Former Gophers quarterback coach Jim Zebrowski lands at Hamline

Jim Zebrowski, who was Gophers QB coach for five years, will be the new assistant head coach under Chip Taylor at Hamline

Academy of Country Music Awards highlights

April 20, 2015
It was an All-Star night of music from the Academy of Country Music Awards show.

Love & loss 

January 30, 2013
Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Rivain "Amour.
Unflinching look at end-of-life changes in "Amour."
Gophers
May 7, 2015

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
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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 Vita.mn's 2012 pin-up swimwear spread.
May 8, 2014
Tacklebox must-haves

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.
Movies
February 24, 2014
“Paperman”

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
Clockwise from top left: Ran-Ham Bowling Center; Sera Mugeta reacted to shot at Memory Lanes; Right: shoes at Elsie’s; Megan Zinken whirls one down

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 (front

Sounds Like Home

Friday: With gourmet eats, craft drinks and music, it sounds like a rockin' way to end homelessness.
Sports
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
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The List of Lists 2013

Vita.mn 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 vita.mn/food-drink
March 27, 2013
A hearty thumbs up from Vikings mascot Ragnar.

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.
Movies
February 8, 2013
“In a Lonely Place” stars Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame.

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"…
Movies
February 7, 2013
Melissa McCarthy can run but she can’t hide from Jason Bateman in "Identity Thief."

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.
Movies
February 1, 2013
Nicholas Hoult is the romantic zombie “R” in “Warm Bodies.”

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
Movies
January 31, 2013
Christian Slater and Sylvester Stallone face off old-school-style in “Bullet to the Head.”

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

Stallone is the toughest action star of AARP age, with fists and muscles to prove it.
Movies
January 31, 2013
Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Al Pacino are “Stand Up Guys.”

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.
January 30, 2013
Harriet Brasserie - Tofu hash l.

Best chef-driven breakfasts

At the best Twin Cities restaurants, breakfast gets top-chef treatment.