For those of us in the habit of catching up with what's going on in the world each morning via Twitter, this was what today was like (minus the "Go back to bed" part for yours truly):Wake up. Entire Twitter feed is Adrian Peterson. Go back to bed.-- Kevin Hoffman (@panopticon13) September 17, 2014 B ... More >>
President Barack Obama outlined his ambitious transportation agenda during a speech this afternoon at St. Paul's Union Depot, and full video of his remarks are available on page three of this post.But you'll have to read about what he actually said elsewhere. Instead, for your browsing pleasure, we ... More >>
Chris Kluwe just went nuclear on Deadspin, accusing members of the Vikings coaching staff by name of homophobia.The lengthy piece, which was written contemporaneously and reads like a legal document, lays out in stunning detail the behind-the-scenes machinations within the Vikings organization durin ... More >>
Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer has just issued a statement vehemently denying the allegations of homophobia made by Chris Kluwe is his Deadspin post."I want to be clear that I do not tolerate discrimination of any type and am respectful of all individuals," Priefer writes."I personally hav ... More >>
The local 'Mats fans had a lot of theories Friday when the mostly dormant Replacements Twitter account lit up. All it said was "Preparing to launch..." and that could've meant almost anything.Tommy Stinson's manager Ben Perlstein confirms that the launch at this point has to do with one particular t ... More >>
The Vikings are terrible this year, and yesterday was yet another reminder of that.SEE ALSO: Vikings QB troubles summed up in one jerseyBut at least one good thing came out of it: Vikings quarterback-of-the-moment Christian Ponder perfectly captured the entire season in one epic facepalm.
Last week, the 2012 Association of Alternative Newsmedia held its 2012 awards ceremony in Detroit, and City Pages won first-place recognition in the Innovation/Format Buster category.The award-winning nod was for the "Michele Bachmann Quote Generator," which was put together by news blogger Hart van ... More >>
Cameraman mulls legal action
Everybody online today is enjoying the recent publication of The Greatest Restaurant Review Ever Written, a piece entitled "Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome" by Marilyn Hagerty of the Grand Forks Herald.There are so many evocative parts of the review: The "two long, warm breadstick ... More >>
Alan Moore, Louis C.K., Bethany Larson, and more
It's been another big month for concert photography on the Gimme Noise blog and in City Pages -- so big, in fact, that one of our photographer's photos of the Flaming Lips ended up on the cover of the paper last week (well done, Erik Hess!). See that photo and nine other favorites from the month bel ... More >>
City Pages took home 11 first place trophies at the annual Society of Professional Journalists Page One banquet last night, beating both the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press for the third year running.The Pioneer Press had an outstanding showing this year with 9 first place awards, while the St ... More >>
One of the yards described in the Modern Times review, across the street from the Chicago Avenue restaurant.Kevin Hoffman, I'm not writing you to try to change Rachel's mind about South Minneapolis and Powderhorn. Nor am I writing to point out that her classist and biased article is factually ... More >>
Erin Carlyle's cover story on Joe Gustafson is nominated for Story of the Year.The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest. The 23 no ... More >>
Cops close in on alleged crime family
Nick Denton, founder and owner of Gawker, says Deadspin had to reveal the existence of Brett Favre penis photos because "so-called sports journalists" didn't have the stones.Deadspin, the sports gossip site run by Gawker Media, last week published a controversial post claiming the existence of ph ... More >>
This morning, we reported that a new Twitter account had emerged purportedly operated by Robyne Robinson, outgoing-Fox 9 News anchor and potential running mate for gubernatorial candidate Matt Entenza. Questions about the legitimacy of that account arose after this tweet about City Pages editor Kev ... More >>
A sniffer dog "hit on" an in-bound piece of checked luggage but no explosive material was found.
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Minnesota corporation mistakenly sells "Illegal Alien" costume
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Editor blames the economy, the summer season, and some guy named Garrett for cut and paste job.
Also: Pat Buchanan's Minnesota, rubber-ball fetishist burglar
Perhaps Bachmann could buy the Tron plane and leave for good?
Plus: Strib union beefs; free gas to Madison
Minnesota nurse Deanna Germain describes serving at Iraq's most notorious prison.
The I-35W Bridge Collapse Exposes Dangerous Deficiencies in the Nation's Transportation Infrastructure.
Veteran journalist Matt Smith will be the new managing editor at City Pages, Village Voice Media announced today. He replaces Michael Tortorello, who is resigning to pursue other interests.
A once proud newspaper makes grim concessions to economic realities
Local businesses, meet your new advertising partner: Habib
Statehouse continues its bold crusade against horny massage therapists
Reefer-toking assassin takes aim at local snitch