... and Minneapolis finished 37 spots higher.But let's forget about that for a second! It's cool, for a change, to see St. Paul get some love as the 40th-ranked city in Bicycling Magazine's biannual Best Cities to Bike list, and we spoke to Anne Hunt, environmental policy director for Mayor Chris Co ... More >>
The violent ripple effects of Prince Pope's murder at his January birthday party in St. Paul are still being felt across the border in Minneapolis, according to charges filed yesterday in connection with a murder at a 4th of July party on Minneapolis's North Side. At the party, which was hosted by ... More >>
Around 3:22 a.m. last October 24, a St. Paul home on the 800 block of Carroll Avenue lived in by two sisters, one 72 and the other 69, was sprayed by at least 18 bullets. The sisters said they had no idea why they were targeted, though neighbors later told them it was because the shooters wanted to ... More >>
It's an age-old problem -- urban farms have trouble finding enough viable land, while rural farms have trouble reaching people in the cities with their produce. That's one thing the new Stone's Throw Agricultural Co-op aims to solve. As a partnership between a Twin Cities micro-farming collective an ... More >>
A close peek at the most famous adult store in Minnesota
Here's one way to cope with the record-breaking heat wave: hijack an ice cream truck.At least that's what 26-year-old St. Paul resident Joseph Allen Facente did, police say. On Wednesday, Facente hopped into the truck at a SuperAmerica, where its owner left it running in order to keep his frozen tre ... More >>
Blong Xiong seeks to become the first Hmong American to serve in Congress. A Democrat, he's running to represent California's 21st District, located near Fresno.But instead of campaigning around Fresno, Xiong spend Saturday at St. Paul Hmong Village. It was his second trip to St. Paul in recent m ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessAnamanaguchiPeelander-Z (with Birthday Suits and Anamanaguchi) April 15, 2011 Turf Club Don't you hate a schtick? (Stay with me, here.)
Nick VlcekThe Green Party hopes ranked-choice voting will give them an edge this election. Longtime St. Paul activist Johnny Howard picked up some support this week in his campaign to unseat St. Paul City Councilmember Melvin Carter. The Green Party of St. Paul voted unanimously to endorse ... More >>
Photo: Nick VlcekHoward was ousted from Frogtown Football six months ago.Ousted Frogtown Football coach Johnny Howard has announced a bid to unseat St. Paul Ward 1 City Councilmember Melvin Carter. He says rehabbing rental properties and creating an oversight board for St. Paul's department o ... More >>
Nick VlcekHoward started Frogtown Football 19 years ago as a way to keep kids off the streets.Tyrone Terrill, chair of the African American Leadership Council, is angry about the recent firing of Johnny Howardas head coach of the Frogtown Football program. In a letter to St. Paul Mayor Chris ... More >>
Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future
The Best Cupcakes and Barbecue in Minnesota Are Available Only a Few Hours a Week, But They're Worth Building Your Weekend Around
Frogtown's new Little Szechuan excels with the numbing, tingling, burning joys of authentic chili-pepper-laden cooking from Chengdu
In the capital city, a generation of younger, harder, more randomly violent gangsters wage war on themselves
Where's the best place in the Twin Cities to murder a drifter?
St. Paul crusades against liquor, porn
What ever became of St. Paul cop Jon Loretz's bar brawl? Nothing.
As a Child, Cy Thao Crossed the Mekong from Laos to a New World. Now His Paintings Are Taking the Hmong People Home.
A quartet of places offer creative solutions to potluck-season woes
Two of Kelly's heroes whiff; One makes history
Meet the neighbors
Primaries could mean a stronger, tougher lineup
The ward one race in St. Paul promises to be one nasty scrum
Dear Dara's year-end wrap-up
The race to replace St. Paul mayor-elect Randy Kelly illustrates how much the city's east side has changed
Lucy's has neighbors in Frogtown clamoring for closing time
Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.
St. Paul police go after gay and bisexual men for indecent conduct along the riverfront
A journey through City Pages' past.
Thien-Bao Phi brings his cultural grievances and personal lamentations to the arena of competitive poetry
A booming real estate market paints an ugly picture for the future of artists and galleries in Northeast Minneapolis
Ex-cons and ex-housewives. The highly trained and the unskilled. The nice, the nasty, and the downright crazy. All kinds of people come to the day-labor hiring hall, but they all come for the same thing.
Wing Young Huie's Lake Street portfolio.
"I yelled at them, 'What you're doing is against the law.' I didn't call anybody no names. I knew better than that..."