• Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Paul Westerberg's "Away in a Manger" to rock the Current

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Twin Cities among America's most active

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Minneapolis 4th most socially networked U.S. city

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Restaurant Roll Call, 2010

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Restaurant closings of 2010--some we'll miss, others we won't

    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 >>

  • News

    October 20, 2010

    Operation Streamline: An immigration boondoggle

    Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Band of Horses at State Theatre, 07/17/10

    Photos by Steve Cohen​Band 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 >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2010
  • Calendar

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon February '10

    January is traditionally the season of restaurant closings, and this one's no different. We took a big hit...

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    RIP: Laredo's Tex-West & Cantina

    Is 4656 Excelsior Blvd. another cursed restaurant space in the making?

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    MPR's Midmorning talks food with MSPMag, Strib

    Kerri Miller talks Twin Cities dining with local food critics Rick Nelson and Adam Platt.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    RIP Three Fish

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    The low-key eatery in Excelsior Commons will be missed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008
  • Restaurants

    June 25, 2008

    The Suburbs Step It Up

    Three new west metro restaurants help diners break away from the national chains

  • News

    April 11, 2007

    Foodie Fight

    One of Dara's favorite local restaurants has a mustard meltdown

  • News

    June 14, 2006

    White Noise

    KSTP targets a U of M instructor in the name of protecting America's borders

  • Music

    May 14, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Neko Case kills you softly with her song; The Be Good Tanyas wait around to die; Patricia Tallman confronts the living dead

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    No Place Like Home

    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.

  • Arts

    June 24, 1998

    Breaking Away

    Though weighted down with everything from CD players and wine glasses to Mexican-flag fringing, lowrider bikes are a fast way to get noticed

  • News

    March 26, 1997