Mohammad Armeli, a manager at the Christos off 26th and Nicollet in south Minneapolis, was hanging out at a neighboring business around 4:30 p.m. on March 6 when he looked out the window and saw a bloodied child yelling on the Nicollet sidewalk."His face was full of blood, and he was screaming, 'My ... More >>
This weekend, in an overnight heist, thieves broke into the relatively new gelato shop Cow Bella on Grand Avenue, near the Macalester school campus. They made off with some cash, a computer and an iPad, but what they took was more than just that.
Michele Bachmann has inspired us to desk-slam our heads more times than we can recall. But she's inspired others in more positive ways. SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann has "sex appeal," top Pawlenty aide saysFor instance, she's moved author Trey Sager to write Fires of Siberia, "an old-fashioned bodice r ... More >>
Aly Xiong, a principal at the Gethsemane School in Maplewood, spent Tuesday night camped out in a tent on the elementary school's roof.Xiong says the wacky idea randomly came to him during the statewide Non-Public School Fundraiser when he threw out a goal of $20,000 to buy what he says are much-nee ... More >>
On Monday night, Jay Leno tried to get some laughs at the expense of the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. But because his joke wasn't that funny, he had to settle for consolation claps instead.Leno poked fun at the Journal while running down absurd newspaper content from throughout the nation in his Head ... More >>
After successfully completing one phase of testing at a Toronto store, Buffalo Wild Wings announced plans to launch a second phase of testing of its proposed tabletop iPad ordering system at an undisclosed Minneapolis branch, reports Computer World.Buffalo Wild Wings, the largest Minneapolis ... More >>
Cracking an egg on your iPad could spell disaster!Gadgets that require a million accessories (the cases, the screen-cleaners, the back-up batteries...etc.) are a little exhausting, but as whole shelves of cookbooks are being replaced by their digital counterparts--accessed by an expensive ele ... More >>
Jobs says his iPhones aren't tracking anyone.It sounds like Apple CEO Steve Jobs has agreed to testify before Sen. Al Franken's subcommittee on privacy and technology, following an uproar over stories that iPhones and iPads were tracking the location of their users and storing the data, appar ... More >>
Nearly one year ago I was, along with hundreds of others, sitting on the internet while Steve Jobs revealed the iPad to a sniggering and goose-pimpled public. Chatting with my boss, I explained how underwhelming this giant iPod was to me, a sentiment so painfully shortsighted it's awkward to talk ... More >>
Sometime between late Wednesday and early Thursday, burglars broke into DFL gubernatorial candidate Matt Entenza's campaign office on University Avenue and made off with laptop computers, still and video cameras valued at about $3,000. St. Paul police said there are no suspects. Entenza spo ... More >>
Lights...camera...co-op? Yep! You've got two weeks to make the video that will earn you a MacBook.
Let's hope for the Strib's sake that it happens by the end of the month.
I just listened to Sun, Sun, Sun, the new album by Sub Pop recording artists the Elected, led by Blake Sennett, the mustachioed, suede-vest-wearing lead guitar player and occasional breathy, phony, full-of-himself second-string singer from Rilo Kiley. And then the spirit of Gene Shalit came over me: ... More >>