Parasole restaurants' new policy on credit card tips may be unpopular with servers and customers, but it is perfectly legal under state Department of Labor regulations.Restaurateurs "can take up to whatever the credit card company takes," explains James Honerman of the Department of Labor and Ind ... More >>
R.T. Rybak is slinging guns so Surly can sling suds.In his state of the city speech, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak made his strongest endorsement yet of a change to local liquor laws proposed by Surly Brewing Co.
"Beer is a part of our history, beer is a part of our future," he said. "We need ... More >>
When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.
John Derus, still smarting from his 1996 primary defeat and his misplaced election-day photo in the Star Tribune, claims state Supreme Court Justice Alan Page's ties to the Strib biased the outcome of Derus's case against the paper.