Cub Foods

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Don Samuels Calls 911 on North Minneapolis Hot Dog Giveaway [VIDEO]

    Former City Council member and current school board candidate Don Samuels is taking heat for calling the cops on a hot dog giveaway organized by Neighborhoods Organizing for Change on a sidewalk right outside its north Minneapolis headquarters at 911 W. Broadway Ave.Samuels says he thought the hot d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    While Some Fight For a Higher Minimum Wage, Antonio Torrealva Just Wants What He's Owed

    The line of people outside the Apple Store in Uptown stretches past cars and restaurant doors, nearly to the end of the block. Hordes gather together, clutching phones in one hand and cups of now-lukewarm coffee in the other. The new iPhone has arrived. The crowds are here to claim their new toy. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Roundy's Inc. sells all Twin Cities Rainbow locations to Supervalu, Lunds

    Roundy's Inc. is leaving the Twin Cities, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported on Wednesday. The majority of its stores have been sold to Supervalu Inc. and Lund Food Holdings Inc., in addition to three other independent companies. Ten of the 18 Rainbow stores that were sold will be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    First Look: Longfellow Market

    Longfellow seemingly has it all. It's home to Leviticus Tattoo, Merlin's Rest, our favorite head shop GM Tobacco, the always-entertaining Denny's, and, of course, the Mississippi River. In recent years, a handful of new restaurants (like Sonora Grill and Parka) opened in the neighborhood, increasing ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    April 23, 2014

    Culinary adventures with strange foods in the Twin Cities

    We bite into uncharted territory from testicles to urchins

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Plate or Pass: Lutefisk

    Minnesota is divided into two camps: those who love lutefisk and those who would sooner eat testicles. Both sides have their reasons. The lovers, mostly of Scandinavian heritage, usually grow up eating lutefisk, a long-standing Scandinavian staple served with copious amounts of butter and potatoes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Frowny Blaine bank robber was drunk on mouthwash and just wanted more [MUGSHOT]

    St. Paul resident Shawna Pearson is now in custody at the Anoka County Jail after a mouthwash-fueled (mis)adventure that included a bank robbery, a stint in detox, a bus ride to southern California, and a trip to Mexico in search of cheap booze.SEE ALSO: Stillwater couple's pock-faced, cross-eyed mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Check out the sad frown on woman who robbed Blaine bank [IMAGE]

    Around 5:30 yesterday evening, a woman walked into the TCF Bank inside the Cub Foods off Central Avenue in Blaine and passed a teller a note demanding cash.SEE ALSO: Chris Miller robs bank, says he's struggling with fact he's not a rich football player, apologizes The teller forked over some dough a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Man robbed Roseville Cub Foods shoppers of everything but their Father's Day pie

    Jason Armstrong, a 42-year-old St. Paul resident, has been charged with aggravated robbery and kidnapping for allegedly hopping in a couple's car after they got done shopping at the Roseville Cub Foods last month and heisting everything but their Father's Day pie.SEE ALSO: In Minnesota, most Missed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Discarded Gatorade bottle leads to arrest of alleged serial Mpls cabbie robber Tonio Weaver

    Tonio Weaver, 22, allegedly used a knife to rob five Minneapolis cabbies between June 18 and June 20. But he was arrested thanks to a Gatorade bottle.SEE ALSO: Drunken bro goes berserk on Uptown-area cabbie, tells officer he has "blue blood" in him The first of the five robberies occurred after Weav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    CTUL's campaign for retail custodians like Leticia Zuniga

    When Leticia Zuniga was first allegedly sexually assaulted by her boss, she didn't know what to do or where to go for help.See Also: - The perfect victim: A retail custodian sexually assaulted by her boss fights back despite her immigration status - Cub Foods settles lawsuit with cleaning workers

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    In Minnesota, most Missed Connections happen at the grocery store [MAP]

    Looking for love? Forget bars, gyms, and coffee shops, and head to... Cub Foods?SEE ALSO: The best Craigslist Missed Connections on election day 2012Dorothy Gambrell of Psychology Today put together a map looking at where the most Craigslist Missed Connections happen in each state, and here in Minne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Hot Cheetos and Takis: A taste test

    See Also:"Hot Cheetos & Takis" video features young Minneapolis rappers from Beats And Rhymes programThursday's City Pages editorial meeting had several special guests. Yep, Hot Cheetos and Takis showed up and they totally overshadowed (and out-crunched) the discussion topics for the week. After ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Mr. Potato Head Robber: Mpls police ask for help finding disguise-wearing bank heister [PHOTOS]

    SEE ALSO:-- Smash-and-grab Minnesota jewelry store robbers caught on tape [VIDEO]-- Chris Miller robs bank, says he's struggling with fact he's not a rich football player, apologizesTwo weeks after successfully robbing a TCF Bank inside a Cub Foods in Fridley, the well-dressed Mr. Potato Head robber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Duane Clark violated wife's order for protection

    See also: The Baby Buried in the Backyard. See also: Police Photos: The Baby Buried in the Backyard Duane Clark, the Crystal man who confessed to burying his baby in the backyard to police this past February, recently pled guilty to violating his wife's restraining order. Last week's cover story, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    CeCe McDonald supporters throw Molotov cocktail at Portland Wells Fargo

    A group claiming solidarity with Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman who recently pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Hennepin County, is taking credit for an unlit Molotov cocktail found inside a Wells Fargo in Portland, Oregon last week. The bank manager found the homemade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Molly Flaherty charged with smashing glass on CeCe McDonald's face

    A Minneapolis woman is charged with starting the fight outside the Schooner Tavern last summer that resulted in Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman, being charged with second-degree murder. Molly Shannon Flaherty "threw or pushed" a glass into McDonald's face outside the bar that night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Is SuperValu anti-Christmas?

    Wait--we thought the Grinch was green...​For those people out there who don't make a habit of watching paid political ads on YouTube, you may be surprised to learn that America is currently at war. No, we're not talking about the drawn-out wars in far-off lands like Iraq or Afghanistan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Octavia Marberry charged, Good Samaritan free in vigilante justice killing

    Octavia Marberry is facing two felonies for her role in the muggings.​The Minneapolis Good Samaritan who caught Darren Evanocich in the act of mugging a woman and eventually shot and killed Evanovich will not be charged. That's not the case for Evanvovich's sister, Octavia Marberry. This afternoon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Free Dove ice cream bars, massages, & manicures today and tomorrow!

    Dove via FacebookFollow this truck for free ice cream--if you're 18 !​An ice cream truck for adults-only? Now we're talking! Dove's promotional ice cream truck is making stops in the Twin Cities today and tomorrow offering the following free indulgences: Dove ice cream bars, a five-minute ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Transgender suspect Chrishaun McDonald didn't kill Dean Schmitz, witnesses claim

    Chrishaun McDonald, who is transgender, stands accused of murder​Just after midnight on June 5, two groups of strangers began shouting at each other outside Schooner Tavern in south Minneapolis.A brawl broke out, and when it was over, Dean Schmitz, 47, lay in the street bleeding to death.Chrishaun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2011

    Anthony Martin Ramos sentenced for beating, robbing autistic teenager

    Anthony Martin Ramos is going to jail.​Anthony Martin Ramos broke down in tears the day he admitted in court to terrorizing, beating and robbing an autistic teen behind a Cub Foods in St. Paul two days before Christmas. The victim was on a shopping errand to help his mother make Christmas co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Whole Foods breaks ground in Edina

    Breaking ground in Edina​The history of grocery stores in Edina is actually quite long, with Hove's in 1942 and the Country Store where Cub Foods now sits on York Avenue. Wednesday brought the groundbreaking of the latest supermarket to come to the Southwest suburb, the national retailer Whole Foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Anthony Martin Ramos admits terrorizing autistic teen

    Anthony Martin Ramos will be sentenced in May.​Anthony Martin Ramos broke down in a Ramsey County courtroom yesterday, filled with remorse and sorrow after admitting his role in a truly pathetic crime: Beating and robbing a 16-year-old autistic kid of everything he had, including the ginger al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Andrew Todd Anderson caught stealing from Salvation Army bucket

    Ryan McFarland, Flickr.Anderson doesn't have much in the way of holiday spirit.​It doesn't get much lower than stealing from charity just before Christmas. On Tuesday afternoon, Andrew Todd Anderson was working as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army when he decided $8 per hour just wasn't en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Illiterate Joe Nathan Michael arrested in Fridley bank robbery

    Photo: hydra artsBank robber or ESL candidate?​Poor Joe Nathan Michael. According to police, the 47-year-old man showed up recently at the TCF Bank outlet in Cub Foods on 57th Avenue N.E. in Fridley, passed a note to the tellers demanding cash. He got $1,991 in cash. He got caught. And he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Salsa Lisa vs. Gimemo vs. Snappy Dog Salsas: Food Fight

    ​We here at Hot Dish are partial to making our own salsa--tomatillos, red onion, garlic, cilantro, and lime, with a few pulses in the food processor--but sometimes, in a pinch, we'll pick up a jar of the stuff. A lot of the big supermarket brands always taste so flat, like the veggies have bee ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    December 24, 2008

    Lutefisk: The world's largest chunk of phlegm?

    Not-so-stinky Nordic tradition still has foothold in Minnesota

  • News

    November 26, 2008

    Living on the streets of Minneapolis for a week

    More than 9,000 Minnesotans are homeless. I decided to join them.

  • News

    November 19, 2008

    Reunited Somali families stranded after crackdowns

    Feds making family reunions not so sweet

  • Restaurants

    June 25, 2008

    Strange Brews

    Looking for the weirdest, most obscure beers in Minnesota? They're at the Four Firkins.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions 6/17: Dance Dance ... Revolution?

    One of our new photo essays covers a politically-charged and visually stunning new dance from Ananya. Another captures the thrill of victory and the agony of pageant defeat.

  • News

    February 27, 2008

    Freak show banned from AIDS benefit

    Lobster Girl and the Human Tripod aren't Minnesota Nice enough

  • News

    April 12, 2006

    Number 26

    Fifteen-year-old Gary Parker was the 26th of Minneapolis's 49 homicides last year—and one of the 54 percent of black male victims whose killings went unsolved.

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Black on Black Grime

    The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    Wal-Mart Wants Your Job

    As the Retailing Behemoth Prepares to Open Its First Store in the Twin Cities Metro, Neighborhoods and Workers Brace Themselves for the Wal-Mart Treatment: Low Wages, Union Busting, and a Big, Friendly Smile

  • News

    September 3, 2003

    Where the Buck Never Stops

    Missing jobs and development in Jordan; cops' union leader blasts Olson

  • News

    January 15, 2003

    Thief of Police

    Tony White's lifelong obsession with law enforcement

  • News

    January 15, 2003

    Fantasy Island

    Stargazing and bonfires at Budd Rugg's media fantasy camp

  • Sports

    August 21, 2002

    Bottom of the Ninth

    This writer's season might be over. But what a season it was!

  • Books

    May 8, 2002

    Mike Marco RIP

    Even in death he is stirring up trouble

  • Books

    June 7, 2000

    The Good Book

    Where to find Yr Eglwys Yng Nghymru O'r Goncwest Hyd At Y Diwygiad Protestannaiddand other mysteries of the faith

  • Feature

    July 1, 1999
  • Restaurants

    June 30, 1999
  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Room at the Bottom

    When Eisenhower-era civic leaders drunk on urban renewal laid waste to the Gateway district, they forever altered the topography of this town's hard-luck hotels and shot-and-a-beer saloons.

  • News

    April 15, 1998

    From 2-1 to Zero

    They Made their kids paint over the graffiti and throw out the gang clothes, and they thought they'd seen thelast of the 2-1 Click. Then one of their sons turned up dead in a richfield parking lot.

  • News

    February 4, 1998

    Quiet Storm

    Devin Miller and Thomas Ross want to do something no black person in Minnesota has done before: buy a major commercial radio station. But first they have to beat the FCC, an industry giant, and the trend toward broadcast consolidation.

  • News

    December 17, 1997
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    May 8, 1996
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