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Creating a Coffee Culture

Creating a Coffee Culture

When planning a trip, there are always must-see locales, like museums, parks, and famous landmarks. A lot of those stops, though, are in between taking in heavy amounts of local cuisine and drinks. Specialty coffee shops are a prime example …

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”

The second-longest running Off-Broadway musical is taking the stage at the Firehouse Brewing Theatre in downtown Rapid City the month of March. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change tackles the joys and difficulties of connecting with another person at almost …

605 Outdoor Wonders: Sioux Falls Bike Trail

605 Outdoor Wonders: Sioux Falls Bike Trail

By Anna Stritecky Images courtesy of siouxfalls.org Our next outdoor destination is not just one place in itself, but an entire trail that loops all the way around the city of Sioux Falls. The bike trail takes any traveler through …

Dining In and Out: Spezia

Dining In and Out: Spezia

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Pasta, bread, wine, tiramisu, the list of mouth-watering Italian staples goes on at one of Sioux Falls’ premier …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2003

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2003

By Sean Calhoun I’ve already covered some rap-rock on this blog (Rage Against The Machine, Korn), but there is one band that really shaped the genre in the early 2000s with their slickly produced, aggressively individualistic music. First up on …

Field Notes & Fixations: Trap Kit

Field Notes & Fixations: Trap Kit

By Thomas Hentges // Image by Loni LaRive Andrew Jandt is a Huron born, Rapid City raised singer/songwriter who performs his take on indie-folk under the moniker, Trap Kit. After spending a handful of years living in Los Angeles, Andrew has returned to …

Locally Grown: Kyle Brunick

Locally Grown: Kyle Brunick

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Recent graduate from the University of South Dakota, Kyle Brunick, was never shy when it came to talking with others, or talking at all. Known …

11th Annual Nemo 500

11th Annual Nemo 500

Submitted photos. This is one circumstance where you will be excited to see an outhouse. On February 25, contestants will bring their creativity and speed to the table by creating a transportable outhouse to race at the 11th Annual Nemo …

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

We stopped by Lotus Up Espresso & Deli on a chilly Monday for an early lunch. Like many buildings in Lead, this cafe’s new home is tall and built into a hill. Several cars were in the drive-thru and a …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Bookmarks and Big Screens: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

By Ellie Trebilcock Is the book or the movie better? It’s the most controversial topic between bookworms and movie-buffs. To resolve the long battle between these two passionate types of media consumers, I will compare and evaluate the quality of …