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Best Summertime Bars In Minnesota

Enjoy longer days, warm breezes and the company of friends by trying one (or all!) of these terrific summertime watering holes in Minnesota.

06/14/2012

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Best Nightlife Venues With Valet Parking In Minneapolis

Parking in downtown Minneapolis is a hassle, no doubt about it. Fortunately, several late-night bar/restaurants have valet parking to alleviate the frustration of trying to find an adequate parking spot.

06/07/2012

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Unique Nights Out In The Twin Cities

Tired of your typical, routine, increasingly mundane nights staying in or repeatedly visiting the same places? If you are looking to mix things up and try something a bit more unique than say grabbing a beer at your local watering hole, check out these suggested venues and activities.

05/31/2012

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Best Hipster Hangout Spots In Minneapolis

Looking for the best hipster hangouts in Minneapolis? Read on for a listing of a few of the best local hipster havens.

05/25/2012

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Nutritionists: Eat Your Calories, Don’t Drink Them

Have you ever heard the saying, “Don’t drink your calories”? Most nutritionists recommend saving your calories for food dishes instead of beverages. Shape Magazine put together a list to help steer you in the right direction when it comes to drink choices.

05/21/2012

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Best Nightclubs With Bottle Service In Minneapolis

Want to feel like a VIP? Call ahead and request bottle service for your next night out on the town at these fabulous Minneapolis clubs.

05/10/2012

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Chino Latino Named ‘Top 100 Hot Spot’

Chino Latino was named one of 2012’s “Diner’s Choice: Top 100 Hot Spots” by Open Table users.

05/05/2012

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How Sweet Twin Cities Duo’s Bitters Are

Bitters usually bring one thing to mind: an Old Fashioned cocktail. But it’s not just about cocktails anymore. Bitters are also used in sodas, food, even cotton candy.

04/03/2012

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Review: Bradstreet Crafthouse

For cocktail connoisseurs who enjoy drinking in a low-light atmosphere, the lights at the Bradstreet Crafthouse are playing a winning game of limbo.

03/07/2012

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A Night Out In Minnesota At Honey

Nestled under Ginger Hop and down the street from what is still Kramarzcuk’s, Honey occupies the space that used to be Jitters, and puts it to damn good use.

02/23/2012

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Staggering Results For Binge Drinking In The Midwest

New numbers show binge drinking is a bigger problem than previously thought nationwide, including the Midwest.

01/10/2012

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Top Holiday Drinks At Your Local Bar

This year, warm up at your local bar with some new creations interspersed with a few good throwbacks that will keep your senses sizzling even as the temperatures dip below zero.

12/15/2011

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Best Places To Play Bar Trivia In The Twin Cities

Not interested in the same old bar computer games and there isn’t a decent sports game on in a hundred channels. How about bar trivia?

10/13/2011

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Gather For Happy Hour At The Walker’s New Restaurant

The Walker Art Center’s newest restaurant, Gather, a D’Amico restaurant which recently replaced Wolfgang Puck’s 20.21, offers a grand view of downtown Minneapolis from the inside — and out.

10/12/2011

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Bar Review: The Depot Tavern

Nestled right next to the Seventh St. Entry in a space formerly occupied by a pizza joint and an Unbank, the Depot Tavern is an idea so staggeringly good, it’s amazing it’s taken this long to come to fruition.

09/22/2011

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Best Dinner Cruises For A Different Take On A Night Out

With the Land of 10,000 Lakes just outside our doorstep, more and more people are venturing out on the water for a romantic getaway without having to travel far at all.

09/01/2011

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A Night Out At W.A. Frost & Company In St. Paul

W.A. Frost & Company in Saint Paul’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood is most well-known for its patio, and rightly so. On summer afternoons, the trees that encircle provide ample shade and at night, the lights strung from the trees and along the fence twinkle between the leaves.

08/25/2011

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Best Ladies Nights In The Twin Cities

All right ladies, it’s time to strap on those heels, grab your clutch and bring your best gal pals because it’s Ladies Night in the city.

08/18/2011

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Chatting With Baustert Of Decibel Consulting, Design

You see them all over the city. Plastered on light poles, in the windows of clubs, even on Facebook. They are event fliers. Ever wonder who makes them?

08/04/2011

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Interview: Devlin Andersen Of Dead Sound Music Co.

Dead Sound Music Company has already made a name for themselves. Having a pride in their local bands that is unmatched by others, the studio has a true passion for creating sophisticated and engaging works of art.

07/21/2011

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Best Places To Drink And Let Off Some Steam

In a city which prides itself on professional advancements, corporate establishments and an all-together high work ethic, it’s no wonder so many people in the Twin Cities need a weekly happy hour to de-stress.

07/14/2011

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Part 2: Best Local Music Summer Playlist

With summer in full swing here in the Twin Cities, it’s only natural to hear those tunes cranked and blasting out of the rolled down windows.

07/07/2011

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Part 1: Best Local Music Summer Playlist

Everyone has their own version of a summer playlist. Whether it was used for a summer road trip, hanging out by the bonfire or just rocking out in your living room, we all have one.

06/30/2011

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Best Local Beer Spots For Your Inner Beer Snob

Are you sick of drinking watered down, skunked beer? Do you crave flavor, hops and a refreshingly blended brew? Would you consider yourself a bit of a beer snob?

06/23/2011

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