The management of the Menards in Richfield isn't thrilled about the proposed design of a Taco Bell that plans to move in next door, alleging it looks cheap and isn't up to the high standards set by the recently redesigned Menards and other nearby businesses.SEE ALSO: Man arrested for drunkenly hitti ... More >>
Baz Luhrman's silver-screen interpretation of Fitzgerald's novel oozes gaudy decadence
Last week we ran a story about Chino Latino's offensive ad campaign for its latest Indian street food-themed menu and the outcry it prompted in the Desi community, as those from the Indian subcontinent refer to themselves. A Facebook group, "Hipsters Against Parasole," quickly formed, and a very voc ... More >>
This week's edition of 5ingles spotlights songs by artists who seem to be undergoing an identity crisis -- musicians who aren't quite themselves, who apparently woke up a bit off of their game. So these five tunes sound sort of like what you've come to expect from their creators, but not quite, w ... More >>
The intimate amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo is far and away one of the most idyllic outdoor music venues in the Twin Cities area. And each summer, the Music In The Zoo series gives music lovers of all types up-close, engaging performances from both established acts and alternative bands on ... More >>
Six myths the mainstream media perpetuates
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 >>
Now that we've all exhausted ourselves coming up with jokes about getting to see the Monkees at the Zoo this summer (July 1 and 2!), the Music in the Zoo series' organizers have revealed a full run of nearly 30 dates at the Minnesota Zoo's Weesner Amphitheater.
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Concert promoter Sue McLean has leaked the initial lineup for this summer's Music in the Zoo series, and there are quite a few great names on the list. Joan Baez, Levon Helm, Carolina Chocolate Drops... be still, our fluttering hearts. See the whole lineup below, with more updates (include ticket ... More >>
France 44 is hosting a free beer tasting this Wednesday featuring 50 craft brews.
New Banner Pilot, Marduk schedule TC date, & Owl City, Aby Wolf & Black Blondie coverage.
Taj Mahal to play the zoo, Sunset Rubdown schedule show at the Entry & photos of Death Cab at the Roy Wilkins.
Country's unique flavors offered in inexpensive, generous portions
Dara departs, and leaves a memoir in her wake
Is fine dining possible with kids? Dear Dara finds out.
Blur's musical diaspora: Beyond the waterloo sunset, Africa!
Local smoothie maker Fresco eyes the big leagues
Three road-tested restaurateurs put Indian back on the food map
Taj Mahal and Toumani Diabate bridge the Delta and Mali with their gorgeous new album, Kulanjan
Painting for museums and parking ramps alike, artist Ta-coumba Aiken treats the city as his canvas
Other TV news personalities stay planted behind the desk. Then there's Robyne Robinson, who claims the whole Twin Cities for her stage.
When Eisenhower-era civic leaders drunk on urban renewal laid waste to the Gateway district, they forever altered the topography of this town's hard-luck hotels and shot-and-a-beer saloons.
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards