In a nod to Minneapolis, where they played the second night of their U.S. tour earlier tonight, Arcade Fire kicked off their encore with a cover of Prince’s “Controversy.” The song was actually on the setlist for the tour opener in Louisville Thursday night, but they ended up playing the Stones’ “The Last Time” instead. [...]
(John Hinderaker) Tonight Brian Ward and I sponsored a Power Line/Fraters Libertas/Ricochet meet up at Keegan’s Irish Pub in Northeast Minneapolis. It was a fun event. The turnout was excellent, and seemed even better because our group was packed into one end of the pub. Show More Summary
The collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis in 2007 killed 13 people and focused attention on the state of bridges across the nation. NYT, March 3rd, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS -- Before the start of free agency, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson seemed like one of the Minnesota Vikings' most likely targets, due to his history with new Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and his familiarity with Zimmer's defense. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings began the three-day negotiating window before the start of free agency by reaching out to a cornerback who could deliver an immediate jolt to the worst scoring defense in the league. According toShow More Summary
The great Minneapolis public radio station, The Current, will broadcast tonight’s Arcade Fire concert tonight,… Read more articles like "Stream Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Concert Tonight" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Listen to the band's full performance beginning at 9pm CT.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ever since Matt Cassel opted out of his contract with the Minnesota Vikings after the Super Bowl, bringing him back for the 2014 season and buying some time at the quarterback position was always the move that made the most sense. Show More Summary
The Commodity Research Bureau's BLS Foodstuffs index — a composite of prices of hogs, steers, lard, butter, soybean oil, cocoa, corn, Kansas City wheat, Minneapolis wheat, and sugar — has suddenly exploded higher in 2014 following a multi-year slide from all-time highs, as chart 1 illustrates. Show More Summary
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) have announced the results of survey research aimed at discovering patient and family satisfaction with acute care transfers for patients with STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction), a severe heart attack best treated quickly with specialized care.
MINNEAPOLIS -- In Todd McShay's third mock draft for ESPN, he has the Vikings taking Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert with the eighth overall pick. That's certainly a viable possibility -- the Vikings need another cornerbackShow More Summary
Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. We are very busy behind the scenes preparing for SkepchickCon, the science track at CONvergence, an annual sci-fi/fantasy con in the Minneapolis area. If you haven’t seen them already, check out Amy’s interviews with two of our guests, Dr. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS -- Admit it: You scoffed at Adrian Peterson's Twitter lobbying on Wednesday night for the Vikings to sign Michael Vick, didn't you? Vick hasn't played more than 13 games in a season since he was reinstated following his prison...Show More Summary
This is a two-part post on Mill City Museum and Mill Ruins District of Minneapolis. This piece is about the area outside Mill City Museum on the Mississippi River and the second part is the museum experience and story. Between February...Show More Summary
A 30-year-old Minnesota man is recovering from a brutal beating at the hands of an unknown assailant, and some think that the attack shows the signs of being a hate crime. Fox9 in Minneapolis-St. Paul is reporting that the victim was attacked shortly after leaving the eagleBOLTbar, described by its website as “The Premier Masculine Mens […]
Photo by Jay Reed/Flickr The chief information officer at retail giant Target has resigned following a massive holiday-season data breach, which affected millions of customers. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reports Beth Jacob’s...Show More Summary
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts offers a respite from winter with an enthusiastic jolt of color and life in ?Matisse: Masterworks from The Baltimore Museum of Art,? an exhibition of approximately 80 paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings by Henri Matisse. Show More Summary
It hasn’t been that long since the last time we heard from the Minneapolis indie-rap institution Atmosphere; The Family Sign, their last album, came out in 2011. But the duo’s next album Southsiders will come out in a different world. The duo’s new single is called “Bitter,” and if it was about the group’s feelings [...]
(Scott Johnson) On New Year’s day a powerful explosion and fire occurred at 514 Cedar Avenue South in Minneapolis, in a predominantly Somali neighborhood of the city. The building was gutted by the fire (photo below). Two bodies were found in the rubble, and fourteen people were hospitalized, one of whom died later. Show More Summary
Hotel Ivy Minneapolis opened in 2008 as a hotel and residential building in downtown Minneapolis. A unique feature of the hotel is its incorporation of a historic building into the modern main skyscraper structure. My photo (on left, if you could not tell) was taken from the Minneapolis Skyway on a snowy day. Show More Summary