Sanjeev and Loveleen Azad, owners of the new Dunn Bros. location near Hennepin and 25th, wanted to create a coffee shop that fits the feel of their neighborhood. The end result is less chain coffeeshop and more wine bar meets cocktail bar meets neighborhood hangout. See also: Muddy Pig and Pig and ... More >>
For those of you whose hearts stopped beating earlier this week when it was announced that craft cocktail pioneer, Bradstreet Craftshouse, was closing up shop with the sale of the Graves Hotel, you can breathe a sigh of relief. We learned late yesterday afternoon that while they'll indeed be closing ... More >>
This afternoon Rye Delicatessen & Bar in Lowry Hill announced on Twitter that it would no longer be open for business. See also: Rye Delicatessen: A first look
The Twin Cities might already have an unofficial capitol for our leather scene, but not everyone who is a part of, or curious about, that community is into bar-hopping. Leather & Latte co-owners Greg Wisa, lecturer and author of a popular kink blog, and Luke Wallrich identified the nee ... More >>
See also: Origami's deep-fried blowfish: Not just for the thrill of it 100 Favorite Dishes: Uni at Origami No offense to some of the other good sushi joints in town, but we've always had a soft spot for Origami in the Warehouse District. From its incredibly delicate gyoza to its perfectly constructe ... More >>
We've got no beef with this deli
We were excited to hear the news that restaurant consultant Tobie Nidetz is partnering with a real estate attorney and first-time restaurateur David Weinstein to take over the former Auriga building to build a "Montreal-style" deli. We wanted to know more about the project . Nidetz, the sel ... More >>
More restrictions.As if there aren't enough traffic and parking headaches in post-Snowmageddon Minneapolis, city officials have instituted yet more winter-long restrictions. We need to keep making room for emergency vehicles and buses.
Trilby Busch This Saturday, architectural history buffs can enjoy an informal walking tour and photo shoot in Lowry Hill. Organized by a couple of researchers who have been studying master builder T.P. Healy, who designed and built houses for Minneapolis's high society in the late 1800s, the ... More >>
Darin BackHow long does liquor last, anyway?An air-conditioning installer recently uncovered an interesting stash amid the third-story duct work of a 110-year-old Lowry Hill home: four cases of pre-Prohibition booze. The Star Tribune reported that the cases contained 15 jugs and 30 bottles ... More >>
An upscale wine and cheese shop is in the works for Lyn-Lake. Construction is wrapping up at 404 West Lake Street (at Grand Ave.), which means that Lake Wine and Cheese should be opening soon. No longer will Uptown liquor lovers have to rustle up cash to buy their beverages or battle Hennepi ... More >>
Summer sucks in a city cemetery
Early word is that the polling sites are busy, at least in Minneapolis.
The gist of the story was that Lisa Goodman, who represents parts of downtown, as well as Lowry Hill and Kenwood, is a rather cutthroat politician
With her gaudy campaign chest and indelicate manners, Lisa Goodman acts like she runs City Hall. Maybe she does.
Film archivist Matt Bakkom's 'search and rescue' operation saves the life of 16mm
Surviving the crush, teasing an oracular virtual dolphin, and making sense of the Walker Art Center's reopening party
Clipd Beaks unleash their primal scream
Samuels and African Americans, pt. II; Another Sabri Snafu
Theatrical eccentric John O'Donoghue assaults dramatic conventions--and the stray security guard--to create a new kind of show
Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities
Never mind fingerprints--state law-enforcement officials want blood
Full-court basketball used to be a Twin Cities parks mainstay. Then the neighbors complained.
How many neighbors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama
If I told you that Auriga is thoroughly congenial! charming! and very, very nice!, would you read any further?
Minneapolis's riverside milling district is about to become a condo tract and history park. But there are plenty of stories the commemorative plaques won't tell