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Coming Soon - Ties Lounge and Rooftop

Coming Soon – Ties Lounge and Rooftop

MPLS Ties hopes to 'tie' the community together by providing a unique experience
Ben Deters, Contributor February 7, 2022

Arising from humble beginnings, a brand called MPLS Ties emanated onto the Minneapolis promotional party and entertainment scene. MPLS Ties owners Tommy Joyce, Gene Sanguma, and Stevie Moman came together...

7 of THE BEST Coffee Places in the Twin Cities for University of Minnesota Students

7 of THE BEST Coffee Places in the Twin Cities for University of Minnesota Students

Alyssa Abke, Editor February 3, 2022

Café Astoria 180 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55102 This is by far the best coffee place in East St. Paul, maybe even in the entire Twin Cities. Café Astoria is known for their delicious pastries, smoothie...

Photo By: Will Shirola

Polo G Sold-Out Concert at The Armory: Fans Make or Break Show

Casey McCabe, Vice President December 15, 2021

Polo G’s second stop on his “Hall of Fame” tour hit the Armory, selling out the venue. Although the energy was palpable going into the show, it quickly became a reminder of how fans can make or break...

Courtesy of Allan Kingdom

Artist Profile: Allan Kingdom

Casey McCabe, Vice President December 1, 2021

Allan Kingdom, real name Allan Kyariga, is a Canadian born rapper and musician who grew up here in the Twin Cities; St. Paul to be exact. “My musical style is pretty international I would say, I take...

LineLeap: The University’s Greatest Asset

Arthur Graham, Contributor December 1, 2021

As most people know one of the largest aspects of the social life at The University of Minnesota include the nightlife, and for most upperclassmen a large part of that experience includes going out to...

Frey Wins Re-Election, Ballot Measure to Remove Police Department Fails: Minneapolis Election Results

Frey Wins Re-Election, Ballot Measure to Remove Police Department Fails: Minneapolis Election Results

Jack Radomski, Editor November 10, 2021

November 2 was an important date for Minneapolis residents. Election day featured important races for the mayor, city council positions, and ballot measures that would affect all Minneapolis residents....

Photo Courtesy of WikiCommons

A new era: the Timberwolves begin resurgence under new management

Ethan Olson, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Timberwolves fans had all the reason to be excited about their team's future at the start of this NBA season. Exemplified by the $1.5 billion deal done by Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore to acquire the ball...

Pardyalone Finishing Off 2021 With A Bang

Pardyalone Finishing Off 2021 With A Bang

Casey McCabe, Vice President October 27, 2021

When I first spoke with Pardyalone, real name Kalvin, a native of Edina, Minnesota, earlier this year, it was over Zoom. Neither one of us had been to a live concert in ages. As the pandemic’s grip has...

Rent Stabilization Measure to be Voted on in St. Paul

Rent Stabilization Measure to be Voted on in St. Paul

Murphy Eggers, Contributor October 13, 2021

This fall voters in St. Paul will decide on a rent stabilization ordinance to be introduced. Rent policies have been a topic of discussion among economists for a long time.  On the surface level, rent...

Fan Van Theft Reflects Need for Change in Community

Fan Van Theft Reflects Need for Change in Community

John Quinlan, Contributor October 1, 2021

Following the Gopher football away win on Saturday, September 18, a University of Minnesota tailgate staple, the Golden Gopher “Fan Van,” was stolen from the parking lot of the True North Building...

Trippie Redd, Trip At Knight Tour, The Armory, Minneapolis, MN

Trippie Redd, Iann Dior, & SoFaygo: Everything You Missed At Trip At Knight

Casey McCabe, Editor September 15, 2021

The first concert to take place after the release of Trippie Redd's highly anticipated album, Trip At Knight, the show on August 25th at the Armory, in Downtown Minneapolis, was an experience from start...

Photo Courtesy of Google Images

City of Minneapolis begins removal work on barriers in George Floyd Square

Ethan Olson, Editor In Chief June 6, 2021

In the early hours Friday, June 4, the City of Minneapolis and its workers began work on the removal of several portions of the barriers surrounding George Floyd Square and its famed fist statue, erected...

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