The iconic "Grain Belt Beer" sign at the foot of the Hennepin Avenue Bridge may soon glow once again after sitting dark for nearly 20 years. Today Schell's Brewery announced it has a purchase agreement in place to buy the Grain Belt sign and hopes to work with the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota ... More >>
Earlier this year, Gimme Noise discovered a prime piece of Prince memorabilia on Craigslist. A woman in Apple Valley listed a "RARE Prince/Purple Rain Stand Up" for sale and the timing seemed perfect. Purple Rain's theatrical release celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend, and this cardboard c ... More >>
James Brown is 32 and lives in Minneapolis. The biggest political topic for him is the environment.How do we know this? It fell off a truck. That's not a euphemism for theft. As far as we can tell, the information, which was originally collected by political foot soldiers, literally fell off a truck ... More >>
Today, the Ramsey County medical examiner confirmed that a body found near the Ford Dam in the Mississippi River last week belonged to Jerome Gordon-Jackson.SEE ALSO: Stone Arch Bridge suicides: Teenage couple jump to their deaths days after they go missing Gordon-Jackson, a 28-year-old special educ ... More >>
Longstanding folk scene staple Bill Hinkley, who passed away at the end of last month, will be honored with a tribute concert and fundraiser on July 7 at the Nicollet Pavillion. Organized by Hinkley's friends and collaborators, the memorial concert will include "some of the finest players from th ... More >>
Grain Belt Nordeast Tap $4.50, bottle $3.75 Bloody Mary with a chaser $5.50 Mayslack's 1428 4th Street N.E., Minneapolis 612.789.9862 website One of the very best places in Minneapolis is the Hennepin Avenue Bridge, driving across the Mississippi and seeing the Grain Belt sign, that giant si ... More >>
Her body was seen passing through the river's spillways and falls before a DNR officer was able to intercept.
Why do we stay?
Hobos have been hopping freights since the Civil War. Now a new generation of riders is hitting the tracks--stockbrokers, students, and the occasional serial killer.