KDWB radio show host Dave Ryan cost his bosses some money yesterday with a meant-to-be-funny Twitter rant that seriously offended the Minnesota Department of Education.SEE ALSO: Joe Cowley, Chicago sportswriter and alleged MN resident, in trouble after sexist Twitter rant Yesterday morning, Ryan pos ... More >>
People called them a fad, but as a new truck or trailer seems to pop up every day, it's hard to argue with the popular food delivery system. Many of these new street food purveyors are serving food just as good and sometimes better than stand-alone restaurants. We'll admit it; we are smitten with th ... More >>
Alessandro Goulart will compete for the heart of Emily Maynard on "The Bachelorette" this season, according to ABC. Goulart is a 30-year old from Uberlandia, Brazil, who currently lives in St. Paul, where he works as a grain merchant. In an interview with ABC, Goulart said he admires his mom most f ... More >>
Gerret Parks was arrested last night for allegedly throwing water jugs, baking soda, and vices at moving cars. Parks was taken into custody after midnight in New Prague and booked into the Hennepin County jail an hour later. Prosecutors charged Parks Tuesday with first-degree assault as well as fo ... More >>
A half-million cows were worth more dead than alive, and now we're all paying the price
Minnesota Unearthed, a series that seeks local audiences for Minnesota films that have won national and international acclaim, continues this Wednesday at Trylon Microcinema with an experimental piece by Christopher Michael Beer called Fade. The film was made on a shoestring budget in 2006 when B ... More >>
Recent Minnesota-transplant Astronautalis didn't take long to ingratiate himself in the Twin Cities music community, easily winning over local music fans with his high-spirited live shows and genuine talent. But he hasn't forgotten about his Florida friends, and has teamed up with his ... More >>
Republic, Wise Acres, and more opened this month.NOW OPEN Republic (221 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis) Candy Alley (4813 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis) Casper & Runyon's Nook (reopened at 419 Hamline Ave. S., St. Paul) Bullfrog Cajun Bar (1111 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis) Bread & Pickle (Lake Harri ... More >>
New Prague's finest dairyThere are so many things to love about Cedar Summit Farm's Grade A Cream -- the charming returnable one pint bottles, its MOSA organic designation and its local roots to name a few. But honestly, they have us at the cap of cream, which we like to call butterfat. The thick ... More >>
Written by Zach Zins of Chooglin'Previously: Volume OneBORDEAUXBordeaux turned out to be the best town and best show yet. We rolled in early evening, got our hotel rooms, and wandered off into the city. The Garonne river splits Bordeaux in two, and the government buildings, museums, c ... More >>
Written by Zach Zins of Chooglin'Arriving in ParisTours begin in a haze. There are the stresses of planning, packing, and leaving work; there's the sadness of leaving your spouses, lovers, friends, and family behind; and all is cut with the excitement of seeing new places and playing for new fa ... More >>
www.sokolmn.orgCzech yo-self before you wreck yo-self!Unless you have a Bohemian grandmother, the meat-heavy, Slavic cuisine of Slovakia and the Czech Republic is hard to find locally. You might be able to scare up a kolache or two at Kramarczuk's, but otherwise you're in for a drive to New P ... More >>
Kenneth Betterton in one of his better momentsIf you're going to set yourself up as a guy who can motivate cops to strengthen their leadership skills, best not end up in a drunken belligerent rage telling a cop to call "1-800-eat my a**" when he's trying to help you get yourself under control ... More >>
Art-A-Whirl weekend is upon us. Here's your guide to all the live music highlights this weekend, many of which are free. See anything we missed? Add your own Art-A-Whirl music events in the comments.FRIDAY, MAY 14Hoolie FestShuga RecordsFree; all agesIndoor stage:12:00 p.m. Acting Normal1:00 p.m ... More >>
Restaurants worth the road trip
"Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness
Old Timers Club unites select group of skaters over 30
A jolting tale of incest, rape, and the strength to heal
Motivational speaker Russell Simon made a career out of imploring teens to steer clear of drugs and alcohol. So why did he go on a drunken, meth-fueled rampage?
At SXSW, fresh air and stale beer come to an industry's rescue
If you buy only two this year, let it be these
The most egregious holiday money grabs in music history
The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek
Jeune Lune does right by Kafka's unfinished 'Amerika'
(Okay, a few of the performers in the nation's biggest Fringe Festival aren't nude. but a lot of them are.)
The case of the horny pharaoh--and other trick sarcophagi
Call these places the heart of the heartland. Or call them the middle of the middle of nowhere. One thing is certain: When you picnic on truck stop food in the cemetery beneath the oil refinery, you won't have to worry about other tourists
How Lindsay Whalen resurrected the Lady Gophers
The Great Depression are like the weather
Globe-trotting curator Philip Bither gives audiences what they didn't know they wanted
Of seals, Shakopee, and bittersweet recollections of dates gone by
Toots Hibbert gave reggae its name. Now he wants to save its soul.
New York publishing becomes New Amsterdam with a wave of artful novels from the Netherlands
Two former lovers and six Minnesota writers unite in a serial short story
Emeril at the mall, Smackdown at the Target Center: A hallucination in two acts
Eddie Sharkey has wrestled champs, chumps, and chimps. Now the tough guy turned trainer drops knowledge on Generation WWF.
Shockheaded Peter inflicts exquisite punishment on naughty children
Can this year's Minnesota Independent Film Fund winners marshal their scripts to the screen?
Absence/Presence searches for the aesthetics of genocide; Thomas Hart Benton hits the road