The Japanese food at Zen Box has been a Minneapolis skyway favorite for years, serving takeout boxes of sticky rice, gyoza, grilled meats, and other simple lunch fare. Now the owners have opened Zen Box Izakaya--a bigger, warmer second location on Washington Avenue focusing on Japanese pub food. PHOTOS BY SASHA LANDSKOV. Info:
Zen Box Izakaya, 602 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612.332.3936. Read the review.
Minneapolis band Buffalo Moon, who are the subject of a profile in this week's City Pages, posed for a variety of shots with photographer Emily Utne. Check out these bonus shots from their time together, and read the full article from this week's music section here.
Fashion producer Grant Whittaker sent the Ritz Theater crowd on a pre-holiday "World Couture" adventure Saturday. Travel assisted by the Dolls and Vision models with stops in Berlin, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Beverly Hills, and then backstage for some early Christmas shopping. PHOTOS BY ED NEATON...
Climbers from across the region converged on Vertical Endeavors this Saturday in St. Paul for "Oktboulderfest," an annual bouldering competition sanctioned by the American Bouldering Series. PHOTOS BY AUSTIN FASSINO on October 22.
Choreographer April Sellers presented The Erratics! at Patrick's Cabaret featuring performances by Emily Gastineau, Laura Holway and Ben McGinley, Mother of Fire, Daniel Polnau, Scotty Reynolds and Sheila Regan. PHOTOS BY MARK KARTARIK on October 22, 2011
The 4th annual Cheese and Apple Festival included samples, cooking demonstrations and a cheesecake/apple pie baking competition on Saturday at the Midtown Global Market. PHOTOS BY MARK KARTARIK on October 22, 2011.
DJ Craze got down last night at the Varsity Theater alongside Mike 2600, Playatta with an interactive "digital video playground" and Anthem Heart DJs. Yelawolf made a guest appearance after his show at First Avenue. PHOTOS BY CODY LIDTKE on October 20, 2011.
The Amsterdam Bar and Hall is bringing a much-needed infusion of local rock to downtown St. Paul. Two stages provide plenty of room for bands to perform and fans to take it all in. The spot, owned by the Oulman family, who also run the 331 Club in northeast Minneapolis, offers a Dutch-inspired...
For the past year, C.S. Muncy has been documenting the Occupy Wall Street movement for us. Peaceful marches, intense police clashes, and everything in between--he's been there. Assembled here are some of his greatest shots.
More: Read the Village Voice's Occupy Wall Street Coverage
These images honor the original unadulterated photography for this year's Picked to Click winners. In print, we added a hand-drawn element to each of them. You can see those versions in animated format by visiting the main story, Picked to Click 2011.