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Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s getting into the Halloween spirit with a striking and spookily-titled tiki drink from Donny Dirk’s Zombie Den in Northeast Minneapolis.
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A stretch of protected cycling lane recently opened on 36th St. W. in Minneapolis, spanning from Lake Calhoun to Bryant Ave S. The opening of this lane opened got me wondering: Are protected lanes really safer for cyclists?
22 hours ago
The St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 22 in the country, faces its biggest game of the year Saturday at No. 11-ranked Bethel. The Tommies need a win over the Royals to stay in the hunt for a MIAC title and keep their chances alive to get to the postseason.
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Nothing quite says Happy Halloween like a spaghetti western set in Iran featuring a hijab-wearing vampire and a kick-ass soundtrack. Director Ana Lily Amirpour debut is a work of striking confidence and imagination; it’s a draft of life, a vein of new blood. Her work rings of the stuff of David Lynch and Harmony Korine, yet all the weirdness works to open the way for sonorous (and somehow gentle) emotion. Even if you’re allergic to zombies and vampires, this black-and-white gem isn’t one to hold a cross to. Moreover, it’s pretty much perfect that it’s screening Halloween night at the Walker.
It’s playoff time in high school football in Minnesota. That means we’re in the heart of the fall, and every time a team takes the field the season is on the line. Athletes and teams hit the practice field in August and do the two-a-day practices for what starts now. It’s a chance to have an opportunity to play for a spot in the state tournament.
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- Movie Blog: The 10 Scariest Movies Ever 10/23/2014
- Wild Blog: Time For Some Home Cooking 10/22/2014
- Weather Blog: New, Expanded Weather Risk Categories 10/22/2014
- Lauren’s Science Corner: The International Space Station 10/20/2014
- Wander Minnesota: Halloween in Minnesota 10/20/2014
- Movie Blog: 38 ‘Cine Latino’ Films Coming To Mpls. 10/20/2014
- Mike’s Mix: New Fashioned 10/18/2014
- Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Looks To Stay On Track At Hamline 10/17/2014