Issue 385

Minneapolis Auto Show Features a Whopping 500 Vehicles

The 37th annual Auto Show runs March 6-14 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Hours are Monday-Friday, 4-10 PM; Saturday, 10 AM-10 PM; and Sunday, 10 AM-7 PM. Read the rest of this entry »

Pregnant Pauses

Everybody is getting pregnant these days: Heidi Klum—constantly. Those frisky Kardashian girls. Well, everybody. Everybody, that is, except men. You can teach them to take out the garbage and do the laundry, but no way can you get them to have kids.

But if men could get pregnant, it would surely change life as we know it. Culture, science, relationships—nothing would be the same. Read the rest of this entry »


Residents of Avenue Q Speak Out

Interview with Brian, Christmas Eve, Kate Monster, Lucy the Slut, Nicky, Rod, Princeton, and Trekkie Monster

During a recent trip to New York City, I set out to meet the residents of Avenue Q I had heard so much about over the past few years. Because it was New York, I intended to take a taxi, but quickly decided against it when my driver told me if we got pulled over, I should keep my mouth shut, look forward, and let him do the talking. I figured it was best to hoof it to my destination. Read the rest of this entry »


Offers Great Comfort Food with Superlative Service

I have to confess that the first time I dined at Kings, I was off the clock. A friend endorsed it as a place where we could grab a no-fuss but decent bite to eat, and I simply went along for the ride. Immediately upon entering, however, I thought it would be a perfect fit for my column. Despite its small kitchen, the from-scratch menu makes smart use of local produce, and it’s a little out of the way at its home in South Minneapolis. However, the single biggest reason I fell in love with the place is this: When I walked in, as an ordinary customer on a busy Saturday night, I was greeted like family. Read the rest of this entry »

Going Local at the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show: Sasha Andreev Offers Tips

While a few common things come to mind when one thinks of Minnesota—snow and lakes—we have a lot more to celebrate than what’s on the surface. This year, the theme of the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show is celebrating the tundra currently known as Minnesota.

Opening its doors to the public February 24 at Noon at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the event once again will delight guests with tips for the home—this year directed at Minnesota abodes. Read the rest of this entry »

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