Just two years removed from graduating from the University of Minnesota law school, Josh Newville is making international headlines.Yesterday, Newville filed suit in Sioux Falls district court on behalf of six same-sex couples challenging a South Dakota constitutional amendment banning gay marriage ... More >>
Look out, Punch Pizza. PizzaRev, a new Chipotle-style pizza joint hailing from California, will open its first Minnesota location in Hopkins on May 14. PizzaRev offers quick, make-your-own pizzas at a lower price than Punch, but whether it stands up in quality remains to be seen. See also: Viking ... More >>
A pair of recent studies relating to sex haven't reflected well on the residents of the Land of 10,000 Lakes.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first date live-tweeted by City Pages blogger The first, published a couple of months ago, concluded that Minnesota men have relatively small penises. [Insert joke about ... More >>
Minnesotans have the 39th "largest" penises out of the 50 states in 'Murica, according to a study put together by Condomania, an online business which bills itself as the county's first condom store.SEE ALSO: North Dakota tries to market itself as hookup haven, fails Looking for something a little l ... More >>
The road-trip drama travels through another side of America
Finally, a travel list for the underprivileged. Well, sort of. HuffPo has included Minneapolis on its list of "20 Awesome U.S. Cities You Need To Visit In Your 20s" with an emphasis, of course, on "the cash-strapped, adventure-seeking, microbrewed-beer loving, locavore millennial." SEE ALSO: Playboy ... More >>
If Gallup can be believed, Minnesota's future so bright, you might want to start a sunglasses company.SEE ALSO: Twin Cities among best metros for the young, broke, and single, study says The Land of 10,000 Lakes -- along with the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa (all those states are lu ... More >>
The Beer Institute recently published its annual state-by-state beer consumption rankings, and the results will surprise you.STARTING THEM YOUNG: Boy, 2, found wandering Hastings street with open Mike's Hard Lemonade in hand Shamefully, Minnesota's level of beer imbibing in 2012 was mediocre, as we ... More >>
The Reason Foundation's 2013 installment of its annual state-by-state highway rankings puts Minnesota toward the bottom of the list.SEE ALSO: Twin Cities commute times haven't changed in five yearsThe study pegs Minnesota's highways as the eighth worst in the country. Our marks are especially poor i ... More >>
During a recent game against Nebraska, University of Minnesota baseball players pulled off one of the most awesome videobombs we've ever seen.SEE ALSO: Cute Vikings fans photobombed at Lambeau by middle finger-flipping Packers backer [PHOTO]While head coach John Anderson was doing an interview with ... More >>
All those dogs running around Lake Calhoun in the warmer months are deceiving: Relative to the rest of the country, not that many Minnesotans own a pet.See Also:- Internet Cat Video Film Festival purrs into Minnesota- Lily the black bear gives birth to two cubs live on webcam [VIDEO]- Minnesota's la ... More >>
We're making a splash with craft cocktails, definitely have a lot going on in the world of breweries, we get amazing turnout at beer festivals, and take pride in the fact that our new stadium has much more than just Bud Light on tap, but where does Minneapolis/St.Paul fall in the ranks of America's ... More >>
Just shy of three weeks ago, The Gray House, a new husband-and-wife-owned gastropub in Lyn-Lake, quietly opened in the space that was formerly home to beloved Italian restaurant Risotto.What's the story with the couple running the show, and what can you expect to see on tap and on the menu? Here are ... More >>
Revival of the hit winter play still good as ever
The sad media march to the gates of the State Fair
We're going to avoid cliches here folks. We are not going to talk, for example, about the stiff competition.
"I'd love for the kids to scrawl STNNNG on their binders, on the toes of their Converse, in the halls, every available space, but I don't know, maybe we're destined for the mural set."
Meanwhile: Bachmann says more crazy stuff; Favre is favred
Both Minnesota senators voted today to prevent ACORN from receiving any federal housing grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
We hope KFC's new "chicken as bread" sandwich is not coming to a store near you.
When a trooper pulled the man over, he found a rubberized storage bin with marijuana plans growing in the trunk. The bin had a fan, thermometer, and fluorescent light.
Congratulations, do-gooders-- you are legion.
Trying to narrow down Sunday brunch options? Here's one way.
The economy's in the tank and the 35W bridge is just a memory. The solutions to these problems, says the New York Times' Bob Herbert, go hand in hand.
What if Swan Lake landed in a Nebraska ranch home?
Soderbergh's atypically marketed small-town noir
The grand experiment of BTI comes to a close this weekend. Thus far, I've picked more winners than losers just once in eight weeks. Can any other prognosticator provide you more reliability--and for free? Overall mark? 51-66-3. Put your bookies on speed dial because here are this week's picks...
Okay, so the idiot pulled a fast one last week, actually picking 11 winners out of 15 games. My percentage is now up to 44, which means if you've bucked the idiot from the start, you'd barely have any coin after paying the vigorish. But you'd still be ahead, my friend, and I'm guessing my idiocy wil ... More >>
Kobe Beef--the legend, the steak--Hits Minnesota, and Dear Dara dives in
43 speaks 1: See the funny working people! (Nebraska, Feb. 4) When promoting social security reform with 'regular' citizens in Omaha, Nebraska, President Bush... met Mary Mornin, a woman in her late fifties who told the president she was a divorced mother of three, including a 'mentally challenged' ... More >>
Hunting down the stars with Bright Eyes and the Fever
The Good Life and Azure Ray give love a wistful refrain
A Nebraska minister who fought for gay rights in the Methodist church plans to visit Minnesota
Personal documentaries dominate this year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival.
A Native band plays slave music on the great plains.
Bill Clinton raised a fortune for his campaign bid and became the first Democratic president re-elected since FDR. But his most enduring legacy may lie in the Republican Congress.