The kids inside the bright turquoise Hola Arepa truck might look fresh-faced, but these two are natural born entrepreneurs. Destined to own their own businesses, Christina Nguyen spent her childhood counting pretend bills and working for her family business, while Birk Stefan Grudem learned the valu ... More >>
It's been over three years since California's Local Natives released their debut album -- the sun-smeared, harmony-laden Gorilla Manor -- and a lot has changed since then with the Los Angeles five-piece. For starters, they're now only a four-piece, after bassist Andy Hamm left the group in 2011. The ... More >>
Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund romanticize a simpler era of Kerouac's America
In the midst of the damage and chaos left in Hurricane Sandy's wake, two native Minnesotans found an ingenious way of establishing a little bit of order: a wedding registry.Recent transplants to New York via Minneapolis, John Heggestuen and Alex Nordenson were looking for a way to volunteer their ti ... More >>
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Traditional English fare lures kids and adults in south Minneapolis
With just over a week before it officially opens for the season, the Linden Hills Farmers Market vendor lineup has been announced, reports the Southwest Minneapolis Patch. The market, opening for the season on Sunday, June 3, will be held in the Settergren's Hardware parking lot near 43rd Stree ... More >>
It's not exactly LeBron jilting Cleveland for the pleasures of South Beach, but today Don Shelby made a decision of his own. Starting next month, the longtime WCCO TV news anchor will anchor BringMeTheNews' drive-time newscasts between 6 and 9 a.m.Shelby, 64, will also develop original content wi ... More >>
House Proud is special in that it's a monthly club night that doesn't feel like one, but rather a packed party filled with a family-and-friends vibe. Factor in DJ/producer Gene Farris as headliner on April 6 for the sixth installment, and you're definitely going to leave Honey sweaty at 2 a ... More >>
They might be battle-hardened rap assassins, but the Wu-Tang Clan aren't above having a good time. The Clan were clearly up for a party on Saturday night at Epic, with Method Man admitting that hip hop is supposed to be fun: "Since when are hip-hop fans too cool to put their hands in ... More >>
The Wu Tang Killa Bees are on the swarm and headed toward Minneapolis tomorrow, and among the crew members ready to deliver a hot set of old favorites and new jams at Epic is Staten Island native Inspectah Deck. Whereas counterparts Method Man and Ghostface are known for their hyped-up character ... More >>
Not the Taj Mahal, but better than your school.Any minute now, all those families who abandoned Minneapolis and St. Paul for Edina, Minnetonka, and other assorted Twin Cities suburbs "for the great schools" are going to be sticking "for sale" signs on their front lawns, right? Nah. Just kid ... More >>
Zachary Lyle Spader: Not a do-gooder.Habitat for Humanity is in the business of making people's lives better by helping them build their own homes. Zachary Lyle Spader, a Habitat employee, was in the business of making the organization's life worse: He swindled it out of $90,000.
Photos by Stacy SchwartzThe Thermals and Cymbals Eat GuitarsSeptember 30, 2010Triple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisIt was a fun night to be at the Triple Rock on Thursday, as both the Thermals and Cymbals Eat Guitars delivered enjoyable, satisfying sets to a responsive audience that were there t ... More >>
Photo: banspyAnthony Smeby was found passed out behind the wheel of the stolen carWhen Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies finally tracked down the car he's accused of taking at gunpoint in Dinkytown, Anthony Smeby didn't prove to be much of a challenging arrest. He was passed out behind the car ... More >>
Minneapolis police say a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 16-year-old Andrew Battees. Thomas Joseph Neeland, 26, is currently in custody at the Hennepin County Jail on a charge of probable cause murder. Minneapolis cops found Battees early in the morning of June 13 laying in the fr ... More >>
Holy schnikes Christina Aguilera's just dropped her newest music video for "Not Myself Tonight," and as you might have heard, it's the skankiest thing she's done since "Dirrty." Except this time, she ditched the schoolgirl skirt and went straight for the pleather and vinyl and the horsebit gags, ... More >>
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A Native band plays slave music on the great plains.
A recent Supreme Court decision upholding tight Minnesota rules on cross-party endorsements quashed the possibility of third parties playing a balance-of-power role in most states. Thus, the only hope for a renewal of progressive electoral politics is for
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