The City Pages has made the final cut for three 2013 Association of Alternative Newsmedia awards.We're proud to announce that Reed Fischer's Gimme Noise music blog, last year's "Reinventing the Wheel" cover story, and former art director Mike Kooiman's cover designs are finalists in the Music Blog, ... More >>
After more than 20 years, Mall of America officials have decided it's time for a logo makeover.SEE ALSO: Vikings' new jersey design leaked [IMAGE] Yesterday, a press release unveiled the Megamall's new logo (visible above) and tagline -- "Always New."
Fourteen years after its last major rebranding, St. Paul's Summit Brewery is back at it again. Late last week the godfathers of Minnesota craft brewing announced that in 2013 the brand will debut a new logo. Look for the new logo to launch early this spring.According to Summit's blog, ... More >>
Prolific restaurateur Kim Bartmann, whose hip neighborhood locales include Bryant-Lake Bowl, Cafe Barbette, and Red Stag Supper Club, among others, is moving ahead with another new venture. Her new restaurant will be green, not unlike Red Stag (which was the first LEED-certified restaurant in ... More >>
During House debate on an ill-fated bill to renovate Minnesota's Capitol building, Majority Leader Matt Dean, R-Dellwood, took a pot shot at North Dakota's "Skyscraper on the Prairie.""Wisconsin has a pretty nice Capitol," Dean said. "Iowa has a fairly nice Capitol. North Dakota, I mean my goodness ... More >>
The controversial plan to demolish Peavey Plaza was voted down by the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Tuesday. Peavey, a park plaza located next to Orchestra Hall on Nicollet Avenue, was designed by urban landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg in the 1970s. Though not officially designa ... More >>
It's about time. This month's stem-to-stern editorial redesign is the first since 2001.As with most large newspapers, complete redesigns are infrequent. In this publication, it's occurred roughly every eight-to-ten years. The decision to update our look was made over a year ago, and it's the res ... More >>
Trilby Busch This Saturday, architectural history buffs can enjoy an informal walking tour and photo shoot in Lowry Hill. Organized by a couple of researchers who have been studying master builder T.P. Healy, who designed and built houses for Minneapolis's high society in the late 1800s, the ... More >>
Lloyd Menard, 1981What is the StoryThe Mid America Print Council Conference is now in full swing, complete with exhibits and featured speakers exploring the theme of "New World/Old World" in printmaking. As part of the biennial event, Lloyd Menard was nominated as the 2010 Outstanding Printm ... More >>
Andrew Ciscel via Flickr.com St. Paul's Swede Hollow Café, best known for its cinnamon rolls and verdant patio, has a new man in the kitchen. Ali Koroglu, most recently the sous chef at Café Barbette in Minneapolis, took over the one-burner kitchen at Swede Hollow earlier this summer. He h ... More >>
Get ready to make history tonight.
The crew of 3,000 on the scene of St. Paul's "Extreme Home Makeover" had just 96 hours to tear down and rebuild the home of St Paul home daycare provider Sandy Morris.
90s nostalgists take heart: Hanson and Smashing Pumpkins at last find an excuse to collaborate.
Kim Bartmann's latest venture updates the supper-club concept for the green era
With the AIA Guide to the Twin Cities, Larry Millett hijacks the parade of homes
The Hang Ups prove that you can judge an album by its artwork
A basement print shop in St. Paul creates bold propaganda for latter-day rock
Voyaging Into the Secret Universe of Enterprising Backstage Artists
The abbreviated shelf life of posterity
Many clients can't afford it. Builders are leery of it. When will ecologically sound housing reach the mainstream?
Brookfield's Block E plan is headed for the dumpster, but a new movement is afoot to turn downtown's saddest parking lot into a park
Printing as Rock Climbing: Frank Stella's "Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale."