Smoothie shop is undoubtedly king

Meredith Gallagher

January 4, 2010

Filed under Around the Corner, Restaurant Reviews, Reviews

Instead of Jamba Juice like always, try going to Smoothie King for your after-school snack. This stop, located just on the corner of Cedar Lake Road and Parkdale Drive, offers more than 50 different flavors of smoothies. Since... Read more »

West End provides new theater option

Dann Fry

January 4, 2010

Filed under Reviews, Theater Reviews

For patrons of the west, options for movie theaters have always been limited. On November 21, however, ShowPlace opened a new theater in St. Louis Park as part of the extensive Shops at West End project. The new theater, officially... Read more »

Yum! Restaurant more than just a bakery

Addie Reine

January 4, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews, Reviews

You peer into the bakery window and suddenly you're five years old. The swirled snowdrifts of frosting dusted with a touch of shining sprinkles top jumbo cupcakes by an inch, instantly engaging all of your senses. But no sooner... Read more »

The Weepies

Addie Reine

December 18, 2009

Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Soothing harmonies artfully construceted by this two-person group entangled in the guitar's distinct picking mesh to create an eerie and pleasant tones. The way that these blissful melodies snatch a listener's attention prove... Read more »

Hello there Oscar. It’s me…”Precious”

Chandy Clemens

December 10, 2009

Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

I love this time of the season. Great films are released in conjunction with the years end. Not only that, an aroma of Oscar gold is slowly wafting into every studio exec office and boy does it smell satisfying. So its only fitting... Read more »

“New Moon” only enjoyable to die-hard “Twilight” fans

Sean Buckhorn

December 10, 2009

Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

Admittedly, I expected little from "The Twilight Saga: New Moon". This was, after all, a movie planned, filmed, and edited in a little less than nine months; a movie based upon a poorly-written novel; a movie that compelled one... Read more »

A masterpiece on the woes of humanity in post-apocalyptic America, “The Road”

Meredith Gallagher

December 10, 2009

Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

In the midst of Twilight media-mania, many a movie have slipped under the radar, and none more deserving than the post-apocalyptic masterpiece, "The Road." The movie follows a father and son as they try to weather the constant... Read more »

Wes Anderson style under the guise of children friendly “Mr. Fox”

Mickey Caulfield

December 10, 2009

Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

Oh, to be a child in 2009; first, "Ponyo," then "Where the Wild Things Are," and now Wes Anderson's "Fantastic Mr. Fox"––the latest in a stream of charming films supposedly aimed at children but primarily enjoyed by adults.  "Fox"... Read more »

Cobain ressurrected with “Live At Reading” concert DVD

Logan McMillen

December 7, 2009

Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

If you saw a strung out heroin addict in a hospital gown tipping over towers of amplifiers, chances you were at one of two places. The Schmitt Music in Roseville or at home watching "Live At Reading," the newest Nirvana bootleg... Read more »