6 reasons to like new Downtown East Commons park near stadium

6 reasons to like new Downtown East Commons park near stadium

The largest open space in downtown Minneapolis shows that an urban park can be more than trees and grass.
Midwest Traveler: Exploring the revived Eau Claire, Wis.
Variety

Midwest Traveler: Exploring the revived Eau Claire, Wis.

July 29
Head a few miles into the core of this sprawling city of 68,000, to the rivers that gave it its identity and purpose, and you'll find a thriving, active, happy place in the midst of a remarkable rejuvenation.
50 ways to explore the new Eat Street on Nicollet
Eat & Drink

50 ways to explore the new Eat Street on Nicollet

July 29
The dining journey along Nicollet Avenue has never been better.
Family says Prince tribute concert will be Oct. 13 at Vikings stadium
Prince

Family says Prince tribute concert will be Oct. 13 at Vikings stadium

July 29
Family members confirmed the date, but there was no word on who might perform.
Basketball career behind him, Mpls. rapper Mac Irv bounces to new beat
Music

Basketball career behind him, Mpls. rapper Mac Irv bounces to new beat

July 29
Former Minneapolis Henry star and NBA prospect Mac Irv is now slamming as a musician.
Even with Matt Damon back in action, 'Jason Bourne' crashes and burns
Movies

Even with Matt Damon back in action, 'Jason Bourne' crashes and burns 

July 29
REVIEW: Matt Damon returns to the spy series, but he should have stayed away. The fifth entry in the series is as exciting as a carbon copy produced by a clone.
Find a release party for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in Twin Cities
Books

Find a release party for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in Twin Cities

July 28
Rejoice. The drought is over. The "Harry Potter" release parties are back.
Movies

These multitasking 'Bad Moms' deserve a better movie 

July 28
REVIEW: "Bad Moms" paints a pretty disappointing picture of Mom World despite its best intentions.
Variety

Latest late-night battle: Stephen Colbert vs. corporate lawyers

July 28
"The Late Show" host defies orders to bury his former "COlbert Report" persona.
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    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    On The Stage
    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    On The Stage
    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Hot Off the Press: lithography, intaglio, monotype, photogravure, etching and more by cooperative members.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Hot Off the Press: lithography, intaglio, monotype, photogravure, etching and more by cooperative members.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    No More Events
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