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  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    20 Things You Say That Make You a Minnesotan

    You don't need to be Paul Bunyan or Babe the Blue Ox to call yourself a Minnesotan. In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there are plenty of sayings ("Don'tcha know!") that have been passed down throughout the years -- and a few that are singularly our own. Here are some things you'll hear more than a few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Does Soylent Actually Taste Like Playdough? [Video]

    What Does Soylent Actually Taste Like? from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.We're into experimentation here at City Pages... whether you give us heaping plateful of lamb testicles, some sneakily obtained camel milk, or just straight-up bugs, we're game to try just about anything. See also: How to Actua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Purple Rain-era cardboard Prince sees the Minneapolis sights

    Earlier this year, Gimme Noise discovered a prime piece of Prince memorabilia on Craigslist. A woman in Apple Valley listed a "RARE Prince/Purple Rain Stand Up" for sale and the timing seemed perfect. Purple Rain's theatrical release celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend, and this cardboard c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Play Rock the Garden BINGO!

    It's that time of year again! Rock the Garden is back and bigger than ever this weekend. For the first time ever, it's a two-day event -- which means lots of people watching. And with tens of thousands of people roaming the grounds at the Walker Art Center this weekend, you're bound to see a few tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Arcade Fire concert dress code: The ultimate guide

    Arcade Fire are nothing if not unseriously serious. When they announced their Reflektor tour last year, the band also told fans that formalwear or costumes would be necessary to get into their shows. After the upset that mandate caused, Arcade Fire noted that their dress code request isn't actually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 29, Heartland's apple cake

    Run by chef Lenny Russo, Heartland Restaurant and Farm Direct Market takes the idea of eating locally to heart. The Lowertown establishment changes its menu often, but is constant in its dedication to local farms and culinary artisans. While the restaurant takes its name from the Midwestern fare it ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 2014

    How They Met 2014

    Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love

  • Arts

    December 25, 2013

    2013 Artists of the Year

    From dancers hijacking creative spaces to a comedian making a career comeback

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    White Rose at Haute Dish: A frothy, snow-white drink of the week

    Haute Dish on Washington Avenue in the North Loop may be known for chef Landon Schoenefeld's imaginative spins on comfort food classics, but this dining hot spot also has plenty of cocktails that'll knock your socks off. See also: Signature Dish: Haute Dish's Landon Schoenefeld

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    What we talk about when we talk about Lorde

    Without knowing Lorde, I'll admit that she seems likeable. On paper, a 16-year-old riding a hit single and already getting to share her artistic dreams to a huge audience is inspiring. Adding to that, the New Zealand native often mentions in interviews that her poet mother put lots of good books in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Top 5 late-night coffee shops in St. Paul

    If the resounding "Shhh!" of librarians doesn't quite motivate you, and you need a little more hustle-bustle in the background as you work, there's no place like a coffee shop. No matter how hard you brainstorm during the day, sometimes genius strikes only after dark; so we found a few St. Paul ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Top 5 late-night coffee shops in Minneapolis

    Whether you're a student up late trying to cram for your next test, a writer trying to finish that last chapter, or just about anyone who likes the calm, nighttime ambiance of coffee shops, you know it can be difficult to find a good spot to work after dusk. Fortunately for you, we've done the locat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Junmai Genshu Name at Moto-i: A crisp and cool drink of the week

    Junmai Genshu Name Moto-i $9 per glass, $25 carafe With all the fuss and muss of everyday life, from playing the parking game post-work to making sure that yes, you did get that TPS report filed, there's something to be said for simplicity. And there's even more to say about a really good glass of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    On the set of Dessa's "Call Off Your Ghost" music video

    Dessa's first album since 2011's Castor, the Twin will be released on June 25, but she just debuted the first music video promoting Parts of Speech, and it's as stunning as the word-artist herself. Weaving words and images together, "Call Off Your Ghost" brims with symbolism and emotional narrative ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Bucky Rogers, alleged Minnesota terrorist, is a juggalo [PHOTOS]

    Bucky Rogers, the 24-year-old Montevideo resident accused of plotting a terrorist attack by the FBI, really hates the federal government. On the other hand, he loves the Insane Clown Posse.THE BACKSTORY: FBI says it disrupted Minnesota terror plot [MUGSHOT] Rogers's Facebook profile reveals a young ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Minnesota freaks out about Winter Storm Walda: Your photos and tweets

    Seriously? Just when we'd let our guard down and thought more 50-degree days were on the horizon, Winter Storm Walda slams us with more of this wintry white stuff. Even if you haven't ventured out into the winter wasteland wonderland, no doubt you've heard about the icicles and slush. Chances are, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Vikings rumored to be changing uniforms; more than 60 percent in favor [POLL RESULTS]

    ESPN thinks the Vikings' current uniform design is one of the ugliest in all of professional sports, and we'd have to agree. How is the current random-stripes-everywhere too-busy look in any way an improvement over the classic threads the Purple donned through 2005?SEE ALSO:-- Paul Charchian's "I'm ... More >>