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City Pages is an alternative weekly newspaper serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. It features news, film and theatre reviews, and is heavily loaded with classifieds and other advertisements. It is printed in a tabloid format, and is available for free. An alternative weekly, alternately referred to as an alternative newsweekly or alternative newspaper, is a form of alternative media newspaper found in many centres in the United States and Canada. ... The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. ... News is essentially new information or current events. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Theatre is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed any one or more elements of the other performing arts. ... Classified advertising is a form of advertising which is particulalry common in newspapers and other periodicals. ... Generally speaking, advertising is the paid promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas by an identified sponsor. ... A tabloid is a newspaper format particularly popular in the United Kingdom, which is roughly 23½ by 14 3/4 inches (597 by 375 mm) per spread. ...


The paper frequently runs articles covering the happenings in area radio and television. The paper first went online in 1995, and most articles from the mid-1990s onward are available on City Pages website. "Best of the Twin Cities" awards are listed each year, covening a wide range of topics such as the best meal under $5, best sex shop, and the best radio and television personalities. The 2004 award for "Best TV Weatherperson" went to the computerized voice reading aviation weather on KTCI channel 17. 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... An award is something given to a person or group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field. ... A sex shop is a shop that sells products such as sex toys, pornography, erotic lingerie, erotic books, and safer sex products such as condoms and dental dams. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) is the organization that operates the KTCA and KTCI television stations in Minneapolis-St. ...


Circulation for City Pages is reported to be around 26.7% of the Twin Cities market. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. ...


City Pages was purchased by New York's Village Voice in the late 1990s. The Voice also purchased the Twin Cities Reader around the same time, but shut that paper down. One of its most popular feature stories was a 1999 profile of controversial poet/writer Dan Schneider. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The Village Voice is a New York City-based weekly newspaper featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ... Poets are authors of poems, or of other forms of poetry such as dramatic verse. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Dan Schneider (born January 14, 1966), is the owner of Schnieders Bakery, a TV production company. ...


See also

The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota and is published seven days each week in an edition for the Minneapolis-St. ... The traces its history back to both the Minnesota Pioneer, Minnesotas first daily newspaper (which was founded in 1849), and the (which was launched in 1868). ... The Minnesota Daily is the campus newspaper of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, published every weekday while school is in session, and published weekly on Wednesdays during finals and summer. ...

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City Pages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (230 words)
City Pages is an alternative weekly newspaper serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.
Circulation for City Pages is reported to be around 26.7% of the Twin Cities market.
City Pages was purchased by New York's Village Voice in the late 1990s.
Association of Alternative Newsweeklies | Wausau City Pages (242 words)
The city is also home to the oldest annual Blues Festival in the state, the Festival of Fine Arts, a Renaissance Faire, and a strong, stable employment base.
City Pages was created in 1993 in response to a cry for an alternative source of local news.
City Pages' circulation and advertising revenue continue to grow each year.
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