Topical songwriting is a great niche if you can manage it. The Current announced today they'd received a burned copy of Paul Westerberg's "Away in a Manger," and it proves to be a jagged addition to the holiday music that doesn't absolutely suck. First of all, it sounds like it's reverberating out o ... More >>
We'll do anything for exercise. We'll even run in Snowmageddon.The Twin Cities may not be home to the most exercise junkies in the country. That title goes to Seattle. Nor do we habour the greatest number of layabouts. Lexington takes the cake there. But according to Men's Health magazine, M ... More >>
Are you being followed?The next time people bump into you downtown while they finger their iPhones, or sit slumped over a laptop at a free-wifi coffeehouse like so many oldsters at casino slot machines, there's a good reason. They're helping Minneapolis become the 4th most socially networked ... More >>
The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't. Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>
May these restaurants Roast In Peace.This past year saw the closure of many restaurants we'll miss--and others we won't. We've compiled both lists here: Most Regrettable Restaurant Closings of 2010 • Pak Zam Zam We'll miss the chapli kabab, chicken biryani, and the best dal in town. • Th ... More >>
Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
Photos by Steve CohenBand of HorsesJuly 17, 2010State TheatreWhen Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell took to the stage Saturday night at the State Theatre and announced "my voice is a bit shot tonight," I was worried that we might have another calamity-plagued performance like their show at ... More >>
January is traditionally the season of restaurant closings, and this one's no different. We took a big hit...
Is 4656 Excelsior Blvd. another cursed restaurant space in the making?
Three new west metro restaurants help diners break away from the national chains
One of Dara's favorite local restaurants has a mustard meltdown
KSTP targets a U of M instructor in the name of protecting America's borders
Neko Case kills you softly with her song; The Be Good Tanyas wait around to die; Patricia Tallman confronts the living dead
Thousands of Somalis fled when their country committed suicide a decade ago. Now the local INS office has found a way to send them back.
Though weighted down with everything from CD players and wine glasses to Mexican-flag fringing, lowrider bikes are a fast way to get noticed