This weekend, the nine-year-old boy who sneaked onto a plane to Las Vegas and made national headlines returned to Minneapolis along with two bodyguards and a stealthy TV producer, who was detained and questioned here.An NBC station in Nevada says the unnamed producer tried taking a photograph of the ... More >>
"Somebody please help me, please," said the father of the nine-year-old boy who sneaked a plane to Las Vegas last week and made national headlines. SEE ALSO: Boy bypasses Minneapolis Airport Security, boards plane to Las VegasShielded by a black hoodie and a baseball cap, the father tearfully explai ... More >>
Still no word from authorities on how exactly a 9-year-old Minnesotan made a mockery of airport security last week and hopped a Delta flight to Las Vegas without a ticket. However, a possible picture of the unnamed boy is emerging as both cunning and troubled. SEE ALSO: Boy bypasses Minneapolis Airp ... More >>
-- Updated with statements from the airport and TSA --Airline officials are investigating how a nine-year-old boy bypassed security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, apparently without a ticket, and boarded a Delta flight to Las Vegas. SEE ALSO: Mpls runaway girls planned to travel ... More >>
Food trends come and go, but bacon will never go out of style. Why? Because it's just so darn good, we can't help ourselves. Next weekend, bacon-lovers can pay homage to the deliciously crispy treat with the first-annual River Falls Bacon Bash festival. See also: Eight delicious bacon dishes in t ... More >>
The touring performance artists are familiar but still fun
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[Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound st ... More >>
Mobile Cuisine, a blog that covers the national food truck scene, is holding a contest for the best custom graphic design on a truck's exterior. The nominees come from all over and include fish 'n' chips truck Cod Save the Queen in Los Angeles, Mighty Bean Espresso in Washington state, and some ... More >>
Spirit Airlines, a discount carrier based out of Florida, announced this morning that it will be the newest addition to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. Effective this summer, Spirit will begin offering daily flights from MSP to Las Vegas and Chicago. Today and tomorrow, tickets will go for $28.79 ... More >>
A cool drink for the weekly wrap-upDuring the dog days of the season, the news has been varied and sundry. This week saw fringe, taint, blame, mystery and more, all thrown around in the Hot Dish blog. Without further ado, here are a round-up of some of the more colorful stories that graced the si ... More >>
Work for the folks you've seen on TV.Are you a fan of America's Next Great Restaurant who's looking for employment? The forthcoming Bloomington location of the as-of-yet-undetermined winning restaurant is hiring cashiers, front of the house, prep cooks, and bakers.
Noticed the new Chino Latino billboards? No, they're not as outrageous/enraging as its past campaigns. These billboards feature the supersized eye of the restaurant's new executive chef, Tuan Nguyen. Nguyen, Chino Latino's first Asian executive chef, joins the restaurant 25 years into his car ... More >>
Minneapolis is mellow -- comparativelyWe hear lots of teeth gnashing over our spiraling homicide count, cuts to our police and firefighting budgets, pot hole-infested roadways and gimpy NFL quarterback. But the truth is, despite that stuff, the Twin Cities is one of the least stressful metrop ... More >>
Justin DJing in Las Vegas I first met Justin Baule at Let It Be Records in 2001 when he was 17 years old. He was the youngest member of the up-and-coming EC/DC house music collective, but even then his music taste was years beyond age considering his penchant for artists like Teddy Pendergrass ... More >>
Congratulations to the staff at the University of Minnesota's campus newspaper, The Minnesota Daily, for taking home this year's Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Daily staffers also took home two individual awards. Jules Ameel won fi ... More >>
Well, if there's any flock of birds worth sucking into an engine and spitting out into little shreds, we vote pigeons.
If you're sitting at your computer right now clawing your eyes out in a vain attempt to forget the myriad tasks, bills, obligations, etc. conspiring to crush your troubled soul, now might be a good time to take consolation that, hey, it could be worse.
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