Em Cassel (she/they) is a cyclist, a metalcore apologist, and a co-owner and editor of Racket.
Remembering the Time the Twin Cities’ Streetcar System Was Destroyed by the Minneapolis Mob
A Wall Street jerk, a Minneapolis mob leader, and the end of the Minneapolis-St. Paul streetcar network.
Get to Know the Buds Behind Bud Pop-Up
From Kalua pork to Spam to sloppy joes, these former Bellecour buddies are bringing the food they love to a pop-up near you.
Pilllar Forum is Building Out a Designated Venue Space!
Plus MnDOT's snowplow naming contest returns, remembering labor journalism's early days, and one of MN's last typewriter shops closes in today's Flyover news roundup.
Vegan Ethiopian, Dino Bars, and More November News in the Racket Restaurant Roundup
Your monthly recap of comings and goings in the food/drink scene.
Best Budget Bites: $3.50 Tamales From La Loma
Come hear the ballad of a spicy skyway legend.
Now Why is St. Paul Coming After This Nice Old Lady’s Rock Garden?
Plus sham Spam, fish stores, and transit turnstiles in today's Flyover news roundup.
President Biden Really Botched the Suspicious Pardoning of ‘Swiftie’ MN Turkeys
Plus MN politicians do the Dew, Twin Cities gift card deals, and pumpkin smashing at the zoo in today's Flyover news roundup.
Diving Deep Into the Beet Beat
Plus more local ceasefire support, erecting a $4 million crucifix, and toodles to Kmart in today's Flyover news roundup.
Could I Eat This Afro Deli Sandwich Every Day for the Rest of My Life?
It's packed with flavor, it's only $8.99... the Somali steak sandwich makes a heck of a case for itself.