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Review: New Dinkytown McDonald’s Is the Ugly, Black Heart of a Dying Empire

Service was swift at the site of the ol' 'Drunk Donald's,' now the perfect aesthetic metaphor for a bottoming-out nation.

November 27, 2023

Reminder: MN’s Ceremonial Thanksgiving Turkey Likely Dies Horrible Death

Plus Blaine conflicts of interest, DQ deaths, and state flag foofaraw in today's Flyover news roundup.

November 22, 2023

‘May December’ Is Nasty and Unsettling in a Way ‘Saltburn’ Only Wishes It Was

Todd Haynes's latest domestic melodrama perpetually keeps you off balance; Emerald Fennell's black comedy twists itself into gratuitous knots.

November 22, 2023

Is ‘Elf’ a Christmas Movie?

Pretty much all the movies you can catch in Twin Cities theaters this week.

November 22, 2023

An Open Thread… on a WEDNESDAY?!!?!?!

I can't even believe I'm doing this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

November 22, 2023

The Craft Lager Revolution Is Finally Here. And It’s… Hamm’s?

As microbrewed American light lagers proliferate with classic taste and nostalgic branding, what’s Old Style is new again.

November 22, 2023

Freeloader Friday on a Wednesday: 75 Free Things To Do This Weekend

More holiday markets, Black Friday fun, and a family-friendly bike ride.

November 22, 2023

Let’s Judge the Current Minnesota State Flag Finalists

Plus how Frey took his L, Dinkytown deathwatch, and Minneapolis tower history in today's Flyover news roundup.

November 21, 2023

Gobble Gobble Up Your Complete Concert Calendar: Nov. 21-27

Pretty much all the live music you can catch in the Twin Cities this week.

November 21, 2023

The Triumphant Return of the Weekly New Music Playlists!

This week, we've got TEN new local tracks, and TEN new non-local tracks.

November 21, 2023