Mpls/St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week 2013 Through March 1 $10-$20 lunches, $15-$30 dinners You only have a few days left to take advantage of Mpls/St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week, which continues through Friday. Over 50 restaurants are whipping up menus in the $10 to $30 range for lunch and ... More >>
All those dogs running around Lake Calhoun in the warmer months are deceiving: Relative to the rest of the country, not that many Minnesotans own a pet.See Also:- Internet Cat Video Film Festival purrs into Minnesota- Lily the black bear gives birth to two cubs live on webcam [VIDEO]- Minnesota's la ... More >>
New data compiled and released by the Association of Religious Data Archives indicates that Minnesota is one of the most religious states in the country, with 56.3 percent of residents claiming some sort of religious affiliation.SEE ALSO:-- Mary Franson on DNC "God" debacle: "Peter denied Christ 3 t ... More >>
Thank goodness it's National Hot Dog Day, because the mere thought of a hamburger is churning our stomachs.Minnesota-headquartered Cargill, Inc., which processes beef under Cargill Beef in Wichita, Kansas, announced yesterday a recall of nearly 30,000 pounds of ground beef from a Pennsylvania plant ... More >>
Coming on the heels of a remarkably warm winter and spring not even included in the data, a new study put together by the Climate Central non-profit reveals that Minnesota's climate has warmed significantly since 1970.The study found Minnesota's average low temperature increased at a per-decade rate ... More >>
It doesn't always seem like it, but Minnesota is one of the most peaceful places in America.That's the conclusion emerging from the Institute for Economics and Peace's United States Peace Index 2012. The study looks at five factors -- the homicide rate, violent crime rate, incarceration rate, police ... More >>
It's an annual tradition to look back at year's end to those who've passed on in the previous twelve months. Whether it's just filler for the year's final broadcast of Entertainment Tonight, or Americans really do feel a need to reflect with sadness on the deaths of celebrities, I do not know. What ... More >>
Photo By Mike VorrasiMinneapolis indie-pop trio Now, Now (formerly Now, Now Every Children) have been quite busy putting the finishing touches on their sophomore record, Threads, and have now found a famous home for its release. The album will be put out by Trans-Records on March 6, a label s ... More >>
The Wisconsin legislature is circulating a proposal to make the cream puff their state dessert, which got me to thinking: Why doesn't Minnesota have a state dessert? Our state fruit (the Honeycrisp apple), state grain (wild rice), and state mushroom (the morel) all seem to be relevant sourc ... More >>
srqpixMore peaceful than most states.An organization called the Institute for Economics and Peace has crunched some numbers and some up with the U.S. Peace Index, a ranking of the most peaceful states in America. Minnesota comes in at No. 4. Does this mean we all have to go out to a street ... More >>
It's like Maine in MinnesotaA word of advice for a lobster boil: Surrender your dignity and strap on your bib, because it's gonna be a messy night. It's not often the opportunity for a full-on lobster boil with all the trimmings presents itself in our landlocked region. And it's even more unlikel ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidMastering mollusksWhen we landlocked Minnesotans have a hankering for seafood, we're lucky enough to have the guys at Coastal Seafoods to consult. When I needed to learn about mussels to better judge this week's food fight, I turned to Coastal Seafoods' general manager, Tim Laue ... More >>
D'Amico-owned Italian makes strides with modern dishes
At La Belle Vie, you can't go wrong with the halibutWhen you go out to eat, do you ever stare at the menu for minutes on end, waffling over what to order? Do you ever wonder if the restaurant's regulars know something you don't? Here's a handy guide to what customers order most at some of the ... More >>
We're going to avoid cliches here folks. We are not going to talk, for example, about the stiff competition.
New numbers show that, on a per capita basis, Minnesotans have perished in Afghanistan at a lesser rate than many other states.
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A Reborn Favorite Offers Kitschy Dishes for Generation Y
Traversing the rough terrain between a father's expectations and a son's aspirations
New fiction by Annie Proulx and Pat Barker delves into the dirt of memory and the legends of the land
The Kerry-Wellstone Clean Money bill introduced last week is infinitely preferable to the better-known--and largely fraudulent--McCain-Feingold proposal. Which explains why we're hearing so little about it.