York to Los Angeles, Gimme Noi ... More >>
What's your damage? Minneapolis authorities have made it easier for you to tell them by launching a 311 mobile app yesterday. Minneapolis residents can now report issues like potholes, broken street lights, and graffiti through a free application on iPhone and Android phones without calling 311 or l ... More >>
After successfully completing one phase of testing at a Toronto store, Buffalo Wild Wings announced plans to launch a second phase of testing of its proposed tabletop iPad ordering system at an undisclosed Minneapolis branch, reports Computer World.Buffalo Wild Wings, the largest Minneapolis ... More >>
It seems like there's another "city superlative list" every week (the latest making the odd claim that we're the "13th most lesbianish"), so we decided to try to put them all together into one comparative infographic.These studies are popular with readers, hence their proliferation. Many of the ... More >>
For the second year in a row, Minneapolis will come together to celebrate local designers, musicians, comedians, and dancers at I AM MPLS. Event founder Sarah Edwards, who is a local fashion and image consultant, says that she originally wanted to produce a fashion show, but decided that a vari ... More >>
Screenshot from Fox 9 interview.Miller defends his company against the BBB's claims.Here's an enticing offer if we've ever heard one: "Watch your lead revenues explode with the most powerful lead generation system online!" That promise comes from the homepage of Lead Net Pro, one of several ... More >>
Osama bin Laden is dead. His body was buried at sea. The White House and the Pentagon have photos of the U.S. raid on his compound in Pakistan, but they haven't released the pictures to the public. There's obviously a huge demand to see a photo or video of bin Laden with a bullet through his sk ... More >>
Cracking an egg on your iPad could spell disaster!Gadgets that require a million accessories (the cases, the screen-cleaners, the back-up batteries...etc.) are a little exhausting, but as whole shelves of cookbooks are being replaced by their digital counterparts--accessed by an expensive ele ... More >>
Jobs says his iPhones aren't tracking anyone.It sounds like Apple CEO Steve Jobs has agreed to testify before Sen. Al Franken's subcommittee on privacy and technology, following an uproar over stories that iPhones and iPads were tracking the location of their users and storing the data, appar ... More >>
It's one of the most popular educational games of all time
Martha StewartCan iPhone apps of virtual desserts make you thinner?It's mid-January, and our New Year's resolutions to lose weight and eat right are already distance memories. Don't beat yourself up too much, there's some unconventional help on the way. According to a Utrecht University study, wo ... More >>
Photo via the CurrentFor Eric Lovold, frontman of the local and celebrated rock group The Alarmists, what was supposed to be a relaxing and joy-filled holiday turned out to be the antithesis of what Christmas is all about. By now, you've heard about the disturbing Christmas Eve break-in of Lovold ... More >>
Owners Matthew Foust and Evan Olcott were members of 12 Rods
Lawyers challenging the use of Intoxilyzer breath tests in convicting drunk drivers say the copies of the machine's software they have been allowed to review are screwed up.For years, the software inside the Intoxilyzer breath alcohol testing machine determined whether or not Minnesota driver ... More >>
Check out the new City Pages iPhone app at the iTunes store. It's free.Figuring out who, what, where, when and how to check out everything worthwhile in the Twin Cities just got a whole lot easier: City Pages has launched a cool new iPhone app. And it's free. (Screen shot below.) Right there ... More >>
It's hard to find a restaurant without a website anymore--will phone apps be the next standard marketing tool? The Herkimer Pub and Brewery has jumped into the game with its own free phone app. The Uptown brewpub plans to keep its loyal customers informed about events, new beer releases, the ... More >>
The Lowes enlist celebritieslike Brett Favreat a hefty price
Read the Strib online at your own risk--it is delivering malware to some users.
St. Paul company outprofits Gannett, McGraw Hill, New York Times
Let's hope for the Strib's sake that it happens by the end of the month.
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St
Press release of the day: "Just released this week, 'U-Sing-It' -- an innovative CD release that lets buyers create their own versions of holiday songs to share with friends and family, powered by UmixIt's remixing technology -- is already a hit, an impressive feat given the 51 shopping days stil ... More >>
For the past eight months, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has been adding spyware to its CDs. A computer security expert named Mark Russinovich discovered that playing his Van Zant CD on his computer had installed a secret program deep into its system, the kind of "rootkit" used by virus writers. And ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Jack Sparks delivers the 3rd Edition of his Top 100 Country Songs of All Time at The Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS ChristianExodus.org is moving thousands of Christians to South Carolina to reestablish constitutionally limited government founded upon Christian principles. Mi ... More >>
Minnesota is one of just nine states that didn't opt out of a new federal voting law
Big Brother is watching: Can he tell whether you prefer good gin or cheap beer?
The University of Minnesota's new computer system goes $22 million over budget--and the glitches still aren't fixed
Let's take voice-recognition software for a test drive
You could buy David Bowie's Hours via Internet download. But why would you want to?
Third Voice's backers say the software is the last best hope for a people's Web. Critics call it cybergraffiti.
Computer obsolescence is in the eye of the beholder
At the Minneapolis Convention Center, hackers battle bad press, federal agents, and...network problems
Bootleg basher Microsoft puts the kibosh on local computer resellers
Software programs from Blues Clues and Dr. Seuss designed for the little shavers