New book will make you a cocktail pro. The logo on the cover of Northstar Cocktails, the new cocktail guide by local cocktail superstars Johnny Michaels and the North Star Bartenders' Guild, could be suitable as a super cool rock band logo; this is no coincidence--the guys and gals who created th ... More >>
One of the best bartenders in the Cities has a book party, and you're invitedHere's a party guaranteed to have a dearth of Zimas available. Craft cocktail wizard Johnny Michaels is releasing his first book. Available from Borealis, the book will retail for $20. The Northstar Bartenders Guild is a ... More >>
Minnesota Historical SocietyThe original Nankin restaurant.After 80 years in business, Minneapolis's storied Nankin Cafe, longtime a center for Minnesota's Chinese community, closed in its City Center location in 1999. Its legacy has lived on in bits and pieces, with some of its furnishings f ... More >>
See Prince's Purple Rain suit and the original First Avenue light board
Speak English, would ya?Today is Election Day. And while we wait in line to cast our votes in the Twin Cities, the chances are good that we're going to hear some language other than English being spoken. This is nothing new. And despite what the English-only crowd would have us believe, it d ... More >>
It's time to get classy with tequila: Pittsburgh Blue tequila dinner. Autumn arrives in the Twin Cities. Take down some tequila, preserve some kraut, prepare your wild game, and follow it all up with a Farm Fresh Feast this Week in Food. Tuesday 10/5 We admit Maple Grove is a haul, but hey, i ... More >>
Tonight at Bryant-Lake Bowl the Salon Saloon serves up another helping of thoughtful and provocative discourse with a unique live-action presentation on teenagers. The discussion will cover everything that makes them tick, what made us tick when we were that age, and the differences (or lack of) ... More >>
The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) has a knack for asking simple but big questions. This year they want to know: What does 1968 mean to you? It's a question MNHS is extending to everyone for their 1968 Film Festival Competition--even to those who weren't yet a twinkle in their mother's ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical SocietyLearn how to make sausage with The Craftsman's meat wizard Mike Phillips and how to prep a whole fish with Coastal Seafoods' Nils Westdal this Saturday courtesy of ... the Minnesota Historical Society? Yep, that's right. The afternoon delight at ... More >>
Ever wondered what sort of princess resides in its shiny white turret?
It's a much different place these days where the main street heavily caters to the weekend visitors.
The Minnesota Historical Society is tweeting about Americans that came of age in the mid-20th century.
A new cookbook intends to make your next dinner party beautiful, tasty, and season-appropriate--oh yeah, and fun.
They're easy. They're delicious. They're Minnesotan. It's time to show your Bundt-cake pride.
Has any man in the Midwest played more gigs than Kico Rangel?
Desperate for last-minute holiday gifts? How about a cookbook where a dozen Minnesotans make their lives as real as bread?
Two hundred years of history as experienced in Minnesota's bars and restaurants
In a new memoir, former marine Joel Turnipseed loses his personal philosophy while winning the Gulf War
An odd-jobber chronicles an ugly chapter in Minneapolis union-busting
Is that a harmonic convergence in your trousers or are you just happy to see me?
A documentary show at the Minnesota Historical Society captures the state of the state, one second at a time
The grand totals for Minneapolis riverfront developement are staggering. Look closely at the bottom line of 11 proposed projects.
After a century of hoarding American Indian remains, scientists are being forced to return their specimens. But the bodies may not go back into the ground without a fight.
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