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West Bank

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    God bless you, Palmer's Bar

    As a born-and-raised, card-carrying South Minneapolis boy, I've finally come to grips with the fact that my Twin Cities have got to be the most insecure major urban metro in the U.S. We're constantly fishing for validation from the larger cultural hubs around the country to feed our low self-esteem, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Ask Hot Dish: Where can I find bao in the Twin Cities?

    We at Hot Dish love helping eaters find the perfect dining or drinking experience. In a new ongoing series, we'll be answering your most pressing food- and drink-related questions. If you've got a query, email us and you might see your question and our answer here. Dear Hot Dish, I'm seriously c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Uptown Diner adds dinner and late-night dining on weekdays

    It's 10 p.m. on a Sunday and you're starving. Sure, you could resort to Chinese food, order Domino's, or brave the screaming sports fans at Bulldog, but sometimes all we want is to chill in a booth with a cup of coffee and some Monday-fearing friends. See also: Best Diner Minneapolis 2006: Uptown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Mason's Restaurant & Barre now open in the Cowles Center

    In the old Masonic Building at Sixth and Hennepin, now part of the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, a new restaurant serving sophisticated American bar food and takeaway deli sandwiches (from their M To-Go area) quietly opened earlier this month. They're doing everything from morning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    NOFX's show at the Cabooze tonight has been postponed

    Due to the 102° fever of singer Fat Mike, tonight's NOFX show at the Cabooze has been postponed. The celebrated Los Angeles punk band were set to play the West Bank club this evening along with local luminaries Dillinger Four, but the show has been called off. Ticket holders should contact the Join ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Top 10 awesome concerts of August

    See Also:First Avenue's 20 best concerts: The complete listFirst Avenue's 20 best concerts: Readers' picksAugust was sweltering, but we found the best way to beat the heat with concerts that were even hotter than it was outside. In some cases they were outside -- so just think about the thermometer- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Talib Kweli to headline Hip-Hop Harambee Block Party

    See Also: Talib Kweli talks about his new tour, album, and role models in hip-hop The name of the festival might be a bit unfamiliar, but for local hip-hop fans the stellar lineup certainly won't be. The Hip-Hop Harambee Block Party is set to take place on Saturday, September 15 in the Nomad World ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon April '12

    ​OPENAida2208 W 66th St., Richfield Butcher and the Boar (City Pages preview)1121 Hennepin Avenue, MinneapolisCinita's of Mexico6042 Nicollet Ave, MinneapolisD Spot new location near Battle Creek1993 Burns Avenue, St. PaulDroolin' Moose9424 Lyndale Avenue S., BloomingtonEat Street Social (Cit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 28, 2012
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    January 11, 2012
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    October 12, 2011
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    August 19, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Jeremy Messersmith, SoundTown, West Bank Music Festival

    ​"Not for nothing is their motto TGIF - 'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do."-Richard Nelson Bolles

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Pizza Luce Block Party with P.O.S., 8/13/11

    Photos by Erik HessOrion Treon of Phantom Tails​Pizza Luce Block Party 2011August 13, 2011Pizza Luce Uptown, MinneapolisThough there are still a few worthy contenders left this summer (especially next weekend's double-header of the SoundTown Music Festival in Somerset and the West Bank Music Fest ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011
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    June 8, 2011
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    May 25, 2011

    BOMP! moves to the Nomad World Pub

    Photo by Alex Uncapher​BOMP!, the monthly night of utter mayhem hosted by the Moon Goons, has been floating around in search of a permanent home ever since the Bedlam closed last July and displaced the popular dance night. The Moon Goons have cut ties with their most recent home, Nick and Eddie, a ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011
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    March 23, 2011
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    March 23, 2011
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    March 10, 2011

    Love Power and 1419 shut down by the City of Minneapolis

    ​The Twin Cities Daily Planet's Arts Orbit is reporting that two neighboring underground music venues on the West Bank, the 1419 and the Love Power building, have been closed by the city due to lack of proper licensing.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Har Mar Superstar headlines Zombie Pub Crawl 2010

    ​The sixth annual Zombie Pub Crawl is upon us: On October 9, 2010, the biggest incarnation of the undead fest yet will take over the West Bank, culminating with a party at Cabooze headlined by Har Mar Superstar.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Har Mar Superstar headlines Zombie Pub Crawl 2010

    ​The sixth annual Zombie Pub Crawl is upon us: On October 9, 2010, the biggest incarnation of the undead fest yet will take over the West Bank, culminating with a party at Cabooze headlined by Har Mar Superstar.

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    September 15, 2010
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    July 28, 2010

    Beautifully odd art and music parade taking place August 6

    ​It's a parade, it's a show, it's a...! On Friday, August 6 there is what can only be called one of the most exciting revelries we'll be privileged to see this summer. From what we can gather it is being curated and organized by Gay Beast's Danimal and is a hybrid parade, concert, gypsy festival a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Weekend Checklist: Mother Of Fire, Cro-Mags, Tapes 'n Tapes, and more

    ​July appears to be the season where bands put out new music for you to buy, and let's face it, nothing says fun like a record release party. This weekend is chock full of record release shows, as well as some fine local music, touring acts, and outdoor festivals. Submitted for your approval:

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    The Goondas, Hunting Club featured in this week's City Pages

    Photo by Erik Hess​Don't have time to pick up a print edition of City Pages today? Don't fret, we've got it all available for you online. Here's a quick rundown of the music articles that ran in today's paper:The Goondas rock our faces offBy Andrea SwenssonLocal rockabilly/post punk band the Goond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Dada Trash Collage, Front Porch Sitters featured in this week's City Pages

    Photo by Steve CohenDada Trash Collage​In addition to our extensive feature on Jeremy Messersmith that is featured on the cover of this week's paper, we have a whole gaggle of other great music articles for you to check out today. Pick up a copy of City Pages to peruse the music section in real li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    KFAI seeking listener feedback about programming

    Value the music programs on KFAI? Take a short survey to let them know.

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    February 17, 2010
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    December 22, 2009

    Cam Waters found dead

    A recent transplant to Minneapolis, the singer-songwriter was found dead in his home.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Advice for Snoop Dogg on getting high in the Twin Cities

    A guide to our town for perma-blazed Snoop Dogg and company.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Zombie Season play Halloween episode of MPLS.TV

    Watch a sneak peak of the episode here.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Q&A: The Pines' Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt

    The folk duo are playing a CD-release show this weekend.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Mucca Pazza brought the rah-rah to the Bedlam

    For an hour and a half, to a capacity crowd, the Chicago marching band turned the Bedlam Theater into Bedlam High.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    5 Questions with infamous gay rapper Johnny Dangerous

    The Eminem of gay rap is coming back to his hometown for the Hip-Hop Against Homophobia show this weekend.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Hard Times Cafe for $7.90

    The Hard Times Cafe is an unsung option, especially for veggies and vegans.

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    April 3, 2009

    Are Snuggies the ultimate Depression-era accessory?

    Good luck networking for that next job sporting a Snuggie. Hey, your robe is on backwards! Why did you bring your blanket to the bar and how the hell did you get sleeves in it?

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Global Village "retiring?"

    In a brief and ominous Facebook update, the 30-year-old importer and retailer of multi-cultural merchandise announces its grand closing.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    On local, all-ages shows

    eclipse-thumb.jpgA City Pages reader asks: Where is the best place for my 12-year-old to see live music?

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    January 16, 2008
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    November 7, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    Bird brains

    The Department of Natural Resources' Nongame Wildlife Program in cooperation with other conservation groups, launched the Lights Out Twin Cities Project, an effort to reduce building collisions from birds that migrate during the night in the spring and fall.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2005

    Minnesota Sur Seine: French rap, jazz, Rhymesayers

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    Overlapping the Sound Unseen festival by a few days, Minnesota Sur Seine (Oct. 14 - 23) kicks off ... More >>

  • Arts

    February 20, 2002

    Starship Troupers

    With its sci-fi epic 'Terminus,' the anarchic Bedlam Theater builds the mothership of all puppets

  • Books

    November 8, 2000

    Zoned Out

    Minneapolis bureaucrats put the kibosh on a West Bank homeless shelter

  • Arts

    March 1, 2000

    Sister Grimm

    Acting with maggots and channeling hermaphrodites, performer Heidi Arneson parades her inner monster

  • Music

    February 23, 2000
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    October 6, 1999
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