Although it may seem as if the entire country is spending its free time making artisan jam and looking for ways to incorporate bacon into every recipe, there are still those of us who'd rather leave the cooking to someone else -- especially when it comes to a dinner party. Even if you're overcome by ... More >>
We know it's hard to believe (especially on days like today when we seem doomed to spend eternity inside of a snow globe), but spring is just a few snow emergencies away. That means the sun will soon shine, birds will serve as unwelcome alarm clocks, and gardeners everywhere will be on their hands a ... More >>
The weird onslaught of weather has largely put spring on hold for many of us and as a result we have yet to fully get around to getting our gardens growing. So today, if you've still got some space left in your gardens, you can swing through downtown Minneapolis to pickup a free tomato plant.
Got a hankering for holiday appetizers, but tired of veggies and dip or chips and salsa? This may be the cooking class for you.
www.wikipedia.comNot exactly what you want crawling around in the kitchen.The owners of Kim Huoy Chor Asian Cuisine in St. Paul just couldn't beat the roaches.
Image: Mark RobinsonMice and men are getting cosier in the Twin Cities.Bed bugs may be the trendy household pest du jour, but it appears that mice are more than squeaking out a living. According to hardware stores and local exterminators, calls for service and sales of mousetraps are on the ... More >>
Is your kitchen ass-ugly?Does your kitchen have '80s cabinets, bad wallpaper, and stick-on linoleum floors? You may be in luck: DIY Network is in town casting for a new series called I Hate My Kitchen, in which they take fug kitchens and create fabulousness. We talked to a spokesperson from t ... More >>
They're hard to kill and coming to a cushion near you
Image via WikipediaBed bugs: Snuggle up to one in MinneapolisIn news that may give you hives, Minneapolis is the 15th most bed bug-infested city in the country. That's the word from Terminix, which based its rankings on the volume of calls to its bug assassins this year.
Wondering if this was a good restaurant name...In honor of Thom Pham's recent naming troubles with his new Wondrous Azian Kitchen (formerly "Wanderers Wondrous Azian Kitchen"), we decided to look into the worst-named restaurants, past and present, in the Twin Cities. Add your suggestions in the c ... More >>
Voyager PressAuthor Shelley Holl, a former travel columnist and illustrator for the New Orleans Times Picayune, recently published a book celebrating locally produced food. The Minnesota Table: Recipes for Savoring Local Food Through the Year, documents more than just recipes, the book is also a ... More >>
At the request of the Moorhead police chief, lawmakers are trying a third time to ban the psychotropic herb.
The crew of 3,000 on the scene of St. Paul's "Extreme Home Makeover" had just 96 hours to tear down and rebuild the home of St Paul home daycare provider Sandy Morris.
"If gardening were ultimately about cash yields, we'd all move to California and plant medical marijuana."
Carleton College gardeners encourage the campus community to "Eat the Lawn." Catchy, huh!
The over-sized hot dog crashed straight into a Wisconsin home's garage and deck Friday when the driver was trying to turn the vehicle around.
Getting ready to plant your garden? These tips will help you get the most out of your efforts.
The café and the garden shop go together like coffee and a croissant
Rodent and roach infestations. Overflowing dumpsters. Frigid heating vents. Meet Spiros Zorbalas...
When apartments are converted, renters don't have many rights
Minneapolis's newest wine bar, Toast, allows you to drink like any number of rural villagers, steps from the skyscrapers of downtown
How a cadre of developers has turned $800-a-month local apartments into $200,000 condos—and turned out a few thousand residents in the process.
Marshall Field's recently introduced the Althorp-Living History furniture collection, "inspired by the history and grandeur of Althorp, the ancestral home of England's legendary Spencer family." The legend part, to non-Anglophiles, alludes to the late Princess Diana (formerly Lady Diana Spencer) who ... More >>
Moving into cable TV's dream spaces
David Lefkowitz manipulates the environment, one painting at a time
Affirmative action is put to the test again in 'Men in Black II'
A downtown cockroach and a nihilistic alley cat light up the gutters in the Theater Gallery's Archy and Mehitabel
Community gardens in Phillips get weeded out
The dirt on starting a garden with kids
Searching for a sense of place
All Tomorrow's Parties: Annelise Christ waits for company in the Hidden Theatre's Blue Window.