Final Four Guide: Best Places To Catch A Music Act In Twin CitiesTo the untrained ear, the Twin Cities’ music scene is often overlooked on the national level. But it is a surprisingly vibrant and unique community – and one deserving of recognition. I mean, if Prince loved it here, that speaks volumes. So, from large arenas, to intimate open mics, here’s a list of great venues to check out both local and national acts while you’re visiting the Twin Cities.
Mother's Day In MinnesotaMade your plans to wine and dine Mom yet? If not, hop to.
Mike's Mix: Icehouse's Mad Monk MargaritaEach Saturday, Mike Augustyniak takes a look at the local cocktail scene in the Twin Cities. This week, he's checking out a spicy twist on a traditional margarita from Icehouse in Minneapolis.
Local Music Tap: Chatting w/ Caleb Hawley, Midwest Man Turned NYC Soul SingerHarlem soul crooner and Midwest native Caleb Hawley is bringing his tour back to this great land Friday -- specifically Icehouse in Minneapolis. So, of course, Local Music Tap wanted to catch up with him on the road and see what's up.
Brothers' Icehouse Stolen From DrivewayA north metro area man hopes to find his icehouse after it was stolen right out of his own driveway on Wednesday afternoon. Justin Prokash said he and his brother saved up for years and were finally able to buy their icehouse a few months ago.
Local Music Tap: The Paper Days To Release 'Falling Is Easy' @ IcehouseA young five-piece contemporary folk band is starting pick up some steam in the Twin Cities and now they plan on releasing their premiere album, "Falling is Easy", at the Icehouse this weekend.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From Har Mar Superstar doing his thing in St. Paul to a great outside get-together in northeast Minneapolis, here are the four shows and events to experience this weekend!
Local Music Tap: Courtney Yasmineh Album Release @ IcehouseAfter returning from her ninth Euro Club tour, local alt-rock-indie-pop songwriter Courtney Yasmineh will be releasing her fourth album, <em>Red Letter Day</em>, at the Icehouse in Minneapolis this weekend.
DeRusha Eats: La Belle Vie's Diane YangDiane Yang may be small in stature, but she's a big force in La Belle Vie's kitchen. "This is my corner of the kitchen. It's nice because we have the window," Yang said. "We're the only place in the kitchen that has a window, so it keeps us sane." As executive pastry chef of the top restaurant in the Twin Cities, Yang and her team are setting the standard for desserts.
Best Cocktail Bars In MinnesotaCraving a craft cocktail? Satisfy your craving at these best cocktail bars in Minnesota.
DeRusha Eats: Date Night EditionThis week, it's all about DeRusha Eats: Date Night Edition. With the State Fair going, that's traditionally one of the slowest times of the year for non-fair restaurants, and it's a great time to try out a place you've been waiting to get into.
Wander Minnesota: Dining Al Fresco In MinneapolisIn just two weeks, the Minnesota State Fair opens. In other words: while warm weather can go into the fall, the official end of summer isn’t far away. Time to enjoy some patio and/or rooftop dining! Here are a few suggestions on the Minneapolis side of the river to get you going. Don’t worry, St. Paul, your turn is coming next week.
Best Bars For Foodies In MinnesotaFeed your inner foodie over cocktails at some of the best bars for foodies in Minnesota.
Local Music Tap: Part-Time Musicians 'Get On The Grid' “Get On The Grid” is like a real-life Craigslist for musicians, but without all the unknowns.
Best Ways To Celebrate Black History MonthFive noteworthy events celebrate African Americans' contributions to the history and culture of Minnesota.