Around 6:20 this morning in an area of Plato Boulevard and Wabasha Street, St. Paul police shot and killed a suspect.It's unclear at this point why police wanted to apprehend the man in the first place, but multiple witness reports indicate the man was throwing rocks and trying to punch officers bef ... More >>
CSA season is on our doorstep and it's time to choose the right share plan. Don't know where to turn for help? Not sure what farm might be a good fit for your needs? Don't even know what CSA stands for? Then keep on reading -- you might learn a thing or two! See also: What counts as local in local f ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Catholics walk out of mass as anti-gay marriage letter from Archbishop Nienstedt is read-- U of M is one of the most LGBT-friendly campuses in the country, says new study-- MN Marriage amendment: Majority support one man-one woman definition, says new survey Stephen Kellert, a longtime ... More >>
Summit Brewing Company's Unchained Series reached a milestone today with the release of its 10th beer, Belgian Style Abbey Ale. This tasty Belgian Dubbel is the creation of brewer Nate Siats, who was also responsible for the fifth beer in the series, Imperial Pumpkin Porter. Belgian Style Abbey Ale ... More >>
In south Minneapolis, Wise Acre Eatery is living the farm-to-table concept more literally than most restaurants. The small modern diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with food that comes directly to your plate from its 100-acre farm just outside of Plato, less than an hour from the Twin Cities ... More >>
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Tangletown GardensBaby basil seedlings grow at the Tangletown Gardens farm in Plato, Minn. The gas station formerly home to Liberty Frozen Custard at 54th and Nicollet is about to look a whole lot greener. The owners of nearby Tangletown Gardens are ready to open a new restaurant there in May ... More >>
Tangletown Gardens first got into pickling, now it bought a restaurant. Awhile back, the owners of the Tangletown Gardens shop at 54th and Nicollet started offering CSA shares, produce, and pickles from their Plato, MN farm. Now they're getting into the restaurant business--across the stree ... More >>
The garden store gets into the pickling business.If you haven't visited the south Minneapolis garden store Tangletown Gardens recently, the place is worth a second look. In addition to selling plants, Tangletown expanded its offerings to sell CSA shares from its farm near Plato, Minnesota (yo ... More >>
Lisa GulyaMichelle Gayer of the Salty Tart bakeryMichelle Gayer, owner and head chef at the two-year-old Minneapolis bakery Salty Tart, has been busy the last six months. Last spring she was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef. After attending the awards c ... More >>
Lisa GulyaA recent Tour de Farm dinnerThis Sunday, another fabulous farm dinner takes place--this time Tangletown Gardens Farm brings two of California's best chefs to the Midwest for a farm-to-table dinner of epic proportions. Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, founded by Chef Alice Walters ... More >>
Nikki MillerFire on a stick is good. Deep-fried candy bars on a stick are better. The Great Minnesota Get Together returns this week, and with everyone stretching their stomachs, digging out their fat pants, and shotgunning 2% in preparation for the all-the-milk-you-can-drink stand, it's hard to ... More >>
After a bit of trouble with the law, Walter Awada is back in the restaurant business. The Awada restaurateurs, George and Walter, have recently taken over the former Pizza Fratelli at Selby and Snelling, reports the Pioneer Press. They plan to reopen it as Sunshine Pizza, targeting students f ... More >>
Summit's got a new beer out today made with two ingredients they've never worked with at the brewery before.
Superbad director Greg Mottola swiftly cuts to what lies under cliches of youth
The city is trying to ban gang members from hanging out during the Cinco de Mayo festival by creating a "safety zone" they can't enter. They caused some trouble last year, so no one wants them there any way.
Got a few questions about love and human desire? Ask a philosophical nine-year-old.
The news of the impending sale of the Star Tribune to the private equity group Avista Capital Partners has generated no small amount of schadenfreude among the newspaper's myriad critics. Na ... More >>
Meet the Handsome Family: The story of the band that forgot time
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Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston talks about the retooling of the tax code to serve the very rich at the expense of the middle
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A tiny St. Paul high school throws off the shackles of state regulation--including those cumbersome rules about teacher certification
Learning to love like Yo La Tengo
A one-man show captures the complications Huey P. Newton faced in trying to walk like a Panther
Plenty, as this expectant mother realizes
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