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Anthony Bourdain talks Marilyn Mania at Minneapolis event
Intrepid traveler, writer and cook Anthony Bourdain was in Minneapolis this past weekend for a stop on his Guts & Glory tour, along with Minnesota transplant and fellow adventurer Andrew ZImmern. ...
5/14/13 at 10:14 AM 'Butcher and the Boar' in Minneapolis 10/4/12 at 5:05 PM
The Great 'Juicy Lucy' Debate 4/18/12 at 10:29 PM
What to do with a HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis
The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota's historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near C...
4/25/13 at 7:09 AM SIA Conference coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul 4/9/13 at 4:01 AM
Sabula-Savanna Bridge to be given away- any takers? 2/18/13 at 9:43 AM
Two Twin Cities Bites & A Sysco Food Show: Los Paisanos Taqueria & Sun Street Breads
This past weekend, Jake and I headed to the Twin Cities for the wedding reception we never had. We had said our vows in October at a small ceremony and were finally able to extend the celebration to f...
4/11/13 at 11:53 AM Birthday Week Eats: Happy Hour At Mezzaluna & Kibbe Nayyi 9/30/12 at 3:53 PM
A Romp Through The Red River Valley Fair & A Gyro Rant 7/19/12 at 5:50 PM
Spring Break Pt. 2: Downtown diva
During our mini vacation, Robert and I decided to dress up and go out for a fancier dinner date. We chose Zelo, a nice Italian restaurant a few blocks from the hotel. I'd would recommend it for a spec...
3/24/13 at 12:12 AM Spring Break Pt. 1: Sky High 3/21/13 at 7:07 PM
Day 9: Versatile body-cons make easy day-to-night transition 11/21/12 at 9:39 PM
Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis. When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t...
2/14/13 at 10:03 AM Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 1 2/6/13 at 11:20 AM
Unknown Ordinances: Why Fines Aren't Fine for Budget Use 5/16/12 at 10:33 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Sarcoma patient Kelly Hutton returns to Grand Forks job; benefit for Hutton, birth-traumatized son on Nov. 10
Kelly Hutton returned to work in Grand Forks Monday, still buoyed by self-described wonderful news in late September about her outlook after cancer surgery. Hutton who, with her baby son Mason, is...
10/3/12 at 4:31 PM Grand Forks boy, 8, who battled back from ruptured appendix, infection returns home; fundraiser continues 10/3/12 at 10:08 AM
Fund created for ill Grand Forks boy 9/22/12 at 9:25 AM
It occurred to me at about 6:30 AM this morning that if one must be up and about at such an ungodly hour they should at least have their landscape punctuated with petunia balls. That is about the only...
9/26/12 at 7:57 PM Color my world... 10/5/11 at 1:57 PM
Stumbling my way through this dance called life... 3/5/11 at 11:13 PM
2012 Presidential Election
Back in February of 2010 I etch-a-sketched an article called "Repubocrats"...my term for the total "indifferences" between republicans and democrats. Upon watching sometimes up to 8-minutes of the rep...
9/4/12 at 3:13 PM
When Bridges Fall Down
Yesterday August 1 marked the fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis 35W bridge collapse which took the lives of 13 people and marred the emotional lives of many more. As a city and as a nation, we co...
8/2/12 at 8:45 AM Hidden Treasures 6/20/12 at 7:30 AM
Getting Wild in the City! 4/3/12 at 5:30 AM
An easy 6
After heading home from work on Monday, I went straight to my laptop and logged in. With 2 competing issues hampering my running, I'm determined to work on some weaknesses and beat the rash of health-...
5/8/12 at 4:38 PM A good running rhythm 6/8/11 at 8:18 AM
Closer to fine 6/7/11 at 9:15 AM
MSU Moorhead student creates indie music website
Michael Schreifels, a senior majoring in film studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead, is a dedicated student to say the least. Schreifels will complete his four-year degree in three, has contr...
4/18/12 at 9:40 AM
Stadium backers say deal to be announced Thursday
Minnesota Vikings stadium supporters say they will announce a deal Thursday that could lead to a new home for the states professional football team. Team officials, state leaders and Minneapolis offi...
2/29/12 at 11:21 PM Minneapolis 'all but out' of convention consideration 12/20/10 at 5:24 AM
International interest in cycling
I ride bicycles for the fun of it and for the activitys health benefits. Ive ridden most of my life and really hit it hard a few years ago when my doctor told me I was pre-diabetic and needed to lose ...
2/3/12 at 6:06 PM
First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo...
11/17/11 at 5:41 AM