Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

  • Restaurants

    August 13, 2014

    Mattie's on Main takes a leaf from the past

    A 19th-century madam inspires a brothel-style bar and restaurant in Riverplace

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Town Hall Brewery's Barrel Aged Week starts today

    After closing shop for a 14-week remodel, Town Hall Brewery, the Seven Corners institution and a senior brewpub in the state, reopened last week -- just in time for their annual Barrel Aged Week, a celebration of limited edition barrel-aged beers. See also: Take a peek inside the remodeled Town Hal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Bluegrass Beer at Mason's: A bourbon-laced, blizzard-proof drink of the week

    Bluegrass Beer Mason's Restaurant & Barre $8 'Twas the first snowstorm of the season, and all through downtown, people scurried to find a stiff drink to down. So was the case when we stumbled, frozen and stiff-legged, into Mason's Restaurant & Barre. Sitting on the corner of 6th and Hennepin, fla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Not Doing Jack in the Morning at the Rabbit Hole: Hit snooze for this drink of the week

    Not Doing Jack in the Morning The Rabbit Hole $9 The Rabbit Hole opens up to a hip, fantastical world; this new space is dark and mysterious enough to feel nestled deep underground, not annexed to the bright and cheery Midtown Global Market. This is a place where cocktails flow from the tap alongsi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    First Look: The Rabbit Hole

    Stepping from the bright lights of Midtown Global Market into the Rabbit Hole, the new restaurant at the market's edge, is a bit like stepping into another world. The lights are dim. A stack of books twists over the top of the host stand. A line of seats frames the open kitchen where chefs throw dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Zeke's Unchained Animal: A First Look

    The new spot with the funky name on East Lake Street is now fully up and running. The taps are flowing with a tasty beer selection, the ovens are cranking and the fryers are roiling. We stopped in for a first taste and found a couple of unexpected flavors and a little room for improvement.

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Top 13 country songs about whiskey

    Today's a big day in whiskey history. As legend tells it, it was on this day in 1983 that Merle Haggard set a new world record for purchasing the largest round of whiskey, after buying 5,095 shots of Canadian Club at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth at an appearance to promote his "C.C. Waterback" du ... More >>

  • News

    March 6, 2013

    Urban cavers fight over turf and free speech

    How an exploration dispute between academic Greg Brick and Action Squad's Gabe Carlson became a vicious legal battle

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Liquor Boy, now open in St. Louis Park, founded by sports agent and grocer's grandson

    It's only a hair past 3 p.m., but John Wolf has already put in a full day's work. "We're loading about 10,000 cases in tomorrow for the new store," he explains. "I've been up since 4 in the morning." It may seem like insanity. But Wolf, the grandson of grocery store magnate Arthur Applebaum, knows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Crystal Castles at First Avenue, 11/1/12

    Crystal Castles With Kontravoid and Naughty Wood First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, November 1, 2012 As the silver screen raised to reveal a stage set that looked more than a little like Tech Noir, the dance club in The Terminator, the bass from Ethan Kath's stacks of equipment started pulsing po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Slipknot's Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater, 8/18/12

    KnotfestWith Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and GojiraSomerset Amphitheater, Somerset, WisconsinSaturday, August 18, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Knotfest 2012 Music PerformancesSlideshow: Knotfest's People & ScenesSlipknot's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Buildings on strip clubs, throwing beers, and touring

    Buildings are a Minneapolis noise-rock three-piece gaining a lot of traction in the U.S. and beyond, since February's release of their outstanding second record, Melt Cry Sleep (doubleplusgood). Singer/guitarist Brian Lake, drummer Travis Kuhlman, and bassist Ryan Harding look like mild-mannered guy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    The Men at 7th Street Entry, 6/18/12

    The MenWith Buildings7th St. Entry, MinneapolisMonday, June 18, 2012Even with rock acts as honed as the Men, you can expect a certain approach to a new-found, welcoming audience that they've come to entertain. Bands from similar launching platforms (Titus Andronicus in support of The Monitor, or F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Trampled by Turtles playing at Cedar & 9th street on Friday (PROMOTION)

    ​Want to see Trampled by Turtles? City Pages is working with Jack Daniel's to bring you a Studio No. 7 performance!Trampled by Turtles will be playing at the intersection of Cedar Ave. S. and 9th St. March 9th!

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Town Hall Brewery's Barrel-Aged Beer Week starts tonight

    If you like your beer with wood, then this week Minneapolis Town Hall Brewpub is the place for you. The first beer of the brewpub's 2012-Barrel Aged Beer Week will be tapped tonight at 6, kicking off a week-long celebration of big brews that have spent time in bourbon and whiskey barrels. A new beer ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2011

    Summer movie guide 2011

    Harry Potter, Cars 2, and more

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Watch Nick Ayers, Tim Pawlenty's presidential campaign manager, get arrested for DWI [VIDEO]

    Nick Ayers as he would like you to see him.​It was well known, even before Tim Pawlenty hired him to manage his presidential campaign, that Nick Ayers was pulled over and arrested for DWI in 2006. What hasn't been available for the public to view, until now, is the dash cam video of that arrest. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Nicolas Cage, What's On Your iPod?

    ​Have you ever seen Leaving Las Vegas? If you have an alcoholism problem, Leaving Las Vegas will either cure that problem or encourage you to seek counseling. In the movie, Nicolas Cage plays a man whose life is falling apart because he can't stay away from the sauce. He's drinking everywhere: in ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2010

    Call of the wild

    Winter's bouncer beckons

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Conrad Plymouth, Zoo Animal, and pukin' Santa

    ​There's a helluva lineup at the Kitty Cat Klub this Friday  night, featuring Milwaukee Americana act Conrad Plymouth (whose four-song vinyl EP was the inaugural release for new imprint Ten Atoms, run by local blogger Kyle Matteson and Muzzle of Bees founder Ryan Matteson), and locals Zoo Ani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Gary Vaynerchuk at MIMA: Best quotes (Rated R for language)

    Gary on​"The larger the crowd, the more I curse," admitted the man who would be the highlight of yesterday's big marketing conference at the downtown Hilton. Wine entrepreneur and lovably crass motivational speaker Gary Vaynerchuk kicked off The Minnesota Interactive Marketing A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Stanley Ritter torched 15 garages because Jack Daniels makes him crazy and stupid

    Charles Ritter says the Jack made him do it​Looks like Stanley Ritter set off quite the conflagration in Shorewood on Wednesday night. Police say he torched 15 garages at an apartment complex. And when he was arrested, he said the booze was talking: "He stated that the reason he started the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Morels and Johnny Walker Blue

    I have been completely entrenched in morel season this year. With talk of the hunt all around me, I finally found someone who was not only willing but EXCITED to show me a great place to find morels. I'm not sure I'm ready to announce the spot to the Internet, but I know that when the rain subsid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    B.B. King and Buddy Guy leave the Orpheum awestruck

    The two blues musicians proved why they should be considered legendary.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Top 8 Hangover Breakfasts

    Check out these deliciously greasy gut bombs that will make you appreciate the sunlight.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Drink of the Week: The JJ

    You've heard the Local sells more Jameson than any other bar in the world, right? We find out how it' ... More >>

  • Music

    September 24, 2008
  • Restaurants

    July 9, 2008

    In the upper 'burbs, Lake House and Flame stand out

    Would you drive 40 miles for dinner? Here are some places that might be worth the trip

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
  • Music

    October 24, 2007
  • Restaurants

    March 14, 2007

    Marshmallow Magnate

    Laura's Candy leads the world in the field of s'mores excellence, all from one kid-oriented home in southern Minnesota

  • News

    March 7, 2007

    To Catch a Masseuse

    Statehouse continues its bold crusade against horny massage therapists

  • Restaurants

    February 22, 2006

    Mugs of Good Cheer

    If winter has finally started to seem unjust, it's time for a hot toddy

  • News

    June 29, 2005

    My Summer of Love

    Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)

  • Sports

    September 29, 2004

    Mrs. Stallone, Your Boob Is Showing

    Red Sonja and Flavor Flav copulate; Earth changes orbit

  • News

    July 7, 2004

    Why Don't We Do It On The Road?

    10 days on the road with Friends Like These

  • Music

    June 11, 2003
  • Arts

    August 7, 2002

    City of Sideshows

    Amid all the carnival barking of the fringe, we tell you which tent shows deserve your ten bucks

  • News

    February 27, 2002


    We sent a team of trained researchers and documentarians into the wilds of the Twin Cities in search of music in its native habitat. Here are the field notes from Friday, February 15--the day that would not end.

  • Arts

    August 8, 2001

    What a Feeling

    An Oak Street retrospective pulls us back to the flashy days of Eighties cinema

  • Arts

    March 14, 2001

    Book of Days

    From a remote spread in a small river town, Gaylord Schanilec has gained an international reputation as a master of centuries-old engraving and printing techniques

  • Books

    August 30, 2000

    River Rats

    St. Paul hosts the alternative hobo convention

  • Arts

    August 4, 1999

    Safety in Numbers

    Nymphomaniacal roommates! Meta-Willy Lomans! Dancing Canadians! City Pages reports from the biggest, baddest Minnesota Fringe Festival to date

  • Arts

    January 14, 1998

    Gilded Lily

    Crying in the Chapel: Eric Bogosian's "Bitter Sauce" interprets Shakespeare's Sonnet 118 in Love's Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights.

  • Restaurants

    February 5, 1997
  • News

    May 29, 1996

    The Shots No One Heard

    Terrance Jackson's wife put three bullets in him. He almost died. She got 30 days in the workhouse.