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  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    The Cars: The extended interviews

    ​In anticipation of tonight's sold-out Cars gig at First Avenue -- the band's first time performing at the club since forming in 1978, parting ways in 1988, and regrouping last year -- we caught up with all four surviving members of the band for an interview. That article is featured on the cover ... More >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2011

    The Cars' Ric Ocasek on reuniting after two decades apart

    Band appeared on very first cover of Sweet Potato, a.k.a City Pages

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    The Cars featured on the cover of City Pages, as a tribute to our very first issue of Sweet Potato

    ​32 years ago, a monthly music magazine called Sweet Potato debuted in the Twin Cities. A perusal of that first issue is a fascinating glimpse at our music history; ads for now-defunct music shops like Third Stone Music and the Wax Museum frame interviews with Lamont Cranston, Little Feat's Lowell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Cars coming to First Avenue on May 17

    ​The Cars announced a short tour today via an extremely brief status update on their Facebook page, sparking hundreds of fans to ask questions like is this an April Fool's joke? Are you pulling our chain? IS THIS REAL LIFE?

  • Sports

    March 12, 2003

    KG = MVP

    No matter what happens in the playoffs, KG is having a season for the ages

  • Sports

    February 20, 2002

    Nice Guys Finish Fifth

    The Wolves show signs of tenacity

  • Restaurants

    July 4, 2001
  • Sports

    May 9, 2001

    Stuck in the Middle

    Look forward to more of the same from your Minnesota Timberwolves: Mediocrity

  • Sports

    April 19, 2000

    Blazers or Bust

    If the Wolves get past the first round of the playoffs, they...could...go...most of...the way!

  • Restaurants

    January 5, 2000
  • Sports

    December 1, 1999

    As the Lineup Turns

    Joe Smith slowly returns to 100 percent--and the Wolves ponder where to play him

  • News

    November 10, 1999
  • Sports

    March 3, 1999

    In Defense of Defense

    The Timberwolves have ratcheted up their game where it counts

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Great Expectations

    Fresh from their first decent season and fronted by a pair of 21st-century superstars, the Timberwolves have gained the league's respect and the fans' enthusiasm. Now comes the hard part.

  • Music

    August 1, 1979

    The Cars Shift Into Overdrive

    Originally printed in Sweet Potato, vol. 1, issue 1, August 1979