• Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    St. Paul and Mpls both make top 10 of "Greenest Cities" list

    St. Paul ranks just ahead of Minneapolis in NerdWallet's list of the "Greenest Cities in America," but both cities crack the top 10.The list ranks the county's 95 largest cities using an algorithm that accounts for the median Air Quality Index, number of parks per 10,000 residents, the percentage of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Prince announces 2014 tour dates -- including week-long Minnesota Celebration

    For all of the hype surrounding Prince in 2013, it looks like 2014 is actually going to be much bigger. The Purple One has just announced a full-scale North American tour in stadiums across the U.S. and Canada. Compared to his 2012-13 Hit N' Run dates, and several hastily announced Minnesota gigs, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Jay Z announces Magna Carter 2013 U.S. tour dates -- St. Paul in November

    On the same day that Kanye West unveiled his dates, Jay Z has announced he's bringing his Magna Carter World Tour to North America in late 2013 and early 2014. Still hanging on and dominating after two decades in the rough-and-tumble rap game, Mr. Shawn Carter did it by becoming one of the best perf ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2012

    Patent war brews big bucks

    A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Taylor Swift unveils 2013 U.S. tour -- St. Paul in September

    The complex pop marvel that is Taylor Swift is heading back out on the road in 2013. Based upon her multiple car accidents during her recent interview time with Rolling Stone, let's just hope that she's not driving the bus. The 58-concert trek across the U.S. (and a little bit of Canada) in support ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Bassnectar unveils 2012 North American tour dates: Minneapolis in November

    See Also:Bassnectar at Epic: Halloween costumes and crazinessBassnectar blows up the VarsityAfter a headlining slot at Lollapalooza next week, the sonic thrust of Bassnectar takes over North America this fall. Every bit of junk in Target Center's trunk is gonna get rattled in the process.Touring on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    The Who announce North American tour dates 2012-13 -- Minneapolis in November

    See Also:The Who Sell Out--ReallyOne of the loudest, most boisterous (and oldest) rock acts in the business, the Who, has just revealed details for their first tour in four years to touch North America. A stop in Minneapolis at the Target Center is included.The 1973 double album Quadrophenia gets sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Justin Bieber's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in October

    Related:Justin Bieber's snake finds home at Owatonna Zoo (PHOTOS)The Justin Bieber experience is headed back to the Twin Cities in October. The Biebs just announced a fresh North American tour, and it includes about three months of dates beginning in late September, and continuing through most of Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Van Halen announce massive U.S. tour, hitting Xcel in St. Paul on May 19th

    ​Classic rock fans of the Twin Cities, are you ready to dance the night away with Van Halen once again? The legendary arena rock band has reunited with original frontman David Lee Roth, and are set to reconnect with their fans in a big way on a massive U.S. tour that finds the combustible band ... More >>

  • Music

    November 30, 2011

    Phantom Tails and Fort Wilson Riot release split EP

    Generation Complex and The Armageddon Experience

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Jay-Z and Kanye West coming to the Target Center on October 8

    ​At the conclusion of a summer that will have seen nearly every major touring pop act stop through the Twin Cities, two of the most omnipresent forces in hip hop will cap things off on October 8 when Jay-Z and Kanye West bring their tour to the Target Center in Minneapolis. In a coy avoidance of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Now Now kick off two-month tour

    ​Local rock trio Now Now (formerly known as Now, Now Every Children) are one of the many Twin Cities bands who will caravan down to Austin, Texas this year for the SXSW festival, but they're getting a head start -- the band is already on the road and will complete a full lap of the US that won't f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    NKOTBSB coming to Target Center July 15

    NKOTBSB on Ryan Seacrest/Dick Clark's New Year's show.​Didn't get enough of the New Kids On the Block and the Backstreet Boys on ABC's New Year's Eve show last weekend? Well, you're in luck: The two groups of pre-Bieber heartthrobs announced they're adding a Target Center tour date on July 15 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    "No Negro's Allowed" at Mark Prior's Wisconsin "gentlemens club"

    "No Negro's Allowed"​Mark Prior has cheesed off a lot of folks in Abbotsford, Wis., and not just because he wants to open a strip joint right next to City Hall and the library. The real issue is that he posted a "No Negro's Allowed" sign on the front door of the property. (Yes, we see that he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 7

    Photos by Peter Michael Miller​Greensboro, North Carolina was tubular.  There are nice folks, a nice joint called the green bean, and home to some youngster blue grass musicians that make me embarrassed to pick up a guitar ever again.

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Pie: bringing people together

    The Greensboro, Ala. "Pie Lab" brings the community together -- with the aim of ultimately making it better -- over a piece of pie.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Don't fear the Steer: Gophers vs. Texas preview

    Get your bracket out and advance the Gophers to Round 2. Here's why.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Gophers nab No. 10 seed in NCAA; will face Texas on Thursday

    The Gopher's pedestrian finish didn't damn their NCAA hopes. Here's some initial analysis of the matchup. Get your bracketology on.

  • News

    April 20, 2005

    How Northwest hijacked Minnesota

    Fewer jobs. More debt. And more outsourcing.

  • News

    April 9, 1997

    Shrink Rapped

    Did a local Psychologist conjure a patient's "memories" of cannibalism and torture?