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Em Cassel

Em Cassel (she/they) is a cyclist, a metalcore apologist, and a co-owner and editor of Racket.

Read the Strib’s Painful, Powerful Feature on the Death of Heather Mayer

Plus Leeann Chin's celeb connections, punks from the past, and Lowry Hill Meats closes in today's Flyover.

Owe Allina $4.5K? It Might Systemically Shut Your Ass Out.

Plus a TJ's union update, racist cemeteries, and a first for trans rights in today's Flyover news roundup.

Report: Minneapolis Is Growing, No Matter What Your Anoka County Uncle Says

Plus a ploy to make office work fun, secret ShotSpotters in schools, and cops attempt to rock in today's Flyover news roundup.

It’s Opening Season in the May Racket Restaurant Roundup

Gai Noi, the new Marc Heu, and more highly anticipated openings from May.

May 31, 2023

The Pizza Lucé Block Party Is Back

Plus a St. Paulite wins 'Succession,' the DSA dominates, and Mayo calls the shots in today's Flyover.

Let’s Take a Ride with a Minneapolis Bike Bus

A fun, community-building way to get to class might also be the future of school transportation.

May 24, 2023

MN Sushi Reportedly Having ‘A Pop Culture Moment’

Plus labor takes an L, Muslim community on edge, and a THC-tastic photo choice in today's Flyover.

Bye-Bye, Booze: Number of Twin Cities NA Bottle Shops Quadrupling

Marigold's expanding, ZeroProof's moving in—the NA movement is catching on.

May 19, 2023

Betty Danger’s Rebrands Yet Again with ‘Exponentially Stupider’ New Concept

Plus more Ward 10 madness, Rep. Hudson's odd Target/Walker conflation, and Racket on the radio in today's Flyover.