OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Movie Review: The Artist
I was afraid The Artist would be a pretentious piece of crud, partly because it had won so many awards, and partly because it was both in black-and-white and almost without sound.
After all, using bl... Posted on 3/17/13 at 4:56 PM
REGGIE TALES The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Reviewed by OWHG
Editor's note: Out of Work Hockey Guy has had some spare time on his hands. That, coupled with his love of movies, moved him to write a guest blog for The Tales. I was pleasantly surprised when I rece... Posted on 2/27/13 at 10:41 AM
STAFF BLOG GRAND FORKS GOURMET Casa Mexico
Heading to the new Casa Mexico in East Grand Forks, my hopes were high.
Everybody I could find said it was great, some hoping for a respite from Americanized Mexican food we're so accustomed to:
Let... Posted on 1/27/13 at 8:16 PM
EH? PLUS Fitger's gets love
Fitgers Brewhouse gets a shout-out in the February issue of Midwest Living magazine. The hot spot landed in a compilation of Favorite Midwest Craft Breweries. The Brewhouse shares space in the Fab E... Posted on 1/16/13 at 12:00 AM
THE WEST WING Curbside Chat Companion
My friends at Strong Towns have released its Curbside Chat Companion Booklet. The companion is an in-depth, yet succinct, summary of the Strong Towns premise. East Grand Forks was fortunate enough to ... Posted on 10/5/11 at 7:00 AM
“This is a far cry from Le Bernardin in New York City, the No. 1 restaurant where I had dinner after going viral in March.”
That’s what I was thinking as I parked and went into Red Pepper on North 42nd Street the other day.
Count on a hug from Donna Rose when you step into Nelson’s Cafe in this northwest Minnesota town of about 2,000. Everyone who comes in also gets a big smile from the wife of Larry Rose, who is head chef and owner of this cheery cafe on the main street.
It was an unforgettable experience because of the elegant food and impeccable service. We came away marveling at the highly professional serving staff, the sommelier who described the wines he paired with each course and the chefs in the kitchen.
Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty has gone viral. To be more specific, her Wednesday restaurant review of Olive Garden has gone viral. In the nearly 56 hours since her Eatbeat column was posted on GrandForksHerald.com, it has received nearly 300,000 article views.
Read movie critic Roger Moore's reviews of "The Lorax" and "Project X," plus watch a trailer for "The Lorax," a featurette about the making of the animated film and a clip about singer Taylor Swift's role in the film.
In “Taken,” his 15th book featuring the duo, we find that for the first time, the two friends are sharing equal billing. As the story begins, Jack Berman and his girlfriend, Krista Morales, are out in the southern desert in the middle of the night. There, they encounter groups of people. There is a swirl of confusing action during this scene along the Mexican border. When the smoke clears, Jack and Krista are gone. They have been taken by a gang of bajadores — bandits — who prey upon the human traffic of illegal border crossers in this region
Every year for the last six years, this has been my routine in January and February: I shut myself in a room with a jar of peanut butter and a box of crackers, say goodbye to my family, and read the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards.
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