The Wolf Pack trilogy ends right where it began
The decade-old phenomenon that was the Postal Service is coming to the Twin Cities later this year. A little while back, the team of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel) announced they'd reform, play some shows, and Give Up would receive a deluxe 10th anniversary reissue in ... More >>
The Facebook profile of a junior player on the Maple Grove High School boys hockey team said he graduated from the "college of porn" and works at the Chippendales Strip Club in Las Vegas. His profile was changed over the weekend and the porn and Chippendales references were removed.THE MAPLE GROVE H ... More >>
Following six magical performances at the Dakota Jazz Club, 2013 is shaping up to be the year of an all-Prince blitz. Billboard magazine, the music industry's sales-tracking publication, has him on the cover -- and writer Gail Mitchell is escorted into the world of Paisley Park in Chanhassen just da ... More >>
We're making a splash with craft cocktails, definitely have a lot going on in the world of breweries, we get amazing turnout at beer festivals, and take pride in the fact that our new stadium has much more than just Bud Light on tap, but where does Minneapolis/St.Paul fall in the ranks of America's ... More >>
See Also:Lady Gaga dumps Target over anti-gay donationsLady Gaga at the Xcel Energy Center, 8/30/10Slideshow: Lady Gaga at Xcel Energy CenterEven if Lady Gaga isn't super pleased with Target, she isn't going to take it out on Minnesota. The pop queen has just unveiled extensive tour plans for the No ... More >>
Steve Horner's latest battle in the war against Ladies' Night turned out to be a dead end. Earlier this month, Horner called brimming with optimism to report that the Nevada Equal Rights Commission was going to facilitate mediation between him and several Las Vegas casinos, which he had filed compl ... More >>
The Twins open their 2012 campaign this afternoon in Baltimore. Coming off last year's injury-plagued last-place finish, there's less optimism about the team's chances this year than any season since Ron Gardenhire took over as manager in 2002.Only two years removed from an AL Central-winning campai ... More >>
Earlier this week, North Dakota's tourism department spent a couple days trying to market the state as a Las Vegas-style hookup destination.That went over about as well as anyone who has spent five minutes in Fargo would imagine. Within 48 hours the ad, which was meant to run in newspapers and ma ... More >>
At the conclusion of a summer that will have seen nearly every major touring pop act stop through the Twin Cities, two of the most omnipresent forces in hip hop will cap things off on October 8 when Jay-Z and Kanye West bring their tour to the Target Center in Minneapolis. In a coy avoidance of t ... More >>
www.breastaurants.comA new uniform company claims to be "The Breast in the Business!"Breastaurants--yep, that's really a word--are big business. While casual chains like Applebees and such have been slumping, restaurants that hire busty women to serve their beers and burgers while wearing pee ... More >>
Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis star in dude comedy
Jeff KubinaWhat happens in Minneapolis, stays in Minneapolis.A series of developers have gambled on the Block E development, and lost. But Bob Lux, whose Alatus LLC bought the seemingly jinxed property last year, likes his chances with an idea that hasn't been tried: A luxury casino. It's a ... More >>
Zagat's declares them manly and tasty.Manny's Steakhouse, housed in the W Minneapolis Hotel, proves that hotel fare in the Twin Cities need not be boring or bland. Zagat listed the Best Hotel Restaurants in 25 Big Cites (in the U.S.) and Manny's came out on top in Minneapolis. USA Today picked up ... More >>
NKOTBSB on Ryan Seacrest/Dick Clark's New Year's show.Didn't get enough of the New Kids On the Block and the Backstreet Boys on ABC's New Year's Eve show last weekend? Well, you're in luck: The two groups of pre-Bieber heartthrobs announced they're adding a Target Center tour date on July 15 ... More >>
Kill the baked potato
Burger battleWhen we spotted Smashburger's Sin City Burger--a decadent burger designed to recall the gluttony of Las Vegas--we wanted to know: How does it stack up against our local hero, er, burger, the Twin Cities Smashburger? Read on to see what we decided.
We love our place on lists, and a new one just out today ranks Minneapolis Number 1 for good housing prices.
Local "naughtybilly" trio Courtney McLean and the Dirty Curls dropped a new song over the weekend in what they say is "a step to attract the attention of the adult film industry" and help them fulfill their lifelong goal of performing at the Adult Film News Awards in Las Vegas. The group's newest ... More >>
Back for more conspiracy smackJesse Ventura told us last year that if his show, "Conspiracy Theory," got the green light for a second season, he was going to blow open the whole Kennedy assassination plot. Looks like he may get his chance. TruTV has ordered up another eight installments. Go ... More >>
How can mixing chocolate and cheese be wrong?
Sarah Palin's championing the wine and spirits industry now.
Heavy Table reports that Trader Joe's may move in two blocks from the Wedge. How will Hawaiian shirts stack up against stretched ear piercings?
What could be more fun than a maple syrup festival? A maple syrup festival, a big pile of pancakes, and a road trip, that's what. Let's go to Vergas baby!
While final word on NIN's retirement ferments, the tour Trent Reznor mentioned in his "farewell" note has come to fruition.
The souped-up, tricked out film puts anime in overdrive
The Guitar Hero frenzy careens toward overkill
What kind of woman takes a shine to cleaning the crap off your shoes?
What's a lapsed-Catholic former sex worker who doesn't like religious dogma to do when she finds out she still believes?
MTV celebrates our most sacred institution
From flesh satellites to cities of styrofoam: The fine art of faking it
Director Mike Figgis finds his Paradise Lost--for better or worse--in The Loss of Sexual Innocence
The movies of '98 posed the question: Haven't we seen this somewhere before?
Q Monthly scores awards, thanks to our writers
Tupac's posthumous Makaveli, along with new releases by Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, take gangsta rap to different ends