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  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Prison Rape: It's Just a Joke, Guys

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Willie Nelson is 80

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    10 great DIY Halloween food costumes

    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.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 22

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Vans Warped Tour 2011 at Canterbury Park, 7/10/2011

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Warped 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Michael Beasley charged with marijuana possession

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Kevin Love wants you to know Michael Beasley loves Spongebob

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Lego plans brick-by-brick renaissance at Mall of America

    Image courtesy of Mall of AmericaThe Lego Mall of America store is rebuilding​Despite 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    SpongeBob inspires world's largest cupcake at Mall of America

    Pigs are celebrating SpongeBob's birthday in style. A local company awards the world's largest cupcake to a farm.

  • News

    March 25, 2009

    Diablo Cody's Fempire, Bachmann's backpedaling

    Blotter has all the weird local news fit to print

  • Arts

    November 7, 2007
  • Unknown

    May 2, 2007
  • Columns

    February 9, 2005

    Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

    Nothing says I (only pretend to) love you like the air kiss

  • Restaurants

    January 19, 2005

    Red Sauce Reverie

    Southern Italian food goes over gangbusters in Southern Minneapolis