Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — with fake snow

Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — with fake snow

You can ski for miles and miles in Minnesota — in summer — thanks to a giant treadmill and synthetic snow.
Fan who prompted Peter Frampton's Treasure Island meltdown laments her role
Music

Fan who prompted Peter Frampton's Treasure Island meltdown laments her role

July 25
She said she was using the album cover as a fan when the cameraman put her image on the big screens, much to the rocker's dismay.
Amazon's new series 'Last Tycoon' brings out the best in F. Scott Fitzgerald
TV & Media

Amazon's new series 'Last Tycoon' brings out the best in F. Scott Fitzgerald

July 25
Matt Bomer captures F. Scott Fitzgerald's spirit as a 1930s Hollywood mogul in "The Last Tycoon."
Justin Bieber cancels U.S. Bank Stadium show and other summer dates
Music

Justin Bieber cancels U.S. Bank Stadium show and other summer dates

July 24
"Unforeseen circumstances" was the only reason given for the cancellations, which will not be rescheduled.
Ballroom community mourns St. Paul dancer killed by Green Line crash
Variety

Ballroom community mourns St. Paul dancer killed by Green Line crash

July 25
Friends and colleagues remember Nicholas Westlake, 29, a high-ranking national competitor on the ballroom dance scene.
Frampton apologizes for meltdown that halted Treasure Island rock concert
Music

Frampton apologizes for meltdown that halted Treasure Island rock concert

July 25
"Things beyond my control changed," the British rocker explained on Twitter.
Books

Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

May 26
When a mysterious young captain arrives in her hometown of Bayfield, Wis., 12-year-old Kacie stows aboard his boat, Redemption, searching for answers about the father she has never known.
Eat & Drink

Where's the beef? Innovative St. Paul vegan restaurant does a spot-on Big Mac

July 24
J. Selby's vegan McDonald's knockoff is the restaurant's biggest seller.
Eat & Drink

Beer Choir combines love of suds and singing: 'Zero talent is required'

July 24
In the words of the official theme song: "The Beer Choir is the choir that sings while drinking beer."
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