The Great Gatsby

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Beer of the Week: Fulton's Expat

    This week's Beer of the Week is Expat rye saison from Fulton. Marking spring and the start of a new Twins season, the rye saison is familiar but just different enough. The rye added to the saison gives it a darker hue and a slightly sour counter to the crisp and spiced characteristics common with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    James Beard Award semifinalists announced; Twin Cities chefs and restaurants make the list

    They call them the Oscars of the food world, a chance to recognize the finest in the culinary industry. The 2014 James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning, and several local chefs and restaurants were recognized.See also:Best new restaurants in the Twin Cities 2013Best Service 2013 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Marvel Bar Now Serves a $200 Bowl of Punch

    It always seems like a bit of a wink on the part of Marvel Bar's owners to offer Cheetos as their sole snack alongside $14 cocktails. Still, the drinks are undeniably delicious and it's really hard to make a big stink about free Cheetos. In any case, frequenters and never-beens alike will be glad to ... More >>

  • Music

    September 4, 2013

    Menage Quad fuse EDM and swing

    The eight-piece electro-swing collective creates a multigenerational sound

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Dashfire Bitters, a new kind of craft bitters for the home bartender

    There was a time when bitters meant one bottle, paper packaged, often languishing in the refrigerator door. Not only are bartenders now creating cocktails with the aid of a myriad of tiny vials, home bartenders can also pick and choose from a variety of drink accoutrement. Still, a majority of store ... More >>

  • Arts

    July 17, 2013

    Less than proud of Pride and Prejudice

    Despite a star cast, the Jane Austen-based play is about as sharp as a stick of soft butter

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    The Brown Derby at The Lowry: A toast-worthy drink of the week

    Brown Derby The Lowry $7 Maybe it's this celebratory time of the season, weddings and big graduation ceremonies, cigars and steak house celebration dinners; maybe we've just seen The Great Gatsby one too many times. Whatever the reason we're feeling very "old boy's club" in the best possible, non-g ... More >>

  • Movies

    May 15, 2013
  • Calendar

    May 15, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, and Rob Delaney at Wits, 5/10/13

    Wits with Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, and Rob DelaneyFitzgerald Theater, St. PaulFriday, May 10, 2013Friday night's Wits session opened with host John Moe thanking everyone for attending, more so because it was opening night for The Great Gatsby in theaters. Moe went on to joke that unbeknownst to a lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Best Of the Twin Cities 2013: Music categories

    Yes, ladies and gents, the Best of the Twin Cities for 2013 is live all over the City Pages website. And the issue -- which takes gilded inspiration from The Great Gatsby -- will hit stands Wednesday.Gimme Noise has compiled links to the music category winners below. Take a gander!

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    City Pages' Best of the Twin Cities party is coming

    "In my younger and more venerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since. 'Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone,' he told me, 'just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.' So begins The Great Gatsby, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Twins avoid trading; hope AL Central concedes

    ​ As the trade deadline came and went, the Twins chose to do... nothing. This lack of news has everyone talking, almost literally--nearly every blog, every paid scribe, ESPN, etc. have weighed in on the Twins failing to move. Or successfully avoiding a trade, if that's how you choose to spin the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Twins trying to make 2011 twice as interesting as 2010

    Keith AllisonNick Blackburn was one of the few bright spots this weekend.​ Let me sum up the Twins' futility this way: After Toronto's Jose Bautista launched his fifth home run this series on Sunday (and third that game), he came within two of matching the Twins entire team output. The Twins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Bob Stalberger scalps Twins tickets to finance wedding

    City PagesThe Twins need to win so a Wayzata couple can afford to tie the knot.​It's a simple law of baseball economics: No matter how new the stadium, the prices of a ticket on the black market--legal or otherwise--increases or decreases with the team's fortunes. When the Twins are doing we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Adventure's Benny Boeldt on video games and his new album

    ​Adventure's self-titled, 2008 debut proffered spiraling, pleasure-center jamming synth-pop capable of titillating anyone who wasted weekends in the late 1980s or early 1990 sprawled out before a NES-enabled television monitor, piloting colorfully pixellated blurbs through one ominously cute, cute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Jungle Theater's "Glass Menagerie" is a zoo of quiet horrors

    by Michal DanielA flickering flame: Wendy Lehr and Alayne Hopkins in "The Glass Menagerie"​There are some works of art that tend to get thrown at us, if not too early, at least too early for us to understand their full resonance. You can read The Great Gatsby when you're 14, but you'll only grasp ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2010

    Farming for Federal Dollars

    Meet the Minnesotans who receive subsidies for not growing anything

  • Restaurants

    October 13, 2004

    Really Fine Dining

    St. Paul's newest fine dining restaurant, a rebours, blends the art of bakery on Grand with a finesse all its own

  • Restaurants

    August 20, 2003