Meet the Minnesotan who helped launch the careers of Lewis Black and other comedy stars

Meet the Minnesotan who helped launch the careers of Lewis Black and other comedy stars

Dan Schlissel makes edgy new comedy the old-fashioned way. He's the owner of Stand Up Records, one of the country's premier indie comedy labels.
5 Minneapolis distilleries offer cocktails with local flavor
Eat & Drink

5 Minneapolis distilleries offer cocktails with local flavor

September 28
The Twin Cities' distillery room scene has taken off with force in the past year and a half. These five distilleries with cocktail rooms offer local flavor in a glass.
Italian Eatery serves up success in south Minneapolis, but there's a big but
Eat & Drink

Italian Eatery serves up success in south Minneapolis, but there's a big but 

September 28
REVIEW: The meals go beyond the usual suspects. Think brunch, for starters. However, there is one area where the kitchen's wobbliness is most evident: the pasta.
Viral video hoax prompts social media blowback for KDWB's Dave Ryan
TV & Media

Viral video hoax prompts social media blowback for KDWB's Dave Ryan

September 28
KDWB's Dave Ryan was blasted on social media Tuesday after a video of him being rude to a restaurant server made the rounds on the internet.
Alton Brown, showman of food TV, pulls back the curtain on his private life
Books

Alton Brown, showman of food TV, pulls back the curtain on his private life

September 28
He is a private, politically conservative Southerner who sometimes carries a Bible and a firearm. And he is probably much smarter than you.
Twin Cities-based actor is having a Glamour moment
Variety

Twin Cities-based actor is having a Glamour moment

September 28
Sun Mee Chomet, who is in 'The Last Firefly' that premieres at the Children's Theatre Friday, is featured in photos and video in the style magazine
Kindergarten is off to a rocky start – what's a parent to do?
Variety

Kindergarten is off to a rocky start – what's a parent to do?

September 28
I'm trying to keep my cool while respecting my kindergartner's emotions. But what if the situation doesn't improve?
Variety

Throwback soul man Leon Bridges explores Funkytown at the Orpheum

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The 27-year-old Texan proved to be a terrific showman.
TV & Media

TV viewers worldwide will have their eyes on Minnesota as Ryder Cup tees off

September 27
This weekend's Ryder Cup will be the year's most-watched sports event in the U.S.
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