We’re going hard on the “hot tickets” today, and let’s kick things off with the freshly announced April Wits lineup. Kristen Schaal(!) will be first to grace us with her presence. You may recognize her from The Daily Show or Flight of The Conchords or,… Continue Reading →
We’re getting a little depressed that it’s still dark when we get to work in the morning.
According to MPR, yesterday’s record heat finally did away with the last remains of Winter ’10-’11 that languished on the Sears parking lot since the first big dump we got back in, oh, what, November?
Ladies and gentlemen, we have an exciting announcement: Secrets of the City and I are in the process of taking up residence at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and, as a part of the move, MNSpeak will be transitioning to its own domain… Continue Reading →
For the past two summers, a Loch Ness Monster look-alike popped its head about the water at Lake Harriet and Lake of the Isles. The creature, a sculpture from artist Cameron Gainer that is nicknamed Minne, is now back for the season… Continue Reading →
[Strib] Rochester Mayo, helped by seventh-grade girl Ingrid Neel, who is playing boys’ tennis this season, knocked off defending Class 2A champion Eden Prairie in the quarterfinals this morning at the U of M Baseline Tennis Center.
Minneapolis City Council Member Meg Tuthill caused a storm of controversy when she laid out new late-night noise restrictions for her Uptown district. Yesterday both bar owners and residents voiced their opinions on the proposed ordinance at City Hall; Tom Horgen… Continue Reading →
Well, that’s unfortunate: Target had to remove the beach ball decorations from the concrete barriers in front of their stores because of concern about potential injuries.
Two interesting reports this morning on Minnesota Representative John Kline‘s work as chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee in Congress. MPR talks with Kline about his work overhauling the very unpopular No Child Left Behind initiative, its corresponding… Continue Reading →