• Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    All You Can Easter: A guide to the Easter buffet

    Easter comes but once a year, and it should be circled with three markers on the calendar of any aspiring buffet buff. If done right, Easter is a unique opportunity to eat your weight in ham, fettuccine, seafood, and desserts. If done wrong, you'll end up at the kids table of an Old Country Buffet p ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 21, 2013

    The Buttered Tin remakes breakfast classics

    The new Lowertown eatery makes the most important meal of the day the tastiest one

  • News

    April 9, 2013

    Bike bombs, gaffes, and Applebee's

    This week's news, from Molotov cocktails on the Greenway to anchorman slip-ups and chain-restaurant assaults

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Mark Saxenmeyer fired from KSTP for making gay joke in story [UPDATES]

    -- Updates at bottom -- We've given C.J. a lot of grief for writing columns about Julie Nelson's boobs and Christian Ponder's bereft love life (before he got together with Sam, of course), but we've got to give her credit. Yesterday, she broke a story about reporter Mark Saxenmeyer's dismissal from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Tom Barnard vs. Howard Stern: The Origin of the Feud

    National radio personality Howard Stern has been a rather prominent footnote in the tale of Tom Barnard's meltdown last week.After several bizarre Twitter diatribes, Barnard took to his airwaves Friday morning to announce that he is seeking treatment for substance abuse and anger issues.But yesterda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Lianne La Havas enchants at the Varsity, 3/31/13

    "Well, it's nice to meet you all! It's my first show ever in Minneapolis, and I'm thrilled you're all here," announced a beaming Lianne La Havas three songs into her set last night at the Varsity Theater. "I have a question for you all, and I think I already know the answer to this, but I'm gonna as ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Celebrate Easter in Hell's Kitchen

    .This weekend Hell's Kitchen is celebrating Easter as only Hell's Kitchen can; with a slurry of live music and food specials. On Easter Sunday, downtown Minneapolis's Hell's Kitchen is serving a special dinner event featuring live music from Minneapolis blues man Javier Matos and some holiday walley ... More >>

  • Movies

    November 21, 2012

    Rise of the Guardians is a DreamWorks winner

    Kids' mythical figures fight unbelief in inventive kids movie

  • News

    April 25, 2012

    The Terrorists Next Door

    National security laws have transformed America's most vulnerable immigrants into terrorists

  • Movies

    March 7, 2012

    In Darkness dramatizes another Holocaust horror

    Tale of family who lived in sewers during Nazi reign

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    'Bon Iver, Bon Iver' leaked by iTunes: What happened?

    ​Late last week, Reddit broke the news of Bon Iver's sophomore album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, leaking (flooding) to the internet. A snafu somewhere along the many-linked chain of digital distribution ultimately caused Apple to make the entirety of the record available for purchase instead ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2011

    Rev. Eric Dykstra's Crossing Church offers 3-D TV bribes

    The Rev. Eric Dykstra says he's not above "bribing people with crap."​The Rev. Eric Dykstra doesn't feel like The Greatest Story Ever Told has done a good enough job attracting people to his Crossing Church in Elk River, so he's become an electronics pitch man. The church is giving away $8,00 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Treats and a Taste of Gwynnie in the Best of Hot Dish: April 18-22

    A sweet, sweet reading...​In honor of Easter, this week has seen a wealth of sweet posts about many kinds of treats. Here's a wee list of the sugar we encountered in the Hot Dish this week, plus a hint of Gwynnie (as she's called by her friends).Jelly Shot Test Kitchen's cool gel shotsSugar Pop op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Easter brunch gorging and beer tasting this Week in Food

    Jana FreibandChocolate for breakfast? Totally acceptable on Easter Sunday.​If you're a fan of epic Sunday brunches, hollow chocolate bunnies, colored eggs, and the summer's sickest brews, this week is for you. Sure, one of those things is not like the others. You celebrate Easter your way, we' ... More >>

  • News

    August 4, 2010

    ILLEGAL from Terry Greene Sterling

    A penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Green Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone

  • Feature

    July 28, 2010

    'ILLEGAL' from Terry Greene Sterling

    Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: 'ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone'

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Altered Esthetics, Orange Zine: l'etoile's Picks of the Week

    As you may or may not have gathered from previous posts, local art, fashion and events blog, l'etoile magazine has formed a cool collaboration with City Pages and The Dressing Room. We'll be sharing select arts and culture content with each other and each Friday, we'll be pointing out five cool even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Spoon, Weedeater, Skoal Kodiak, and more rock the weekend

    ​Dear Aunt Gladys: I am writing because Mom said I should thank you for the wonderful Easter basket full of Marshmallow Peeps, generic Crème Eggs, and stickers of bunnies you sent me. I certainly liked these when I was five or six, so of course you would send me some now that I'm a grown adult. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Easter candy: Top 5

    adobemac/Flickr​After laying into the featured foods of various holidays (Halloween and Thanksgiving among them) we thought we'd go easy on Easter. That's not to say there's not gross Easter stuff out there (including, most notably, Brach's jelly beans), but this time around, instead of naming the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    How many Peeps can the Pi Press pick

    The Pi Press winnows down its Peep diorama submissions to a mere 302. Oh, you peeps!

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Q and A with Doomtree's Dessa

    dessa.jpgWith her debut chapbook Spiral Bound due to release tomorrow, Dessa t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2008

    Egg hunts this weekend

    Who wants eggs? Anyone? Here's a list of egg hunts in Minneapolis Parks this weekend. I hear it's some kind of holiday.

  • Restaurants

    March 19, 2008

    Hunting for Easter candy

    Think outside the basket this year

  • Restaurants

    April 7, 1999