Break out the sunscreen, this weekend just might top the freezing point. What better way to celebrate than heading out to some of the many fine brewing establishments around the Twin Cities? Here are some of the beer-focused activities and celebrations to check out this weekend. See also: Lift Brid ... More >>
Around 10:30 this morning, a fire broke out at the Macy's in Minnetonka's Ridgedale Mall. According to a WCCO report, the fire is "in the roof of a construction area." The store has been evacuated and firefighters from a number of area fire departments have been called to the scene.
Meatloaf just may be the ultimate comfort food. A longtime American dinner staple, this nostalgic dish has undergone many modern twists. But if you look for it, you can still find meatloaf served up the same way Grandma used to make it 50 years ago. The best meatloaf in the Twin Cities is hard to p ... More >>
In the Twin Cities Fan of the Week series, Gimme Noise showcases fellow concertgoers in their natural habitat.Event: Nine Inch Nails and Explosions in the Sky (Review | Slideshow)Location: Xcel Energy Center, St. PaulDate of Discovery: Saturday, September 28, 2013
The Minnetonka Queen no longer features Fred Smoot and his double-headed dildo, but nearly eight years after the Vikings made it famous thanks to an infamous in-season outing on Lake Minnetonka, the vessel lives on as a cruise ship.SEE ALSO: "Love Boat" captain Smoot pissed his pants during DWI arre ... More >>
OPENAngel Food (Hell's Kitchen Bakery)80 S. Ninth St., Minneapolis Bread and Pickle -- open for the season4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy., Minneapolis Birdhouse (City Pages preview)2516 Hennepin Ave. S., MinneapolisCowboy Jack's126 Fifth St. N., MinneapolisDevil's Advocate ( ... More >>
OPENAngel Food (Hell's Kitchen Bakery)80 S. Ninth St., Minneapolis Bread and Pickle -- open for the season4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy., Minneapolis Butcher and the Boar (City Pages review)1121 Hennepin Ave., MinneapolisCinita's of Mexico6042 Nicollet Ave, MinneapolisDevil's Ad ... More >>
Longtime Twin Cities radio personality George Chapple, known affectionately by his friends and fans as Dark Star, was found dead at his Minnetonka home earlier today. He was 66 years old. Dark Star worked at WCCO-AM for a quarter of a century, echoing the plainspoken, honest voices of the passionate ... More >>
Dennis Leaf-SmithThe 112 Eatery turns seven years old this month. So in its honor, we're sitting down with chef de cuisine Dennis Leaf-Smith, who was there on opening day. Leaf-Smith is a local, growing up in Minnetonka. And although we know his work from 112 and Café/Bar Lurcat, he actuall ... More >>
Sweet treats arrive on West SeventhThe smiling monkey beckons you inside to a sunny storefront shop and an array of artisan sweets. Mojo Monkey Donut, the former Rudie's Coffee shop on West Seventh in St. Paul, between Randolph and Lexington, has been transformed from dark punk to bright chic. Th ... More >>
A satisfying record made on the fly
Check out Samba, Curry 'N' Noodles, and Aji
Terri Bonoff takes on a controversial pastor and prayer.The Rev. Dennis Campbell was pretty straight forward about what he expected out of state senators when he offered an opening prayer at their Monday session: Fealty to Jesus. "And we pray, Lord, that you help us to show reverence to the ... More >>
Our mythical land of Norwegian bachelor farmers continues to change: The number of Hispanics in Minnesota shot up up 74.5 percent in the past decade. That may sound like some sort of a cultural sea change, but it's really not. The state, home to 5.3 million people now compared to 4.9 millio ... More >>
The economy claims another victim.Borders, the bookseller, has been teetering on the edge of bankruptcy for a while now, hamstrung by online competition and the recession, so its Chapter 11 filing is hardly a surprise. That doesn't make the news any easier for employees at four of the company's ... More >>
www.bramblewoodtreats.comBramblewood Treats offer the perfect way to celebrate National Shortbread DayJust when you thought the holidays were over, along comes National Shortbread Day to help you break those newly minted resolutions. Yes, January 6 is dedicated to the noble shortbread, a bu ... More >>
Take your places at the show
Andrew 94/ FlickrAll the food, none of the hassleYes, you could spend all day on Thanksgiving preparing an elaborate meal, fighting with the turkey, pouring over recipes, slaving over side dishes, and stressing about when the turkey will be done and whether the green beans are overcooked. O ... More >>
Nick VlcekJohn Foster and Melony Michaels are suing DFL politico Jerry Moore.We received a call from Wells Fargo spokeswoman Peggy Gunn yesterday informing us that Jerry Moore, the subject of this week's feature, no longer works for the bank. Per company policy, Gunn couldn't talk specifical ... More >>
Photo: Stephen StephensThe right pick?As DFLer Matt Entenza rolled out Robyne Robinson as his his running mate in the 2010 governor's race last week, we winced. Robinson got to boost her own profile on Fox 9 in the waning days of her employment, stomp all over journalism ethics by playing bo ... More >>
One is Japanese and the other favors a "total meal concept"
Minnesota Craft Beer Week is here! The Seven Corners neighborhood is home to the festivities, with Town Hall Brewery, Preston's, and Stub & Herb's being the epicenter. Here are a few choice picks of craft beer events taking place in Seven Corners and around town this week:~Monday, May 1 ... More >>
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