“Design” is the new black.
Verse or Worse
To keep your fingers limber as another Minnesota winter approaches, MinnPost will hold a writing competition of sorts every two weeks.
Most newsmakers are found on the extreme poles of one argument or another. Nancy Pelosi and Newt Gingrich, for example.
Have you seen ’em yet? Those guys and gals hanging around University Avenue and other streets taking copious notes on clipboards?
Meet your local “Traffic Counters,” now working a limited engagement in the Twin Cities.
Maybe it’s just artsy civic pride, but I’ve heard local jazz enthusiasts boast that there are more live jazz venues per capita in the Twin Cities than anywhere else in the United States.
Earlier this week, the news broke that Star Tribune circulation had sunk again — 6.5 percent Monday-Friday, and 4.3 percent Sunday from a year earlier.
O brothers, where aren’t thou?
It’s a better-than-average time to be a fan of Joel and Ethan Coen.
Voters who said no to funding referendums in such metro-area districts as Robbinsdale, Elk River, Inver Grove Heights and Prior Lake-Savage may be celebrating what they see as a victory over higher property taxes, but it’s really just a “pay me now
Never mind Dear Abby, Dr. Phil or Dr. Laura. It’s Jane Austen who’s dishing out the latest advice for the lovelorn.
Overheard at a knitters gathering in Minneapolis: “The library catalog said the books were checked in, but they were not on the shelf. And I know how to use the Dewey Decimal system!
When classical music people talk about the health of their favorite art form, as they often do, they need to talk about the health of classical music on radio. Why?