Midtown Global Market joined in the Minneapolis Aquatennial fun this year with the first-ever Global Smoothie Smackdown. Like the Market’s other popular cook-offs, guests had the chance to sample from several Midtown Global Market restaurants and grocers, and vote for their favorite concoctions. The public's vote was for the Cactus and Wildberry smoothie from A La Salsa with a close second from the Produce Exchange's Stone Cold smoothie, and third place going to Holy Land's Mango, Banana, and Strawberry smoothie. PHOTOS BY TAYLOR PAINO on Saturday, July 21, 2012.
The 18th annual ArtCar and ArtBike Parade took place last Saturday at The Lake Harriet Rose Gardens. With ArtCars ranging from gardens with functioning fountains to a motorized couch, license plate and all, this parade was not one to miss. PHOTOS BY TAYLOR PAINO on Saturday July 21, 2012.
Whether it was for one night of dance music or all three, dubstep, electro house, & even trance fans had reason to make their way downtown to Global Dance Festival Minneapolis. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on July 18, 19, and 20, 2012.
The Brick hosted the 3-night dance music extravaganza that featured Knife Party, Above & Beyond, 12th Planet, Savoy, Wolfgang Gartner, Adventure Club, and many more. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on July 18, 19, and 20, 2012.
The 4th Annual Groundbreaker Battle Festival hit The Cowles Center in downtown Minneapolis. The festival brought break dancers and spectators together for a day of competitions, classes, discussions, and workshops. The event, hosted by Desdemona and Carnage the Executioner, also featured live...
Up close and personal with the 5,000 cars on display at Car Craft Nationals. The event at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds featured cars, competitions, and family activities through the weekend. PHOTOS BY ERIK BLUME on Friday, July 20, 2012.
From October 11th-14th, the Javits Center was completely overrun with the wild and crazy attendees of New York Comic Con. The fun wasn't just for the gentleman, as these lovely ladies can attest.
ALL PHOTOS BY NATE "IGOR" SMITH
- New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay (103 photos)
The owners of Birdhouse, Heidi and Stewart Woodman (of the famed Heidi's in Uptown), are getting locals to think about going out to eat a little differently: How to eat better without sacrificing taste. Birdhouse on Hennepin, open breakfast through dinner, showcases moderately sized, simply...
Presented here are some vintage promos from the City Pages vault, plus a few outtakes and versions from our recent photo shoot by TONY NELSON. Hair and makeup by CARA SOPHIA TOLLEFSON
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Starting October 11th, thousands of fans flocked to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con. Naturally, they came dressed to the nines in amazing and insane costumes and outfits.
ALL PHOTOS BY NATE "IGOR" SMITH
- The Lovely Ladies of New York Comic Con (30 photos)
Dirty Projectors, back with their quirky yet catchy tunes and mind bending vocal harmonies wowed an enthusiastic 18+ crowd crowd at First Avenue, with experimentalists Purity Ring. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on Sunday, July 15, 2012.