You will love this bar and grill

Katie Karlen

September 22, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews, Top Stories

As the Shops at West End grow, so does the popularity of the top country hangout in Minnesota: Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill. Its tank-topped, cutoff-jean-wearing, cowboy-booted waitresses; hardwood dance floor; live... Read more »

Dub+Pop/Punk = “Spooks,” The Beautiful Girls Latest Release

Logan McMillen, Diversions Editor

September 8, 2010

Filed under Music Reviews

“Hot pot,” Mat McHugh told me. His band (The Beautiful Girls) was like hot pot. An ancient Mongolian dish, hot pot is an egg dumpling that’s boiled in a soldier’s helmet. “Were not sound bite artists,” he said, “it... Read more »

The Black Keys breakout with new album “Brothers”

Logan McMillen

June 2, 2010

Filed under Music Reviews

A grungy, dingy, dirty, overly-sexualized stomp of a back beat opens the Black Keys latest album, "Brothers." The cooler, younger sibling of the famously overrated White Stripes may finally eclipse the band that launched quirky,... Read more »

“On The Edge” won’t leave you on the edge of your seat

Logan McMillen

May 25, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews

When you download a barely-in-print, fifty minute, documentary by some director with misspelled first and last names you can't go into the experience looking for gloss and glitter. This film is gritty, replete with cheesy font... Read more »

Local café offers a cheap and organic alternative

Morgan Rogers

May 25, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews, Reviews

Yoga, great service, and delicious organic food can all be found in an unusual location--a small strip mall off of Minnetonka Boulevard. Living Waters Café offers a variety of moderately priced food made with all-organic ingredients... Read more »

Irish-American cuisine in St. Louis Park

Emily Busch

May 19, 2010

Filed under Restaurant Reviews, Reviews

Located on 16th Street and Park Place Boulevard in the new West End development, this upbeat restaurant serves lunch and dinner every day and brunch on Saturday and Sundays starting at 10 a.m. Cooper Pub and Restaurant is similar... Read more »

Tina Fey and Steve Carell make for a solid “Date Night”

Devon Fitzgerald

May 10, 2010

Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Based on its trailer, any success (besides the punchline for an NBC late night show) for "Date Night" looked bleak; starring the increasingly un-funny Steve Carell ("Evan Almighty," anyone?), an awkward plot about a middle aged-couple's... Read more »

MIA goes mod

Annalisa Huge

May 7, 2010

Filed under Art Exhibit Reviews, Reviews

Two meditative individuals stare at a dark canvas in Thomas Struth's photograph, "The Rothko Chapel." This young man and woman display a perfect sense of how we, as viewers, stare in awe at the masterpieces in a museum. With its... Read more »

Have you heard of Justice?

Logan McMillen

May 5, 2010

Filed under Reviews

It would be surprising to most that (electro-house masterminds) Justice haven’t released an album in three years. Why? Because they are fresh off their first Grammy win. A brief lesson in music history would tell you that... Read more »