Mike's Mix: The University Club's Piña ColadaThis week, Mike stopped by The University Club to learn about one of the most popular and frequently name-checked cocktails of all time.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From a couple awesome album releases to a benefit concert for Philando Castile, here are the four shows to see for this weekend!
MNfusion: 'Paint Your Wagon' Paints Story Of Love, Hope, CommunityThe curtains are rising on St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts 2016 – 2017 theater season. And the first show to grace the stage is Lerner & Loewe's classic musical, "Paint Your Wagon."
Wander Minnesota: Last Of The Summer FestivalsThis is just the tip of the iceberg for festivals and events in Minnesota in August.
MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis LocationWhen it comes to craft beverages, Minnesota's market is burgeoning. Now, consumers can enjoy any number of locally handcrafted drinks straight from the tap – including coffee.
Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.
'Microbe And Gasoline' Not As Fantastic As You'd ThinkFilmmaker Michel Gondry, known for his hyper-inventive visual style in movies like "The Science of Sleep" and "Mood Indigo", is back with a new work on boyhood and friendship, but his latest looks quite a bit different than the produced-to-the-hilt movies for which he is known – and, at least for me, appreciated. The difference is so great it’s as if the director has challenged himself to take his imagination out of the poetry-and-props clouds and place it into an environment that’s earthier, a realm in which the hints of realism could grow.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.
Wander Minnesota: Where To Beat The HeatIt sounds like we're in for a few days of intense heat and humidity. While there are people who really enjoy this weather there are plenty who don't.
Bite Of Minnesota: Cauliflower Crust PizzaNo time to make dinner? Feeding a crowd? Late night hunger? Pizza to the rescue!
Tap Talk: Big Axe Brewing CompanyWhile it's hard to go more than a few blocks in Minneapolis or St. Paul without finding a new neighborhood taproom, several Minnesota towns remain untouched by this trend. And some, are just beginning to grow their community.