Ever heard the saying "happier than a pig in shit"? We're lobbying hard to change that vivid expression to "happier than a pig on a brewery tour," as the Muddy Pig and Pig and Fiddle restaurants gear up for a three-brewery tour plus dinner events for local beer fans. See also: Surly beers now serve ... More >>
Late yesterday afternoon, the powers that be at the great Minnesota get-together made the pre-Fair announcement we wait for all year long. It's not about bands at the Grandstand, the new seeds that will be used in this year's batch of stunning crop art, or the likenesses you may see carved in slick, ... More >>
We're big supporters of local people and businesses getting together to collaborate on new projects. Lizzo and Har Mar Superstar performing together on stage, fully decked out in ponchos. Vellee Deli popping up at Crema Cafe, making it possible to get top-notch espresso and Korean short rib bu ... More >>
Forget football. Join Crave's fantasy "foodie" ball game. How 'bout those Vikings? If you're one of those people who wouldn't know a safety from a saute pan, or if you've already given up on the local team, you can still get in on the action. Crave has recently launched its Fantasy CraveBal ... More >>
Photo by Steve CohenThe Jayhawks' Mark Olson and Marc Perlman at the Basilica Block Party in 2009This morning, Cities 97 filled in a few gaps on the schedule for this summer's Basilica Block Party, which was mostly revealed during an extended broadcast last Thursday. In addition to adding Citizen ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonFans at the 2010 Basilica Block PartyYesterday, we joked that if we were going to keep reporting a new summer festival lineup each day until the weather improved -- and hey, waddya know, it's working! Yesterday evening, Cities 97 revealed the lineup for its annual two-night Ba ... More >>
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Illustrator Ken Avidor, who covered the trial of Tom Petters for City Pages, sends this final video and the following account:
The Basilica Block Party announced most of their lineup late yesterday afternoon, and though there are still a couple of holes to fill in it's looking great so far. Weezer will headline on Friday night along with Spoon, who will return to town after playing back-to-back sold-out shows at First Av ... More >>
Just two weeks after a flight heading for Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport was stranded on a Rochester tarmac for six hours, more passengers heading for our airport experienced the same nightmare.
Start planning for next weekend's big block party.
Looks like Sun Country, NWA, and Delta will let you cancel your travel plans to Mexico. Because, yeah, you can't really drink a fruity rum drink on the beach while wearing a swine-flu mask.
We were sitting on the edge of our seats today when Sun Country airlines said they would be announcing a new destination from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Peanut allergy sufferers have another worry: whether flying Northwest is a death wish. The airline is reinstating their peanut snacks as they continue to merge with Delta and some customers are pretty pissed off.
The low-cost airline ran into some financial trouble after their parent company, Petters Group Worldwide, became entrenched in a ... More >>
Parents, get ready to welcome new grandchildren home for spring break
Just what are those Minneapolis City Council members doing when they travel on your dime? Not much.
Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues