Isn't Marvel Bar swell? And one of the reasons it's so awesome is the drink stylings of Tyler Kleinow, the regional winner of this year's Bombay Sapphire/GQ Most Imaginative Bartender contest. The Hot Dish paid him a visit the day before he flew off to Vegas to compete in the quarterfinals, to find ... More >>
Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher resigned his post with the St. Paul Police Department Monday, ending a nearly four-decade-long tenure in law enforcement for a cop who built a reputation for doing things his own way. SEE ALSO: Meet Bob Fletcher: Ramsey County's most controversial cop Depu ... More >>
Willie Nelson neither looks nor seems 80 years old. This is an age reserved for, well, old people. The unhip, those not in-the-know, not totally with it. And yet, Willie turns 80 today. What's his secret? We doubt it's the weed -- sorry -- but think that it likely has more to do with his totally Z ... More >>
Tony Bennett State Theatre, Minneapolis Sunday, January 20, 2013 At the Electric Fetus, Tony Bennett is filed in a section titled "Vocals." Such greats as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bette Midler, and Barbara Streisand also live in this section. There's a reason that even though these musicians hav ... More >>
Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher's son, Kyle Fletcher, is in trouble with the law for driving while intoxicated. Minneapolis police arrested Fletcher early Wednesday morning and booked him into the Hennepin County jail. It's the latest in a string of incidents for the troubled 23-year old ... More >>
Not Bon Iver, and don't you forget it.The confusion over how to pronounce and spell Bon Iver was recently a phenomenon confined to nothing close to the mainstream press. After Justin "fuck you, Grammys" Vernon's band picked up a couple of the awards on Sunday, things got heavier and meme-ier. One ... More >>
While it may have seemed like the Legendary Jim Ruiz Group were a part of the lounge and swing music revival of the '90s, Jim Ruiz, his brother Chris and then wife, Stephanie Winter were more enthused with European pop, mod culture, new wave punk and two-tone ska music of the '80s.
Pictured: The proposed stadium in Arden Hills. Some assembly required. A resolution on the tax to fund the Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills looks headed for a 7-0 shutout in the St. Paul City Council today. If it's approved by the state Legislature, the current proposal would raise sales ... More >>
Think 2010 was full of ridiculous, over-the-top moments in pop music? Just wait until you see what 2011 has in store. As part of our year-in-review blitz, we took a look in our crystal ball to make some projections for the year ahead...
Bostrom upsets Fletcher.The RNC 8 people who got arrested before the Republican National Convention must be celebrating about now. With most precincts reporting, it seems challenger Matt Bostrom has upset Bob Fletcher in the Ramsey County Sheriff's race.
You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
Ramsey County Sheriff fends off charges of cronyism
Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.
Memo to Jack White: You're the reason Loretta Lynn's songs are ugly
The Dames blast ears from Duluth to the Twin Cities
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
Rock as dance music. Dance music as rock.