Even over the phone, Nicholas David holds up to his reputation as being basically the nicest, most likeable guy in the history of the music business. He's got a warm voice that just sort of reaches out over the speaker to give your ear a hug. Seriously, he's that nice. Nicholas David--or Nick "the ... More >>
It's been a frustrating week for Matthew Rodreick. Committees in the House and Senate have released their budgets for health and human services programs, and a bill that would fund curative spinal cord injury research in Minnesota is absent from both. Rodreick originally brought the idea for the b ... More >>
A bill that scientists say could be key to furthering spinal cord injury research in Minnesota passed its first committee hearing Monday afternoon. Introduced by Sen. Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis, the proposed legislation would designate $8 million from the state's general fund to curative spinal c ... More >>
Treading North frontman Gabe Rodreick has been making music nearly all his life. When he was a sophomore in high school, having played piano since age 5, Rodreick was accepted to the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley. But the summer before his junior year began, Rodreick traveled to ... More >>
Sen. Jeff Hayden introduces bill to fund curative spinal cord science
Sen. Jeff Hayden introduced a bill at a capitol press conference this afternoon that would appropriate $4 million in state funds to be used for curative spinal cord research in Minnesota. The subject of this week's cover story, the bill was inspired by the story of Gabe Rodreick, a 20-year-old from ... More >>
What list features Nepal, Uco Valley in Argentina, Zambia, and... Minneapolis?Last month, Minneapolis topped a full five categories in Travel and Leisure's annual survey of 35 cities across the country. Now, the magazine is handing us a more exotic honor: one of the 13 best places to travel ... More >>
In a music scene built around Minnesota nice, it's risky to name your band Haters Club, but the Minneapolis group is spreading their "hate" all over town. The Golden Age of Haters Club is a collection of songs that sit comfortably together, even when they shouldn't. With dynamic beats and abysmal hu ... More >>
Sites go dark while players lose their livelihood
How much is Kopplin's gourmet coffee worth to you? Wait till you see what a $15,000 donation gets youAs anyone who's been offered free pizza and beer in exchange for a little moving muscle knows, bribery helps. So as Kopplin's coffee shop begins to build out its new space at 2038 Marshall A ... More >>
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Friday-Sunday, various times
A.J. OlmscheidThis is the third and final part part of our chef chat with Piccolo's Doug Flicker. (Here's part 1 and part 2 if you missed them.) Read on to find out how Flicker transformed from a kid who ate ring baloney sandwiches to a chef who has cooked at the James Beard House in New Yor ... More >>
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It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.