On Tuesday morning, Andrew Moore gestured over his lawn, pointing at the latest addition to his ever-evolving sculpture yard.Past the toilet warning against "Shitty Hall," behind the baby doll painted in homage to Trayvon Martin, were fresh orange letters: "Minneapolis City Council and City Inspecti ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We kick things off this week with a new video from Twin Cities quintet Speed's the Name, who are set to release a new record at the end of this month. We've also got a fresh ... More >>
A few days ago, Sam Gould planted a juniper bush in the front yard of his home, just west of Powderhorn Park. But Thursday morning, when he was walking up to his house with his three kids, the plant was gone.In its place was only a gaping hole in the lawn. Their juniper, Gould's children realized ri ... More >>
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A guide to a picture-perfect summer
The flash-bang grenade caused third-degree burns to Rickia Russell's calf.At around 8:30 p.m., two days after Valentine's last year, Rickia Russell was at her boyfriend's home. It was a week after her birthday, they were settled in for the night with a friend. They drank vodka and dug into a stea ... More >>
Chrishaun McDonald was charged last week with stabbing Dean Schmitz to death near the Schooner Tavern in south Minneapolis, and now there may be a clue as to why. Although 23-year-old McDonald is being charged as a man, he's transgender, and he got into a fight with 47-year-old Schmitz, who taun ... More >>
Guled Hashi Mohamed was sitting in the passenger seat of a car parked at Nicollet and 18th the night before Memorial Day when a man ran up to the window from behind and put a bullet through Mohamed's temple. Biyamin Beiti Omar was the gunman, the Hennepin County Attorney's office said this a ... More >>
Somebody must have seen something helpful to police when Guled Hashi Mohamed was gunned down on Nicollet Avenue Sunday night of Memorial Day weekend, and his family held a vigil yesterday where he was shot to plead for help bringing in Mohamed's killer. "My son was brought here at a young ag ... More >>
It was just last week that Timothy Ayman Bakdash was indicted on first degree murder charges in the death of Benjamin Van Handel. But the narrative of why Bakdash ran the U of M student down and killed him has changed considerably. Van Handel apparently died in a case of mistaken identity.
I haven't had too many shows over the last week. It's been kinda nice, but I've noticed that, for some reason, I've started looking like a step dad on vacation; Tucked-in T-shirts, goofy vacation hats and payless cross trainers. Weird.
Zen and the art of bicycle maintenance
(Image by zzzack) This week in Freeloader Friday we have a '90s-themed dance party, a day-long skateboarding festival, World Cup bars, and a free blues fest.
You've had plenty of warning that your ancient TV set won't function starting tomorrow, but we understand the procrastination.
Wuchko: "My shnoz was just bouncing off the ground"
The battles and breaks behind the first female hip-hop festival
The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!
A crew of latter-day hippies prowls the city streets with 500 pounds of lemons and a yen for sharing
Searching for backyard wrestlers, cholos, a scorpion belt, and the most blessed Virgin with Xavier Tavera
Nanci Olesen, 'Mombo,' and the parental underbelly
How did the majority-minority Eighth Ward end up with two white candidates?
The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996
How the Twin Cities Pride fest helped turn Minneapolis into the San Francisco of the wheat belt
Is there no one in Minnesota who can handle the job?
Budget cuts threaten health care for HIV-infected Minnesotans
When the best intentions aren't enough
Divining the future of a city one mural at a time
Happy to be compared to St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman, R.T. Rybak wants to use Minneapolis's top office to sell the city
Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?
If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?
Neighbors say Pawn America will bring nothing but trouble. Strapped customers say it's their last resort. The City of Minneapolis just says no.
Lynx officials say they want all their fans to feel welcome. Then why are the Target Center crowds so pale?
Terri Sutton scours the concrete for something wild.
The city embarks on a program of destroying low-income inner-city housing to save itself.