Category Archives: Reviews

‘Nefarious’: Raising awareness to put an end to the sex slave trade


Slavery is still the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. Women and children are being sold for sex, and it is happening both legally and illegally all over the world. There’s no difference between legal and illegal prostitution. Either way, women are being exploited. Women find themselves caught in the chains of the trade in a variety of ways. Some are abducted and some are lured in by someone who appears to be romantically interested.

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Feast like a king on a pauper’s budget


Maverick’s Real Roast Beef, right by Subway on Lexington Avenue, has quite the experience to offer. I was greeted by a cowboy; well, he sounded like one. His “out west” accent made this restaurant feel authentically western.

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Why buying local is better

Photo courtesy of Grace Gaskill

by Grace Gaskill With its storefront positioned directly on the populated sidewalk of Hennepin Avenue in Uptown, Magers and Quinn Booksellers has an easily accessible location. Opening the door to the new-and-used bookstore is like opening the door to a million little worlds all at once. My nose was instantly bombarded with the smell of […]

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Show off your skills at the Underground Café


The thin walls of the quaint and humble Underground Music Café allow the sound to seep down Hamline Avenue and into the surrounding neighborhood, which ends up attracting music lovers and coffee drinkers alike.

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Movie review: The Magnificent 7

"The Magnificent 7" explores the lives of seven men in the Old West who swore to protect a town from devastation (photo courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Columbia Pictures).

“The Magnificent 7,” starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke, takes place in the Old West where evil prevails in a small town called Rose Creek.

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