Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Local Experiment

As it turns out, we’re not the only ones that want to showcase their local explorations on the Internet. There’s another team of four dedicated documentarians from Rochester that were kind enough to give us some of their time while […]

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A Difficult Goodbye

photos by Moe Kharrazi Costello’s bar and grill, located off of Selby and Western in St. Paul, will be closing its doors on Thursday, February 27th after 19 years of service. I’ve always developed close, personal attachments to places. It was difficult for […]

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Schell’s and 89.3 The Current Create Summer Suspense

My relationship with Schell’s started at twelve. No, this isn’t a confession. In 1998 I was a tumultuous teenager who had just imbibed his inaugural mug of 1919 Root Beer, It was with shock I would learn this Minnesota-made miracle […]

St. Paul’s Newest Brewery

It’s no secret that Minneapolis out-does St. Paul  when it comes to the number of breweries that call it home. Not to pit the Twin towns against each other, but us St. Paul beer fanatics would really love to see […]

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Jim Hodges & Sisyphus Bring V-Day Debuts To Walker

Valentine’s Day ran hot on the heels of  my recent romantic adventure to Cafe Maude. This past Friday we continued the celebration of our emotional entanglement with nationally-renowned artist Jim Hodges for his Midwest debut of Give More Than You […]

Experimental Comedy

What is funny? For audiences and comedians alike, it’s hard to know for sure what is going to get the laugh. But if you’re  a Fearless comedian, you already know that there is a way around bombing the night of […]

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Bigger is Better: Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra Live at the Icehouse

Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra Too Big to Fail  CD/vinyl release show February 7, 2014 The Icehouse in Minneapolis The Icehouse, located off 25th and Nicollet, is a pretty neat place. Largely brick and stone, it is somehow both cavernous and familiar. […]

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2014 Olympic Games – Minnesota Calls Sochi Home

Minnesota winters, with their inhumane temperatures and torrential white-washes, can elicit a suite of conflicted emotions. Many bemoan the snow while skiers and snowboarders wait patiently each year for ripe powder. Most of us are stir crazy by Christmas while […]

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Laughing Across the Twin Cities

We might not be like New York or Los Angeles, but here in the Twin Cities, we have an active and hilarious comedy community! Here’s a list of some of the hottest locations for a good laugh. While you’re out […]

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Big White Soul: Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra

Artist: Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra Album: Too Big to Fail (click to purchase) Released: January 21, 2014 Synopsis Melodic horn and piano-laden soul and funk with hip-hop energy and aesthetics. For fans of ‘60s soul, ‘70s pop/rock, ‘90s R n’ […]

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