"Gun-owning tenant accuses landlord of ouster over firearms," the headline reads, promising a piece about the murky legalities of packing heat as a renter in our firearm-crazed society.In fact, the story was deemed to be so hot, it actually led last night's Fox 9 10 o'clock news. SEE ALSO: Minnesota ... More >>
These excellent metro eateries have been around for a while, but if you haven't paid them a visit, you should
At about 6:00 p.m. on Thursday night, reports from area residents starting rolling in about a fire breaking out at a building near 54th and Lyndale Avenue South in the Diamond Lake neighborhood. According to Fire Marshal Perry Ebner, the exact source and cause of the fire are still unknown, reports ... More >>
It's a boozy Week in Food, as we've found firkin tappings, wine tastings, and cordial samplings take up many of the events this first week of December. Remember to layer all these drinks with some Christmas cookies... 12/4 Celiac suffers don't have to forgo the deliciousness that is Pizza Luce than ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Mr. Potato Head Robber: Mpls police ask for help finding disguise-wearing bank heister [PHOTOS]Around 10 a.m. yesterday morning, a U.S. Bank branch location in a St. Louis Park Byerly's was robbed. Brandishing a gun, a man approached a teller, demanded cash, and then fled on foot. No arres ... More >>
See Also:William DeVogue claims to be Bob Dylan's first sonBob Dylan announces release date and tracklisting for Tempest, his 35th studio albumWith the recent announcement of a new album and forthcoming St. Paul show, the local adulation for Bob Dylan shows no sign of dying down anytime soon. And th ... More >>
Robin Hood was busted stealing.That's no surprise -- after all, he's known for robbing from the rich and giving from the poor -- but the circumstances this time were a little bit different. Instead of a bow and arrow, he was armed with a demagnetizing tool. And instead of gold or silver, this time h ... More >>
Last week CNN's travel-focused site CNNGo confirmed what City Pages readers and critics have known for years when it named Little Szechuan in St. Paul among the 50 best Chinese restaurants in America.
Minneapolis artist William Hessian can always find time for art. The St. Louis Park native has toured the country, taught during an annual residency in Jamestown, North Dakota, and masochistically spent two full days crouched inside a 4x4 box during extreme humidity at the Red Hot Art Festival. ... More >>
Thanh Do: Your Lemongrass-tini is waiting"St. Louis Parks weekends are about to get allot [sic] more fun!" Thom Pham of Thanh Do and the Wondrous Azian Kitchen tweeted on Wednesday. "Big news in store... stay tuned!" The big news is that Thanh Do recently got a full liquor license and full b ... More >>
Danielle LenzLittle Szechuan opens a second location!West side Chinese food lovers rejoice! A new branch of St. Paul's famed Little Szechuan opened yesterday in St. Louis Park's West End, next to Cooper Irish Pub. The new digs have an upscale feel to match the other West End restaurants and t ... More >>
Newsweek says Edina High School is the best in the state. Last year, the honor went to Minneapolis Southwest.Nine Minnesota high schools have been named to Newsweek's list of the best high schools in the country this year, but none of them are in Minneapolis or St. Paul. We bring that up only be ... More >>
Republic, Wise Acres, and more opened this month.NOW OPEN Republic (221 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis) Candy Alley (4813 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis) Casper & Runyon's Nook (reopened at 419 Hamline Ave. S., St. Paul) Bullfrog Cajun Bar (1111 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis) Bread & Pickle (Lake Harri ... More >>
A second Sweets, the loss of legendary lutefisk at Pearson's, and more... NOW OPEN Pollo Campero (1570 Robert St., West St. Paul) Sweets Bakeshop II (4747 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis) Urban Eatery (2730 West Lake St., Minneapolis) Boiler Room Coffee (1830 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis) n ... More >>
The return of Heidi's, the loss of Liberty, and more...OPEN Heidi's (2903 Lyndale Avenue S., Minneapolis) The Lowbrow (42nd/Nicollet, Minneapolis) Andiamo Ristorante (1629 Lena Ct, Eagan) University Buffet (225 University Ave. W., St. Paul) Pasta Zola (Eden Prairie Center, Eden Prairie) Hima ... More >>
The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't. Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>
Courtesy of TheBeezKneezDeliversMmmmm honey and a bee costume to keep you warm...It's the first Best of Hot Dish for the new year, and the restaurant openings and scandal are practically boiling over. That's a good thing, as it will keep our minds off the chilly temps and persistent precipitation ... More >>
Crystal GrobeSauce Pizza becomes a Rojo party room.After barreling into St. Louis Park this summer and making Minneapolis's Sauce Soundbar change its name to the less-snazzy Cause, Sauce Pizza & Wine has closed. The owners also operate the adjacent adjacent Rojo Mexican Grill and have decid ... More >>
The fast-food revolution starts here?By tomorrow evening, we'll know whether the workers at 10 Minneapolis Jimmy John's sandwich shops have made history as the first American fast-food workers to unionize their workplace.After years of intermittent underground organizing capped by a high-prof ... More >>
Want to take a Wok in the Park?Wok in the Park opens today for lunch and dinner in the St. Louis Park space that ThanhDo once occupied. Sisters Charis, Grace, and Hannah Johnson hope their emphasis on casual elegance and hospitality will charm the old TD patrons as well as bring in fresh faces. ... More >>
The world's greatest?Regular Hot Dish reader and Fuddruckers fan (I know this describes a lot of you) Sam sounded the alarm last week when he noticed the always-busy burger joints seemed to be disappearing. The Bloomington and St. Louis Park locations had replaced their bright yellow signs wi ... More >>
As our food blog, Hot Dish, reported last week, a restaurant chain that recently opened a shop in St. Louis Park called Sauce Pizza has ordered Lyn-Lake's similarly titled Sauce Spirits and Soundbar to change its name. Because the restaurant is a chain, it had already trademarked the name Sauce a ... More >>
Last weekend, Toby Keith opened his eighth I Love This Bar & Grill at The Shops at West End in St. Louis Park. The measurements are impressive: the 14,700 square-foot restaurant has a capacity of 850, and 38 HDTV monitors for viewing sporting events. There's live music (Tues-Sun) and dancing- ... More >>
It looks like the chickens are coming home to roost for Buffalo Wild Wings. After two years of rapid growth, Minnesota's high-flying casual dining company warned investors this week that its first-quarter sales were flat compared to the previous quarter, and April's numbers would be even wors ... More >>
This week is another big one, and the overflow is glorious. In this week's A-List Extra we have awesome MN Fashion parties, a mansion party sure to trip you out, and more.
What's left after the movie attains cult status? "Two Gentlemen of Lebowski," written in The Bard's English.
Minnesota's most popular seasonal IPA goes on sale Monday.
A big ole glass of love.
Another Trader Joe's is joining the stable, this time around in Minnetonka.
If you feel like all you heard this week was E. coli, E. coli, E. coli, well, we're not going to tell you to overlook it, but we wrote about some other stuff too.
Restaurants offer shiny new take on their beloved predecessors
The assault included "kissing, fondling, digital penetration, and attempted penile penetration."
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Ali Teymouri, 31, has now been charged with "delivering adulterated food," which is a misdemeanor and could lead to up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
No sign of a recession at popular Greek restaurant
Think outside the basket this year
The Icy Shores give their small screen debut the red carpet treatment
Was it something in the water? Kraig Johnson talks about the unlikely rock incubator of the west metro and leading his own band.
Everyone applauded when the attorney general took a neo-Nazi letter writer to court. But is he pushing the constitutional envelope?
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