Jack Douglas has enjoyed a legendary career in music. After starting on Robert Kennedy's senatorial campaign, Douglas worked with a Who's Who of rock luminaries, from John Lennon and Yoko Ono to Aerosmith. Last weekend, he was in town recording a new single with The Oddfathers at Terranium Studio, w ... More >>
See Also:"Hot Cheetos & Takis" video features young Minneapolis rappers from Beats And Rhymes programThursday's City Pages editorial meeting had several special guests. Yep, Hot Cheetos and Takis showed up and they totally overshadowed (and out-crunched) the discussion topics for the week. After ... More >>
This morning, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare's so-called individual mandate is constitutional. Perhaps the big surprise was that Chief Justice John Roberts unexpectedly sided with the court's liberals.You probably already know that, but the information may co ... More >>
Today, a pro-stadium group named Home Field Advantage released an opinion poll showing that 61 percent of Minnesotans support construction of a new Vikings stadium at the Metrodome site.
72 percent of 1,000 Minnesotans polled say the new stadium is "somewhat or very important" to keeping the Vi ... More >>
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 >>
Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... 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 >>
TwitterNick Denton tweets that he has six months to rebound before he loses the bet.Nick Denton may have just issued a long mea culpa to readers apologizing for problems with Gawker's much-maligned redesign, but that doesn't mean he's ready to give up on it.I asked rhetorically on Twitter if it w ... More >>
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 >>