The most colorful time of the year is back again, as Minneapolis hosts its annual Pride Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Sunday, June 29. While the parade is fun to watch from the street, restaurants and bars will host events throughout the day so you can stay involved while also boozing and feastin ... More >>
Lyn Lake Street Festival With Secret Stash Soul Revue, Rogue Valley, Dosh, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ginkgo, and Ashley Gold LynLake, Minneapolis June 8, 2014 The Lyn Lake Street Festival had a success on its hands long before a band even played a note Sunday. The combination of a lovely summer d ... More >>
This Saturday, Indeed Brewing hosts its second annual Hullabaloo, a one-day, all-day celebration of craft beer. Among the many beers they'll be pouring that day, Indeed is releasing two special brews: Haywire double American black ale and Mosaic fresh hop. There will also be live music and food from ... More >>
It's officially October in Minnesota and that means there's no shortage of Oktoberfest celebrations going on in the Twin Cities. Top billing for this weekend goes to 612Brew's Oktoberfest which is being held tomorrow at their Northeast brewery. There will be a full line-up of bands including Fo ... More >>
A night at the Harriet Brewing taproom is always pleasant. Tie in beautiful September weather and the music of Jeff Ray & Hurricane Harold, and a bit of magic happens. And so it did at last night's Rauchfest tasting party. As beer drinkers across the world know, the end of summer is the time for Ok ... More >>
The State Fair's over, school's back in session, and the Electric Fetus is doing one last clear-out before we fully settle into fall. The weekend of September 14-15 marks the record store's sixth annual Garage Sale and the second time they've added a Fall Festival component.In addition to a load of ... More >>
Fall is on the way and that means it's time to break out the lederhosen. Oktoberfest celebrations are nearly and the folks at New Bohemia Wurst Bierhause in Nordeast are ready to kick up their heels, slap some knees and toss back a few brews. Here's the low down on their weekend long bash.See Also ... More >>
Oooh October. The first of the month ushers in a month of great eating: pumpkin beers, end-of-season bounties (squash!), and all the candy your cavities can handle. Ease yourself in with a week of fun fall events. 10/1 The first day of October has us thinking about one thing: Oktoberfest at the Bl ... More >>
Harriet Brewing, a relative old-timer in Minneapolis's burgeoning microbrewery scene, will be releasing an Oktoberfest selection at its tap room Thursday. See Also: Smokehouse Brewpub opens Thursday Top 5 brewpubs in the Twin Cities Harriet offered its first samples to friends and media Tuesday ... More >>
Everyone is German at the Black Forest InnFans of all things German and sausagey will be pleased with this week's offerings, which skew heavily toward a meat-and-beer theme thanks to Oktoberfest activities. 9/25 If you made it through the weekend without attending the Black Forest Inn's Okt ... More >>
Beer! Brats! What more magic words of encouragement do you need? It's time for Twin Cities Oktoberfest, which means it's time to celebrate being German. "Kiss me I'm German" doesn't quite have that ring to it, but who cares once the lederhosen, oompah music, and giant steins of beer appear on ... More >>
Via Har Mar's Tumblr blogThere's no excuse for staying indoors this weekend. In addition to the flurry of musical lineups taking over Northeast for Art-A-Whirl this weekend, the Lyn Lake Street Festival has booked an airtight cast of musicians to perform at its festivities this Sunday afternoon. ... More >>
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The second (and final) weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicked off today. Last year I was lucky enough to be in attendance. This year I'm making do with the live broadcast from WWOZ. Among this weekend's highlights: Isaac Hayes, Nicholas Payton, Toots Hibbert, and Randy Newman.