Everything is a little drunker in Wisconsin -- even Santa Claus, apparently.SEE ALSO: 350-pound Wisconsin man picketing restaurant after he's cut off during all-you-can-eat fish fry
A Madison-area Santa was pulled over after running into an idling sheriff's vehicle on Saturday night, and turns out h ... More >>
This week, the Seward neighborhood's Tracy's Saloon & Eatery is celebrating the holiday season with TV's favorite secular holiday tradition, Festivus. To raise food and money for Second Harvest Heartland, Tracy's has dedicated the week to the Seinfeldian holiday by offering specials that encoura ... More >>
With the holiday season upon us, if you need a worthwhile distraction from the rampant consumerism and commercialism associated with Christmas, it's best to look for a way to help others in need. And for the fourth year in a row, Minnesota music and charity come together for a good cause on Holiday ... More >>
Country music singers sure do love their Christmas songs. Now why is that? I reckon it has a little bit to do with the holiday's celebration of all things traditional, and down home-y, and old-time religion-y and whatnot. But I'll bet it has a lot more to do with, well, Google with me won't y ... More >>
Matt GrommesThis Christmas is the worst.Still dreaming of a white Christmas? A crisp sleigh ride over the river and through the woods to grandma's?
Well, according to the weather experts at the Department of Natural Resources, we can all forget it.
"Basically, it would take a Christmas miracle ... More >>
Zoe FrancoisMake them for the first night of Chanukah With the first night of Chanukah coming up fast (it starts next Tuesday, December 20, at sunset), the Hot Dish started asking around for some great recipes by local chefs. We got a chance to get up close and personal in a two-part interview with ... More >>
Austene Van and Thomasina Petrus want to start a warm-hearted holiday tradition, complete with Christmas songs and a shared cup of joy. Hot Chocolate re-teams the pair, who crafted last year's Gee's Bend at Park Square Theatre.The Christmas-season show draws its roots from a piece Petrus used to ... More >>
Anthony Martin Ramos is going to jail.Anthony Martin Ramos broke down in tears the day he admitted in court to terrorizing, beating and robbing an autistic teen behind a Cub Foods in St. Paul two days before Christmas.
The victim was on a shopping errand to help his mother make Christmas co ... More >>
Jimmy John's workers want holiday pay for working Christmas eve.The workers at Minneapolis Jimmy John's franchises may have lost their drive for a federally recognized union, but that doesn't mean they're done making demands.Today members of the union announced a new campaign, demanding time- ... More >>
Gimme Noise won't front; our Christmas shopping is nowhere even near finished. I haven't gotten Christmas cards for my parents or my son, I still have a few things to get for my wife, and I need a whole mess of CD gift boxes, which the local Wal-Mart doesn't seem to stock. Isn't it weird how, in ... More >>