Mpls/St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week 2013
Through March 1
$10-$20 lunches, $15-$30 dinners
You only have a few days left to take advantage of Mpls/St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week, which continues through Friday. Over 50 restaurants are whipping up menus in the $10 to $30 range for lunch and ... More >>
Bradstreet Craftshouse601 First Ave. N., Minneapolis612.312.1821; websiteHours & details:Cocktails:Tuesday-Friday 5-7 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 11 p.m.-closeFood:Tuesday-Friday 5-7 p.m.Tuesday-Thursday 11 p.m.-12 a.m.Bradstreet Craftshouse is known for its artisan cocktails. We stopped by rece ... More >>
Inspired by the create-your-own focus of the ubiquitous salad bar, and following the popularity of frozen yogurt chains like Pinkberry (will we ever get one?), Red Mango, and Tasti D-Lite, John Mallon and his business partner Randy Carmody opened Freeziac, a self-service frozen yogurt shop that f ... More >>
It is a few minutes before showtime, and the actors are getting ready. They wander the spaces around the stage, quietly -- or not so quietly -- running lines, warming up their voices, and preparing for the afternoon's show.Usually, this would be taken care of backstage, but on this afternoon, all ... More >>
Steven Jensen ripped off baseball fans.If you bought a "game-worn" jersey from Vintage Sports Authentics, odds are you didn't get what you paid for.
Steven Jensen, co-CEO of Plymouth-based Vintage Sports, was busted in Chicago yesterday afternoon for selling fake game-worn jerseys to sports memo ... More >>
Several new outposts for popular Asian eateries opened this month.NOW OPEN
Little Szechuan St. Louis Park
Osaka Golden Valley
Grand Szechuan Plymouth
Rare Steak and Sushi
Blue Ox Coffee (38th & Chicago Ave.)
J. Raymond Elliott's company is cutting 1,400 jobs.On the heels of a 50 percent profit increase, medical device company Boston Scientific, which employs more than 5,000 people in Minnesota, announced a restructuring plan that would cut up to 1,400 jobs from its current workforce.If cutting jobs w ... More >>
WikipediaThe Pillsbury A Mill today.Some people look at the Pillsbury A Mill building across the Mississippi from downtown Minneapolis and see a run-down heap of brick and stone. Developers look at it and see a cash cow.
But the National Register of Historic Places looks at it sees one of Ameri ... More >>
Our mythical land of Norwegian bachelor farmers continues to change: The number of Hispanics in Minnesota shot up up 74.5 percent in the past decade.
That may sound like some sort of a cultural sea change, but it's really not. The state, home to 5.3 million people now compared to 4.9 millio ... More >>
Watch out for those squad cars!
Eight Minnesota State Troopers have been struck in winter-related accidents in the past three days because Minnesota drivers just aren't paying attention.
The recent crashes bring the total number of troopers hit to 31 this winter. Last year at this time, 13 troo ... More >>
The two men are suspected in a string of suburban robberies.Two guys in ski masks ran into an InterBank branch in Roseville on Wednesday morning. One of them whipped out a semi-automatic handgun, pointed it at an employee, and demanded she open the safe.
"No funny money," one of the two men ... More >>
Nick VlcekSzechuan at Tian Jin: Worth a trip to the suburbs.This week's Dish features Travail Kitchen and Amusements, whose unique, gourmet gastropub fare makes it worth the drive to Robbinsdale from elsewhere in the metro.
If you live in Minneapolis or St. Paul, here are four more foodstuf ... More >>
www.unclefrankys.comNo more Uncle Franky's hot dogs in Dinkytown.Sad but true: Uncle Franky's Dinkytown location closed a couple of weeks ago (HT, Aaron). But don't fret. A call to Uncle Franky's--the 2007 Best Hot Dog winner--confirmed that their Northeast and Plymouth locations are still op ... More >>
Indian food: much needed in UptownOne of Minneapolis's Top 5 most cursed restaurant locations is making a comeback: 1221 W. Lake Street, the former home of Indio, will soon become Darbar India Grill. The Strib reports that owner Diljit Singh--who already owns four India Palace restaurants in ... More >>
Michelle LeonClassic MartiniWant to learn how to make classic cocktails like those that the philandering, cigarette smoking, deceptive characters on Mad Men swill? As the AMC series starts its fourth season Sunday, the period piece set in the '60s reflects a time when it was okay to have a bar in ... More >>
Shawn Godfrey is on the hook for 10 counts of child porn-related charges.Shawn Godfrey, a 26-year-old daycare worker from Plymouth, was charged with 10 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography earlier this week after an investigation led police to more than 170 videos hoarde ... More >>
Joshua James WalkerJoshua James Walker, a 34-year-old Shakopee man with a rap sheet stretching back a dozen years, has been identified as the guy who stole a car yesterday in Plymouth, stabbed 30-year-old Asia King to death in Shakopee, and then was shot dead by cops in a ditch on Highway 169 ... More >>