Throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks” is not a typical business plan, but so far it seems to be working for Seth McCoy. He’s the co-owner of Groundswell, an inviting little coffee shop in the Midway neighborhood that’s recently evolved into a casual cafe serving light lunch, happy hour, family-friendly weekend brunch, chef-driven dinner specials, and particularly outstanding house-made bakery items. “If there is just one word it comes down to it’s handcrafted,” says McCoy. “Everything we do is powered by people, from the wooden tables we made and the tile we laid to our pizza crust and the jewelry we sell next door.” Something good is most certainly brewing here and it seems like the neighborhood agrees. Power to the people. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN CARTER GRIMES
You can't have a hero without a villain, and both were out in droves this weekend at the Javits Center for New York Comic Con 2013.
ALL PHOTOS BY TATIANA CRAINE
100 Lovely Ladies of New York Comic Con 2013
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Fans lined up for hours outside the Fine Line on a rainy Monday night, eventually packing the venue to catch a set from Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt, on tour promoting his recent release 'Doris.' PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on October 14, 2013.
Zombie Pub Crawl spread throughout downtown Minneapolis and the West Bank area as thousands of undead or otherwise messed up revelers drank, ate, danced, and drank some more. The hoards converged on the downtown "Quarantine" zone which featured a festival stage showcasing music by Flock of...
Over the October 11th weekend, superheroes, villains, mutants, zombies, wizards, and at least one Pac-Man filled the Javits center for the 2013 New York Comic Con.
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-Popping the Question at New York Comic Con: A Love...
I first met Ana Santos and Eru Yagami at Wizard World Comic Con several years ago where they were wearing rather impressive Joker and Harley Quinn costumes. I've kept in touch with the couple over the years (they were engaged in 2008,) and this year they were kind enough to allow me to...
Strange Music fans packed the Myth in Maplewood on Friday night for the Something Else tour, featuring Tech N9ne and a slew of artists from his label including CES Cru, Stevie Stone, Mayday and Krizz Kaliko and many more. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 11, 2013
Hot country star Miranda Lambert and the genuinely affable Dierks Bentley thrilled the crowd at Xcel Energy center Friday night along with some help from acoustic/beat boxing openers Jukebox Mafia. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on October 11, 2013
P.O.S and Astronautalis joined forces as the Four Fists for a rare collaborative show at the Triple Rock on Tuesday night, amping up a sold-out weekday crowd to celebrate the release of the first Four Fists 7" record. GRRRL PRTY and Allan Kingdom opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 8, 2013
At Punk Rawk Labs, Julie Wells Morgan and Alissa Barthel make cheese, but maybe not the kind of cheese you're used to. Their raw vegan cheese is made from nuts -- macadamia and cashews -- and comes in three different flavors: Plain, herb, and smoked. With their new location in the Corcoran...
Bloody alien-metal stalwarts Gwar descended upon First Avenue on Saturday night, soaking a furiously moshing crowd with gallon after gallon of their trademark alien fluids. White Chapel, Iron Regan and Band of Orcs opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 5, 2013