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EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds
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EDC 2012: Coachella or Electric Daisy Carnival: Which One is Better?We love you, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. In fact, here are five reasons why ... More >>
[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 >>
Steve Horner might have finally hit the jackpot in his fight against ladies' night.
Long a crusader against the drink special -- he argues it amounts to discrimination against men -- Horner wired his Yankee's hat for sound and busted up some Las Vegas "pool parties" last summer. To Horner's surpris ... 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 >>
Chad Larson: WINNING!Tuesday night four of the Twin Cities' most creative bartenders came together to compete in the GQ/Bombay Sapphire "Most Inspired Bartender" contest. The winner is sent to Las Vegas and represents Minnesota against bartenders from all around the U.S.. Each bartender developed ... 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.
This summer's arena calendar is already filling up, with Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and Journey coming to the Xcel, plus shows by Usher, Rihanna, Sade, and the aging pop version of Voltron, NKOTBSB, coming to the Target Center. To add to the spectacle, Britney Spears is throwing her hat in the rin ... More >>
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the first installment of his tour diary, including photos and videos from his trip compiled by Hastings 3000, and check back throughout the next two we ... More >>
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 >>
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.