A fellow Polynesian is being featured here at ThisIsBooksMusic.com, and her name is Leilani Wolfgramm. Upon seeing the name, I had wondered if she was related to any of the Wolfgramm’s that are the members of the Minneapolis pop/R&B group, The Jets. No word on a connection with them, but Wolfgramm makes some very good […]
Chipotle is bringing its FREE Cultivate Food, Ideas & Music Festival to Minneapolis on Saturday, August 23, in Loring Park. The one-day festival features cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs Andrew Zimmern, Amanda Freitag and Erik Anderson, along with food...
We're in Minneapolis this week for the annual meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), where 6,000 state legislators, staffers, and experts gather. I'll be on an NCSL panel event on State Tax Reform with Michael...Show More Summary
By Gemstone Equity Research: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota is the United States' second-largest discount retailer with stores in the US as well as in Canada. The company has been performing extraordinarily well in the last few years. Show More Summary
The housing bust brought gentrification in Atlanta to a grinding halt, but the trend continued in other cities including Denver, Minneapolis, Portland, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., researchers with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland conclude. Cincinnati was a puzzling anomaly...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday that he reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release, saying the club had agreed to donate to several groups that support gay rights.
Last Thursday I attended the third annual Internet Cat Video Festival. It's the original one, and it's in my backyard, so I've been lucky enough to experience all three! I know the festival now tours, but if you've never attended the...Show More Summary
When you think of Soul Asylum, you mostly think of the ‘90s and Runaway Train, but for me, I grew up on Cartoon in the ‘80s with the band from Minneapolis.
The Minnesota Vikings moved to 2-0 under head coach Mike Zimmer with an exciting 30-28 win over the Arizona Cardinals at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday night in Minneapolis. Yes, we used "exciting" and "preseason" in the same sentence....Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS -- The corner route Kyle Rudolph ran in the second quarter Saturday night, lining up between the hash marks at the Minnesota Vikings' 49 and roaming to his left just inside the numbers at the Arizona Cardinals' 30-yard line, is exactly the kind for which Rudolph lost 15 pounds this offseason. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS -- Much of his work came against the Arizona Cardinals' second-team defense Saturday night, so it's wise to use some measure of restraint when talking about Matt Cassel's performance in the Minnesota Vikings' second preseason game. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS -- As the Minnesota Vikings continue to try and establish a pecking order at safety, it appears they'll give Chris Crocker every chance to wind up at the top of it. The 34-year-old, who signed with the Vikings earlier this...Show More Summary
The Arizona Cardinals (1-0) and Minnesota Vikings (1-0) play Saturday night at TCF Bank Field in Minneapolis. Lindley's up: It's tough not to feel bad for Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley. The bar that Logan Thomas set last week, going 11-for-12 against the Houston Texans, may have set the expectations too high on Lindley. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Vikings and Chris Kluwe may not be going to court after all. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the two sides have reached a settlement. Dawn Mitchell of Fox 9 in Minneapolis confirmed that Kluwe 's attorney, Clayton...Show More Summary
The third annual Internet Cat Video Festival took place last night in Minneapolis. A huge crowd gathered to watch cat vieos and meet some feline internet stars. Here are all the featured videos. The winner of the Golden Kitty Award was 8 Signs of Addiction featuring Shorty and Kodi. Learn more about the event with many links at Metafilter. (Image credit: Shorty and Kodi)
``The Federal Reserve won't reach its target of 2 percent inflation until 2018 because of continued weakness in the job market, said Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota.'' -- And of course gold is tanking... hmmmmmmmm...
Narayana Kocherlakota, President of the Minneapolis Fed:..I’m a member of the Federal Open Market Committee—the FOMC—and, as a monetary policymaker, my discussion will be framed by the goals of monetary policy. Congress has charged the FOMC with making monetary...
U.S. inflation has remained consistently below the Federal Reserve's 2% inflation target and is forecast to continue doing so, while the broader economy is still "some way" from full employment, Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota said Friday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The owner of a now-closed Minnesota head shop was sentenced to 17½ years in prison Thursday for selling synthetic drugs in a case that prosecutors said should remove any doubts that substances sold under such names as "incense," ''spice" and "bath salts" are illegal.
When one of my favorite radio stations, WCCO in Minneapolis, called me to discuss the 'Tinderella Syndrome' and wanted my take if women weren't able to approach and meet men offline because of their addiction to Tinder and mobile dating...Show More Summary