The owners of Tangletown Gardens expanded their agricultural operations in Plato to supply their new restaurant, Wise Acre Eatery, which they opened in the former home of Liberty Custard across the street. Wise Acre is true farm-to-table, the first local eatery whose owners supply so many of its raw ingredients, including naturally raised beef, pork, chicken, eggs, fruits, and vegetables. PHOTOS BY EMILY UTNE. Wise Acre Eatery: 5401 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis
612.354.2577; www.wiseacreeatery.com. Read the review.
Nicollet Island in Minneapolis played host to two days of events over July 3-4. A 5-mile run, food, concerts, and fireworks all amid the beautiful backdrop of the Stone Arch bridge. PHOTOS BY VINCENT MARCINELLI.
Girl Talk, Yelawolf, and Okkervil River were among some of the performers at last weekend's 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, along with Twin Cities rock band Pink Mink. PHOTOS BY DAN HUITING on July 2 and 3, 2011.
Eric Dahl took down the 5 other contestants, eating 10 diamond dogs in 10 minutes -- twice as many as the City Pages contestant, Blake Earring, who took 2nd place. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on July 4, 2011
A different kind of Monkee showed up at the Minnesota Zoo to pefrom this weekend. The Monkees band that spawned an NBC TV show decades ago returned to the Twin Cities for two abbreviated sets and a rain delay at the zoo. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on July 1, 2011
Sci-Fi and Fantasy fans from all over the Midwest gathered in Bloomington this past weekend for the Convergence Convention. This year's theme was "A Celebration of Yesterday's Visions of Tomorrow" which resulted in a large number of turn of the century steampunk costumes. PHOTOS BY JON BEHM on...
July got started right with an awesome night of the Get Cryphy family selling out the Record Room in record time. If you missed this one, catch Jimmy 2 Times and Plain Ole Bill as they team up with Anthem Heart in the Mainroom at First Avenue on July 15th.
Sonny Moore, better known as the fast rising visionary SKRILLEX , is part of a new generation of artists that refuse to be restricted by preconceived notions or outside expectations. After just one huge successful independent release, "SCARY MONSTERS AND NICE SPRITES", SKRILLEX has been...