gentlewave: Jean Clouet [Janet Clouet; Jean Clouet The Younger] (ca. 1475/1485–1541): Portrait of Charlotte of France [Portrait de Charlotte de Valois], circa 1522, oil on panel, 17.78 × 13.34 cm, Minneapolis Institute of Arts [MIA], Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America, source: commons.wikimedia.org.
I guess it's about time for another one. It's time we got back to the things like mattered -- like more surveillance: MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are asking Americans to remain vigilant to the threat...Show More Summary
Public bike-sharing programs in North America have performed variably, with less than hoped-for ridership in Chicago, Denver, Chattanooga and Minneapolis, and technical glitches and disputes over where to place bike kiosks in New York. Show More Summary
The Minnesota airwaves just got a whole lot gayer. In June, iHeartMedia Minneapolis-St. Paul launched the nation's first FM radio station dedicated exclusively to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) listeners. The new 96.7...Show More Summary
Architect Donald Wexler (left) with a client. Although Donald Wexler was raised and educated in Minneapolis, he probably wouldn't want you to know that. It was at the behest of bon vivant socialite William Cody that Wexler begrudgingly decamped to...
With this year’s MLB All-Star game less than two weeks away, the host city of Cincinnati is gearing up to hold one of their largest events since 2010. Minneapolis, a larger Midwestern market and last year’s host city, did not see the overwhelming success it wanted with their All-Star hosting [...]
Jack Disney wrote about pro baseball before Los Angeles had a major league team. He covered the Lakers when they moved here from Minneapolis and, he told people, might have been responsible for USC keeping legendary football coach John McKay.
June 30--To get to her job at a spa in Eden Prairie's bustling commercial district, massage therapist LesleyAnne Crosby usually took three Metro Transit buses from her south Minneapolis home. The commute took about two hours -- one way. A serious ankle injury prevented her from driving like everyone else. Show More Summary
Categories: Events The greatest science comedy panel quiz show in the world is coming back to Minneapolis this Wednesday, July 1! This year’s Quizotron is once again at the Bryant Lake Bowl and... (Read more...)
Bad Bad Hats are the sweethearts of Minneapolis. The trio has one release thus far in their career, an EP called It Hurts, and are releasing their debut full-length, Psychic Reader, in a couple weeks. We premiered the second single, the title track, earlier this month, and now you can hear a new track called […]
One of the multi-seat mobile bars in Minneapolis tipped over after being rear-ended, trapping several passengers underneath
What goes on in the mind of genius? A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts seeks to answer that question by examining Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester: a 500 year-old notebook containing his 72 pages of cross-disciplinary ruminations. Show More Summary
CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY: “It’s the new religion, and it’s the new home of the entire liberal agenda,” Katherine Kersten writes in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune of all places: The Church of Sustainability derives many of its major themes from Judeo-Christianity. It teaches that the Earth — once a pristine Eden — is now fallen and polluted because of […]
Pretty much you had a great team building activities and yes with one of the pictures I saw, I agree with you.They really are creative individuals! Roxanne
Landmarks across the nation embraced the rainbow last night to mark the Supreme Court’s historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in America. Check out the amazing photos below: BREAKING: #Minneapolis joins the party. The 35-W bridge is lit… The post Landmarks Light Up to Celebrate Nationwide Marriage Equality: PHOTOS appeared first on Towleroad.
The second iteration of SRCCON, the conference spun out of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project, is underway today in my hometown of Minneapolis. As far as journalism-related conferences go, SRCCON falls more on the technology and development end of the spectrum. Some of the sessions include: “We all have issues: Sharing projects built on GitHub’s API,”...
A woman was found fatally stabbed shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday inside the transit hub of Ramp A in downtown Minneapolis, authorities said. Officers apprehended a woman soon afterward near the ramp but later determined she was "not the...Show More Summary
June 25--Eden Prairie agreed to drop or delay two stations. Minneapolis balked at losing any. With two weeks left before a critical vote on the Southwest light-rail line, public officials are bearing down on $341 million in cost cuts...Show More Summary
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Investigator: IRS Erased Computer Backups After Officials Realized Tea Party Emails Were Lost: IRS employees erased computer backup tapes a month after officials discovered that thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal had been lost, according to government investigators. The investigators, however, concluded that...
Here’s the Minneapolis Star Tribune quoting Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders on the value of top NBA draft prospect Karl-Anthony Towns: Most expect the Wolves to take Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick. And while Flip wasn’t saying who he’s taking, he did extol Towns’ virtues when asked about the Kentucky center. Here’s what he had to [...]