A recent study concluded that Lowertown is the top hipster zip in 'Murica. So we suppose it makes sense that the final renderings of the St. Paul Saints' new Lowertown ballpark feature two hipsters riding a scooter through the concourse. (That image is at the top of this post.)RELATED: St. Paul Sain ... More >>
Mark Hamburger was a standout ball player at Mounds View High School and even pitched a few games in the big leagues. Then, he got high. Again, and again, and again, and again.By last spring, Hamburger's pot problem had cost him his job in the MLB. He found himself living in his parents' Shoreview b ... More >>
A building collapse killed a demolition worker in downtown St. Paul this morning.SEE ALSO: St. Paul Saints get $25 million for new ballpark; Veeck-ville coming to Lowertown Fox 9 reports that "the collapse happened around 8 a.m. at the former Gillette building at East 5th Street and Broadway, which ... More >>
On August 9, for the second year running, the St. Paul Saints will lose their religion.SEE ALSO: Jose Canseco desperately wants to play for St. Paul SaintsThat night's game at Midway Stadium is sponsored by the Minnesota Atheists, so the Saints will drop the "S" from their jerseys and signs around M ... More >>
As the St. Paul Saints gear up to move into their new Lowertown digs in time for the 2015 season, the city of St. Paul is beginning to plan for the redevelopment of the Midway Stadium site.SEE ALSO: Midway Stadium documentary captures storied ballpark's twilight [VIDEO] One factor making that effort ... More >>
Finally, it's Friday, it's the start of Art-A-Whirl, and it's time to celebrate the end of Craft Beer Week with a cold brew or two... or more. With dozens of events, tappings, and releases going on all weekend, we picked a handful of events that are sure to be filled to the brim with fun and hops.
Think marijuana is a harmless drug? We mostly agree. But if you're looking for a sad pot-related story, look no further than the tale of 26-year-old Mounds View grad Mark Hamburger.A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE? Moorhead police decry recent influx of Cali medical marijuanaTwo years ago, Hamburger, a former ... More >>
Jose Canseco wants to take his talents to St. Paul.The disgraced steroid-abusing slugger was the subject of a facetious Star Tribune column by Jim Souhan suggesting that Canseco would be a perfect match for the publicity-loving Saints.Canseco would be perfect for the St. Paul Saints. He'd bring att ... More >>
New data compiled and released by the Association of Religious Data Archives indicates that Minnesota is one of the most religious states in the country, with 56.3 percent of residents claiming some sort of religious affiliation.SEE ALSO:-- Mary Franson on DNC "God" debacle: "Peter denied Christ 3 t ... More >>
The St. Paul Saints will soon leave Midway Stadium behind for shiny new $27 million digs in Lowertown.SEE ALSO: Mike Veeck championing stadium for St. Paul Saints [FEATURE]Most agree that's good news. But for those who have enjoyed the quirkiness of the Saints' 30-year-old ballpark, there's somethin ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- St. Paul Saints move one step closer to building Veeck-land in Lowertown-- St. Paul Saints to become St. Paul Aints on Minnesota Atheists nightMinneapolis got Zygi-land -- St. Paul is getting Veeck-ville.Today, Governor Mark Dayton awarded the Saints $25 million out of the $27 million th ... More >>
SEE ALSO: St. Paul Saints move one step closer to building Veeck-land in LowertownOn August 10, the St. Paul Saints will risk offending Him in order to accommodate the Minnesota Atheists.On "A Night of Unbelievable Fun," the Saints will become the St. Paul Aints. They'll wear custom-made jerseys san ... More >>
Baseball, beer, chocolate, charity...we're hitting all the major marks this Week in Food, and it's not even officially summer. 6/5 Start your week off right with the Wedge's class Chocolate Heaven, where students will enjoy a light meal before watching demos of ultimate chocolate chip cookies, bit ... More >>
It's a Saturday morning after a successful trip to the St. Paul Farmers Market. You got your fresh flowers, snap peas, and bunches of basil, but now you've worked up an appetite and are craving a sit-down breakfast that doesn't leave grease on your spoon. Sorry, Mickey's -- not always in the mood to ... More >>
Throughout the spring, we've chronicled the Vikings' efforts to secure public funding for a new football stadium, which we've dubbed Zygi-land.With the legislature recently approving a funding plan for the nearly $1 billion Metrodome-site stadium, it appears the Vikes' effort will pay dividends. And ... More >>
A rendering of the Saints' proposed Lowertown ballpark. The project is one of many in Gov. Dayton's $775 million bonding proposal.It isn't $500 million for a new Vikings stadium, but today, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed a bonding bill that would allot $27 in public funds for a new St. Paul Saints bal ... More >>
The scandal-savvy St. Paul Saints have jumped on Weinergate with the ball club's latest bizarre giveaway.This time, the first 1,501 fans who are 18 or over will receive a snazzy pair of boxer shorts that commemorate Weiner's most famous photo--the one with the bulge.While we normally enjoy the sa ... More >>
On Sunday, celebrate all things beer at the second annual St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. The event is now the largest craft beer festival in the state, with 78 breweries participating, including Louisiana's Abita, Oregon's Widmer, Vermont's Magic Hat, Kansas's Tall Grass, an ... More >>
Remember the greatest moment in Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport history? Who doesn't?! In 2007, then-Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was arrested in the airport after soliciting sex in the men's bathroom with the infamous wide stance and foot tap. He pled guilty hoping it would make the in ... More >>
Another week, another weekly wrap up--time sure does fly. Again, with the great stories, recipes, events, and food lovin' good times. Here are some of the week's highlights: ~Local writer Heather McElhatton talks Cinnebon, Johnny Michael's shame-inducing cocktails, and wiener water. ~Rachel Hutto ... More >>
More than table scraps please, the mayor tells legislatorsThat $800 million Vikings stadium bill working its way through the Legislature this week amounts to nothing more than "left-over crumbs" for St. Paul, the city's mayor told state lawmakers in a letter yesterday. At issue: Proposed deb ... More >>
For your Friday mental health break, we bring you the Cupcake Cannon, in all its Technicolor icing-splattered glory, courtesy of Johnny Cupcakes. Frankly, we think the Saint Paul Saints ought to replace their t-shirt cannon with this baby. Click and enjoy.
You might get lucky tonight and "land" on some free parking. har har.
The Saints are embracing the web and trying to set a Tweeting record.
This man seriously gets paid to act like a nut at sports events, do push ups for a crowd, and generally act obnoxious? Where do we sign up?
The St. Paul Saints are hoping you'll have a ball with this giveaway. It's all the support you'll ever need in tough times.
Because beer always tastes better at a ball game. Local beer at Saint Paul Saints' games is this week's drink of the week.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley will throw out the first pitch of the game. Barkley came in third against Coleman and Franken on Election Day.
Judicial candidates in Minnesota can now be endorsed by a political party. The money hasn't flowed yet, but some races have already been politicized.
What ever happened to Buddy Holly's fishing license?
Pioneer Press falls behind on latest stadium push
An oral history of a single drink at ice cream haven Sebastian Joe's
The Twin Cities' perennially popular minor-league team is looking for a bigger sandlot