Citing feedback from guests and the community, Blue Plate Restaurant Company has announced it will no longer dip into servers' tips, a practice it began when Minnesota's first minimum wage increase in nearly a decade went into effect August 1.A press release announcing the move also announces that a ... More >>
Weeks after "Dollar Store Ryan Gosling" took the internet by storm, Spacecrafting productions and Sotheby's Realty are hoping to do it again with "Dollar Store Owen Wilson," as David Brauer calls him.An actor with a resemblance to the Zoolander star by the name of T Cody Turnquist is featured in a n ... More >>
Someone stealing your credit card information is no laughing matter -- unless you're on Twitter, of course.THE BACKSTORY: Massive Target data breach affects in-store shoppers who used credit cardsIn that case, news that Minnesota's arguably best-known company was targeted (see what I did there?) by ... More >>
It's a good day for Percy Harvin. He gets traded from an organization he didn't seem particularly enthused to be a part of in the first place; presumably gets a new, lucrative, long-term contract; and, as an added bonus, the ganja-friendly wide receiver is headed to Seattle, Washington, where mariju ... More >>
In recent weeks, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe toned himself down and had been blogging for the Pioneer Press, but that relationship abruptly came to an end Saturday when the Twin Cities' right-leaning daily published a Vote Yes editorial.SEE ALSO: Vikings considering replacing Chris Kluwe as punter Th ... More >>
Squinty eyes, raised eyebrows, a shit-eating smirk -- the new Green Giant looks like he enjoys greens in more ways than one, if you catch my drift. SEE ALSO:-- Advice for Snoop Dogg on getting high in the Twin Cities-- The 2012 State Fair poster looks like something out of a drug-induced nightmare [ ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- MN Marriage amendment: Majority support one man-one woman definition, says new survey-- Support growing for gay marriage in Minnesota, new polling suggests A new SurveyUSA/KSTP marriage amendment poll shows that the gap between 'Vote Yes' and 'Vote No' has narrowed slightly since mid-Jul ... More >>
Dennis P. and Rosemarie Mitchell are disappointed in the London Olympics. According to the Duluth couple, this year's games, and particularly the opening and closing ceremonies, "made one think of pedophiles" and of "Satan being glorified."Or so they write in a letter to the Duluth Budgeteer News ed ... More >>
See Also:KARE 11's Eric Perkins dozes off on camera during the weather [VIDEO]96.3 NOW shifts to adult top 40 station K-TWINLong-time Twin Cities radio listeners haven't been able to surf the FM dial for the past 20 years without stumbling upon the loquacious pop jock Tony Fly. Now he's looking for ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'It's one thing to report that "Bachmann alleges Ellison has ties to Muslim Brotherhood." It's quite another to go with "Bachmann ties Ellison to Muslim Brotherhood."Two respected elders of the Twin Citi ... More >>
You may have heard that newspaper are dying, but the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations report shows that for the time being at least, the Twin Cities' major dailies are still alive and kickin'. The report shows that total circulation for both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press, including digital v ... More >>
Not as funny as they think they are.KDWB has lost another advertiser over that tasteless "Dave Ryan in the Morning" show parody that recently portrayed Hmong Americans in a far less than flattering light Blue Cross Minnesota found the song, sung to the tune of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven ... More >>
Screengrab via NYTThis photo of Stephanie Smith by Ben Garvin appeared on the New York Times front page in October, as well as nytimes.comWe last checked in on the story of Stephanie Smith in December, when the former children's dance instructor from Cold Spring filed a $100 million lawsuit ... More >>
He spent more than three decades as editor of Mpls.St.Paul magazine.
The Pi Press pities the poor, exploited Peep--even though the paper has profited from just such abuse for years!
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Thomson Reuters bought Super Lawyers, but the local law mag didn't make the cut.
Putting the lie to the Mpls. City Council President's false claim that City Pages altered her image to make her teeth whiter and her lips fuller.
Come along on a magical mystery tour as the Strib tries to justify an invasive questionnaire that ultimately determined exactly nothing.
Denizens of the newsroom become thespians, and take out Maplewood while they're at it.
A judge today approved the beleaguered newspaper's reorganization plan.
Does this suggest that Obama won't return to the site of the historic fist bump?
We thought the smiley-face killer conspiracy had long since disappeared after it blew up in the media almost a year ago. It's back!
Rush Limbaugh rans about the recent Minnesota grant to help newspapers get up to speed on this new Internet thing everyone's been talking about.
Will Minneapolis be the first major American city to go without a daily newspaper?
The newspaper could be in bankruptcy by later this month, but you wouldn't know it from reading the paper's website.
That doesn't mean you'll stop getting the paper on January 23.
We may have an answer.
Cafe Scientifique heads to Bryant Lake Bowl to get their wonk on.
Minnesota Independent made some serious cuts to their staff yesterday and the exiting employees don't have good th ... More >>
In one of the least surprising developments in recent media history, Star Tribune publisher Chris Harte announced in a memo today that the company is seeking to sell its land holdings in downtown Minneapolis. The Strib's parent company, Avista Capitol Partners, owns roughly five city blocks.
The last twelve months witnessed unprecedented turmoil at the Star Tribune. Apparently 2008 won't be any better for the state's largest daily newspaper.
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