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  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Medtronic-Covidien Deal Still on the Table Despite Irish Closing Corporate Tax Loophole

    Ireland announced earlier this week that the country will get rid of a corporate loophole scheme that allows American companies to skirt billions in tax revenue. In our October 1 cover story, Chris Parker broke down the way in which Medtronic's purchase of Covidien, an Irish medical device maker, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    30 best breakfasts in the Twin Cities

    Editor's Note: We have painstakingly researched breakfast across the Twin Cities one bite at a time for the past few months and have compiled our findings here for you. Breakfast. Most days it's just cereal, a piece of fruit, or one of those sad grab-and-go muffins at the gas station. But when you ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014
  • Movies

    June 25, 2014

    The Death of the Star Wars Universe

    Why Millions of Fans Have Felt a Great Disturbance in the Force

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Suburban Bites: The 7 best places to eat in Edina

    Whether you live in the suburbs, or find yourself outside your regular stomping grounds in search of restaurant options, there's value in knowing more about all the great eats beyond Minneapolis and St. Paul's most covered neighborhoods. In our Suburban Bites series, we'll explore the best plac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Indeed and Northbound release their Hot Box 2014 brew

    Sometimes the art of the brewing craft unites unexpected parties, and something truly unique happens. This is the case with Indeed Brewing's new Hot Box Smoked Pepper Porter, the result of a collaboration between Indeed and Northbound Smokehouse. Tomorrow, the duo will host a release party to celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    The Hot Dish's hottest posts of 2013

    From hot new restaurants opening to beloved eateries closing their doors, the Hot Dish was all over the Twin Cities food scene this year. As we enter a new year, here are a few of the most popular posts of 2013.

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Top 5 chicken and waffles in the Twin Cities

    Just a few weeks back, we published a list that named "haute" chicken and waffles as one of the 13 most overcooked food trends of 2013. To clarify (and to pre-emptively combat any cries of hypocrisy that this Top 5 might provoke), that food trends list was compiled by writers from our team as well a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Top 10 Places to Eat in the North Loop

    As its ubiquitous, chic loft condominiums suggest, the North Loop is quickly becoming a hot spot for trendy Minneapolitans. Bordered by the new Twins Stadium to the southwest, Hennepin Avenue to the southeast, Plymouth Avenue to the northwest, and the Mississippi River to the northeast, the heart o ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 24, 2013

    The Monsanto menace takes over

    The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Foie gras fight comes to Minnesota with protest at 112 Eatery

    Foie gras, made from the fattened liver of ducks or geese, is a world-renowned delicacy from French cuisine. Similar dishes have their roots as far back as ancient Egypt. Foie gras is known for its rich yet delicate flavor and buttery texture -- aficionados say there's nothing else quite like it. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon January '13

    OPENBeacon Public House (City Pages review)615 Washington Ave. SE, MinneapolisBullpen Sports Saloon395 Robert St. N., St. PaulBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisThe Belmore25 Fourth St. N., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulBread, Coffee, and Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Rising Twin Cities gas prices: Iran to blame?

    ​The average gas price in the Twin Cities as of Monday was $3.27 per-gallon -- 19 cents more than a year ago and 8 cents more than just a week ago. Who or what's to blame for this new-found pain at the pump? Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for, says we should pin the blame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    High BPAs: Another reason to avoid canned soups

    ​If the smell of fresh-cooked homemade soup isn't enough of an incentive, a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that eating canned soup increases exposure to bisphenol A or BPAs, a chemical that has raised health concerns, especially for children. Canada has decla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty debates on Fox: What he said

    Pawlenty appeared with the also-rans.​Tim Pawlenty showed up last night in South Carolina to debate four other also-rans in the GOP presidential race: Herman Cain, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, and Gary Johnson. They didn't actually debate, of course. No one debates at debates anymore: They speech ... More >>

  • News

    April 13, 2011

    MSPIFF: The Interrupters, Louder Than a Bomb, and more

    Reviews from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Amy Klobuchar wants a Facebook panic button [UPDATED]

    Amy Klobuchar wants a kids' panic button on Facebook​Updated: Facebook issues a public response to Klobuchar (after the jump). First Sen. Al Franken took off on Facebook for its privacy -- or lack thereof -- policy. Now our senior senator, Amy Klobuchar, has the 800-pound gorilla of a social ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Michele Bachmann dredges up "one world government" paranoia

    ​So Barack Obama goes to the G-20 summit, like U.S. presidents have done every year since 1999, and have done with the G-8 since 1976. By its own estimate, its members currently represent about "90 per cent of global gross national product, 80 per cent of world trade as well as two-thirds of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Michele Bachmann sides with Israel in attack on humanitarians

    ​Rep. Michele Bachmann, quoting heavily from an AP story and adding her own commentary, sided with Israel today in its attack on a humanitarian flotilla headed for Gaza that resulted in the deaths of nine aid activists, 600 arrests and 45 deportations. She aired her opinion in a blog post on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Keith Ellison introduces bill to ban Atrazine

    ​It's Earth Day, and Rep. Keith Ellison is taking note by announcing that he's introducing a House bill to ban a herbicide that's long been the target of environmentalists: Atrazine. The news comes ahead of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Panel meeting next week tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Parley Lake Winery: Weekend Road Trip

    Here's an excuse to get out of the cities this weekend: wine-tasting at an upstart Waconia winery.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    EU regs now allow sale of "wonky" fruit and veg

    Starting yesterday, EU residents' shopping experiences started to include misshapen fruit and "veg."

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Roquefort tax dropped, Minn. congressman pleased

    The United States has provisionally ended import duties on certain European cheeses, meats, and mineral water.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 26, 2007

    Reservations with Anthony Bourdain

    One only has to tune in to the Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain: No Reservatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2007

    Reservations with Anthony Bourdain

    One only has to tune in to the Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain: No Reservatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2007

    1/18 Morning Communiqué

    European Hindus opposing the ban of swastikas, 186 war protestors's names were found in a Defense Deptartment database, Jim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2006

    11/03 Morning Communiqué

    Iran woos American tourists, enforcement of U.S. privacy laws puts us in a league with China and Russia, order your 2007 conservative wome ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2006

    Forbidden Fruit

    It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St

  • Movies

    April 5, 2006

    Operation European Freedom

    The propaganda films the Pentagon didn't want you to see

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2006

    1/6: Morning Communique

    Indiana residents not big Aidan Quinn fans, smoking leads to webbed toes, the mustache rating system, from Mac Mini to Millenium Falcon, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Restaurants

    September 28, 2005

    Put Down What You're Eating

    A new movie looks at our unhealthy appetite for Frankenfoods

  • Movies

    September 14, 2005

    Roam If You Want To

    The Walker's 'Global Lens' provides travel, not tourism

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2005

    8/5: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Senator Norm Coleman has submitted a statement into the Congressional Record denouncing a final report issued by the United Nations' Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the U.N. assume global governance of the Internet. Raw Story has a piece on a forthcoming Vani ... More >>

  • Movies

    April 6, 2005

    Film Fest Coverage II: The Sequel

    The M-SPIFF's second week brings 'The World' and more

  • News

    March 30, 2005

    The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival: It Ain't a Small World, After All

    The sort-of true story of a Minneapolis man who made his mom into a movie, plus two local trailers, and 36 reviews from around the globe

  • News

    February 23, 2005

    No. 1?

    America by the numbers

  • News

    February 2, 2005

    A Stranger Is Watching

    RFIDs and the coming age of the digital pickpocket

  • News

    May 7, 2003

    Stupid Sentencing Tricks

    A Minnesota judge is targeted for speaking out against federal drug-sentencing guidelines

  • Movies

    June 5, 2002

    CNN Plus Ben Equals Nada

    'The Sum of All Fears' calculates the outcome of timely exploitation

  • News

    April 3, 2002

    Skin Flicks

    The naked truth about putting together a regional showcase like the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival. And a revealing body of blurbs about the best and the not-best of the fest.

  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

    A New Compilation Rouses D.C.'s Funk Scene

  • Arts

    May 31, 2000

    Eastern Standard Time

    While Western art cinema draws the flashbulbs at Cannes, contemplative works from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong leave the festival glowing in klieg lights from the East

  • Sports

    December 1, 1999

    Stop Being So English

    This year's British Television Advertising Awards promotes a new identity

  • Music

    February 18, 1998

    Born on the Bayou

    Ghetto Thang: Coolbone leads a new school of musicians rediscovering the lost sound of the "other" New Orleans.

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    December 18, 1996
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    July 24, 1996
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    June 26, 1996
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