Higher costs and worse service loom on the horizon
Here's news Michele Bachmann can be excited about.Best Buy's stock rose by four percent yesterday after a tech blogger wrote about an "interesting rumor" he heard -- Best Buy will devote in-store space to $1,500-a-piece Google Glass(es) next year.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann wears Google Glass: Top 10 ... More >>
Last October, a Bloomberg Businessweek cover feature characterized Best Buy as a "Big Box Zombie" and said the company "is in trouble."SEE ALSO: Best Buy's coupon mistake allowed customers to spend $800 for $1,600 in Amazon gift cardsWhat a difference nine months can make!
The dormant Suburban World Theater may become the latest historic Uptown property to follow the Uptown Bar and be converted into retail space.POUR ONE OUT: Uptown Bar demolition photos But unlike the Uptown Bar, the developer who wants to convert Suburban World (it was known as the Granada Theater ... More >>
A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will
Cat-meme lovers unite for a meowing—or wowing—first-ever event
Gigwalk debuts in the Twin Cities next Monday.Gigwalk is a temp agency designed for the smartphone age. No longer does finding temp work in the Twin Cities meaning filling out a paper application, traveling to an office somewhere to drop it off and perhaps have an interview, then waiting indefini ... More >>
A half-million cows were worth more dead than alive, and now we're all paying the price
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Barbara Carlson Gage: Professional daughters.Marilyn Carlson Nelson and Barbara Carlson Gage have done pretty well in what's called the "daughter business." The two women, heiresses to the Carlson hospitality fortune, are the richest people in Minnesota, according to Forbe ... More >>
Let's consider trading places.This news makes us want to go out and rent "Trading Places" all over again. Forbes is out with its list of the world's most wildly wealthy tycoons. Itfigures there are 1,210 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $4.5 trillion -- a figure that beats the gro ... More >>
Meet the invisible hands behind some of the state's biggest bills
Drat! We were hoping the Google folks might help solve the Yelp's problems with anonymous reviews...
Even the meatgrinder of cool couldn't touch these.
The Seahawks are just 3-6 and have yet to find victory on the road this season. 9-1 ensues for the Purple.
Gimme Noise remembers the little console that couldn't.
Words get in the way of an otherwise stellar Lost Odyssey
Dara departs, and leaves a memoir in her wake
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St
A brief bio of the man who hosted Bachmann and Bush earlier this week.
Naomi Boak makes a movie about America's new pariahs
"First we get the military, then we get the nation"
CITY PAGES BLOGS Jack Sparks delivers the 3rd Edition of his Top 100 Country Songs of All Time at The Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS ChristianExodus.org is moving thousands of Christians to South Carolina to reestablish constitutionally limited government founded upon Christian principles. Mi ... More >>
The growing pains of Conan O'Brien
Two hundred drawings. Twenty-four hours. A dozen artists. One international cartoonist conspiracy.
The Very Best Albums of 2003
With an ambitious novel that centers on an ordinary family dinner, Jonathan Franzen sits down at America's table and feasts on dysfunction
The 11th Annual City Pages New Music Poll
Dark Angel fights against a dystopian future, but surrenders to the tropes of today's TV
Third Voice's backers say the software is the last best hope for a people's Web. Critics call it cybergraffiti.
James Romenesko's Obscure Store provides a clearinghouse for oddities of the media age
It's Candidates vs. delegates: Who's milking who in the DFL endorsement process?
Advertising execs say Vance and Dwight Opperman's purchase of a share of Channel 4000 suggests that publishers are still struggling to make money on the Net.