In 2003, a man met with church officials from the Diocese of Winona. When he was younger, he said, Father Sylvester Brown had been his spiritual advisor, but the counselling didn't last long. The priest's first session hung on the topic of sexuality and lead to questions about whether the man was ... More >>
It's been one hell of a week for Catholic dioceses in Minnesota. First Robert Carlson, a former Twin Cities bishop, claimed he didn't know that child sex was a crime. Then a St. Cloud family came forward accusing Father Timothy "Timo" Backous of having molested their son in 1990. Now comes Father ... More >>
There's nothing funny about the Minnesota native's comedic success
First Avenue show Thursday
A Lake Street bistro and skyway grab-and-go will spice up your whole day
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author still packs a punch
Testing out the new Freestyle soda machine at Davanni's.Although Coca-Cola launched its new Freestyle soda machines in Atlanta and Southern California in 2009, it took two years for the sleek, customizable drink dispensers to arrive in the Twin Cities. A computer touch-screen on the Freesty ... More >>
Nick Ayers as he would like you to see him.It was well known, even before Tim Pawlenty hired him to manage his presidential campaign, that Nick Ayers was pulled over and arrested for DWI in 2006. What hasn't been available for the public to view, until now, is the dash cam video of that arrest. ... More >>
Minneapolis and Edina get new java-based joints
restaurant spices up Central Avenue
Photo by Ben ClarkLady GagaAugust 30, 2010Xcel Energy CenterMeasure her in terms of her presence as a multi-platinum pop performer, and Lady Gaga is still in her infancy; it was only a short year and a half ago that she was performing at the Fine Line, a 700-capacity club. This time around she re ... More >>
Tables for all White Castles in the Twin Cities metro area were booked on Valentine's Day.. Watch, as upper-middle class white people take delight in the sanitized cultural experience.
Local foodie and photographer Kate NG Sommers launched a new food blog this week. Check out what she eats on a typical day.
The well-liked brainiac is quickly turning from race's darkhorse to its thoroughbred
"Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness
Paula announced--via Twitter!--that she will no longer be an American Idol judge.
Local French cafes will make you say, "Ooh la la!"
The Avenger: Pete Barry goes after those "who live off the misery of others"
Bad service? Whatever your peeve, don't get mad, get management.
Another accusation of police misconduct reopens the old rift between cops and residents at south Minneapolis's Little Earth housing complex
A coalition of independent record stores hangs on for dear life
Rep. Bono can't afford son's tuition on her salary, May 27 is masturbation day, tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day, the perfect tailgating accessory, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
In Anoka County juvenile court, meth and red tape are playing hell with the fate of children
How cruising the western suburbs can lead to a great rock band, and other secrets from a Jeep tour of the Twin Cities with the Hold Steady's Craig Finn
Reality TV makes nice to a MILF, puts the fun in fundamentalist
Beyond the grandstand at Canterbury Park, where horseracing isn't the only religion
Is there any way to keep Major League Baseball in Minnesota? Well, for starters we could get a judge to classify Carl Pohlad as a vulnerable adult...
The Chemical Brothers give creative electronica a beat-down
Spending fifteen days in fifteen bars, our crawling correspondent seeks the connection between liquor and license
John Forde's scrappy television show talks back to America's advertisers
Farm implement, barbecue grill, delivery truck: Meet the real American sport utility vehicle
Why "building community" isn't as easy at it sounds if you're poor
Three photographers on the graveyard shift shoot the Cities' dark side
Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.