The name Total Trash breeds expectations that band's output will be loud, gnarly, and ugly. Verily, these Minneapolis punks scream and thrash their way through 60-second train-wrecks about slutty girls and blowjobs. It's not music for the squeamish -- and that's meant as a compliment."I really like ... More >>
Since the "shall issue" permit law went on the books a decade ago, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has recorded five instances of permit holders justifiably using a firearm. During that same timeframe, permit holders have committed 124 firearm-related crimes.RELATED COVERAGE:-- More Minnesotans ... More >>
Henry's Funeral Shoe on their Fiat ad and Deep Blues FestivalMolly Gene One Whoaman Band began performing solo five years ago, when she got a foot-drum. Since then, she's burned up roads across the U.S. and more recently Europe bringing her stompin', wailin' and hollerin' "Delta Thrash" s ... More >>
As the three-day weekend looms, it's time to scrape off those grates and get ready for grilling. The key to a carnivorous cookout is a high-quality cut of meat. While it's not hard to pick up a chub of hamburger from any old grocery mart, buying meat from a butcher shop not only ensures quality but ... More >>
Cop killer Ronald Schneider won't be getting out of prison anytime soon.
Schneider, a 70-year-old convicted of murdering a Robbinsdale police officer in 1985, is one of just a few men currently in the Minnesota prison system unaffected by the 1993 law mandating life without parole for killing a cop ... More >>
When going about making dinner reservations, what are the factors you typically consider? Style of food, ease of parking, and table availability all share equal power in the decision-making process, but a new study conducted by a Washington, D.C., think thank reveals information that may make you ... More >>
The James Beard award semifinalist list was announced today, and on the list were some familiar names. The awards were established in 1990 and named for chef, food writer, and celebrated lover of life, James Beard. The awards are the highest honor available to food professionals. Part of why the ... More >>
Steven E. Meyer marks the city's 31st homicide of the year.A 36-year-old Eden Prairie Man was fatally shot this this weekend in north Minneapolis, marking the city's 31st homicide of 2011.
Steven E. Meyer was shot in the abdomen Saturday afternoon and died hours later at North Memorial Medi ... More >>
The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't.
Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>
Travail too busy? Try Nonna Rosa's next door.If you drove all the way up to Robbinsdale and found the lines too long for a table at the new gastropub, Travail, your next best bet is to head down the block to the cozy Nonna Rosa's.
It's not the kind of restaurant that's necessarily worth the ... More >>
It's been a busy month in restaurant news...
Olive's, Marine on St. Croix
Travail Kitchen and Amusements, Robbinsdale
Surdyk's Flights, MSP Airport
Heartland (move to Lowertown), St. Paul
Simple Sandwich, Minneapolis
Moe's Burger Heaven, St. Paul
Patisserie 46, Minneapolis
Charles StewartMaybe Charles Stewart, a guy with rap sheet that includes convictions for drug offenses and unlawful possession of an assault weapon, wasn't the best person to punish his 4-year-old son for misbehaving at day care.
The 31-year-old Mounds View man has been charged with felony ... More >>
Amore Coffee West, St. Paul
Darby O'Ragen's, Minneapolis (former J.J.'s Dry Dock)
Caribe, St. Paul (transition from Jay's Cafe)
Forum, Minneapolis (former Goodfellow's)
Swirl Wine Bar, Afton (w/Afton House Inn)
Ringo's, St. Louis Park
Tavern Grill, Blaine
Twisted Fork, St. P ... More >>