The latest Twin Cities' food & drink news just keeps rolling off the presses. Here's a few of the week's top stories from Hot Dish.~Lakeside concessions put on some fancy-pants at Lake Nokomis' Sandcastle. Take our tour and read the review.~Nothing says summer louder than a fruity rum ... More >>
It's disconcerting to be sipping on an iced coffee at Dunn Brother's and hear a familiar voice, though you've never met the person, call out your name. In this case, the voice belongs to celebrity chef Stefan Richter best known from Bravo TV's Top Chef series (seasons 5 and 10). In town to prom ... More >>
Last week, Schell's Brewing Co. won the prestigious best of the worst category in Deadspin.com's roundup of best cheap beer in the country, but this week they're receiving some awards that they might actually want to hang up on their wall. Shell's Brewery managed to snag a trio of medals at this yea ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties.This week launch right into the festivities with a new, erotically charged Atmosphere video, released to get people even more hyped for the big Soundset Festival taking place ... More >>
News Year's Eve is perhaps the most universally bitched-about holiday. We come to expect long lines, impossible parking and cab situations, and clubs filled with amateurs crowding the bar with obnoxious shot requests.But for live music junkies, New Year's Eve in the Twin Cities is Mecca, with most v ... More >>
Another week in October, another series of epic, not-to-be-missed festivals this Week in Food -- make space in your stomach and your weekend. 10/8 Sun Street Breads is hosting its first beer dinner (you read that correctly) tonight by featuring a "A Road Trip Down Highway 61" with heaps of Fulton ... More >>
Photo by Reed FischerDr. DogFirst Avenue, MinneapolisFebruary 17, 2012Dr. Dog turned the Mainroom stage into their own cozy living room Friday night at a sold-out First Avenue. They decorated their immediate surroundings with numerous lamps, afghans, and other random comforts of home including ... More >>
They're big in France
One violin, one guitar, lots of talent. Sara Pajunen and Jonathon Rundman reflect a piece of the Northwoods in their Finnish flavored sound, pulling creativity from their childhoods in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Hibbing, MN, respectively. Pajunen fuses the Finnish pelimanni f ... More >>
Goalie is cool as ice between the pipes
Photo: aturkusBetter than a Pacific island paradise?OK, so we didn't win the title of the most eco-friendly city in the world. That title goes to Vienna, Austria, according to Mercer, which ranks 221 cities around the world as a way of helping companies and governments pay employees fairly w ... More >>
And now for something completely different.
After a long Spring tour, P.O.S. hops across the Atlantic to tour his outstanding new disc, "Never Better."
Stephanie and Kelly Kinnunen didn't quit their jobs, sell off their worldly possessions, and move into a motel in order to launch a new magazine about patio furniture
Martinis for purists and lovers of fruity mixed drinks alike
A Finnish film festival testifies to centuries of determination
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.
A body at rest becomes art in motion
What draws young Nordic musicians to medieval songs about wolves ripping babies from the womb?
While American critics script eulogies for foreign film, this year's festival at Cannes suggests that reports of its death are an exaggeration
This weekend's Nordic Roots Festival unearths connections to the Old World
We list the best of the best of 1997.