Somebody should buy Ronald McDonald a drink. The Golden Arches, having just left downtown Minneapolis in October, will officially vacate the skyways of St. Paul on Wednesday. See also: Downtown Minneapolis McDonald's will close
SEE ALSO:-- MNGOP leaders approve use of thousands of taxpayer dollars to defend voter ID amendment-- Mark Ritchie's amendment title: "Limiting the status of marriage to opposite sex couples"-- Mark Ritchie uninvited to speak at Catholic church... or is he? [UPDATE]In a new post, the Power Line blog ... More >>
Rhonda Arkley from a 2005 domestic assault arrest.As Apple Valley police sped up to Rhonda Arkley's house this morning, flames leaped out of the back. Her husband was still inside. Arkley, meanwhile, was sitting in her car out front, stabbing herself with a screwdriver. When officers tried ... More >>
Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords EP releaseOctober 20, 2010The Turf ClubIf Grant Cutler was at all nervous about how his new EP would fly with fans, he didn't let on at last night's EP-release show at the Turf Club's Clown Lounge. And with support from the talented Holly Newsom, Marvin Devane ... More >>
If Grant Cutler had it his way, he would probably tell you that there's not really much to know about his music. It's not like he's a big deal, after all, and as I ask him about his project Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords, the conversation flows in and out of what he's working on and what he' ... More >>
The up and coming. The politically braindead. Meet the new Republikids.
In case you're wondering why you may have trouble accessing Twitter this morning, it's because Twitter is, well, all a-twitter with the news.
The Strib's Kersten takes issue with church vs. state—but only when it involves Islam
Elsewhere, the kind of news Pratt's absorbing would touch off a stampede to get little Charlotte and Dylan into Waldorf school. But Pratt's parents are hopelessly prone to civic do-goodism.
It's no secret that Scott Johnson, one of the troika of heavy breathers behind the popular right wing blog Powerline, spends an inordinate amount of his time hatin' on the Star Tribune. On Saturday, for instan ... More >>
The National Review is running an online Valentine's Day feature today, which is not nearly as cute as it may (or may not) sound. In fact it's downright sickening.
Who needs a disaster plan when you've got a free-market economy!? The Center for the American Experiment, the conservative Minnesota think tank that spawned Strib columnist Katherine Kersten and Powerline's Scott Johnson and John Hinderaker, among others, has an archived piece on global warming th ... More >>
To one local bank, a Republican in need is a friend indeed
TCF Bank pulls advertising from the Star Tribune over the Nick Coleman/Power Line shouting match
The life of a record-label owning, guitar-playing, writing, radio hosting...
Minneapolis's Victorian gems have endured boom times, bad times, and some godawful weather. Now they face their greatest danger yet: government ownership and a new brand of antique "collectors."
Big-hearted ideas that are promising but somewhat disappointing