There's a great scene from the third season of Mad Men in which Don Draper meets with the developers of Madison Square Garden, who are in desperate need of a public makeover. Plans to raze Penn Station and replace it with an arena have been met with hostility. The ad man gives his advice: "If you ... More >>
It's a drink as classic as the Big Apple skyline and as seductive as Don Draper. When made properly, the Manhattan, a mix of whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, is a delightful balance of powerful spirit, a blush of sweetness, and an invigorating smack of herbal bitterness. Although popular b ... More >>
Betty Has a Big Season Ahead of Her
By Will McClainThe Music Industry is a weekly column that dissects local and national music-business headlines with the help of local industry professionals and music fanatics.This month, dark lords of alt-hip-hop Death Grips emerged from the shadows to thrill believers by leaking their latest alb ... More >>
Psst -- it's Halloween this weekend. Well, actually Halloween is next week, but all the hot parties will be happening this weekend. It's time to get that costume pulled together. Skip the "sexy SpongeBob" suits and try some of these food-centric, do-it-yourself Halloween costumes.
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Joy SummersJoia Sodas premieres at Strip Club Meat & FishMonday evening Tim Niver and staff hosted a party to celebrate the launch of Joia sodas, the new effervescent beverage with all-natural ingredients developed by resident mixologist and onetime City Pages Best Bartender Dan Oskey. The ki ... More >>
The fourth season of the beloved AMC drama Mad Men begins airing this Sunday. Want to celebrate the premiere in style? Head to historic, Jax Cafe (1928 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis) on July 25th. Tickets to the dinner and screening are already sold out, but you can still attend the afterparty in ... More >>
Michelle LeonClassic MartiniWant to learn how to make classic cocktails like those that the philandering, cigarette smoking, deceptive characters on Mad Men swill? As the AMC series starts its fourth season Sunday, the period piece set in the '60s reflects a time when it was okay to have a bar in ... More >>
If scientists would stop researching obvious stuff like "Why do people like sex so much," we might already have these.