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Lake Nokomis

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Nokomis drowning: Mpls Park Board explains why lifeguard wasn't on duty

    Around 10 a.m. yesterday, a 15-year-old football player at Minneapolis South High School drowned while swimming off Lake Nokomis's east beach with a group of seven teammates following a summer practice. (Update -- the boy has been identified as Sha-kym Adams.)Witnesses reported hearing the boy, who ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Former priest Jerome Kern says fondling was confused for "Italian wrestling"

    In the summer of 1969, word spread back to Father Jerome Kern that the parents of two boys who attended the Church of St. Mark in St. Paul were upset with him. The parishioners claimed that Kern had been rough-housing during a trip to Lake Nokomis Beach and slid his hand repeatedly into their kids' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Chef Doug Flicker on balancing serious eats at Piccolo and summer fun at Sandcastle

    Doug Flicker is a chef about town. His beloved fine-dining eatery Piccolo continues to push boundaries in molecular gastronomy, while his casual beach joint Sandcastle has Kickstarted its way into a successful second season. At the start of next month, he'll head up a foraging dinner at Star Thrower ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Register for unlimited bacon at the Bacon Chase 5K and .05K

    Everyone approaches exercise differently. For some, it's an optimal form of stress relief. Endorphins are released, heartbeats increase, and obsessive thoughts are pushed to the wayside. For others, it's about staying fit. But for the vast majority of us, exercise is a way to justify eating copious ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Romancing the Twin Cities: Our picks for a perfect date night

    Earlier this year, in a poll done by USA Today, St. Paul was named the most romantic city in America. Now, USA Today has extended that accolade a bit by including St. Paul's sister on the other side of the river, Minneapolis, in a recent round-up of weekend trips for romance. The arti ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2014

    50 things to do in the Twin Cities before you die

    Your Twin Cities bucket list from lawn bowling to parades

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 55 Sandcastle's American Indian fry bread

    As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2014, coming April 16, the Hot Dish is serving up 100 of our favorite local dishes. They say that fry bread is the window to the soul. Oh no, scratch that. They say a fry bread saved is a fry bread earned. No, that's not it either. What is the old adage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Guess where I'm eating?: Barrio winner announced

    Every week, we'll show you a photo we've snapped at a local restaurant -- it's up to you to guess the dish and the restaurant that serves it. The first person to answer correctly in the comments (be sure to leave your email address -- it won't be visible), will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Guess where I'm eating?

    Every week, we'll show you a photo we've snapped at a local restaurant -- it's up to you to guess the dish and the restaurant that serves it. The first person to answer correctly in the comments (be sure to leave your email address -- it won't be visible), will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon September '13

    NOW OPENBluestem Bar & Table (City Pages review)2610 Lyndale Ave. S., MinneapolisThe Buttered Tin (City Pages review)237 E. 7th St., St. PaulThe Hideout3301 Central Ave. NE, MinneapolisIzzy's Ice Cream - new Mill District location1100 2nd St. S., MinneapolisKitty Corner Cafe806 Washington A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Best of Hot Dish: August 12-16, 2013

    The latest Twin Cities' food & drink news just keeps rolling off the presses. Here's a few of the week's top stories from Hot Dish.~Lakeside concessions put on some fancy-pants at Lake Nokomis' Sandcastle. Take our tour and read the review.~Nothing says summer louder than a fruity rum ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 14, 2013

    Sandcastle remakes the concept of lakeside concessions

    Lake Nokomis stand offers fancy food at the beach

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon August '13

    NOW OPENBlack Walnut Bakery (City Pages review) Pop-up and at Minneapolis Farmers Market Bluestem Bar & Table (City Pages preview)2610 Lyndale Ave. S., MinneapolisThe Buttered Tin 237 E. 7th St., St. PaulFrench Corner Bakery & Bistro 1200 Nicollet Ave., Minneapo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Piccolo's Doug Flicker makes list of most-underrated chefs in the world

    We've known for quite a while that the Twin Cities has a culinary scene worth the national accolades it's been receiving. In its third issue, Fool, the newest magazine currently taking the culinary world by storm, has reached out to a global conclave of chef's, food critics, and journalists in order ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Mayor R.T. Rybak requests a "Sea Salt-like restaurant" in Downtown East

    Days after the Minneapolis City Council gave the go ahead on a massive $400 million mixed-use development proposal for Downtown East, Mayor R.T. Rybak and the Park Board stated their intention to make room in those plans for a new destination restaurant "in the spirit of Sea Salt or Tin Fish," repor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Gigantic, extremely rare albino muskie caught on Twin Cities lake [PHOTO]

    Early Monday morning, 23-year-old Coon Rapids resident Joe Mikalojczyk caught a fish that's so rare, some folks who study fish for a living haven't even heard of it.FROM EARLIER THIS MONTH: 42-inch muskie caught on Lake Nokomis [PHOTO] And as if catching an albino muskie isn't cool enough, as an add ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon July '13

    NOW OPENBlack Walnut Bakery (City Pages review) Pop-up and at Minneapolis Farmers Market Bluestem Bar & Table (City Pages preview)2610 Lyndale Ave. S., MinneapolisThe Buttered Tin237 E. 7th St., St. PaulCossetta's Pasticceria (City Pages review)211 7th St. W., St. PaulFrench Corne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    42-inch muskie caught on Lake Nokomis [PHOTO]

    Last Tuesday evening, Minneapolis resident Craig Quam caught what has to be one of, if not the largest, fish swimming in Lake Nokomis.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin DNR discovers 125-year-old, 7-foot-long sturgeon [PHOTO] Using a shiner minnow and a small pole, Quam, 47, reeled in a 42-inch, roughly 30-pound m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Best of Hot Dish: June 24-28, 2013

    Everything is stellar here at Hot Dish as we soak up the summertime sun. Catch up on all the lastest Cities' food & drink news with the week's top stories. ~Our "Drink of the week" is a down-and-dirty double jolt from the Turf Club, a place where many dreams are born or lost. ~Bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon June '13

    NOW OPEN Burch Steakhouse (City Pages review) Corner of Franklin & Hennepin, Minneapolis Black Walnut Bakery (City Pages preview) Pop-up and at Minneapolis Farmers Market Daily Diner Frogtown (City Pages review) 615 University Ave., St. Paul Hello Pizza (City Pages review) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon May '13

    NOW OPEN Burch Steakhouse (City Pages review) Corner of Franklin & Hennepin, Minneapolis Daily Diner Frogtown (City Pages preview) 615 University Ave., St. Paul Glam Doll Donuts (City Pages review) 2605 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis Gigi's Cupcakes (City Pages coverage) 7722 Olson Memorial Highway, Gol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Judgmental Mpls neighborhood map might offend you, will probably make you laugh [IMAGE]

    Live in Loring Park? According to the "Judgmental Maps" blog, you're really in the land of "gay renters."SEE ALSO: MN Monthly helps Edina name its neighborhoods, including "Botoxia" and "Spraytanistan" [GRAPHIC] The latest entry on the blog takes a snarky, possibly offensive look at the City of Lake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Sandcastle owner Amy Greeley: Five Questions

    Lake Harriet has Bread & Pickle, Minnehaha Falls has Sea Salt, and Lake Calhoun has Tin Fish. Lake Nokomis is arguably just as popular and beloved warm-weather recreation destination, but somehow it had been overlooked as a site for a small waterfront eatery. That is, until last summer, when the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon April '13

    OPEN612Brew (City Pages coverage)945 Broadway St. NE, MinneapolisBorough and Parlour (City Pages review)730 Washington Ave. N., MinneapolisBlue Door Pub Longfellow (City Pages preview)3448 42nd Ave. S., MinneapolisBurch Steakhouse (City Pages review)Corner of Franklin & Henne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Piccolo among the "most underrated" restaurants in America

    Eater.com has released a list of 25 of the nation's most underrated restaurants, i.e., places that are on par with the top eateries in the country but don't always get the media attention they deserve or are overshadowed by their more-hyped or long-established peers. Two Chicago restaurants -- Near ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon March '13

    OPENBorough and Parlour (City Pages review)730 Washington Ave. N., MinneapolisBlue Door Pub Longfellow (City Pages preview)3448 42nd Ave. S., MinneapolisBurch Steakhouse (City Pages preview)Corner of Franklin & Hennepin, MinneapolisChez Arnaud (City pages review)1085 Grand Ave., S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon February '13

    OPENBorough and Parlour (City Pages preview)730 Washington Ave. N., MinneapolisBlue Door Pub -- additional location3448 42nd Ave. S., MinneapolisBeacon Public House (City Pages review)615 Washington Ave. SE, MinneapolisBullpen Sports Saloon (City Pages coverage)395 Robert St. N., St. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon January '13

    OPENBeacon Public House (City Pages review)615 Washington Ave. SE, MinneapolisBullpen Sports Saloon395 Robert St. N., St. PaulBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisThe Belmore25 Fourth St. N., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulBread, Coffee, and Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon December '12

    OPENBeacon Public House615 Washington Ave. SE, MinneapolisBullpen Sports Saloon395 Robert St. N., St. PaulBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisThe Belmore25 Fourth St. N., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulBread, Coffee, and Cake Dodd Rd. &am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon November '12

    OPENBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisThe Belmore25 Fourth St. N., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulBread, Coffee, and Cake Dodd Rd. & Hwy. 110, MendotaButter Bakery in new location3700 Nicollet Ave. S., MinneapolisCafe Maude at Lorin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon October '12

    OPENBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulCafe Maude at Loring (City Pages first look)1612 Harmon Pl., MinneapolisCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S Fifth St., MinneapolisCow Bella Gelato1700 Grand Ave., St. PaulEat Shop Kitche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon September '12

    OPENCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S 5th St., MinneapolisDilla's Ethiopian1813 Riverside Ave. N., MinneapolisEl Burrito MercadoInside Midtown Global MarketFoxy Falafel (City Pages coverage) 791 Raymond Ave., St. PaulFika at the American Swedish Institute (City Pages review)2600 Park A ... More >>

  • Music

    September 5, 2012

    Carnage the Executioner comes into his own

    The best rapper from Minnesota you've never heard

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: July 30-August 3, 2010

    Another week of summer has flown by at lightning speed, while the Cities are buzzing with food and drink news. Here are a few of the week's top stories from the Hot Dish.~Be in the know about which restaurants are newly opened, closed, or coming soon with our August edition of the Month in Revi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon August '12

    OPENBirdhouse (City Pages review)2516 Hennepin Ave. S., MinneapolisDevil's Advocate (City Pages review)89 S. 10th St., MinneapolisDilla's Ethiopian1813 Riverside Ave. N., MinneapolisEl Burrito MercadoInside Midtown Global MarketFoxy Falafel -- opens August 3791 Raymond Ave., St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Sandcastle by Doug Flicker recommended as Lake Nokomis concession

    See also:Lake Nokomis calls for food vendorsIn early May, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation issued a request for proposals from potential food vendors who wanted to put in a bid to operate a new concession business on Lake Nokomis. After reviewing all the submissions, last week the Community Advisory ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2012

    Vincent Kartheiser on Mad Men's Pete Campbell

    Homegrown star of AMC hit reflects on his character

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Top 10 ice cream shops in the Twin Cities

    There's no wrong season for ice cream​Who knew that the Twin Cities would become the veritable capital of ice cream? We've got more than our fair share of ice cream shops--including fresh, store-made treats in unique flavors rather than chain stores rescooping tired old flavors day in and day out. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Parents forget toddler at Lake Nokomis

    The boy wandered around Lake Nokomis for about an hour last night.​Two parents are fortunate to have their toddler back today after leaving the two-year-old boy at Lake Nokomis for an hour last night. The parents called the Orono Police Department and reported the boy missing just before 7:30 p.m. ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    June 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    It's Cinco de Mayo! Here's where to celebrate

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food and drink!​Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862 and makes a great excuse to eat Mexican food. Here are a few of the most interesting celebrations taking pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Fat Lorenzo's blood orange gelato: 100 Favorite Dishes, no. 13

    ​Gelato is the reason Italians can strut around with their cravings happily sated and still button their skinny black pants: the creamy frozen treat is just as satisfying as ice cream, but has a fraction of the butterfat. After a few slices of pizza or after a jog around Lake Nokomis, the ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    U.S. Pond Hockey Championships: A Minnesota rite [VIDEO]

    Championships Sunday brings intensified play.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Minnesota rocks U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

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    innesota made a clean sweep in this weekend's U.S. Pond Hockey Champi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Where and How to Watch the Eclipse (Updated)

    During tomorrow night's total lunar eclipse, the moon could turn colors ranging from bright orange to blood red to dark brown or dark gray. Here are tips on where to watch and how t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Over the Weekend, 1/18-1/20

    Tru Ruts artists celebrate MLK at Babalu and Bon Iver plays the Turf Club. Plus, soccer!

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    We're Hockeytown, USA

    According to Sports Illustrated, that is. Minneapolis-St.Paul has supplanted Detroit as the top puck-friendly destination in America.

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