-- Update at bottom -- More than two months after she disappeared, Kira Trevino has been found.FROM MARCH: Jeffrey Trevino plotted to leave country after posting bail, prosecutors sayHer body was found yesterday in the Mississippi River, St. Paul police confirmed during a news conference this aftern ... More >>
While it still barely feels like spring, there continues to be more promise that warm days are on the horizon. Psycho Suzi's just announced that it is ready to debut its new, expanded patio with a slew of new tiki drinks this Friday.
Top 5 places to eat along the Mississippi: A dining gui ... More >>
Spring is in the air! A perfect time to enjoy the best of the Cities' food and drink. Here's what's happening around town with this week's Hot Dish.~We pay a visit to Isaac Becker's new place, Burch Steak and Pizza Bar, and give you the scoop. Read our review and check out the slideshow.~Get to ... More >>
Believe it or not, Twin Cities, spring is coming! And as it does, an increasing number of our citizens find themselves drawn to the riverfront to watch the progress. They want to see if the geese are back, if the ice is melting, and just how loud the falls are roaring. The only thing that makes spri ... More >>
St. Paul's Minnesota Museum of American Art has announced the dates for their Patio Nights at City House music series, a string of free shows featuring local bands that will take place on three Thursday nights in August. The shows will take place at the beautiful City House, a former municipal grain ... More >>
In March, we reported on a disturbing string of five suicides-by-traffic that took place around the Twin Cities this winter.Now, with summer on the horizon, the suicidal are apparently shifting their tactics. Around 6:15 a.m. today, a man jumped to his death from Minneapolis's Franklin Bridge into t ... More >>
Batten down the hatches -- Asian carp have arrived in Minnesota. A silver carp and a bighead carp were caught in the Mississippi River March 1 near Winona, the furthest point upstream the fish have been seen thus far.Recent reports make the invasive fish sound like villainous creatures from a sci ... More >>
Investigators have collected shipping records for the figurines.The case of the baby whose body was found in the Mississippi River in early September has taken a turn and added a clue, but it's unclear if investigators are any closer to solving the mystery. The girl was found inside a plastic bag ... More >>
One of several angel figures found inside a bag containing a dead newborn.After the body of a newborn baby girl was found floating in the middle of Mississippi River, cops revealed only that she'd been wrapped in a plastic bag.
Now it turns out that the bag contained several items, in what seems ... More >>
The last leg of the Cedar Lake Trail is open.Twenty years after the Cedar Lake Park Association set the plan in motion, a two-lane bicycle freeway has finally opened to connect St. Louis Park with the Mississippi River.
The last mile was a $9 million pain in the neck, too. The Minnesota Twin ... More >>
Look deep into my olives and tell me what you see When Dan Esrig graduated with a degree in geography from Macalester College last year, he realized what he wanted was in his own back yard. He wanted to open a sandwich spot that would serve the student's need for late night, affordable food ... More >>
We heart fall.This will be a great weekend to enjoy autumn breezes and falling leaves--and to can, dry, and freeze every last bit of the season's harvest. This has been a great week for food news. Here's a recap of our favorite stories: ~Let Rob Barrett show you how to use up all that basil in yo ... More >>
The mighty MississippiThe Grand Rounds bike path is a great way to see much of the natural beauty the city of Minneapolis has to offer. Just as important, there are tons of places along the trail where you can enjoy a tasty treat or relaxing beverage. The Hot Dish has cycled and chowed through th ... More >>
Via LifeLinkThis just in from the Dept. of Tragedy Narrowly Averted: 10-year-old Grayson Peterka was at a family cookout on Saturday when a laptop computer fell from a circling LifeLink helicopter and crashed to the ground just inches from where he was playing.
Peterka told WCCO he heard the ... More >>
Happy hour of the day: Nye's Polonaise Room
This iconic Northeast bar-- where a zillion renditions of "The Piano Man" have been sung with Lou at the piano bar, and a zillion more drunken Beer Barrel Polkas have been joyously spun in the lounge--well, they have happy hour all day long.
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