You don't need to be Paul Bunyan or Babe the Blue Ox to call yourself a Minnesotan. In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there are plenty of sayings ("Don'tcha know!") that have been passed down throughout the years -- and a few that are singularly our own. Here are some things you'll hear more than a few ... More >>
Yesterday, we shared the story of Minneapolis residents successfully petitioning against Chino Latino's latest offensive billboard which bragged that the restaurant has "The freshest meat outside of a prison." An overwhelming number of commenters thought it was fine or didn't get why the "joke" was ... More >>
Willie Nelson neither looks nor seems 80 years old. This is an age reserved for, well, old people. The unhip, those not in-the-know, not totally with it. And yet, Willie turns 80 today. What's his secret? We doubt it's the weed -- sorry -- but think that it likely has more to do with his totally Z ... More >>
Psst -- it's Halloween this weekend. Well, actually Halloween is next week, but all the hot parties will be happening this weekend. It's time to get that costume pulled together. Skip the "sexy SpongeBob" suits and try some of these food-centric, do-it-yourself Halloween costumes.
Related:We Are the Willows tour diary Vol. 21Tour Diary archiveMy name is Peter and I write and play tunes under the name We Are the Willows. What follows are some thoughts and stories about being on the road playing music. Since returning home from my three-month-long tour last summer, I've manag ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaWarped Tour 2011July 10, 2011Canterbury Park, ShakopeeGive me your tired, your cynical youth, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...and gather them all at Canterbury Park for Van's Warped Tour. Despite the government shutdown and races being cancelled, the sche ... More >>
Michael Beasley, living up to dreadlock stereotypes. Looks like Michael Beasley's long love affair with weed is not over yet. Beasley was pulled over for speeding at around 3 a.m. on June 26. When police searched his vehicle they found a little more than a half-ounce of dope under the driver's se ... More >>
Photo: WkipediaKevin Love dishes.Give a jock a blog and watch keen insight general hilarity ensue. That must have been what the editors at GQ were thinking when they handed the Timberwolves' Kevin Love the keys to "Love Will Tear Us Apart." Go on, they said, give us a peak behind the curtain ... More >>
Image courtesy of Mall of AmericaThe Lego Mall of America store is rebuildingDespite what it may look like, the Lego store at the Mall of America hasn't fallen apart. It's just rebuilding. The store/awesome free kiddie playground darkened its doors two weeks ago, leaving small children and adult ... More >>
Pigs are celebrating SpongeBob's birthday in style. A local company awards the world's largest cupcake to a farm.
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