Baristas from Minnesota, Iowa and all the way down to Texas are in town for the weekend-long “Big Central Coffee Competition” at Uppercut Gym in northeast Minneapolis.
Very rarely does anyone look forward to a Monday. The weekend is over, a full week of work lies ahead and there are five full days until Friday rolls around. Mondays, for many, are a drag.
Over the last couple of weeks, I took a look at Halloween events around the Twin Cities. This week, let’s take a look at another type of celebration occurring this weekend. Dia de los Muertos, […]
The Forest Lake Rangers did not win a football game in the fall of 2014. By most accounts, that would constitute a miserable season. For one head coach, it has been a memory of a lifetime. Jeff Wilson took over the team as the head coach this fall. He added a special offensive line coach — his father, Gary.
A new Twin Cities restaurant is nearly ready to take diners to new heights. “Betty Danger’s Country Club” in northeast Minneapolis is hard to miss, especially with the 60-foot Ferris wheel out front.
Every so often, I visit the U of M Dairy Salesroom and pick up a few cheeses. Last time, I purchased a tub of Nuworld cheese spread. Nuworld is a cheese developed at the U of M and is considered a white “blue” cheese instead of the more traditional blue veined blue cheese.
Everyone safely escaped a house fire in northeast Minneapolis Sunday thanks to an alert neighbor. Just before 3 p.m. Sunday, flames started shooting from the back of this home on Taylor Street NE.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for killing a Northeast Minneapolis man last weekend. The shooting happened just after 6 a.m. Sunday, and investigators believe it was a case of a robbery gone wrong.
The family of a man gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station are remembering him Saturday as a kind, selfless man. Kelly Phillips, 48, was buried Saturday morning in his hometown of Mason City, Iowa.
Northeast Minneapolis is an area that is rich with culture and tradition. And one of those traditions is the annual Corn and Brat Feed hosted by the Northeast Farmer’s Market.
Breweries and taprooms have grown so much in popularity in the last 10 years. The new kid on the block is just down the block from a few other breweries and taprooms like 612 Brew, and that is by design.
Before Kelly Phillips was part of a mystery, he was part of a love story. He was set to wed his fiancé, Nathon Bailey, in a matter of days. It was a union his father, Iowa resident Jim Phillips, says the family was excited about.
There is a small, but growing, movement of Americans who are making their own crafts and goods again. J. W. Hulme, the St. Paul leather-goods company whose gained attention in fashion magazines ad Hollywood for their makers handcrafted handbags and briefcases.
When 18-year-old Carrie Richter and 20-year-old Dustin Baity didn’t show up for a gathering on Christmas Day 1998, their families grew suspicious. The couple was later found strangled and stabbed in the northeast Minneapolis apartment they shared. “Homicides are never over and DNA is the great tool of investigators and prosecutors,” said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.
A Minneapolis bridge is temporarily closed to traffic due to violations of a recent load limit. City officials say the 89-year-old St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in northeast Minneapolis was restricted to a three-ton load limit after recent inspections. But people have noticed larger vehicles still crossing the bridge, which triggered the closure.