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Snag Some Old Swag At First Avenue’s Garage Sale On Aug. 25

Hats, old T-shirts and some video tapes that are 30 years old are just a few of the items being sold at one nation’s most popular music venues. The First Avenue garage sale is set for noon on Sunday, Aug. 25. “We’ve actually never done a garage sale before,” Kristin Backman said.

08/14/2013

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D’Angelo Cancels First Avenue Show Due To Medical Emergency

If you missed D’Angelo in June and were hoping to see the soul singer on Tuesday, there’s some bad news.

08/05/2013

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DeRusha Eats: 4-Course Vegetarian Sundays At Haute Dish

Don’t have plans for dinner Sunday night? You’re in luck. Sundays are becoming more exciting at Twin Cities restaurants, with chefs trying new things at lower prices.

01/26/2013

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Best Places To Discover New Music In Minnesota

Craving some new tunes? Check out the best places to discover new music in Minnesota.

01/03/2013

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Best New Year’s Eve Parties In Minnesota

Usher in 2013 by attending some of the hottest New Year’s bashes in Minnesota.

12/06/2012

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Minn. Beatle Project Vol. 4 Hits Shelves

The latest edition of a Minnesota tribute album to The Beatles is now on store shelves.

12/05/2012

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Best Of MN: Best Music Venue

Minnesota’s music tradition ranks right up there with places like New York and Los Angeles.

11/17/2012

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Best Bars For Black Wednesday In Minnesota

Looking for a hot Black Wednesday party? Check out these Minnesota locales.

11/15/2012

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Cities 97 Sampler On Shelves Thursday

The Cities 97 Sampler Volume 24 goes on sale on Thursday, and tonight, WCCO was invited to the release party at First Avenue.

11/14/2012

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Fatal Hit-&-Run In Mpls.; Police Need Help Identifying Driver

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate and identify a suspect in a deadly hit-and-run from over the weekend.

10/28/2012

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Cops Search For Suspect In Pedestrian Hit-And-Run

Police are looking for the person who hit a 20-year-old Minneapolis man and left the scene early Saturday morning in downtown Minneapolis.

10/27/2012

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P.O.S. Cancels Fall Tour, Except For First Avenue Concert

While P.O.S. will perform his First Avenue show on Oct. 26, he will cancel the remainder of his fall tour due to his failing kidneys.

10/20/2012

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Best Halloween Parties In The Twin Cities

Halloween isn’t just for kids, so if you’re looking for a fun Halloween bash to attend, check out some of the best parties the Twin Cities has to offer.

10/18/2012

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Best Resident DJs In Minnesota

These resident DJs really know how to heat up the dance floor with their signature styles. Check out some of the best live DJs that the Twin Cities have to offer.

08/16/2012

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Best Local Heavy Metal Bands In Minnesota

Looking for the best local heavy metal Minnesota has to offer? Metal purists and modern metal fans alike are sure to find a local favorite from this inclusive list.

07/19/2012

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Best Nightlife Spots For The Under 21 Crowd In Minneapolis

Not quite 21, but desire an exciting nightlife? Check out these Minneapolis venues that cater to the underage crowd.

07/05/2012

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Mayor Rybak Crowd Surfs At Trampled By Turtles Concert

On the same day as his State of the City address, Mayor R.T. Rybak hopped into the hands of concert-goers and crowd surfed.

04/13/2012

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Survey Says Mpls. Has One Of Top 10 Best Music Scenes

Minneapolis has the second best music scene in America, according to a recently released survey. Well, actually it has the second best music scene once you take New York City, Los Angeles and Nashville out of the mix.

03/27/2012

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Say Hello To Farewell Milwaukee

This Saturday night, The Honeydogs are playing a show at First Avenue, but many of the fans will be there to hear the opening act, Farewell Milwaukee.

03/09/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Stuck Between Stations’ Is Mpls Moonstruck

Summer, romance, Minneapolis: These are but some of the ingredients in a charming, Minnesota-made movie now playing at St. Anthony Main.

12/16/2011

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Adele Reschedules Concert For Xcel Energy Center

After postponing her First Avenue show due to laryngitis, Adele is headed back to the Twin Cities for a make-up show. But this time, she’ll be headed to a larger venue.

06/23/2011

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Holiday Weekend Ends With Violence In Minneapolis

It was a very violent holiday weekend in Minneapolis. Five separate shootings kept police busy Sunday night and early Monday morning.

05/30/2011

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4 Shot In Downtown Minneapolis Overnight

At least four people were shot just after closing time for bars and nightclubs in downtown Minneapolis, Minneapolis Police said.

05/30/2011

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Adele Postpones First Ave. Concert Due To Laryngitis

Pop star Adele has reportedly postponed her scheduled Thursday night concert at downtown Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue.

05/26/2011

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Top Foursquare Bar Check-Ins In Minneapolis

When meeting up with friends at a bar, if the first thing you say to them before hello is, “wait, let me check in” then you are part for the millions of connected foursquare users. Downtown Minneapolis saw a huge jump in check-ins in 2010.

05/26/2011

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