Law enforcement is on the hunt for a man who has been terrorizing Twin Cities fast food restaurants by forcing employees into freezers before robbing the establishments.SEE ALSO: Hamburglar lives! Bag of McDonald's swiped from unsuspecting customer The most recent incident happened early this mornin ... More >>
Matt Cooke stood in the basement of the Braemar Arena in Edina wearing nothing but an undershirt, flip flops and boxers. So began the first of many interviews with City Pages -- some more formal than others -- for this week's cover story.SEE ALSO: Matt Cooke: The soul of an agitatorIn the end, the M ... More >>
Maybe the neighborhood isn't exactly new, but several recent renovations made to the block located on 50th Street and 34th Avenue in south Minneapolis have forced a new breath of life into an area that has been more than deserving of a little attention. The area has had several established venues fo ... More >>
A student was cracking his books at an Apple Valley McDonald's on November 7 when he was approached by Devon Gordon. According to a police report, Gordon asked the student if he could borrow his phone to make a call.SEE ALSO:-- Hamburglar lives! Bag of McDonald's swiped from unsuspecting customer-- ... More >>
Legs McNeil is a legendary rock music historian, author and journalist. He co-founded and wrote for Punk Magazine back in the mid-'70s, is a former senior editor for Spin, and founder/editor of Nerve magazine in 1992. He is renowned as co-author of Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Pu ... More >>
And you thought the Hamburglar was nothing but a goofy-looking figment of Ray Kroc's imagination!Wednesday night, he made an appearance at a McDonald's in Austin, Minnesota, swiping a bag of greasy goodness from a customer's hungry hands.Where might the Hamburglar strike next? Ronald McDonald couldn ... More >>
After a night of drinking, Vikings fullback Jerome Felton wanted to take some McDonald's home with him. Regrettably, instead of a bag of greasy food, Felton was served two gross misdemeanors with a side of careless driving.Felton, 25 and the leading candidate to start as Adrian Peterson's primary bl ... More >>
With news breaking yesterday that an officer has reported seeing a Hutchinson state trooper give pot to a Drug Recognition Expert program participant, Minneapolis officials are again disavowing any connection to the fiasco. Wednesday afternoon, Mayor RT Rybak took to Facebook and issued a statement ... More >>
A video report put together by local independent media activists and members of Communities United Against Police Brutality finds that police officers and county deputies have been giving drugs to young people hanging out near Peavey Plaza as part of an impairment study.One officer who spoke to jour ... More >>
Reconsider your ideas about two favorite foods
It's enough to make Adam Sandler's song "Lunch Lady" sound like a utopian fantasy ("got no idea what the chicken pot pie is made of..."). Sadly, we do know what the hamburger patties served by the national school lunch program are made of, and it isn't pretty. A recent article from TheDaily.com re ... More >>
The controversy over Sparboe Farms' treatment of animals continues as an animal rights group filed a false advertising claim against the egg company today. Sparboe was rocked by an undercover investigation and 60 Minutes report a couple weeks ago documenting abuse of chickens at some of its facilit ... More >>
McDonald's has ended its relationship with Sparboe Farms over a hidden-camera investigation.McDonald's won't buy eggs from a Minnesota company anymore after a hidden-camera investigation discovered acts of cruelty to the animals. The company, Sparboe Farms, is based in Litchfield. ABC News i ... More >>
Michael Richard Swanson was fooled by McDonald's employees.Teenager Michael Swanson of St. Louis Park is accused of gunning down two Iowa convenience store workers in separate shootings last November, and he might not have been arrested were it not for the quick thinking of some McDonald's employ ... More >>
Peterson wasn't fast enough to make it to his own bathroom.Adrian Peterson really needed a bathroom. The Vikings running back was only a few blocks away from his Eden Prairie home, but nature doesn't always allow for that kind of time. Luckily for Peterson, Tiffany Langeslay knows an emerg ... More >>
5 new breakfast sandwiches at CaribouBreakfast is hot right now and everyone wants a piece of the action. Burger King is running a surreal campaign with a flute soloist for their new breakfast bowls, Dunkin' Donuts just started serving hot breakfast sandwiches, and even our own Caribou came o ... More >>
Photo by Nick VlcekElite Gymnastics celebrate their newfound success at McDonald'sWe've got a packed music section for you in this week's City Pages. Here's a preview of all the articles you'll find in today's print edition.Elite Gymnastics ride the chillwaveBy Jonathan GarrettThe local electro d ... More >>
Andrew Broder, who's featured in this week's print edition of City Pages has, along with his partner in Crook and Flail, Adam Drucker, put together a new 45-minute mix highlighting some of the musical influences that inspired the soundtrack they created for the upcoming graphic novel collabor ... More >>
From Acai to DIY, is there anything they missed?
Racist fireworks, lube-crazy ladies, bad parenting tactics and David Hasselhoff. Goodbye, 2009!
Do fast food restaurants care more about your kids than the government?
Two new eateries fill neighborhood niches
Is Arby's going down? It might even be doing so without a fight.
The Twin Cities can has cheezburger?
A classic culinary case of East meets West
And the days when a Strib headline read: "Punk Rockers have some folks concerned at Hennepin-Lake."