Longtime Twin Cities radio personality George Chapple, known affectionately by his friends and fans as Dark Star, was found dead at his Minnetonka home earlier today. He was 66 years old. Dark Star worked at WCCO-AM for a quarter of a century, echoing the plainspoken, honest voices of the passionate ... More >>
Ask yourself: are you over it, or are you going to nurse a grudge? How long are you going to be mad at someone close to you for a perceived sin or sin of omission that ultimately doesn't mean that much? The good news, of course, is that modern pop music has a great deal on hand to fit your mood no m ... More >>
Just in time for julep season, Jack Riebel's critical darling of a restaurant, Butcher and the Boar will finally be setting out chairs in their backyard. The patio has been beckoning since the opening. Other than a few smokers huddled around the fireplace, there haven't been many bodies out th ... More >>
The Northstar Bartenders Guild creates dazzling cocktail experiences. From the kickoff for Johnny Michaels's cocktail book to the after-New Year's party, these events are packed with fantastic beverages, elegant bites of food, and a cache of extraordinary personalities.This year they're combining tw ... More >>
Mark your calendars, an important event is taking place this Sunday: it's Mint Julep Day! Since 1938, the drink has been served on the first Saturday in May for Kentucky Derby Day. However, the official day to sip this bourbon and mint creation is this weekend.