Sara Boyd

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Curiocity: Q&A With Joss Stone, Before St. Paul Concert

It was 10 years ago that a young, soulful singer debuted her first album — a collection of cover songs titled, The Soul Sessions.

09/25/2012

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Curiocity: Figlio Re-Introduced At St. Louis Park’s West End

It’s been three years since Figlio shut down its doors at its iconic Uptown location, leaving a superb-happy-hour-sized hole in our hearts.

09/24/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Featured Food Truck — Dandelion Kitchen

It’s tough to miss this week’s feature — with a sunny yellow truck and flavors just as bright, Dandelion Kitchen is certainly a fan favorite among food-truck goers.

09/21/2012

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Curiocity: Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub Opens In S. Mpls.

When a bar offers free beer for life to start-up investors, it’s hard to forget. So it’s safe to say, we’ve all been a little anxious for Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub to open its doors — investors and non-investors alike.

09/20/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — No Name

For a business with “no moniker,” this St. Micheal, Minn. retailer sure has made a name for itself.

09/14/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With Tony Papenfuss On ‘Deer Camp’

Perhaps best known for his work in the 80s CBS sitcom, “Newhart,” Minneapolis actor Tony Papenfuss has perfected the art of comedic timing.

09/12/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Nate Dogs

He may be wearing a different shirt and a new tie but there’s one thing that Nate Beck is never without — a friendly smile. Rain or shine, first-timers or loyal customers, Beck always serves up some of the finest hot dogs in Minnesota with a side of humility and charisma.

08/31/2012

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Curiocity: Cafe Maude Heads To Loring Park

Taking inspiration from his first location, Cafe Maude owner Kevin Sheehy wanted to evoke a similar sense of community, celebration and love when opening his new restaurant downtown.

08/30/2012

New Fair Foods, Minnesota State Fair, 2012

Curiocity: My Top 5 New Foods At The Minnesota State Fair

This year’s feast of the Minnesota State Fair’s new foods proved to be both plentiful and oh-so-delectable. But before I let my stomach settle, why don’t we re-hash my faves, calorie-by-calorie.

08/23/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Chef Shack

As one of the pioneers of Twin Cities street food, the owners of Chef Shack prove they’re not only getting better with time — they’re getting bigger.

08/17/2012

Cirque du Soleil, Dralion

Curiocity: Q&A With Cirque Du Soleil ‘Dralion’ Juggler

It’s hard not to be mesmerized — a Cirque du Soleil juggler, in full make-up and costume, juggling non-stop as if it were as easy as breathing.

08/14/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Simply Steve’s

When it comes to good eats on the street, Simply Steve’s likes to keep it in the family — his employees are his own flesh and blood.

08/10/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With John O’Hurley, ‘Chicago’s’ Billy Flynn

When “Chicago” opens Tuesday night at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, audiences will be graced with a very familiar face.

08/07/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Potter’s Pasties & Pies

The 2012 Olympic Games in London has everyone feeling a bit more Brit these days. Lucky for us, we’ve got plenty of places to get a taste of England. But if it’s the English pasty (pronounced past-ee) you desire, there’s truly only one place that’ll tickle your fancy.

08/03/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With Karmin Before Glamorama Debut

Look at ‘em now. The latest YouTube sensation turned mainstream success story is showing the world, they’re much more than just covers.

08/01/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Featured Food Truck — Saucy Burt’s

Meet the saucy minx behind Saucy Burt’s killer cart. While it’s not a food “truck,” per se, the dynamite dishes coming out of this little cart certainly make it a deserving pick for this week’s feature.

07/27/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With Chef Marcus Samuelsson On New Memoir

Before Marcus Samuelsson turned 40, he had a three-star restaurant from the New York Times, was named Rising Star Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation and Best Chef in New York City and was asked to serve President Obama and his family at the State Dinner.

07/24/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Aussie’s Kebabs

All the way from the land down under, we bring you Aussie’s Kebabs — a delightful little truck, cooking up a lot of flavor.

07/20/2012

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Curiocity: Mpls.’ Rhythmic Circus Moving On Up

Take a crazy talented group of friends and one intriguing idea and you’ve got an incredibly entertaining show, coming soon to a Minneapolis theater.

07/16/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Hola Arepa

Say hello to Hola Arepa — the bright, teal truck that’s fast become a favorite for many downtown lunch-goers. Serving the best in Latin cuisine and traditional arepas, this mobile kitchen has been a popular place since it opened last year.

07/13/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With The Star Of ‘Roman Holiday,’ The Musical

So when the decision was made to turn the iconic film into a musical on the Guthrie stage, there were certainly some big shoes to fill. Luckily, for the Guthrie — and local audiences — they found their princess in newcomer Stephanie Rothenberg.

07/09/2012

Sushi Fix, Food Truck, Billy Tserenbat

Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — SushiFix

The words “sushi food truck” may seem like an oxymoron to some. Fresh fish coming out of a parked truck? Isn’t that some kind of health hazard? Well rest assured, the fine folks at SushiFix in downtown Minneapolis have managed to conquer the art of sushi from a truck — and then some.

06/29/2012

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Curiocity: Kristin Chenoweth Hits A High Note

It’s not often that a performer receives a standing ovation, just for gracing the stage — and during a make-up concert, no less. But when you have as much talent that Kristin Chenoweth does, it seems more than deserved.

06/27/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Food Truck Feature — Harvest Grill

This week we’re meeting the owner of Harvest Grill Food Truck — a relatively new truck to grace Marquette Avenue.

06/22/2012

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Curiocity: Roman Holiday Is Perfectly Bittersweet

If Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck are the main stars of “Roman Holiday,” then the city of Rome is certainly the supporting actor. So what happens when you remove the city and are given a blank stage for a musical? Does it work — can it be recreated?

06/21/2012

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