As her submission to the "Judgmental Maps" blog became an internet sensation yesterday, the creator of the Minneapolis one asked us to remove her name from our post.THE BACKSTORY: Judgmental Mpls neighborhood map might offend you, will probably make you laugh [IMAGE]
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A couple of cute Vikings fans looking to photographically chronicle their Lambeau Field experience received a rude awakening when a Packers fan who looks like she could be Clay Matthews' sister used a single finger to deliver a message they won't forget.SEE ALSO: Brian Riesgraf's 'Drunk Vikings Fan ... More >>
Green Bay-area police on the lookout for a purple sombrero-wearing Vikings fan who allegedly knocked out a Green Bay man following Sunday's game ended up finding him behind a Kmart.SEE ALSO:-- Green Bay landlord wants to evict non-Packer fan tenants from his home-- Donald Driver throws cleat to youn ... More >>
Big retailers often contract out their janitorial work, meaning they aren't directly involved in staffing the workers that keep stores clean.But a report released earlier this week alleges that some of the janitors who clean Target, Best Buy, and Kmart stores have been treated like modern day slaves ... More >>
Michelle Rose Chlan was sentenced to 90 days in jail yesterday for having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
Chlan was a teacher's aide at Shakopee Junior High School in 2009 when she gave one of her students a ride home. Chlan gave the kid her number and kept giving him rides.
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What a pleasant surprise it was to see this brand new song and video from Minneapolis singer/songwriter Dylan Hicks last week. For one thing it's been far too long to have heard anything new from the "Governor of Fun." He only recently showed up with new material in one of Terry Eason "Song-A-Day ... More >>
Some might say that 34 seems a bit "past one's prime" to have started a singing career. For Al Jarreau, that's never seemed to matter. Having been the only vocalist in history to garner Grammy Awards across three different genre categories (jazz, pop and R&B), and with 21 albums, seven Grammy ... More >>
This guy couldn't wait to put on his Kmart jewelry.When people of means and taste think jewelry, they think Kmart. And one such patron of the finer things in life just couldn't wait to get his hands on some of the beautiful wares on show, according to Minneapolis police, who are now asking if any ... More >>
This is ghetto?The marketers who name Halloween costumes apparently slept through the cultural sensitivity part of their job training. Yet another major retailer is in hot water for an un-PC costume.
Kohl's has pulled a Halloween wig from its website after outrage broke out on the store's Fa ... More >>
Fuel up on Chinese before you hit K-Mart.Blockbuster and Hollywood stores have gone the way of Betamax, as movie watchers turn to Netflix, RedBox, and internet video. The former Hollywood on Hennepin is now home to a Halloween costume shop and the Lake Street/35W Blockbuster has been recently ... More >>
Photo: csessumsLittles boys shouldn't throw bikes at police cars.A 10-year-old boy threw his bicycle at a West St. Paul squad car in front of Kmart on Sunday. Apparently, the kid was mad because he wanted a new BB gun.
This isn't the first encounter police have had with this kid. Officer are ... More >>
Julie Bailey, mom-to-beRight from the start, the attempted hold up went comically wrong: Julie Bailey couldn't yank the hammer out of her shorts when she demanded the Taco John's teller hand over cash and a soft shell taco -- the hammer was her weapon of choice. And, yes, alcohol was a factor ... More >>
Photo by PinkMooseWhen police asked a 15-year-old girl why she stole 44 pairs of underwear, her answer was pretty straightforward: "Do you expect me to wear dirty underwear?"
Of course not. Those darn washing machines are such a pain, aren't they? We never realized undies were meant to be dispo ... More >>
Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.