You don't need to be Paul Bunyan or Babe the Blue Ox to call yourself a Minnesotan. In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there are plenty of sayings ("Don'tcha know!") that have been passed down throughout the years -- and a few that are singularly our own. Here are some things you'll hear more than a few ... More >>
"Yah, you betcha!" "Oh, fer gosh sake." "Awwww jeez." For better or worse, these are sayings that are associated with Minnesota. Although you'd probably have to go to your 80-year-old grandmother's church basement mixer to hear those in regular conversation uttered without a drop of irony. W ... More >>
The Mall of America is about to get a facelift... 14 stories, to be exact. For a mall that boasts hundreds of stores, a theme park, a sea-life exhibit, a movie theater, and countless other attractions, what's missing? Here are a few of our requests for the mall's expansion. What would you like to ... More >>
After a three year break, Hard Rock Cafe is returning to Minnesota -- and this time it's headed for the Mall of America. The Orlando-based franchise recently posted listings on its corporate website for general manager, restaurant operations manager, kitchen manager, and sales manager positions at ... More >>
Think back to the days of rectangle-shaped pizza sprinkled with mini pepperoni cubes that fit perfectly into your school lunch tray. Yeah, we're glad to be past that, too. What would've been your ideal kind of pizza as a kid? This weekend, you can watch kids show off their creative culinary talents ... More >>
A St. Paul couple's honeymoon road trip ended in unspeakable tragedy Saturday afternoon when the bride was killed and her husband was seriously injured by a drunk driver.Leah Fonda and Brian Preiss, both 30, were in the midst of day eight of a honeymoon road trip from Minnesota to Niagara Falls when ... More >>
See cake contest Sunday, Cake Boss's Buddy Valastro on Tuesday.If you're crazy about cakes, this is your week, with not one but two special events for bakery buffs. On Sunday you can watch professional cake decorators put their craft to the test at the Mall of America. And on Tuesday, cake de ... More >>
"Indie" music's newest guru, Christopher EwingThe site Indie Music Channel, which appears to be solely dedicated to helping privileged, unabashedly career-oriented bands get signed to major label deals (does that still happen?) and could be single-handedly ruining the meaning of the word "indie" ... More >>
Yes, after spending an inordinate amount of time in a terribly uncomfortable environment, we seriously can't wait to spend even more time in it on our own time.
The newlyweds had their first "ups and downs" (har har) this morning as they married on a roller coaster in Nickelodeon Universe this morning.