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Win Tix: The Godfather

Arguably the most quoted film of all time, and certainly one of the best pictures ever made, The Godfather marked Brando’s comeback after a series of box office disasters (and a reputation for being difficult.) Brando’s performance won him his… Continue Reading →

Sign Away: Replace Columbus Statue With Prince At MN Capitol

There’s always a lot of opportunities for “online activism” here in Twincy, so when we see worthwhile petitions we figure we’ll share them to help get some signatures. Here’s one: We still maintain the only appropriate Prince statue would be… Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Ole Piper Inn

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 →

Summer Beer Dabbler Recap

August: ’tis the season where Oktoberfests and summer shandies can hold hands in happy harmony. Both were poured in plenty at the Summer Beer Dabbler, which returned to CHS Field for its ninth year (who’s already excited for year ten,… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Jenna Enemy + The Von Tramps

It’s always exciting to see a band that we follow announce a new record, and when the hard-working pop punks The Von Tramps (PS. such a good name) posted their new campaign for an upcoming album, we gleefully looked through their… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: 2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour

2 Chainz (also known by Tity Boi), is one half of Playaz Circle, the rap duo formerly of Ludacris’ DTP Records. He is from College Park on the southside of Atlanta, GA. His most successful single to date is the… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: Apocalypse Now

“The horror, the horror!” This cinematic updating of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness captured the madness of the Vietnam War better than perhaps any film. Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) must go downriver to “terminate with extreme prejudice” out-of-control Colonel Kurtz (an out-of-control Brando),… Continue Reading →

Local TV News Pop Quiz: Viewer Beware (The Metro!)

It’s back! 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. Answers here…. Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Lucy’s Burgers

Week after week, Mike S. impresses us with the depth and breadth of his burger knowledge. Plus if you make a beat for this week’s installment it sounds like total jam! Check out all The Burger Hunter’s meaty exploits at the #GreatAmericanBurgerHunter tag on Instagram… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: Summer Beer Dabbler

The Summer Beer Dabbler returns to CHS Field on August 26 to bring you fun, sun, and most importantly, unlimited beer samples from more than 120 local and national craft breweries! The Summer Beer Dabbler will feature regional favorites like Fulton Brewing,… Continue Reading →

The Theater of Public Policy: Mayorapolis

How informed are you on the current slate of MPLS mayor candidates? Do you know Raymond Dehn, who lead in the local DFL-endorsement process? Former MPLS NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds? Big money raiser and selfie-enthusiast Jacob Frey? Probably not since… Continue Reading →

Scene Recap: Father John Misty At Surly

Miss some of the bigger events over the weekend? Sometimes we’ve got you covered. Since the Father John Misty show at Surly on Saturday was such a hot ticket and hot combo—a big national name at a tap room set… Continue Reading →