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Win Tickets: Nicole Krauss

The New York Times dubs Nicole Krauss “one of America’s most important novelists”—and she’s coming to MPLS + STPL! Krauss will be reading from and speaking about her most recent novel, Forest Dark (which actually just came out this week… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Blackout + John Gebretatose

Not too long ago a local DJ couldn’t stop talking off our ear about the late night show from all-black improv troupe Blackout. And since then, she isn’t the group’s only super-fan we’ve run into. Blackout’s on-the-spot comedic performances—that also involves their… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: St. Paul Slim + Lizea Harper + Captive Agents

St. Paul Slim is the emcee. The W8 On Empty Space is the painter. In the tradition of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Slim is his own artistic invention. St. Paul Slim has created a legacy of lyrical prowess through his booming voice…. Continue Reading →

Local News Pop Quiz: Watch Out!

We thought we’d test your local news knowledge with this Pop Quiz. See if you can pick which of these tweets from local TV news stations are original and which ridiculous ones we just made up. Answer here. Target recalls nearly… Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Flameburger

Week after week, Mike S. impresses us with the depth and breadth of his burger knowledge. He was also quite popular in our reader survey! Check out all The Burger Hunter’s meaty exploits at the #GreatAmericanBurgerHunter tag on Instagram and at @BurgerHunterUSA on the… Continue Reading →

Twincy Cheat Sheet: Institutional Knowledge

It’s almost impossible to keep up with the arts and the culture and the entertainment and food and drink and the people and the places here in MPLS + STPL, so we’ve put together this list of stuff that we’re… Continue Reading →

Nazeem & Spencer Joles ‘Years Of Obscurity’ Album Release

While there’s a lot of nostalgia for former era’s of MPLS + STPL music, we’re currently in a golden era of local tunes—and that includes an incredible breadth and depth of hip-hop. Take, for example, Nazeem & Spencer Joles. The… Continue Reading →

Local News Pop Quiz: Post-State Fair Malaise

A reader replied that we’re getting in people’s heads by including station IDs. Love it. See if you can pick which of these tweets from local sources are original and which ridiculous one (just one) we just made up. Answer here…. Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Birchwood Cafe

Week after week, Mike S. impresses us with the depth and breadth of his burger knowledge. He was also quite popular in our reader survey! Check out all The Burger Hunter’s meaty exploits at the #GreatAmericanBurgerHunter tag on Instagram and at @BurgerHunterUSA on the… Continue Reading →

Local News Pop Quiz: End of The Fair Is Nigh

We actually had people send in some headlines for the Pop Quiz this week so we’re making sure we get them in here. See if you can pick which of these tweets from local sources are original and which ridiculous… Continue Reading →

Midweek News & Notes: Real Local Villains

Since many of our readers don’t read anything except live tweets from neighborhood meetings on bike lanes, we feel we should share some of the important-to-you stories being shared around the SotC virtual water cooler, so that you’re properly briefed… Continue Reading →

Join The Open Arms Cook-a-Thon

Editor’s Note: Come on you guys! We’ve got one spot left for this fantastic event, if you’re interested please contact Emily and help make a huge difference for some people in MPLS + STPL who really need it. Secrets of… Continue Reading →