What Affleck lacks in acting talent, he makes up for in his directing of “The Town”

Anna Slayton

November 5, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews, Top Stories

The trailer for the movie “The Town” successfully captured what most movie-goers love: a couple of intense gun fight scenes, a forbidden love story, and of course the characters’ struggle with good and evil. The audience... Read more »

Weezer produces eighth quirky record

Maddie Hibbs, Staff writer

November 2, 2010

Filed under a&e featured, Music Reviews, Reviews

After their last mainstream album, Weezer takes a trip back to the old days with their new album “Hurley,” which hit stores September 14. With well-designed lyrics and string-breaking guitar solos, the Weezer fans love... Read more »

Bar la Grassa

Julia Weber, staff writer

October 20, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews

Aside from the friendly and sharply dressed staff, the sound and smell of the sizzling culinary creations in the open kitchen draw the customer into the hip atmosphere at Bar La Grassa––named 2009 Star Tribune restaurant of... Read more »

From gourmet pizza to in-house pizza

Taylor Kenyon, staff writer

October 20, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews

At dinner time on a Friday night, the parking lot at Pizza Lucé overflows into the street. A mob of people huddle around the entrance waiting to reach the podium where they find a friendly hostess dressed in jeans and a rock... Read more »

Home cooking on the BLVD

Giulia Imholte, staff writer

October 20, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews

It’s 6 o’clock on a Saturday night and BLVD Kitchen and Bar, the new American bistro off of Wayzata Boulevard, is already jam-packed. The industrial architecture, and simple, but inviting aura of this apparent hot spot has... Read more »

Smashburger

October 19, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews

With approximately six locations throughout the Twin Cities area, SmashBurger may claim to be one of the best burger joints in town. Equipped with lightning-fast service, a relaxed atmosphere, and food that completely satiates... Read more »

Time to give more of your life to Facebook

Ethan Perushek, Staff writer

October 19, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

Facebook empire and its creators. The movie portrays people in a new generation, our generation––the one of social networking in which our lives are truly impersonal and nothing is truly private. This semi-true story shows... Read more »

Asylum: disturbingly familiar

Matt Muenzberg, Staff Writer

October 18, 2010

Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Metal band Disturbed’s new album “Asylum,” a strong performance of everything we’ve already heard from them before, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart on September 5 by selling 179,000 copies, making it their... Read more »