Maybe it's something in his laid-back Carolina demeanor, but you've gotta give Stu McLamb credit for taking everything in stride. After accidentally stumbling on to lo-fi gold in 2008 with a suite of bedroom-recorded breakup songs that would become his first album as the Love Language, he's weathere ... More >>
Minnesota has a rich history of distinctive garage rock dating back to the Trashmen's surprise hit "Surfin Bird" and the C.A. Quintet's epic Trip Through Hell. Maybe it's our short summers. Fans of the "Soma singles sound" might be surprised to find we're livng in a new golden era, with so many band ... More >>
Feeling underemployed? You're in luck, because First Avenue is feeling understaffed -- specifically in the position of Accounting Clerk/Administrative Assistant. For those with 20 hours available in their schedule between Monday and Friday, it might be time to dust off the resume and reach out to th ... More >>
Presidential elections only happen once every four years, and that means getting exposed to a whole new potential dating pool group of people at the polls. There's just something about exercising our civic duty that gets us all hot and bothered, but we prefer stuffing our faces with junk food and wa ... More >>
Early Sunday (exactly what time isn't clear), Jeff Hanson met Dee King in the Burger King parking lot at 695 East 7th Street in St. Paul. King and Hanson got in touch on Craigslist, where Hanson was looking to sell his laptop computer.SEE ALSO: Craigslist murders: A timeline King, a paroled bank rob ... More >>
The human housing market may not be so hot these days, but it's a different story for Twin Cities Barbie and Ken dolls.SEE ALSO: Brett Favre pubes salesman shares most hilarious correspondence with would-be buyersYesterday, a Bloomington resident named Leif put an epic poolside Barbie mansion up for ... More >>
Plus, Brett Favre pube-gate leads to laughs while DRE Occupy scandal thickens
SEE ALSO:-- Brett Favre's penis revealed by Deadspin [UPDATE]-- Brett Favre will have to testify under oath about "bad intentions" sextingWho needs a game-worn jersey when you can have game-worn pubes?Today, a Craigslist poster in Minneapolis is testing the proposition that you can sell anything on ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Kerry Gauthier says he intentionally OD'd on pills as news of rest stop oral sex circulated-- Kerry Gauthier sex scandal: Are these his oral sex-seeking Craigslist posts?-- Rep. Gauthier, 56, claims rest-stop oral sex with Craigslist boy, 17, was consensualYesterday, Rep. Kerry Gauthier ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Rep. Kerry Gauthier says he's running for reelection despite rest-stop sex scandal-- Kerry Gauthier sex scandal: Are these his oral sex-seeking Craigslist posts?-- Rep. Gauthier, 56, claims rest-stop oral sex with Craigslist boy, 17, was consensualThis afternoon, Rep. Kerry Gauthier, D-D ... More >>
By Andrew OlsonRelated:Duluth flood updates: Low, Charlie Parr, & Trampled by TurtlesOver the past few years, I restored my basement into a great "man cave" of a music room. Sure, basements in Duluth have a reputation for dampness, but I thought I could beat Mother Nature. That is, until the ... More >>
Duluth News TribuneChassis (with Teresa) is apparently a bit traumatized after her 300-mile adventure.Chassis, a one-and-a-half-year-old husky, began 2012 with the walk of a lifetime.The dog broke free from her Duluth home on New Year's Day. Last week, she turned up in Taopi, a southern Minnesota ... More >>
The Juvenile Justice FundKaffie McCullough admits they needed scary stats to get funding.This week's cover story debunks a bogus study on juvenile prostitution that was used to demonize Craigslist and censor its adult classified ads. The problem is that the study is based on a seriously flawed m ... More >>
Photo by Morgan StanochFour plus years after they debuted the Hot Bananas EP, St. Paul's Shoveldance is getting set to release their first full-length: Second Banana in early summer. Since 2006, founding brothers Travis and Evan Henspeter have played with a cast of musicians (including add ... More >>
Cosplay on a graduate level
Ayo, technology! These are the basics: Republican representative from New York gets busted for Craigslist shenanigans. That's it in a nutshell - technology's ease entreating yet another public figure to casually and carelessly flush his career down the toilet. Right now, ex-representative Christo ... More >>
Apparently the Jayhawks show wasn't as much fun for some people as it was for us. We were half-horrified, half-amused to find this Craigslist Missed Connection last night (thanks to our pal Robyn Lewis) from one of the band's unluckiest fans, who had to leave the show last night before the band came ... More >>
The home of rank capitalism.The University of Wisconsin has the kind of problem we wish we had with the University of Minnesota: How to dispose of Rose Bowl tickets in a fair and decent manner. For now, we'll just watch from a distance. It's quite a game, too. Some 5,800 student tickets went ... More >>
A guy named "Gary" got the Godfather. The owners of a defunct, mafia-branded pizza joint recently nearly had their ovens stolen--and the swindled buyers are out $6,400. KSTP talked to the Fridley police, who explained how the scam went down: the suspect broke into the closed Godfathers Pizz ... More >>
Liz PotasekPeace Coffee Barista Adam Marquardt prepares a flavorful cup of slow brewed coffee by measuring and grinding the beans, carefully wetting the grounds and pouring just the right amount of water into the filter.With a disco ball, a light fixture made from old bike parts, and an array of ... More >>
Pastor Tom Brock reaped a whirlwind of self-loathingPastor Tom Brock became a viral sensation this week after he was outed by the local gay magazine, Lavender.Brock famously blamed the the tornado that struck downtown Minneapolis a church's embrace of gay clergy. He's taken a leave of absence, bu ... More >>
James Scott MillerJames Scott Miller, the 49-year-old New Hope man who said on Craigslist he'd be happy to use Somalis as target practice, pleaded guilty yesterday to making terroristic threats. Jailed since March, he worked out a deal in which he faces a faces a possible maximum 90 days behi ... More >>
So far, Muslim students in the Minneapolis and St. Paul schools have not come to CAIR with the kinds of complaints it hears from elsewhere in the state.
Scandal accelerated faster than a runaway Toyota
The pair met five years ago, when she was 17 and he was a 27-year-old church youth counselor.
Remembering 2009 in slideshows.
If you are a sexual predator in Minnesota, good luck making any online friends. You'll have to save the "poking" for in-person interaction. Wait, scratch that.
On the same day that the City Pages feature on the Craiglist killers ran in our print edition, another Craigslist criminal is sent to the clinker.
Ann Reed is also slated to play the benefit concert Sunday night for Katherine Ann Olson.
Michael Anderson, the 20-year-old man accused of killing a woman he lured to his Savage home with a fake Craigslist ad for a babysitter, has been found guilty of all charges by a jury.
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
First Ave is set to be a perfect venue for music icons the Pretenders, which will be packed to the gills with an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd.
"What's That?" recreate some of modern rock's most complex songs
Take a number. There's a glut in the market.
Inside the secret world of the straight guise
The ousted publisher goes out like a trust-fund punk
Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers