Like ships that pass in the night, Gavin Kaysen of the soon-to-be Merchant Restaurant in Minneapolis and Bob Roepke of Flat Earth Brewing Company in St. Paul were unlikely to meet from the very beginning. Gavin is not a beer drinker. Bob is a vegetarian who rarely dines out. Yet somehow, they've for ... More >>
Twin Cities locals celebrate hot Finnish traditions behind steamy doors
David Hookstead, the UW-Madison student who penned the controversial "'Rape culture' does not exist" letter to the editor we covered earlier today, has been responding to his critics on Twitter throughout the week.Suffice it to say that despite the weakness of the argument he tries to advance (see t ... More >>
Just days after the University of Iowa was named America's top party school, a 21-year-old undergrad named Alexander Kinzel went out and proved why.SEE ALSO: Twitter accounts solicit boob pics from University of Minnesota students [PHOTOS]Late last night, Kinzel was allegedly involved in a fight at ... More >>
Michele Bachmann claims she's infallible when it comes to truth and falsity, but in reality, the AP concluded she was so full of it during her presidential run that they simply gave up on fact-checking her.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann goes on apocalyptic radio show, says Obama supports Sharia lawBut P ... More >>
Plenty of shows going on in this last full week in February. Friday and Saturday prove to be the most busy. Friday, indie rock band Eels takes the First Avenue stage while psych poppers Ruby Suns play at the 7th Street Entry. ZZ Ward will be playing to a sold-out crowd at the Varsity and California ... More >>
YouTube's stars and multichannel networks are at odds over money and creative control as the site grows
Three-time Olympian and nine-time NCAA champion Suzy Favor Hamilton has confessed to leading a secret life as a high-end prostitute since December of last year.SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis sixth-horniest city; St. Paul considerably less aroused, study finds-- Woodbury and Edina rated as top extramarital ... More >>
It's only a hair past 3 p.m., but John Wolf has already put in a full day's work. "We're loading about 10,000 cases in tomorrow for the new store," he explains. "I've been up since 4 in the morning." It may seem like insanity. But Wolf, the grandson of grocery store magnate Arthur Applebaum, knows ... More >>
A controversial Radiolab episode opens old wounds and raises countless questions for Minnesota's Hmong
See Also:Night Moves on hotel living, song facelifts, and the new 7-inchBest New Band 2012: Night MovesLocal trio Night Moves are finally ready for their close up. After creating a buzz in the Twin Cities over the last few years with their emergent live shows and their free, digital-only debut, the ... More >>
God hates Wisconsin. How else do you explain the mysterious booms that are causing so much angst in Clintonville?Many residents of the town, located about 45 minutes west of Green Bay, were kept up throughout the night Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday as sounds and vibrations reminiscent of thunder, f ... More >>
Photo By James RhodesOther Lives and Halloween, Alaska7th St. Entry, MinneapolisFebruary 9, 2012The music of Other Lives has such a classic, timeless quality to it that even the band's new songs sound instantly familiar. The Stillwater, Oklahoma quintet treated the sold-out Entry to a sweeping ... More >>
A half-million cows were worth more dead than alive, and now we're all paying the price
Minneapolis is the 13th-best city in the country for men, eight spots ahead of St. Paul, according to Men's Health magazine. The study looked at 100 cities in 35 categories ranging from exercise, employment, and air quality to heart disease, diabetes, and depression. Somehow, the relative abundan ... More >>
Michele Bachmann did not get the miracle she was praying for in Iowa Tuesday night. With 99 percent of votes tallied in the Iowa caucus, Bachmann has officially finished in a distant sixth place, losing to every candidate but John Huntsman, who didn't even campaign for the event. Former Pennsylv ... More >>
From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel
Screenshot from "Inside Pitch."Terry Ryan will return to his position as general manager.Coming off a brutal season, the Twins announced today they have replaced general manager Bill Smith with Terry Ryan, who had the job before Smith took over four years ago. "No one in the Twins' organizat ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessZola JesusOctober 11, 20117th St. Entry, MinneapolisIt appears the novelty is already starting to wear off for fans of Zola Jesus, who turned out in droves last summer to sell-out her show at the Entry and returned in much more modest numbers this time around. The Merrill, Wisc ... More >>
Chase Boruch is accused of killing his mother for money.Chase Boruch had already been through the ringer. But to the rest of the world, it looked as though the 24-year-old Iraq War veteran had managed to avoid the mental health roulette endemic to the conflict--returning home, starting college, a ... More >>
The guillotine falls on Chilli.
Just when you thought Harry Potter fans had reached their limit, there's more: This Sunday afternoon, the University of Minnesota's Quidditch team will host their first Halloween tournament featuring a Harry Potter bake sale, prizes, a raffle, and the chance to watch teams compete to be the first ... More >>
Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future
Minnesota cracking down on outlaw hunting practice
Jeremy Messersmith will be streaming a (free) lunchtime performance at 12:30 (central) via his website.
The minimalist rockers' newest tour is a collaboration with dance choreographer Morgan Thorson.
When you let students vote on a mascot name, you shouldn't be surprised when they overwhelmingly pick to name it "Colbert" after Comedy Central TV host Stephen Colbert.
A Minneapolis author helps raise new questions about the King assassination
Woman's lawsuit claims curdled cream gave her the McRuns..
Nick "The Goat" Thompson owns Bodog's 170-pound title
General Manager Terry Ryan talks about the fall and rise of the 2006 Twins
Can rep cinema's old-time religion be resurrected in the soulless Netflix age?
With her gaudy campaign chest and indelicate manners, Lisa Goodman acts like she runs City Hall. Maybe she does.
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
The case against Minnesota's 1.2 million forest-destroying, disease-spreading deer
Local artist Jake Keeler discovers his inner animal, and it has teeth
Sifting through the bones of an infamous Halloween rave bust
City Pages plays the tracks; Bobbito states the facts: A hip-hop expert ear-tests Minnesota music
Putting Minnesota on the map with a national title was the easy part. For the Gopher women's hockey team, sustaining that reputation is the challenge.
A Better Version of Me reveals Rainer Maria's poetic roots
Can a small school of figurative art revive a great, dead tradition in painting?
Lakota artist Francis Yellow turns historical injuries into polemical offensives
A musical boy and his laptop give new meaning to the term Mac Daddy
Ten destinations guaranteed to fight cabin fever.