Sparks is the somewhat little-known gem in the perpetually under-served neighborhood of Bryn-Mawr and one of our picks for some of the best pizza in either city -- thin-crust, hand-tossed, wood fired with white and red oak, topped with hand-pulled mozzerella, and finished with the finest olive oil. ... More >>
Minneapolis rapper Sean Anonymous is living proof that getting older is akin with getting better. Now in its seventh year, Sean's annual birthday show is getting a massive upgrade to the First Avenue mainroom. Also part of Saturday's festivities will be the release of a new 7-inch, "Cold Shoulder" w ... More >>
Ben Affleck's return holds out hope for classic Hollywood
Everything sucks!A group of University of Minnesota students and community members has been holing up in a campus building all week, and say they won't leave until their demands are met. As for those demands, the key gripe here seems to be tuition costs, which could increase by 2 percent ne ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerFoxy Falafel's bike-powered smoothies at the Uptown MarketIf you've been to the Kingfield, Uptown, and Northeast farmers markets this summer, you've probably seen Foxy Falafel owner Erica Strait peddling (and pedaling) her bike-powered smoothies and amazing falafel, along wit ... More >>
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