Tom Crann Feature Archive

A new crowd-sourced restaurant has opened in downtown St. Paul. The owners of the bakery and restaurant, The Buttered Tin, have set out to change the culture of lowertown. (06/19/2013)
Baseball players would be wise to avoid any health product promising enhanced performance, warns Dr. Jon Hallberg. (06/18/2013)
A coalition of health care providers and advocates have launched a campaign to stop the abuse of the elderly. (06/14/2013)
In Dodge County the Friends of Wasioja present Civil War Days with battle reenactments, living history presentation, a performance of the "1812 Overture" with cannons, and more. (06/14/2013)
The local music scene is buzzing about the news that the Minnesota '80s band The Replacements plans to reunite for several concertts later this year. (06/13/2013)
The trick to a dish is often just the right twist of flavor. And that can come from just the right condiment. (06/12/2013)
It's been a slow start to the growing season, but now we're in the swing of things at farmers markets around the region. Two stars of the spring harvest are asparagus and morel mushrooms. (06/05/2013)
Festivals big and small highlight this weekend's events. One of the biggest is St. Paul's Grand Old Day, which celebrates its 40th year. (05/31/2013)
Unless you relish brushing snow off your grill, our outdoor cooking season is pretty much a flash in the pan. Go beyond the usual burgers and brats with these ideas. (05/29/2013)
Memorial Day is generally the weekend when many Minnesotans head north. Here's a few communities that are holding celebrations this weekend. (05/24/2013)
It's been two years since a tornado hit the north side of Minneapolis, killing two people and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure. (05/22/2013)
The is using crowdfunding site Kickstarter to try to fund a new book focused on Upper Midwestern food. (05/22/2013)
Cossetta's has long been one of the biggest names in Italian food in the Twin Cities, and it has just gotten a lot bigger. The new pastry shop is the new crown jewel of the expansion, says the Heavy Table's James Norton. (05/22/2013)
American spend over $325 billion annually on drugs, but lately there's been a dip in pharmaceutical spending. (05/21/2013)
This weekend: Minnesota River History Paddling Theater, Art-a-Whirl, Preston Trout Days and the Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds. (05/17/2013)