Academy of Country Music Awards highlights

It was an All-Star night of music from the Academy of Country Music Awards show.

Love & loss 

January 30, 2013
Unflinching look at end-of-life changes in "Amour."

Flirty work

January 30, 2013
Oops -- she made out with a co-worker.
June 25

Cubs manager: Video review umps should be replaced by 'bunch of nerds'

Cubs manager Joe Maddon think baseball's video review umpires should be replaced by "a bunch of nerds."
May 7

Chaska's Matt Kegel commits to Gophers, giving them another top in-state lineman

Matt Kegel had reported offers from Oklahoma State, Iowa State and Pittsburgh but committed to Minnesota on Thursday.
November 25, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Say it with a gift

35 unique gift ideas that send a message — so you don’t have to.
October 23, 2014

Swimwear 2012: Poolside pin-up

Our costume model Nicole N. first appeared in's 2012 pin-up swimwear spread.
May 8, 2014

Tackle basics to put walleyes in your boat

• Spinning rod. Costs of graphite rods vary widely, from about $25 to more than $200, so seek guidance from a knowledgeable salesperson. A…
May 8, 2014

To catch a walleye: 10 tips for the fishing opener

Walleyes are beautiful, delicious — and at times — difficult to hook. Here’s how to land one for the opener.
February 24, 2014

Check out this year's Oscar-nominated shorts

REVIEW: A few stand out, but generally these shorts make up a mixed bag.
November 20, 2013

The best bowling in the Twin Cities

We tried out eight of the best bowling alleys in the Twin Cities.
November 5, 2013
The Sounds like Home concert will feature Mally (rear left), Alison Scott (center), Villa Rosa (with Maria Isa, rear right) and the Melismatics (fronted by Ryan Smith, front left).

Sounds Like Home

Friday: With gourmet eats, craft drinks and music, it sounds like a rockin' way to end homelessness.
September 22, 2013

Postgame: Coyle, Granlund continue to push

Ryan Suter's third-period tying goal and Jason Pominville's shootout winner lifted Minnesota to a 4-3 win
June 19, 2013

The List of Lists 2013 readers: Vote on our seventh annual compendium of the Twin Cities' best food, drink, music, fashion and everything else. Deadline is Monday!
June 3, 2013

Soundset 2012: One giant leap for Astronautalis

Transplant Twin Cities rapper Astronautalis brings style to Soundset.
May 30, 2013

The Restaurant Guide: UPTOWN

Minneapolis' capital of trendy boasts some surprising new arrivals. More ratings and reviews at
March 27, 2013
Minnesota Vikings mascot Ragnar in the first quarter. Minnesota beat...

Rootin' Ragnar

Getting to know the Vikings' larger-than-life mascot.
March 22, 2013

Diablo Cody: Running with the devil

As her film "Juno" opens Friday, Twin Cities blogger- turned- Hollywood- darling Diablo Cody tries to stay a step ahead of her growing fame.
February 8, 2013

Noir double-bill at the Heights Theatre

Noir double-billThe Heights Theatre presents a double-bill of fine, moody melodramas from Columbia Pictures Monday in its ongoing noir series. “In a Lonely Place”…
February 7, 2013

Humor goes missing in ‘Identity Thief’

REVIEW: At best, the Jason Bateman/Melissa McCarthy vehicle “Identity Thief” is perversely interesting as a major misstep for both stars.
February 1, 2013

Zombie love provides heat in 'Warm Bodies'

REVIEW: If vampires can fall in love, why can’t zombies? The premise works better than you might think. ⋆⋆ out of four stars
January 31, 2013

Movie review: Stallone's "Bullet to the Head"

Stallone is the toughest action star of AARP age, with fists and muscles to prove it.
January 31, 2013

Pacino, Walken, Arkin star in 'Stand Up Guys'

REVIEW: Put Pacino, Walken and Arkin together in one crime yarn, and not too much can go wrong.
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