Bre McGeeHow wild can the Onion's patio get?The Wild Onion, a bar and restaurant on St. Paul's Grand Avenue known for its collegiate clientele and young women selling booze from ice tubs, has been trying to get a license to serve liquor on its back patio since 2009. The Wild Onion claims th ... More >>
Nick VlcekThe Green Party hopes ranked-choice voting will give them an edge this election. Longtime St. Paul activist Johnny Howard picked up some support this week in his campaign to unseat St. Paul City Councilmember Melvin Carter. The Green Party of St. Paul voted unanimously to endorse ... More >>
The ever-changing Friday night lineup for the Taste of Minnesota has been altered for (hopefully) the last time, with the addition of headliners Atmosphere and P.O.S, which were announced at Soundset on Sunday. The Walkmen have also been added to fill the slot left by Janelle Monae's cancellation ... More >>
More acts have been announced for the Taste of Minnesota this upcoming 4th of July weekend, and while some nights look a bit dismal (Gin Blossoms AND Counting Crows on the same night, oh my), the Friday night lineup booked by 89.3 the Current is shaping up to be amazing. Over the weekend, Taste a ... More >>
Thursday's five most interesting stories printed on wood pulp.
Rumors and Realities
Ever since the original High Bridge was built in 1889, it's been a magnet for people seeking to end their lives
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
Some highlights from the city elections that time (and voters) forgot
Despite hefty losses, Minneapolis bar owners can't get anyone to reconsider the smoking ban
New rules could bring patronage jobs back to St. Paul. Say hello to boss Kelly.
It's Kelly vs. the City Council in a war of no words
Why a smoking ban won't work
Rybak frets about transit--but can he do anything?
Two of Kelly's heroes whiff; One makes history
Primaries could mean a stronger, tougher lineup
If the governor can cash in on side gigs, why shouldn't the politician next door?
The Minnesota Wild hockey hoo-ha is a high-stakes political power game featuring a lineup of heavy hitters--and you can't tell the players without this City Pages program.
"The troubling part comes when you look at your market: It's too small to support two major facilities plus the Metrodome and all your other smaller venues."
In Ward 3, home to one of St. Paul's two hotly contested City Council campaigns, the race parallels the mayoral contest. Incumbent Mike Harris has been drawing fire from his challenger, DFL endorsee Randy Schubring, for defending "the special interests of
If the UM couldn't buy pound animals for its student vets to practice spaying and neutering, it would have to buy from sources like farms that breed animals exclusively for research.
The St. Paul City Council's agreement to spend $101 million to bring Lawson Software downtown isn't as waterproof as Mayor Norm Coleman has promised.
Concertgoers caught in last week's melee at the bombshelter say the MPD did as much to start the riot as they did to quell it.