Minnesota Bar Review: The Herkimer Pub And BreweryThis German-inspired brewpub is a definite gem in the Uptown district of Minneapolis.
Music Scene Spotter: Corey Carlson, Promoter & Talent BookerWhile 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.
A Guide To Spicer Castle B&B's Mystery Dinner 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.
Music Scene Spotters: Ryanne Noelle, MN Singer-SongwriterCommanding attention in a very male-dominated music scene, female powerhouse Ryanne Noelle is making damn sure you hear her out.
Music Scene Spotters: Tappero's Studio, Local BandGetting 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.
Best Winter Dates In The Twin CitiesIt’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.
Music Scene Spotters: Michael Hannah, Hip-Hop ArtistIn 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.
Cheesebrow: Musician, Photographer, Music Education 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.
Music Scene Spotters: Combs, Music Producer, EngineerIn 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.
Hanson, 'Semeron' Singer & Humble HumanitarianMost rock starts you see on stage probably don't work closely with organizations feeding starving children.
Music Scene Spotters: Up-And-Comers Seazon Of The FlyWith the release of their second album and a fan base rapidly on the rise, area band Seazon of the Fly is poised and ready to take the metro by storm. The five member group from north of the cities brings together their musicianship, love of their craft, and a passion for the local scene and leaves it on stage every time.
Music Scene Spotters: Singer-Songwriter Marcus LereSinger-songwriter Marcus Lere is the proof that Minneapolis and St. Paul are great cities to go see a show. Being part of what he says is a trend, solo artist Lere is proud to be supporting not only his music, but others who are taking this route to "go solo."
Commentary With A Local: Brad DanielsonWe are so lucky to have such a thriving music scene in the Twin Cities and even more so because there is an abundant amount of places for our talented musicians to play. And, if it weren't for people like Brad Danielson, we wouldn't be seeing any of them.
Best Places To Play Bar Trivia In The Twin CitiesNot 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?
Guide To The Minnesota School Of BartendingWhile the state of Minnesota doesn't require bartenders to attend special classes to attain such positions, some do attend a specialized school to attain those skills.