It's all well and good that cheeseburgers are marketed as gourmet food in new wave gastropubs, but Matt's original Jucy Lucy still sets the gold standard for bar burgers, with a trademark sandwich they've been serving up from that busy corner griddle for 49 years. See also: The Jucy Lucy named one ... More >>
By some estimates, there are as many as 2,500 homeless kids in the Twin Cities area. With a little luck, a few hundred of them will turn out Thursday for a free meal prepared by the executive chef of HCMC. "Our goal is to serve 400 kids," said William Panzarella, executive director of Aegis Foundati ... More >>
Vice Presidential candidate-turned-unintentional punchline Sarah Palin will be signing copies of her new book at the Mall of America's Barnes & Noble store on Friday, November 22 from 6 until 8 p.m.WILL THE SECOND TIME BE THE CHARM? Sarah Palin almost signs City Pages "Going Crazy" parody issue ... More >>
Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
Last week New York Times best selling author and one of Time Magazine's 2010 Top 100 Most Influential People, Michael Pollan paid a visit to the Twin Cities to promote his new book, Cooked; A Natural History of Transformation. The book walks readers through a history of cooking while drawing at ... More >>
Thirty years after his initial success, Olson keeps aiming for the stars
SEE ALSO:-- MNGOP leaders approve use of thousands of taxpayer dollars to defend voter ID amendment-- Mark Ritchie's amendment title: "Limiting the status of marriage to opposite sex couples"-- Mark Ritchie uninvited to speak at Catholic church... or is he? [UPDATE]In a new post, the Power Line blog ... More >>
ABC NewsBrian Ross investigates? We'll see about that.When ABC News investigative reporter Brian Ross approached Michele Bachmann with a question about her headaches, Bachmann's bodyguards decided he needed to be shoved around a bit, Mafia-style.At a campaign event last night in South Carolina, R ... More >>
Pawlenty gets his hawk on.Tim Pawlenty is the forgotten Minnesotan in the presidential race these days, the guy standing in Michele Bachmann's shadow, trying to get noticed and raise money despite languishing in polls from Iowa to New Hampshire. So today he showed up at the Council on Foreig ... More >>
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
Tim Pawlenty is sounding less like the next leader of the free world and more like a unemployed schlub in his new interview with Time Magazine.In a curious passage, the former governor of Minnesota is asked why he's running for president, and he says, "I don't know."Uh, that's not a good start .. ... More >>
In the latest issue of Time magazine, sex columnist Dan Savage calls on former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty to record a video for the "It Gets Better" campaign.When the alt weekly sex columnist is asked who should record a public service spot against gay suicide, he named Pawlenty along with longt ... More >>
www.wikipedia.comTemple Grandin gives a TED talk.Organic Valley scored a big coup for this year's Kickapoo Country Fair. The festival, which takes place July 24-25 in La Farge, Wisconsin, will host Dr. Temple Grandin as its keynote speaker. Grandin learned to cope with autism and use her uniq ... More >>
MAK faces her toughest test yet, but could make history
John Mayer had an opportunity to be more than John Mayer the Spectacle, and he fucked it up.
More news about the bike sharing program. It's awesome.
Alaska gubernatorial quitter Sarah Palin is learning a lesson or two on fear mongering from our very own Rep. Michele Bachmann.
Lisa Jack didn't know she was photographing the first black president
Apparently Best Buy just realized that people still love vinyl and they are going to try to capitalize on a trend that started long ago.
George Pelecanos has written 15 crime novels set in Washington, D.C., none of which is a waste of your time.
Bike program could benefit collective health and economy
What would a lawyer do to clear his client of child sex abuse charges?
Heather McElhatton isn't a morbidly obese concubine with a thing for primates. How's that for free will?
Biologist and blogger PZ Myers speaks out on the war on science, intelligent design, and the sexual habits of giant squid
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
TCF Bank pulls advertising from the Star Tribune over the Nick Coleman/Power Line shouting match
Chuck Olsen takes the first-person doc into the blogosphere
Who's in the mood to watch Mussolini debate Eugene Debs on 'The View'?
Steven Watson looks at the assembly line celebrities of Warhol's factory
Longtime civil rights activist and agitator Ron Edwards talks about the city he loves and hates
Aaron Cometbus's 20-year journey into the heart of underground America
Caucasian rockers addicted to black blues. So-called siblings with an intimate past. Meet the myth of Detroit's White Stripes
No one's giving much thought to Ralph Nader's running mate. But it has never been a good idea to underestimate Winona LaDuke.
Online retailing giant eToys.com plays legal hardball with a similarly named group of digital artists
The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.
Bob Rose's run at empty libraries, boring classes, and the "pampered elite."
Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?
A chat with Robert Hughes