• Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Simoni Lawrence signed by Vikings, but still hasn't paid woman he hit on I-94

    Today, the Vikings announced the signing of former University of Minnesota linebacker and 2009 defensive captain Simoni Lawrence.Lawrence's return to Minnesota following a successful stint in the CFL is a feel-good story, unless you're Karla Rehberg, the 57-year-old Whittier resident Lawrence crunch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Simoni Lawrence, former U of M captain, still hasn't paid woman he hit on I-94

    Simoni Lawrence's professional football career seems to be going pretty well these days. This season, the 24-year-old 2009 defensive co-captain of the Gophers football team had 52 tackles and three interceptions as a linebacker for the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a team that made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we kick things off with a brand new video from the burgeoning local duo, Strange Names, who are currently at work finishing up their debut full-length. We're also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Haphduzn punch at Nomad World Pub sparks lawsuit

    The Nomad World Pub exploded with light as the last beats from the evening's DJ rang out. For two hours, Emiliano Silva Izquierdo and his wife Cherolyn Fischer had been drinking PBR tall boys and dancing, but now it was time to go home. Jordan Wallingford, better known as Haphduzn within local hip ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 2013

    How They Met

    Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Matt Call hit-and-run at 24th and Lyndale: $1,000 reward offered

    See also:-- Police ask for help finding hit-and-run driver who broke Urban Bean barista's limbs [UPDATE]-- Benefit for Matt Call, bassist and hit-and-run victim, lineup announcedMinneapolis police and Crime Stoppers are collaborating in an attempt to identify the suspect in a hit-and-run that seriou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Susan Allen is first Native American woman elected to Minnesota legislature

    Allen is the first Native woman and the second open lesbian to serve in the legislature.​Yesterday, Susan Allen won a special election for the House District 61B seat, making her the first Native American woman elected to serve in the Minnesota legislature. Allen prevailed over Nate Blumenshine, a ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 21, 2009

    A night with Galactic Pizza's Justice League delivery squad

    Where crotch-grabs and pot tips are just part of the job

  • News

    September 9, 2009
  • News

    July 29, 2009

    Minneapolis nuisances: Ten criminals who won't go away

    Beat cops reveal who causes the most headache in the city's neighborhoods

  • Music

    November 26, 2008

    The Fuck Knights: 'We're not making anything new'

    The only thing fake about this garage-rock band is their hilarious stage names

  • News

    August 1, 2007

    Teenage Riot

    For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait

  • Columns

    August 30, 2006

    It's Fun to Sing at the YMCA

    The ballad of Clark "Motown" Adams, man without a mic

  • News

    July 13, 2005

    Arrested Development

    How Minnesota philanthropist and developer Henry McKnight's utopian vision of suburbia became a blueprint for modern exurban nightmares

  • News

    March 9, 2005

    Loyal Opposition

    City Council allies Zimmermann and Lilligren face off in Minneapolis's Sixth Ward

  • News

    April 7, 2004

    Bring Back the Buses

    For Chrissakes... Milwaukee's got public transit. (Omaha, too.)

  • Arts

    February 25, 2004

    The Spirit of St. Louis

    Was it something in the water? Kraig Johnson talks about the unlikely rock incubator of the west metro and leading his own band.

  • News

    February 18, 2004

    The Mall of Somalia

    Minneapolis's own slice of Mogadishu

  • News

    September 24, 2003

    Buried History

    Minneapolis's past lies forgotten at the Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery

  • Arts

    December 25, 2002

    Once Upon a Time in America

    Vince Leo Turns three generations of his Italian family into a national photo album

  • Music

    September 18, 2002

    The Revolution Will Be Illustrated

    A comic-book version of a day in the life of The Soviettes

  • Arts

    February 13, 2002

    Love Songs, Nothing but Love Songs

    Musicians and critics discuss their favorite aural aphrodisiacs

  • Books

    October 3, 2001


    Lisa McDonald talks about going from a contender to an also-ran, and hints at a future return

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Picked to Click

    The 11th Annual City Pages New Music Poll

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    Shell Game

    The old Sears complex isn't filling up with new tenants, but there's more than enough rancor to go around

  • Books

    April 12, 2000

    Checkout Time

    The Rodeway Inn is all that stands between dozens of Minneapolis families and homelessness--but not for long

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    Artists of the Year

    Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999

  • News

    April 28, 1999

    Here Comes the Sun

    Help! I'm trapped inside a giant ant! Are you wearing clothes underneath that kale? What's that baby doing in the birthday cake? Tales of myth and magic from Minneapolis's May Day parade.

  • Books

    April 7, 1999

    Log Jam at Old Steepy

    Thinking of driving to Uptown this summer? Better think again.Thinking of driving to Uptown this summer? Better think again.

  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Cat Fight

    A shelter loses its funding, its low-cost rental space, and even some cats, which have reportedly been put down at other shelters. But the biggest problem facing Miss Kitty's Cat House is Minneapolis's zoning code.

  • Feature

    April 23, 1997
  • News

    September 18, 1996

    A Phillips Affair

    Neighborhood politics get personal.

  • Music

    August 7, 1996
  • Movies

    December 20, 1995