We've heard many times in recent years about how great a place Minneapolis/St. Paul is for college grads. We grant there's a bit of a chicken-or-egg thing going on here, but now there's better evidence than ever that smart young folks are taking the notion of moving here seriously.LinkedIn recently ... More >>
What started as a dream from co-creators and curators Sally Hedberg and Dana Raidt became a reality last Friday evening. Girl Germs staged a takeover of the First Avenue mainroom, bringing seven local bands and host Lori Barbero of Minneapolis's own legendary Babes in Toyland to the stage in a tribu ... More >>
Twin Cities locals celebrate hot Finnish traditions behind steamy doors
The Eau Claire-bred band release their long-awaited sophomore album, Fiat Lux
Girls Got Rhythm Fest night one With the Avengers, the Gateway District, the Pinsch, Total Trash Amsterdam Bar and Hall, St. Paul Friday, May 10, 2013 While our local summer festival circuit seems to grow exponentially with every passing year, the 2012 maiden voyage of St. Paul's Girls Got Rhythm ... More >>
Metal Alliance Tour III featuring Anthrax, Exodus, High on Fire, Municipal Waste and Holy Grail First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, April 4, 2013 In the live music world there are two major ingredients: nostalgia and catharsis. There was a heaping helping of both last night in the form of a sweaty, ... More >>
See Also:Local label Soft Abuse shares new music and rates cocktails at GatherBest Record Label - 2012: Moon GlyphFounder and owner of local label Moon Glyph Steven Rosborough is a mellow fellow. When asked to join me for some cocktails this week he sounded pretty unsure, and claimed that he doesn' ... More >>
Today we're wrapping up our interview with Paul Berglund, executive chef of The Bachelor Farmer. In part 1, we heard about his early experiences with food: his childhood in the Midwest, his Scandinavian roots, and his travels abroad. In part 2, we learned how his cooking career evolved after he ... More >>
This week, we're profiling Paul Berglund, executive chef of The Bachelor Farmer. In part 1 of the series, we learned about his childhood in St. Louis, his introduction to the exciting flavors of Spain, and his career in the U.S. Navy. When it came time for him to leave the military, he began consi ... More >>
Master Cicerone Nicole ErnyOnly four people in the world have earned the right to use the title Master Cicerone™. San Francisco Bay Area beer maven Nicole Erny is the youngest of them and the only female. What is a Cicerone you ask? A Cicerone is the beer-world equivalent of a sommelier; an ... More >>
Alarmists nationwide in denial
Ryan Olson, P.O.S., Har Mar wrap up their residency
Pork shoulders are bought directly from Fischer Farms and Hidden Stream Farms
He accuses local gay bars of singling him out for harassment because of his race
When He Writes His Novels, He Says He's Taking Dictation. When He Edits His Lit Mag, He's Playing a Four-Card Poker Hand. How Did Bart Schneider Become a Man of Letters Without Taking Any Credit?
A look at the coming battle over public financing for a baseball-only park, and an immodest proposal.