Sylvan Esso are zipping down the interstate toward New York City in a Prius. There, vocalist Amelia Meath and beatmaker Nicholas Sanborn will perform on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon with the Roots' bandleader ?uestlove adding live drums. They opt for "Coffee," a glitchy, bells-strewn track with a co ... More >>
Running down the Polica-led lineup of this year's festival
Ice Cube plays a nobly abusive police officer for laughs
Meet the local makers who are taking technology back
In the three months since R.T. Rybak announced he wouldn't seek a fourth term as mayor of Minneapolis, a full cast of characters has emerged to vie for his seat in City Hall. There are the three City Council Members with their history of competition and split votes. There's the sole non-DFL candidat ... More >>
The undeniably white and nerdy Weird Al Yankovic has received the blessing of umpteen pop musicians for his humorous pursuits over the past three decades. "Smells Like Nirvana" victim Kurt Cobain even called him "America's modern pop-rock genious [sic]" in his journals. As a result, we have a lifeti ... More >>
Chris Plount, a full-time student at Inver Hills Community College, had his Prius wrapped in a 'Vote No' skin last weekend during an event at the Minneapolis Eagle. SEE ALSO:-- MN for Marriage still wants you to falsely believe Buffalo church vandal was pro-gay-- Uptown 'Vote Yes' billboard is vanda ... More >>
Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language
Guests arrived at the rural Afton farm location and parked their cars beneath apple trees. Spotted pigs grunted their greetings as they ambled around the fields, which smelled of fresh grass. The setting rolled out in dazzling shades of green, dotted by hay bales and lolling oak trees. A table was s ... More >>
Her photo was the honeypot local law enforcement couldn't resist
Up close and personal with the Minneapolis mayor
Employees fled the store when this man exposed himself.Minneapolis police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who recently walked into a Patina store, exposed himself, and began to masturbate in front of employees. The employees, for obvious reasons, immediately fled the store ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerCharlie Parr with Jeff Mitchell January 29, 2011 Hell's Kitchen, Minneapolis When Hell's Kitchen moved its location into the garden-level space formerly occupied by Rossi's a couple years ago, it not only gained more room for tables and booths as well as a new dinner me ... More >>
Photo: Jessica LussenhopOn the trail of the Zeeboid.Who is Pete Arnold, the guy who, along with his wife Alisha, launched the birthornot.com website and abortion poll? He's a right wing blogger who goes by the nickname Zeeboid. The name's on the license plate of the blue Neon parked in his Appl ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerTravis Tritt October 13, 2010 Burnsville Performing Arts Center Prologue: How does one write sincerely yet un-self-consciously about the solo and acoustic performance of one of her favorite performers from her adolescence? She gets very drunk, that is how. Brutal, unabas ... More >>
An aggressively Boston movie with bank robber hijinx
Comedian teams up again with Adam McKay
Steve Horner's fighting for the rights of balding white guys everywhere!Every family has a black sheep. Just ask Minnesota Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. His brother Steve Horner is on a one-man quest to stop Ladies Nights around the country and make a profi ... More >>
Sit back and watch some recent Monster Jam, where the only good Prius is a dead Prius, one imagines.
Minnesota cracking down on outlaw hunting practice
Minnesota is one of the top-5 states in the country requesting to junk their clunker for something better.
At least there are still two other locations for me--and R.T. Rybak--to get our torta fixes.
In anticipation of his show tomorrow night at the 400 Bar, Kathryn Savage interviews folk musician A.A. Bondy.
When R.T. Rybak brought Bill McManus to town to head the MPD, both men talked big about reforming the troubled department. But when the chief ran into political resistance, some say, the mayor blinked. Now their relationship has hit the skids, and the fut
Welcome to Smallville, pop. 0 It takes big hype to keep up the legend of the "Not So Big House" The genius of Susan Susanka's "Not So Big House" franchise isn't the architecture, though that's fine, too. A few years back, the one-time Minneapolis architect created a home-design cult around the co ... More >>
It takes big hype to keep up the legend of the "Not So Big House" The genius of Susan Susanka's "Not So Big House" franchise isn't the architecture, though that's fine, too. A few years back, the one-time Minneapolis architect created a home-design cult around the concept of scaling back the McMan ... More >>
Mission American Kitchen gives the people what they want, from upscale potato chips to ribs and root beer floats