You may hear traces of Yellowcard in Minneapolis band All the Right Moves -- perhaps it's the violin implemented by both bands. The young band has crafted an album that hits the spot if you're looking for a guilty pleasure pop-punk to get lost in. When Your Compass Breaks is All the Right Moves' ven ... More >>
Don't be caught like a deer in the headlights: plan your Oktoberfest celebration!The Black Forest restaurant kicks off its famous 10-day Oktoberfest celebration this weekend. On Friday, they'll host their annual Prost! Night (with celebrity keg tapper and KARE 11 meteorologist Sven Sundgaard). Sa ... More >>
If you hate this man, you are not alone.Nick Ayers, the super-flack wunderkind running Tim Pawlenty's campaign, is making enemies fast. Ayers was rumored to be leaving the Pawlenty campaign in favor of Texas haircut Rick Perry, if Perry announced he was in the race. Pawlenty's spokesman Alex Cona ... More >>
"Dude, you didn't throw the game away!"For tossing a sloppy, six walk, two-strikeout, possibly LSD influenced no hitter, Francisco Liriano, with his 6.61 ERA, 24 bb to 20 K ratio, shared the American League Player of the Week award with the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander.
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Digital SextantThe first of the month is never kind on the wallet. Here at Freeloader Friday, we share you pain. Fortunately, the Twin Cities hosts tons of free events throughout the city each weekend. Our list this week includes art shows celebrating Alfred Hitchcock, Duluth, and a world without ... More >>
It's not yet October, but it's time to fest!What do desperate hausfraus, meter-long bratwurst, and dachshund races have in common? They're all part of upcoming Oktoberfest celebrations in the Twin Cities.
So squeeze into your lederhosen and polish your steins: Here are several German-beer-d ... More >>
If you had the opportunity to catch Comedy Central's "Roast of David Hasselhoff" earlier this month, you know that no comedian hits harder than Lisa Lampanelli. In the course of one evening, she managed to lampoon everything from the Holocaust, Haiti, the oil spill in the Gulf and the Hoff's live ... More >>
As a second tribute to National Bratwurst Day, here's an unusual opportunity at one of our favorite places to get wurst--Black Forest Inn:Do you fancy yourself an artist who really loves Oktoberfest? Then you should check out Black Forest Inn's Oktoberfest menu contest. The winning design will be ... More >>