Stillwater, Minnesota, and Hudson, Wisconsin, both located within about a half-hour drive from most launchpads in the Twin Cities, are practically busting at the seams with antiquey, boutiquey, bed-and-breakfast charm. Their prime location in the St. Croix River Valley means there are lots of hiking ... More >>
Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell and, quite naturally, Wells Fargo.
Throughout Mike Watt's 30 years in the music industry, it has become quite clear that the man can play a mean bass and pen some indelible, spirited songs. What also became quite clear when I chatted with Watt on the phone from his longtime home in San Pedro, California, is that he loves to talk abo ... More >>
Radiohead certainly had the most pre-festival buzz for Saturday, but once we got there, we found there was so much more to be excited about. Be it the seeing the reclusive Jeff Mangum, the underrated fIREHOSE or closing out the evening with a ferris wheel ride with Radiohead as the soundtrack, our t ... More >>
Yael GrauerA taste of the Caribbean: Yucatan pork stew with potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and peppers. San Pedro Café is a Caribbean-themed restaurant in charming Hudson, Wisconsin--about a half-hour drive from Minneapolis. Named after the town of San Pedro, on an Island off of Belize's mainla ... More >>
Tickets on sale now!Save the date, Thursday, July 28, for the sixth annual Taste of the Twin Cities Originals festival taking place at TCF Bank Stadium. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes food and drink samples from all the Twin Cities Originals member restaurants as well as a compl ... More >>
San Pedro takes a week to remodel. After 11 years in business, the San Pedro Cafe in Hudson is getting an overhaul. Owners Pete Foster and Bob Wasmund, who also run the nearby Barker's Bar & Grill, are shutting down the Caribbean-themed restaurant this Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m., and gutting t ... More >>
Cheryl GroffThat's Incredible is a new band out of San Pedro, California but, at least until they have a few releases under their belt, they'll be identified by their previous bands. The Minnesota tie-in is bassist Susy Sharp, formerly of the Soviettes, who recently played a one-off reunion ... More >>
Whether there to record the event or just party, there was a joy in the room, as if everyone there knew just how special this night was.
Band releasing rarities collection and playing show at The Turf Club on March 19
Their only eventual claim on the mainstream imagination was becoming the theme song to Jackass (with "Corona," a song about poverty), and serving as a soundtrack to a car commercial ("Love Dance," though I forget which car). But even if the greatest-ever American punk band deserves better than the n ... More >>
'We Jam Econo' clocks the Minutemen DIY-style
After grieving over a friend's suicide, Toys That Kill kick some life back into punk
It made less history than '77 punk. It sold fewer records than Nirvana. But the suburban rebellion of Eighties America found its own potent way to say no.