How a squad of self-appointed experts took over the billion-dollar autograph industry
This Friday, the Triple Rock will play host to some impressive up-and-coming acts ready to inject some life into the glacial drag of winter. The line-up is stacked with a wide range of sounds, including the electronic grime ballads of the recently Picked To Click Pony Bwoy, the deep glitch-groove R& ... More >>
And the good news just keeps on rolling in for Minneapolis restaurants. In their latest bout of regional attention, Midwest magazine named both Butcher & the Boar and the Prairie Kitchen & Bar to its list of best new Midwest attractions, hotels, and restaurants. The list is a ... More >>
US Bank has enough money to buy five stars -- and a small planet.Hey, all you Occupy Wall Street and Occupy MN kids, can you keep it down for a minute? US Bank is trying to count its money, and you're distracting them.Exhibiting the best worst timing of this young decade, US Bank reported its thi ... More >>
As if expecting their middle-infield problems to continue into the distant future, the Minnesota Twins signed University of North Carolina Tar Heels shortstop Levi Michael as the 30th overall selection in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The man from ... More >>
City of MinneapolisThe Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved R.T. Rybak's nomination of Velma Korbel for the city's new Civil Rights director this morning. Korbel is currently the Commissioner of the Minneapolis Minnesota Department of Human Rights. She is slated to start the new g ... More >>
Rybak nominated Velma Korbel to succeed current director Michael Jordan. No, not that Michael Jordan.
Somebody should have just written a new song from scratch and called it anything else.
Michael Jordan is the only department head Rybak didn't nominate for reappointment.
The Timberwolves are struggling to know themselves; King James drops science.
After Brett Favre complained about his ouchy-wouchy, we thought back on some sports fail of the past.
In less than a year, Michael Jordan has dismantled the city agency responsible for upholding civil rights
The music and movies were epochal. The politics were abysmal. A poison valentine to the year that won't go away.
God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue
Why Fred Hoiberg is so valuable to the Timberwolves
Jack Black touches kids' souls, Martina McBride touches a nerve, and Kobe Bryant touches the ladies
Foul shot hexes and the bunny hop butt slap
Why City Pages won't be using this space to write about racial profiling from the cops' perspective
Motorheads say the St. Paul Police Department is in danger of bankrupting the city's last Fifties drive-in
Two missing daughters. Two years. One lead. No answers.
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor.
The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?
St. Paul police go after gay and bisexual men for indecent conduct along the riverfront
By creating a detective with Tourette's syndrome, Jonathan Lethem addresses the mystery of language
What's this "women's game" business, anyway?
Why does Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders keep his hardest-working reserve chained to the bench?
What we talk about when we talk about sports
The other billionaire owner's bid for a "glamour franchise."
How sports are wrecking schools.
A veteran cop's race discrimination suit against the St. Paul Police Department raises old questions and new tensions.
Nike's dissection of "The Jordan Moment"