New Brighton (New York)

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Fed Up With Minnesota Laws, Barley John's to Open Brewery in Wisconsin

    When the much publicized Taproom Bill, or Surly Bill, passed in 2011, it gave the green light for a brewing boom in Minnesota. But for John Moore, co-owner of Barley John's Brew Pub in New Brighton, it was the final insult after years of striving for legislative action that would allow his business ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Is a New Town Hall Space Coming to Northeast?

    Can't get enough of Town Hall? Wondering when they might open a fourth location? Good news: Town Hall Brewery is currently eyeing the former site of Little Jack's Steakhouse in northeast Minneapolis. See also: Take a peek inside the remodeled Town Hall Brewery

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Jake Zumberge posted about shotgun killings before dad allegedly shot neighbor with shotgun [UPDATE]

    :::: UPDATE :::: This afternoon, Paula Zumberge was charged with the same counts of second-degree murder and attempted murder her husband faces. Paula's counts pertain to "aiding and abetting" rather than the murder itself, but the consequences are the same. A Ramsey County Jail official says she's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Neal Zumberge charged with murder for shooting neighbor over deer feeding dispute [MUGSHOT]

    Today, New Brighton resident Neal Zumberge was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder for allegedly shooting up a couple who lived next to him Monday evening following a dispute over their habit of feeding deer in their yard, among other beefs.According to the charges, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Minnesota farmer erects 50-foot snowman [PHOTOS]

    Needing to move snow away from his greenhouses, a Gilman farmer named Greg Novak got creative.SEE ALSO: Check out this awesome snow shark created by three New Brighton brothers [PHOTO]With the help of a silage blower, fenced-in silos, a 61-foot auger, and a 55-gallon barrel, Novak built a gigantic s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Check out this awesome snow shark created by three New Brighton brothers [PHOTO]

    Winter can be rough -- especially when temperatures could hit lows of frickin' 50 to 60 degrees below zero early next week -- so us Minnesotans gotta take advantage of whatever silver linings we can.SEE ALSO: Duluth TV anchors fake being outside from warm comfort of studio [IMAGE] One lining of that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Champps Americana's parent company files for bankruptcy

    F&H Acquisition Corp. has hit hard times. The Wichita-based company that owns 35 Champps Americana restaurants including several in Minnesota, has fallen into considerable debt and recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, reports the Wichita Business Journal.F&H acquired Champps in 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Grain Belt Brewery unveils cans for this year's Zombie Pub Crawl [IMAGES]

    This year's Zombie Pub Crawl IX: Quarantine, happening October 12, is already shaping up to be another brain-binger, especially for beer-drinkers. Schell's Grain Belt just released its Brain Belt Cranium, a beer designed exclusively for the crawl, and the cans look even cooler, greener, and mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Ramsey County task force confiscated guns, drugs after shooting Matthew Vanhofwegen

    It's still unclear why Matthew Vanhofwegen was shot multiple times last month by a single police rifle. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, a division of the MN Department of Public Safety, says an investigation is "active and ongoing."SEE ALSO: Baby shot in north Mpls [UPDATES]Court documents sugg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Joseph Steiner named as officer who shot New Brighton drug suspect Matthew Vanhofwegen

    The state agency investigating a police shooting in New Brighton has released the name of the officer and the suspect involved, but has provided few details of what went down.For instance, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, a division of the MN Department of Public Safety, is not saying why the su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer 2013: Wednesday Events

    You've made it over the mid-week uphill battle, and it's time to go treat yourself to something ice-cold, refreshing, and definitely full o' hops. Since it's Craft Beer Week, this is the week to go out and indulge in some new craft beers and meet the brewing geniuses behind the beer. We've compile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer 2013: Tuesday Events

    Whether you're celebrating the gorgeous weather or marriage equality today, there's just something about the way an ice-cold craft beer can soothe that summer-starved thirst that's been hanging around all spring winter. Here are today's smattering of events around the Twin Cities and greater Minneso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Nicollet Tobacco was illegally selling synthetic pot; $232,000 cash, 80 pounds of drugs seized

    In July, President Obama signed legislation banning synthetic pot. The new federal law came on the heels of repeated state-level efforts to crack down on synthetic drugs here in Minnesota.SEE ALSO:-- Duluth's Last Place on Earth raided as new synthetic drug crackdown goes into effect-- Adam Budge, 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Top 5 brewpubs in the Twin Cities

    The Twin Cities have a great and growing beer scene. I've spent the last year traveling the upper Midwest visiting breweries and tasting brews. I've been to about 130 and can say with some authority that the beers brewed in the Twin Cities are among the best in the region. We've got some great brewp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Bill Kling: The City Pages Q & A

    Kling built MPR from a small station in Collegeville, Minnesota.​Bill Kling has come a long way since he started what is now Minnesota Public Radio 45 years ago. He's now the outgoing CEO of one of the most financially sustainable and commercially successful radio empires in the country -- whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Southwest High School is the best in Minnesota

    Not the Taj Mahal, but better than your school.​Any minute now, all those families who abandoned Minneapolis and St. Paul for Edina, Minnetonka, and other assorted Twin Cities suburbs "for the great schools" are going to be sticking "for sale" signs on their front lawns, right? Nah. Just kid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon May '11

    Forum goes to the grave, but Rachel's *finally* opens...​NOW OPEN Morgan's New World Tavern (14201 Nicollet Ave. S., Burnsville) The Nicollet (1931 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis) Glory Days Bar & Grill (500 Fifth Ave NW, New Brighton) Modern Times (3200 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis) Sugar Pop (MSP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    First look: Glory Days Bar and Grill

    Glory Days Bar and GrillIn 2011, it's difficult to understand where the concept of the sports bar originated. With multiple and massive flat-panel HDTVs in just about every bar or restaurant in town--regardless of theme or philosophy--it's not easy to remember a time when the sports bar could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Zachary Lyle Spader sentenced for swindling Habitat for Humanity

    Zachary Lyle Spader: Not a do-gooder.​Habitat for Humanity is in the business of making people's lives better by helping them build their own homes. Zachary Lyle Spader, a Habitat employee, was in the business of making the organization's life worse: He swindled it out of $90,000.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Antique car run from New London to New Brighton this weekend

    Coco Mault via​This Saturday will begin with a bang for New Londoners as a starting gunshot announces a 120-mile antique car run to New Brighton. The event features pre-1920s vehicles, and because they are unable to go faster than about 18 miles per hour (not because it's forbidden, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Anthony Smeby arrested after carjacking in Dinkytown with toy gun

    Photo: banspyAnthony Smeby was found passed out behind the wheel of the stolen car​When Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies finally tracked down the car he's accused of taking at gunpoint in Dinkytown, Anthony Smeby didn't prove to be much of a challenging arrest. He was passed out behind the car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Thomas Joseph Neeland arrested in Andrew Battees' murder

    ​Minneapolis police say a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 16-year-old Andrew Battees. Thomas Joseph Neeland, 26, is currently in custody at the Hennepin County Jail on a charge of probable cause murder. Minneapolis cops found Battees early in the morning of June 13 laying in the fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Hendrickson children, burned in tent fire, were homeless

    Screengrab via WCCO​The pictures on the TV news last night were pretty disturbing: Caiden Hendrickson, 3, and his little brother, 14-month-old Cameron, laying in hospital beds at Hennepin County Medical Center, horribly burned. The two boys were injured after their tent caught fire on Friday ... More >>

  • News

    March 10, 2010

    Minneapolis skyway can be yours for just $50,000 cash

    Plus: Unibrow bandit strikes with furrowed fierceness

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Victim of fatal crash hoped for more out of life

    The 39-year-old victim of a tragic, fatal accident in St. Paul late Sunday night had plans for a better life.

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Tornado reported near downtown Minneapolis, warnings continue in metro area

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in parts of Hennepin, Anoka and Ramsey Counties. This warning is in effect until 2:45 p.m.

  • News

    July 22, 2009

    Minneapolis's Metro Gang Strike Force strikes out

    Also: Pat Buchanan's Minnesota, rubber-ball fetishist burglar

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Minn. terror suspect's trial scheduled to begin in October

    Salah Osman Ahmed, 26, of New Brighton, Minn. is accused of supporting terrorism, lying to authorities, and planning to kill people outside of the country.

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Little Caesars sued by New Brighton woman

    A New Brighton woman says Little Caesars sneaked money out of her paycheck.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    MSP Music Expo this weekend

    The New Brighton Tri-City American Legion will host an audiophile's delight this Sunday.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Redstone's owner smacked with lawsuits

    Lawsuits expose financial struggles of Redstone American Grill's owner. There goes the mansion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Franken campaign releases video about rejected absentee ballots

    Franken_Althumb-12.jpgNow we know why Franken really wanted contact info for the rejected absentee voters.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    10/6 Morning Must Reads

    Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Feature

    January 16, 2008

    Superheroes in Real Life

    Inspired by comic books, ordinary citizens are putting on masks to fight crime

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    It's Minnesota Beer Time!

    It's no shocker that the Midwest, often referred to as the Grain Belt, makes great beer. And though lately Minnesota has experienced a beer renaissance of sorts with brands such as Surly and Summit, as well as notable brewpubs like Town Hall, Minnesotans have been producing beer as far back as colon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    It's Minnesota Beer Time!

    It's no shocker that the Midwest, often referred to as the Grain Belt, makes great beer. And though lately Minnesota has experienced a beer renaissance of sorts with brands such as Surly and Summit, as well as notable brewpubs like Town Hall, Minnesotans have been producing beer as far back as colon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2007

    Bridge collapse: Voices from survivors, witnesses

    "I glance in my rear-view mirror, and I saw the bridge collapse right behind me. It just disappeared."

  • Restaurants

    January 24, 2007

    Drink Globally

    Minneapolis's newest wine bar, Toast, allows you to drink like any number of rural villagers, steps from the skyscrapers of downtown

  • News

    January 24, 2007

    Gangs of St. Paul

    In the capital city, a generation of younger, harder, more randomly violent gangsters wage war on themselves

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2005

    The Stadium Referendum: How They Voted

    The latest round in the ongoing battle to ram a publicly subsidized Twins stadium into law despite widespread opposition to the concept occurred last night during a marathon session of the local government committee in the Minnesota House. The key vote of the evening was on an amendment by Rep. Fr ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    February 23, 2005

    Indian Exceptionalism

    Two new restaurants reinvigorate what was a seriously depressing local Indian food scene

  • News

    April 23, 2003

    Death by DU

    Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal

  • Restaurants

    November 15, 2000
  • Arts

    March 1, 2000

    Sister Grimm

    Acting with maggots and channeling hermaphrodites, performer Heidi Arneson parades her inner monster

  • Arts

    August 4, 1999

    Safety in Numbers

    Nymphomaniacal roommates! Meta-Willy Lomans! Dancing Canadians! City Pages reports from the biggest, baddest Minnesota Fringe Festival to date

  • News

    September 4, 1996


    On the road with the Concrete Farm dance collective and a big rig.

  • Restaurants

    June 19, 1996
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    June 5, 1996
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    January 10, 1996
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