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Stereotyped as friendly (and passive-aggressive, too, I guess), Minnesota is ready to throw down/party/whatever kids do nowadays with a late bar close set for 4 a.m. on July 16 across Hennepin County. So, if you are from out of town and would like to check out some great nightlife spots (not necessarily bars or clubs), check out the list below!
Twenty-five Twin Cities bars have come together to issue, what they are calling, a PubPass. The idea is to get customers to visit all 25 bars. Each bar offers a free beer to customers who have the pass.In order to get the beer, the PubPass must be taken into each bar and be stamped. Once stamped you get a free craft beer.
Baseball fans may enjoy an All-Star closing time when the midsummer classic comes to Target Field. The Minnesota Twins are hosting the 2014 All-Star Game on July 15. The event is expected to bring in 160,000 fans and even more money to the city.
Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.
If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!
When it comes to drinking, we’re all about going underground. That used to mean drinks at a speakeasy, but now it means in a cave. Check out the world’s best bars in a cave.
You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.
The Duluth Homegrown Music Festival got its unofficial start as a result of one epic birthday celebration and a whole lot of beer. From its humble beginnings – a handful of bands gathered to memorialize Scott “Starfire” Lunt’s 30th birthday – the Homegrown Music Festival has grown into a large-scale music festival spanning 8 days. Now entering its 14th year, the annual Homegrown Music Festival of 2012 will feature exciting new additions and the return of inventive opportunities that are anticipated to stimulate interest and attendance. Read on for a preview of the upcoming artistic alterations.
This German-inspired brewpub is a definite gem in the Uptown district of Minneapolis.
In these cash-strapped times, it’s important to consider the economics of going out. But sometimes you can’t put a price on the overall experience, and a place like the Aster Café is worth your hard-earned money.
While this column focuses on a lot of great musicians here in the Twin Cities, it’s also important to take notice of those people behind the scenes that get the great bands seen and heard.
Minnesota might be known in the larger world for its Scandinavian heritage, but there’s little doubt that the Irish have played a big part here, particularly in the capital of Saint Paul.
Every weekend in the quiet town of Spicer, west of the Twin Cities, a murder is committed at a lavish bed and breakfast tucked away in the woods.
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.
The Pines have a release show for their album Dark So Gold at the Cedar Cultural Center.
Commanding attention in a very male-dominated music scene, female powerhouse Ryanne Noelle is making damn sure you hear her out.
Referenced in countless songs and showing up to create memorable movie moments, jukeboxes are a pop cultural icon of an era of hoop skirts and milkshakes, but when was the last time you actually saw a jukebox in a bar?
Getting a knack for music early on, Jeremy Tappero set himself up for a successful career in a not so simple job field. Poised and ready to take the metro music scene by storm, Tappero’s hardworking ethic and keen sense of music puts him a cut above the rest.
It’s winter in Minnesota and that means snowstorms, bitter, cold days, and below freezing nights. But, it also means nights huddled next to a fire, sipping on hot chocolate and letting your significant other warm you up.
In recent years, the rap and hip-hop scene has been trying to change its harsh image into one of positive messages and giving back to grateful communities. And, right here in the Twin Cities, many are doing the same thing.
From singing in the shower to jamming out on air guitars when no one’s looking, we’ve all pretended to be rock stars at some point. With the New Year rolling in, what better time to make those stage dreams a reality and learn how to play an instrument?
There’s no doubt those affiliated with the Twin Cities music scene are proud to be a part of such a distinguished list. It’s no wonder so many artists give back to the community that helped nurture their talent.
In our great city, music is an art form we are fortunate enough to have plenty of. And, it wouldn’t have happened if it weren’t for those behind the scenes setting our musicians up for success.