Posts Tagged ‘minneapolis’

Road Skiing

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Some guys took to skiing and snow boarding through the streets of Minneapolis behind a 1993 Range Rover during the massive 2010 blizzard that dumped nearly 20 inches of snow on Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Found at YouTube from whis0012.

Timelapse: 2010 Minnesota Blizzard

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

On December 10, 2010, 20 inches of snow fell on the Twin Cities. Here’s how it looked. Found at YouTube from mbrenengen.

Mineatureopolis

Monday, March 8th, 2010

A matchbook-world view of First Avenue and 5th Street in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Found at Vimeo from Andrew Vickers via Andy Giefer.

Minneapolis Cop Tasers Man For Being Cooperative

Monday, November 9th, 2009

From WCCO TV: The Minneapolis Police Department is again defending itself against accusations that an officer went too far during an arrest. Found at YouTube from News1News.

Ana’s Playground Trailer

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

I was fortunate enough to attend a private screening of Ana’s Playground for work today. It is a remarkable movie, filmed entirely in Minnesota but it looks as if it could have been filmed anywhere in the world…and that is the point. Description from the Web site: “Ana’s Playground is an allegory about the moment when a child is forced to choose between ideology and humanity while living and playing in a dangerous war environment.” Found at YouTube from erockfilm.

Punch Neapolitan Pizza Oven In Action

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

I am a huge fan of the restaurants here in the Twin Cities (and they also happen to be a client of my employer). They are one of the few places outside of Italy that serves genuine Neapolitan pizza. The pizza’s are baked in a wood-fired oven that is stoked to 800 degrees and, as a result, the pizza’s are done in 90 seconds. They are absolutely delicious (be sure to order your pizza with the !)

This is video that demonstrates just how fast the pizza’s are baked. You can almost smell them: