High-end, hand-cut ice is a must for Minnesota's cocktail culture

High-end, hand-cut ice is a must for Minnesota's cocktail culture

The growing fascination with craft cocktails — which feature high-end ingredients and cost $10 to $20 — has created an equally high-end business for properly chilling them.
Upscale Mpls. hotel offering $12,000 Vikings tailgating package
Variety

Upscale Mpls. hotel offering $12,000 Vikings tailgating package

11 minutes ago
A luxury hotel package has all the tailgating essentials for Vikings games: a concierge, champagne and a limo.
Ex-BBC boss says firing Jeremy Clarkson from 'Top Gear' was a big mistake
Celebrities

Ex-BBC boss says firing Jeremy Clarkson from 'Top Gear' was a big mistake

10:04am
The BBC made a massive mistake by firing "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson last year — or so the network's former boss thinks.
Video game pioneer talks guns, violence and catharsis
Variety

Video game pioneer talks guns, violence and catharsis

August 22
With mass shootings in the news, is it time to reassess gun-based entertainment?
Fancy or absurd? Twitter goes nuts over Mississippi students' lap of luxury dorm
Variety

Fancy or absurd? Twitter goes nuts over Mississippi students' lap of luxury dorm

12:05pm
Most dorm rooms look like prison and smell like EZMac. But not at the University of Mississippi. It turns out that super fancy dorm rooms at the southern university are a thing.
Review: 'Rise Up, O Men' doesn't sour the Church Basement Ladies' formula
Stage & Arts

Review: 'Rise Up, O Men' doesn't sour the Church Basement Ladies' formula

August 22
REVIEW: The stage comedy franchise adds a little Y chromosome to its successful shtick.
Demi Lovato sued by indie rock band for alleged song theft
Music

Demi Lovato sued by indie rock band for alleged song theft

August 23
Did Demi Lovato pluck her song "Stars" from another artist's catalog? That's the claim made in a new copyright lawsuit filed against the former "Sonny With a Chance" star.
Variety

Designer puts 'boho-modern' spin on her midcentury rambler in Edina

August 22
A quest for simpler, one-level living — and a different look — led a Minneapolis interior designer to take a 1949 rambler in Edina "to the next level of more grown-up midcentury style."
Music

The Eagles: Why we love them, why we hate them

August 19
With surviving singer Don Henley coming to the State Fair, it's time to reassess his bestselling band.
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