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 >>
The Vikings released a statement late this afternoon pushing back against Chris Kluwe's charges that the organization fired him for his support of gay marriage."Any notion that Chris was released from our football team due to his stance on marriage equality is entirely inaccurate and inconsistent wi ... 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 >>
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 >>
Cameraman mulls legal action
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 >>
Alan Moore, Louis C.K., Bethany Larson, and 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 >>
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 >>
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.
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Minnesota nurse Deanna Germain describes serving at Iraq's most notorious prison.
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