• Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Spooky Suds and Unchained Brews Top This Weekend Brew Round-Up

    It's the one weekend of the year where costumed drinking is not only allowed but encouraged, so you better believe this weekend brew round-up is full of tricks and treats -- alcohol treats, which are obviously the best kind of treats. Here's where to spend your time and best outfits this weekend. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Border Battles, Surlyfest, Bent Brewstillery, and Other Beer News

    With the weather peaking one last time (it is still technically summer, after all), it's time to enjoy the last few warm days and some of the finest beer the state has to offer. Town Hall Brewery at Seven Corners is wrapping up a week of infused wheat beers, with specialties featuring apricot, ras ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Harriet at Open Streets, Castle Danger's new space, and Newcastle's Blood-Red Ale

    After an August heavy in beer festivals, it's time to step back and relax with a pint or two at the many taprooms, new and old, around the state. Strongbow will be at Mackenzie on Friday, giving away merchandise and Twins tickets. Also on Friday, Tin Whiskers will feature a cask-conditioned IPA du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA offers a lighter, citrusy IPA experience

    If you're in the market for a lighter IPA drinking experience, look no further than the Fresh Squeezed IPA from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. A citrusy IPA that minimizes the hop bitterness by contrasting with a heavy and aromatic dose of Citra, Mosaic, and Nugget hops, Fresh Squeezed offers a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Suburban Bites: The 7 best places to eat in Roseville

    Whether you live in the suburbs, or find yourself outside your regular stomping grounds in search of restaurant options, there's value in knowing more about all the great eats beyond Minneapolis and St. Paul's most covered neighborhoods. In our Suburban Bites series, we'll explore the best places to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Roseville High School locked down following bank robbery [IMAGE]

    Just after 9 this morning, Roseville High School was locked down after a suspect believed to have robbed the TCF Bank at Har Mar Mall's Cub Foods was spotted fleeing toward the school, which is less than a mile away. A security still of the suspect from this morning's robbery is at the top of this p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Weekend brew round-up: Harriet Sol Bock, Flat Earth's new location, and more

    There's never a dry weekend in the Minnesota beer scene. Here's another busy brew round-up: Flat Earth is active again and in the midst of a soft opening at a new location in the old Hamm's Brewery. The site is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for samples and growler sales. Boom Island is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Roseville cops sued for roughing up man during traffic stop [DASH CAM FOOTAGE]

    The Roseville Police Department has been hit with a $500,000 lawsuit by a Minneapolis man who claims cops used excessive force against him during a traffic stop on eastbound Highway 36 last May.Victor Yair Hernandez-Rivera, 25, was in the passenger seat of a car that was pulled over for speeding. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Guess where I'm eating?

    Every week, we'll show you a photo we've snapped at a local restaurant -- it's up to you to guess the dish and the restaurant that serves it. The first person to answer correctly in the comments (create a Voice Places account or comment anonymously, but be sure to leave your email address when promp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Coming soon: Digby's in Roseville, a new concept from the owner of Eat Shop

    The Flying Swine restaurant group is heading eastward, as the folks behind the Eat Shop Kitchen & Bar in Plymouth have purchased the former California Pizza Kitchen space at Rosedale Mall in Roseville and will very soon be opening a new burger and pizza joint. We spoke with owner Michael Larson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Here's video of massive brawl that has Roseville cops blasting LA Fitness for lax security

    A massive brawl that recently broke out at Roseville's LA Fitness is symptomatic of deeper security problems at the gym, Roseville police spokesman Lorne Rosand says.SEE ALSO: Brawl at Mpls South High School reportedly involves hundreds, lands students in hospitalThe brawl, which involved about 15 j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    St. Paul 14-year-old takes school bus for a three-mile cruise

    They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Especially if you're driving a school bus. See Also: - Benito Hernandez Romo Jr. allegedly steals car during job interview - Raymond Gurneau takes cop car for joy ride and crash

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Weekend brewery round-up: Summer Beer Dabbler and more

    We've experienced a scorcher of a week, but more tolerable temperatures are on the way so why not plan to attend one of the many outdoor, beer-related events going on this weekend? Our top pick is the Summer Beer Dabbler happening this Saturday in its new location at Upper Landing Park in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Brewery round-up: Where to drink (and eat) this weekend

    As always, there's lots to do this weekend if you are a fan of both beer and food. Top billing goes to the matchup of Butcher & the Boar and Pour Decisions Brewery in Roseville. Tonight B & the B is doing an in-house event there starting at 5:00 p.m. and going until food runs out, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Mother's Day brunch round-up

    Did Mother's Day sneak up on you this year? Still want to make good with mom, but worried you missed the reservation window of opportunity? There are a few spots available at mom-approved restaurants around town and if you can't make it for the early shift remember that Sunday night dinner is usuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Best of Hot Dish: March 18-22, 2013

    We've been rockin'--so don't bother knockin'--over at the Hot Dish this week. Here are but a few of the week's top food and drink stories. ~Travail closes its doors, but do not fret: It will be back in new digs soon with a few other tricks up its sleeve.~Check out our "Drink of the Week," ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    February 19, 2013

    Best Twin Cities restaurants you haven't tried

    These excellent metro eateries have been around for a while, but if you haven't paid them a visit, you should

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Blake beats Chaska thanks to improbable buzzer-beating three-pointer [VIDEO]

    Last night, Blake scored a 61-60 road win over Chaska thanks to John Veil's last-second fling three point shot.SEE ALSO: Roseville girl's basketball half-court buzzer beater [VIDEO]Veil, a junior, scored a game-high 22 points -- the last three of them coming in SportsCenter top 10-worthy fashion.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Lynx think Seimone Augustus' traffic stop was Cambodian-on-black racial profiling

    Earlier this week, we told you about Lynx star Seimone Augustus' Twitter tirade after she was pulled over in Roseville for having an air freshener dangling from her rear-view mirror. SEE ALSO: Seimone Augustus blasts Roseville PD after air freshener traffic stopAugustus alleged officer Won Chau acte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Seimone Augustus blasts Roseville PD after air freshener traffic stop

    Lynx star Seimone Augustus claimed it ruined her Western Conference championship celebration. That seems a bit melodramatic, but still, you'd hope Roseville police officers have better things to do.SEE ALSO: Olympian Seimone Augustus on being an openly gay pro athlete [VIDEO]Yesterday morning, Augus ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2011

    Parasole dips into tips

    The local restaurant company takes 2 percent of servers' credit card gratuities

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    "Suicidal" man forces 100 to flee from Roseville hotel during police standoff

    The man barricaded himself inside his room before surrendering.​More than 100 people staying at a Residence Inn in Roseville were evacuated Sunday as police held a standoff with a suicidal man whom they believed might have weapons, according to the Pioneer Press. The hotel, located near the County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Volunteer for Fruit Gleaning Initiative to help fight hunger

    Pick fruit, help fight hunger.​The Minnesota Project is hosting a launch party for its Fruit of the City gleaning initiative, a program by which volunteer pickers stock local food shelves with fresh fruit. Food shelves tend to receive more boxed and canned foods vs. perishable ones so the proj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Top 5 suburban patios you may not know about

    Photo fromTria RestaurantSuburbanites need patios too​As a follow-up to yesterday's post about the top 5 under-the-radar restaurant patios in the Twin Cities, we thought we'd show the suburbs a little love today. While places like Maynard's in Excelsior and Grumpy's Bar and Grill in Rosevill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Roseville InterBank robbers caught on camera

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Roseville police cars collide while racing to Interbank robbery

    Two Rosaeville squad cars were wrecked.​Two Roseville police cars collided this afternoon in front of the scene of a bank robbery, sending one injured officer to the hospital. Roseville cops received a report around noon of an armed robbery in progress at Interbank on County Road B2, near Fai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Have you seen this dog?

    Pendoodle​Flint Keller's cell phone rang yesterday morning while he was teaching his fourth grade class at Richardson Elementary School. It was his wife, Jenny. She said Roseville police had just called. They thought they'd found the family dog, Pendoodle. The Keller family's hunt for the dog si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Roseville girl's basketball half-court buzzer beater [VIDEO]

    Jacqlyn Poss drains one. A big one.​Jacqlyn Poss has been playing varsity hoops for Roseville High School since the eighth grade. And the other night against Totino-Grace in the team's season opener, she proved her worth on the roster again. With Totino-Grace ahead by a single point, no time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Trumpeter Swan shot and stranded is rescued

    Screen shot from YouTube​It's a happy-ish tale, just in time for Thanksgiving: a poor swan with an injured left wing got some help from her non-feathered friends. Trumpeter swans, if you recall from E.B.White's children's masterpiece, The Trumpet of the Swan, are supposed to fly to places lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Twin Cities' best suburban restaurants

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Scott County Historical Society hosts 1940s-themed dance

    ​The Scott County Historical Society's mission is to search, save, and share its history and cultural heritage. As a result, the society hosts many events, programs, and projects throughout the year including Kids Kraft, archival projects, and museum exhibits. But all of this needs funding, of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Timothy Morgan and Kristi Preimesberger nabbed here for Reno murder

    Timothy Morgan walked right into an arrest​Brother and sister Timothy Morgan and Kristi Preimesberger, on the run from a murder investigation in Reno, were nabbed yesterday in a Roseville motel. The model citizens evidently left "suspicious" contraband laying around their room, only to have it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Giant slingshot kills Roseville boy

    Photo: whiteafricanA slingshot accident proves deadly.​Slingshots are the prop of choice for rapscallions from Dennis the Menace to Bart Simpson -- and probably that pesky kid who lives down the block from your house, too. The one who seems like he's ready to put someone's eye out. But until t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Cops say Dean Lindo snapped 700 lewd pix of little girls at library, zoo

    Police say they found 675 pictures of girls' nether regions on Dean Lindo's cameras​This is a long way from the boyhood prank of trying to sneak a peek up a girl's skirt: Dean Kenneth Lindo has been arrested after police say they found something like 700 crotch shots of girls on is digital cam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Roseville hosting its first Restaurant Week this week

    Roseville's putting on its first Restaurant Week this week, with 11 restaurants offering three-course meals for $25.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Roseville Subway customers say subs gave them norovirus

    Sick Subway employees likely to blame for outbreak of norovirus says a lawsuit filed this week.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Police looking for gunman in Roseville

    Two buildings are on lock-down and an office building has been evacuated after a gunman was spotted prowling in the area. Officers are still on the scene. (UPDATE: police have arrested a suspect accused of taking a woman hostage with a sawed-off shotgun).

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Top 5: Food on Snelling now that the fair is over

    Bummed the fair's over? You can still hang out and eat on Snelling Ave.

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    April Fools Day the next Y2K? Run for your lives!

    Tomorrow is April Fools Day and the world is probably ending. Computers infected with a virus will join forces and destroy everything in their path. Get ready for it.

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    The 8 best places to watch the Super Bowl

    No, not your living room. We're talking sports bars, with cheap beer and giant HD TVs!

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    10/31 Morning Must Reads

    Mass_media_4.jpgFriday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2008
  • Restaurants

    April 9, 2008

    Roseville's China Jen is an old-school adventure

    A quest for the elusive soup dumpling leads to a rough-around-the-edges find

  • News

    March 2, 2005

    One Hand Washes the Other

    Are the state GOP and an antiabortion group conspiring against runoff voting?

  • News

    December 8, 2004
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    November 1, 1999
  • News

    June 10, 1998

    The Last Picture Show

    Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.

  • Feature

    May 8, 1996
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