5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.
Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Turns State Fair Corn Into BeerLakes and Legends Brewing Company is creating a Sweet Corn Summer Ale special for the Great Minnesota Get Together.
Ellison To Discuss Policing Doc With Filmmaker, BLM ActivistMinnesota Rep. Keith Ellison will be part of a discussion Thursday on policing in America following the screening of a documentary focusing on the Ferguson shooting and police militarization.
Wander Minnesota: I Scream, You Scream, We All ScreamSummer's actually been pretty pleasant this year, with limited numbers of scary heat waves and a goodly amount of beautiful weekends. Regardless of whether it's hot, hotter, or hottest, ice cream is always welcome. Luckily, the Twin Cities have tons of options for that sweet treat. Here are a few to get you started.
Tin Whiskers, Handsome Hog Team Up To Create Smoked StoutTin Whiskers and Handsome Hog are cookin' up something new! The St. Paul brewery and restaurant joined forces to create the latest batch of Handsome Hog Smoke Ale.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Releases 2 New Flavors In CansTin Whiskers fans can now enjoy two more flavors in 16 ounce cans! On Monday, the St. Paul brewery released Short Circuit Stout and the Schottky Pumpkin Ale in 16 oz. four pack cases.
Mike's Mix: Little Red CorvetteThis week in Mike's Mix, Mike gets a taste of a winning cocktail, Little Red Corvette, from Spoon and Stable.